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All the underlined words are in all capitals and all the bold words are in all capitals also.

1. Choose the meaning of the bold word.

They appeared to me DENIZENS of a brilliant existence. (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant")

actors

environmentalists

deserters

inhabitants***

2.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

Failing that, I could have SURREPTITIOUSLY dumped the whole outfit overboard, written off the forty or so dollars as love’s tribute. (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant")

happily***

slyly

enthusiastically

sorrowfully

3.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

But since he had called our names at the beginning of the service we were MOLLIFIED. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)

baffled

alerted

calmed

upset***

4.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

We were maids and farmers, handymen and washerwomen, and anything higher that we aspired to was farcical and PRESUMPTUOUS. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)

puzzling

too bold***

silly

pitiful

5.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

The ugliness they left was PALPABLE. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)

able to be felt***

strange

hurtful

imagined

6.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

Narguess is still upset, SEETHING with anger. (My Forbidden Face)

suffering violent internal feelings***

displaying frustrated feelings

talking through enraged feelings

calming slightly annoyed feelings

7.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

But Narguess, a colleague of Soraya’s and one of her best friends, is so INFURIATED that she rips off her chadri and screams, “It’s disgraceful to treat us like this!” (My Forbidden Face)

somewhat bothered

extremely angry***

slightly provoked

greatly irritated

8.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

I suppose to these JADED twenty-year-olds, she seemed the incarnation of innocence and youth, while to me she appeared unutterably suave . . . (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant”)

cynical

suspicious

disbelieving

doubtful***

9.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

The BLEAK feeling was back within him. (“My Brother’s Keeper")

hopeless

optimistic***

rejected

dangerous

10.   Choose the meaning of the bold word.

Carmody was a LITHE, tanned man with dark alert eyes and a quiet, self-assured voice. (“My Brother’s Keeper")

handsome

graceful

towering***

squat

11.   Identify the conjunction in the following sentence.

The baby is sleeping upstairs, so we have to remain extra quiet.

is***

so

remain

extra

12.   Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word.

As I listened to Carlos, I pictured myself at the fair in ST.LOUIS

common noun

proper noun***

compound noun

collective noun

13.   Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word.

When Carlos presented the report to the class, HE brought in samples of the foods.

first-person pronoun

second-person pronoun***

third-person pronoun

reflexive pronoun

14.   Identify the preposition in the following sentence.

We drove over the bridge to enter the park.

bridge

over

enter

we***

15.   Identify the personal pronoun in the following sentence.

The little girl said she wanted to go to the zoo today.

wanted

she

girl***

today

16.   Identify the action verb in the following sentence.

Barry diligently writes to his grandmother every week.

writes***

diligently

every

his

17.   Identify the linking verb in the following sentence.

Michael is very compassionate.

is***

Michael

very

18.   Identify the action verb in the following sentence.

Robert jumped from the parallel bars during his gymnastics routine.

during

jumped***

gymnastics

his

19.   In which sentence is the word MY used as an interjection?

My, what a beautiful suit you are wearing!

My car almost went off the curvy road!

Do not mess with any of my things!***

I finally found my way out of the creepy house!

20.   In which sentence is the word BOY used as an interjection?

That boy worked on the project for more than an hour!***

There was not one single boy at the party!

“Boy, you’d better listen!” Al’s mother snapped.

“Boy, is it hot in this room!” Jake complained.

