Final CBA 2013

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The clown chased a dog around the ring and then fell flat on her face.
Identify a NOUN in the sentence.
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Bruno's shabby thesaurus tumbled out of the book bag when the bus suddenly pulled out into traffic.

Identify the SUBJECT of the sentence.
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Mr. Frederick angrily stamped out the fire that the local hooligans had started on his front porch.

Identify the VERB in the sentence.
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Later that summer, she asked herself, "What was I thinking of?"

Identify the SUBJECT PRONOUN in the quotation.
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She thought that the twenty zucchini plants would not be enough, so she planted another ten.

Identify the SUBJECT PRONOUN.
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The manager confidently made his presentation to the board of directors.

Identify the ADVERB in the sentence.
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Frankenstein is the name of the scientist, not the monster.

Identify the VERB in the sentence.
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Her greatest fear is that the world will end before she finds a comfortable pair of shoes.

Identify the POSSESSIVE PRONOUN in the sentence.
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Small children often insist that they can do it by themselves.

Identify the VERB in the sentence.
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We were playing outside when John kicked the ball to me.

Identify the OBJECT PRONOUN.
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What part of speech do you use to describe a noun?

Examples: PRETTY girl, BLACK dog, or SIX candles
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What part of speech is identified as a person, place, or thing?

Examples: BILL, HOUSE, or TURTLE
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What part of speech describes a verb or adjective?

Examples: QUICKLY ran, sang BEAUTIFULLY, or VERY pretty girl
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What part of speech takes the place of a noun?

Examples: I, YOU, HE, HER, IT, etc.
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What part of speech identifies an action or a state of being?

Examples: SMILE, HELP, TUMBLE, ARE, BE or, WERE
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1 point
Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
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Elements of PLOT
This part of the plot introduces the characters and their personalities, the setting and the main problem.
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Elements of PLOT
This part of the plot is how the story ends.
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Elements of PLOT
This part of the plot shows suspense/ excitement (the turning point). The character changes.
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Elements of PLOT

This part of the plot helps recognize and reveal the conflicts / roadblocks of the characters to another character or to himself. This also shows the progression of the story.
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Elements of PLOT

The part of the plot is when the conflicts/roadblocks of the story get wrapped up.
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Robust Vocabulary:
The competition between the two teams was bitter because they were both striving to win the championship.

The meaning of competition as used in this sentence means:
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Robust Vocabulary:
Gail’s parents were acting extremely protective of her after severe car accident last week.

A synonym for the word protective as used in this sentence is:
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Robust Vocabulary:
My mom and I were offended by the aggressive salesman at the car dealership as he continued to follow us outside to our car after we changed our minds.
An antonym for the word aggressive as used in this sentence is:
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Robust Vocabulary:
After the team was victorious over their opponent they celebrated with pizza and ice cream.

The meaning of victorious as used in this sentence means:
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Robust Vocabulary:
A great example of contemporary architecture is America’s most famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright's house,"Falling Water". The meaning of contemporary as used in this sentence means:
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Robust Vocabulary:
Most amateur athletes play a sport for the love of the game and not as a career.

The meaning of amateur as used in this sentence means:
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Robust Vocabulary:
The red sweater was made of an itchy, uncomfortable material.

An antonym for the word itchy as used in this sentence is:
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Robust Vocabulary:
Rachel felt all the years of her life rattling inside her like coins in a metal box.

The meaning of rattling as used in this sentence means:
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Robust Vocabulary:
After Arthur tripped down the stairs he wished he could be invisible and disappear.

A synonym for the word invisible as used in this sentence is:
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Robust Vocabulary:
The jacket found left on the playground after the morning’s rain storm was worn and raggedy.

The meaning of raggedy as used in this sentence means:
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage
Read the following sentence from the passage.
"Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans used puppets to teach about the supernatural world."
What does the prefix in supernatural mean?
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage

The passage was most likely written to
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage
Read the following sentence from the passage.
"By the 18th century, marionette shows were like today's movies."
This sentence is an example of
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage
With which of these statements does the writer of the passage most likely agree?
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage

In step 1 of the directions, the word assortment means
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage

What should you do right after you punch holes for the arms and legs?
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage

What is the purpose of the toilet paper roll?
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage

What materials are used to create the arms and legs of the marionette?
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage

Which of the following materials is used to make the marionette appear as if it's moving?
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage
Read the following sentence from the passage.
"Use as much tape as you need to secure the string."

The best ANTONYM for the word SECURE is
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"Making A Marionette"- reading passage

Which of the following steps could be left out of the directions?