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Vocabulary Test Lesson 5
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Parallel stories are
The hole in the rug exposed the wood floor. In this sentence, exposed means
To impose new rules is to
force people to follow them
beg people to follow them
To recite a poem is to
write a poem
say a poem aloud to others
read a poem silently to yourself
figure out what a poem means
Dr. Kim contracted chicken pox. This means that he
treated a patient with chicken pox
became ill with chicken pox
discovered a cure for chicken pox
infected another person with chicken pox
To attend a meeting is to
go to it
The swan moves with grace. This means that it
moves in a sneaky way
has jerky movements
Which is an example of parallel lines?
Mr. Westfall cherishes the idea that his lost dog will return. In this sentence, cherishes means,
A modest home is
a large, beautiful one
one that is located outside of a city
a temporary one
a simple one
To attend to your homework is to
forget it at school
ask questions about it
pay attention to it
refuse to do it.
Which sounds like something a modest person might say?
"Thanks, but Angelo deserves all the credit."
"Thanks. It's true that I worked very hard on the project."
"Yes, we did a great job!"
"Angelo helped a little, but I did most of the work."
To expose a secret plan is to
ask about it
make it known
think about it
Which of these is most likely to paralyze a small animal?
Julie was an active participant in our discussion. She
listened carefully but did not talk.
was not there during the discussion.
seemed bored during the discussion.
took part in the discussion.
A grace period is
about a week
extra time to get something done
a period before a holiday
What does it mean if you expose film to sunlight?
You fail to protect it from the sun
You take pictures of sunny landscapes
You take pictures of dark landscapes
You fail to keep the film warm
Which of these is most likely to paralyze a city?
stores and resauraunts
To say grace is to
say a prayer before a meal
say a prayer at bedtime
make a promise to someone
sign a contract
Which sounds like something a pessimist might say?
"What a nice day!"
"I'm sure it will rain. Our picnic will be ruined!"
"I'm sure it will clear up soon."
"Let's listen to the weather report."
Paralysis means not being able to
"I'm fine, thanks," she responded. In this sentence, responded mean
Ms. Leigh contracted painters to pain the room. This means that she
made a legal agreement with the painters.
had a phone conversation with the painters.
helped the painters with their work.
asked the painters to hurry.
Which of these is most likely to astound someone?
playing in the school yard with friends
crawling into a sleeping bag after a long day's hike
eating a peanut butter sandwich
watching an acrobat do an amazing stunt
Mr. Klein signed a contract with his partner. A contract is
an email message
a friendly letter
a greeting card
a lawful agreement
Which is a response to, "How are you?"
"How are you?"
"I'm fine, thank you."
"I'm eleven years old."
Leona cherished her new sister. This means that Leona
was jealous of her sister.
looked like her sister.
welcomed her sister.
loved her sister.
A piano recital is a
Jonathan has an active imagination. His
To impose on someone is to
take unfair advantage of that person
argue with that person
command that person to do something
chase that person
Astounding news is
very surprising news
information that someone already knows
Which of these hobbies is most active?
collecting baseball cards
To contract is to
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