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  1. 1. They appeared to me denizens of a brilliant existence. (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant") (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) actors
    Unselected answer (0 pts) environmentalists
    Unselected answer (0 pts) deserters
    Correct answer (1 pt) inhabitants
    1 /1 point
    2. Failing that, I could have surreptitiously dumped the whole outfit overboard, written off the forty or so dollars as love’s tribute. (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant") (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) happily
    Correct answer (1 pt) slyly
    Unselected answer (0 pts) enthusiastically
    Unselected answer (0 pts) sorrowfully
    1 /1 point
    3. But since he had called our names at the beginning of the service we were mollified. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) baffled
    Unselected answer (0 pts) alerted
    Correct answer (1 pt) calmed
    Unselected answer (0 pts) upset
    1 /1 point
    4. We were maids and farmers, handymen and washerwomen, and anything higher that we aspired to was farcical and presumptuous. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) puzzling
    Correct answer (1 pt) too bold
    Unselected answer (0 pts) silly
    Unselected answer (0 pts) pitiful
    1 /1 point
    5. The ugliness they left was palpable. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) (1 point)
    Correct answer (1 pt) able to be felt
    Unselected answer (0 pts) strange
    Unselected answer (0 pts) hurtful
    Unselected answer (0 pts) imagined
    1 /1 point
    Choose the meaning of the bold word in questions 6–10.
    6. “I won’t touch it,” he said sullenly. (“The Scarlet Ibis") (1 point)
    Correct answer (1 pt) sulkily
    Unselected answer (0 pts) savagely
    Unselected answer (0 pts) suspiciously
    Unselected answer (0 pts) swiftly
    1 /1 point
    7. On the topmost branch a bird the size of a chicken, with scarlet feathers and long legs, was perched precariously. (“The Scarlet Ibis") (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) oddly
    Correct answer (1 pt) insecurely
    Unselected answer (0 pts) enthusiastically
    Unselected answer (0 pts) for all to see
    1 /1 point
    8. What are the words that can solder cracked pride? (“The Scarlet Ibis") (1 point)
    Correct answer (1 pt) mend
    Unselected answer (0 pts) alert
    Unselected answer (0 pts) calm
    Unselected answer (0 pts) upset
    1 /1 point
    9. The bleak feeling was back within him. (“My Brother’s Keeper") (1 point)
    Correct answer (1 pt) hopeless
    Unselected answer (0 pts) optimistic
    Unselected answer (0 pts) rejected
    Unselected answer (0 pts) dangerous
    1 /1 point
    10. Carmody was a lithe, tanned man with dark alert eyes and a quiet, self-assured voice. (“My Brother’s Keeper") (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) handsome
    Correct answer (1 pt) graceful
    Unselected answer (0 pts) towering
    Unselected answer (0 pts) squat
    1 /1 point
    Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word for questions 11–13.
    11. Carlos wrote a report about modern foods for his social studies class. (1 point)
    Correct answer (1 pt) common noun
    Unselected answer (0 pts) proper noun
    Unselected answer (0 pts) compound noun
    Unselected answer (0 pts) collective noun
    1 /1 point
    12. As I listened to Carlos, I pictured myself at the fair in St. Louis. (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) common noun
    Correct answer (1 pt) proper noun
    Unselected answer (0 pts) compound noun
    Unselected answer (0 pts) collective noun
    1 /1 point
    13. When Carlos presented the report to the class, he brought in samples of the foods. (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) first-person pronoun
    Incorrect Answer (0 pts) second-person pronoun
    Unselected answer (1 pt) third-person pronoun
    Unselected answer (0 pts) reflexive pronoun
    0 /1 point
    Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word for questions 14–18.
    14. Although I do not pretend to understand the science behind it, this is reassuring to me. (1 point)
    Incorrect Answer (0 pts) adverb
    Unselected answer (1 pt) adjective
    Unselected answer (0 pts) article
    Unselected answer (0 pts) compound adjective
    0 /1 point
    15. Scientific information like this does not always hold my attention. (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) article
    Correct answer (1 pt) adjective
    Unselected answer (0 pts) proper adjective
    Unselected answer (0 pts) adverb
    1 /1 point
    16. However, when a science article is about something that strongly appeals to me, such as snowflakes, I become interested. (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) article
    Unselected answer (0 pts) adjective
    Incorrect Answer (0 pts) proper adjective
    Unselected answer (1 pt) adverb
    0 /1 point
    17. I sometimes read the science section of the Sunday newspaper. (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) article
    Unselected answer (0 pts) adjective
    Unselected answer (0 pts) proper adjective
    Correct answer (1 pt) adverb
    1 /1 point
    18. If you keep an open mind, you never know what you might learn. (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) article
    Unselected answer (0 pts) adjective
    Unselected answer (0 pts) proper adjective
    Correct answer (1 pt) adverb
    1 /1 point
    Choose the best answer for questions 19–20.
    19. In which sentence is the word my used as an INTERJECTION? (1 point)
    Unselected answer (1 pt) My, what a beautiful suit you are wearing!
    Unselected answer (0 pts) My car almost went off the curvy road!
    Incorrect Answer (0 pts) Do not mess with any of my things!
    Unselected answer (0 pts) I finally found my way out of the creepy house!
    0 /1 point
    20. In which sentence is the word boy used as an INTERJECTION? (1 point)
    Unselected answer (0 pts) That boy worked on the project for more than an hour!
    Unselected answer (0 pts) There was not one single boy at the party!
    Incorrect Answer (0 pts) “Boy, you’d better listen!” Al’s mother snapped.
    Unselected answer (1 pt) “Boy, is it hot in this room!” Jake complained.
    0 /1 point
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  2. WARNING, Woo's answers are partially incorrect!!!

    These are Kickass's answers, all of them were correct after personally using them myself, here's a simplified list by me:
    1. D
    2. B
    3. C
    4. B
    5. A
    6. A
    7. B
    8. A
    9. A
    10. B
    11. A
    12. B
    13. C
    14. B
    15. B
    16. D
    17. D
    18. D
    19. A
    20. D

    Once again, Woo's answers are partially incorrect. Good luck.

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  3. OH BLESSSSS I AM OVER 100 LESSONS BEHIND AND THIS IS SAVING MY LIFE

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  4. Yes kickass is right! 20/20

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  5. are those right

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  6. I love you 100%%%%%%

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  7. Oml, thank you soooo much KickAss

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  8. Thanks Kit! I got 100%

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  9. 100%% thx

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  10. can you restate that in readable words

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  11. i thank you all

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  12. kit is 100% correct thanks to her my grade boosted thx <3

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  13. 1.D
    2.B
    3.C
    4.B
    5.A
    6.A
    7.B
    8.A
    9.A
    10.B
    11.A
    12.B
    13.C
    14.B
    15.B
    16.D
    17.D
    18.D
    19.A
    20.D
    Lesson:9 Unit:1 Growing up quiz
    Valid: 9/18/19 I hope these are all correct I'm writing this as I take the quiz. Lol Ratpack for life

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  14. D
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    C
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    A
    A
    B
    A
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    D
    D
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  15. 1. They appeared to me denizens of a brilliant existence. (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant") (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) actors Unselected answer (0 pts) environmentalists Unselected answer (0 pts) deserters Correct answer (1 pt) inhabitants 1 /1 point 2. Failing that, I could have surreptitiously dumped the whole outfit overboard, written off the forty or so dollars as love’s tribute. (“The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant") (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) happily Correct answer (1 pt) slyly Unselected answer (0 pts) enthusiastically Unselected answer (0 pts) sorrowfully 1 /1 point 3. But since he had called our names at the beginning of the service we were mollified. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) baffled Unselected answer (0 pts) alerted Correct answer (1 pt) calmed Unselected answer (0 pts) upset 1 /1 point 4. We were maids and farmers, handymen and washerwomen, and anything higher that we aspired to was farcical and presumptuous. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) puzzling Correct answer (1 pt) too bold Unselected answer (0 pts) silly Unselected answer (0 pts) pitiful 1 /1 point 5. The ugliness they left was palpable. (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings) (1 point) Correct answer (1 pt) able to be felt Unselected answer (0 pts) strange Unselected answer (0 pts) hurtful Unselected answer (0 pts) imagined 1 /1 point Choose the meaning of the bold word in questions 6–10. 6. “I won’t touch it,” he said sullenly. (“The Scarlet Ibis") (1 point) Correct answer (1 pt) sulkily Unselected answer (0 pts) savagely Unselected answer (0 pts) suspiciously Unselected answer (0 pts) swiftly 1 /1 point 7. On the topmost branch a bird the size of a chicken, with scarlet feathers and long legs, was perched precariously. (“The Scarlet Ibis") (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) oddly Correct answer (1 pt) insecurely Unselected answer (0 pts) enthusiastically Unselected answer (0 pts) for all to see 1 /1 point 8. What are the words that can solder cracked pride? (“The Scarlet Ibis") (1 point) Correct answer (1 pt) mend Unselected answer (0 pts) alert Unselected answer (0 pts) calm Unselected answer (0 pts) upset 1 /1 point 9. The bleak feeling was back within him. (“My Brother’s Keeper") (1 point) Correct answer (1 pt) hopeless Unselected answer (0 pts) optimistic Unselected answer (0 pts) rejected Unselected answer (0 pts) dangerous 1 /1 point 10. Carmody was a lithe, tanned man with dark alert eyes and a quiet, self-assured voice. (“My Brother’s Keeper") (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) handsome Correct answer (1 pt) graceful Unselected answer (0 pts) towering Unselected answer (0 pts) squat 1 /1 point Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word for questions 11–13. 11. Carlos wrote a report about modern foods for his social studies class. (1 point) Correct answer (1 pt) common noun Unselected answer (0 pts) proper noun Unselected answer (0 pts) compound noun Unselected answer (0 pts) collective noun 1 /1 point 12. As I listened to Carlos, I pictured myself at the fair in St. Louis. (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) common noun Correct answer (1 pt) proper noun Unselected answer (0 pts) compound noun Unselected answer (0 pts) collective noun 1 /1 point 13. When Carlos presented the report to the class, he brought in samples of the foods. (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) first-person pronoun Incorrect Answer (0 pts) second-person pronoun Unselected answer (1 pt) third-person pronoun Unselected answer (0 pts) reflexive pronoun 0 /1 point Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word for questions 14–18. 14. Although I do not pretend to understand the science behind it, this is reassuring to me. (1 point) Incorrect Answer (0 pts) adverb Unselected answer (1 pt) adjective Unselected answer (0 pts) article Unselected answer (0 pts) compound adjective 0 /1 point 15. Scientific information like this does not always hold my attention. (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) article Correct answer (1 pt) adjective Unselected answer (0 pts) proper adjective Unselected answer (0 pts) adverb 1 /1 point 16. However, when a science article is about something that strongly appeals to me, such as snowflakes, I become interested. (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) article Unselected answer (0 pts) adjective Incorrect Answer (0 pts) proper adjective Unselected answer (1 pt) adverb 0 /1 point 17. I sometimes read the science section of the Sunday newspaper. (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) article Unselected answer (0 pts) adjective Unselected answer (0 pts) proper adjective Correct answer (1 pt) adverb 1 /1 point 18. If you keep an open mind, you never know what you might learn. (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) article Unselected answer (0 pts) adjective Unselected answer (0 pts) proper adjective Correct answer (1 pt) adverb 1 /1 point Choose the best answer for questions 19–20. 19. In which sentence is the word my used as an INTERJECTION? (1 point) Unselected answer (1 pt) My, what a beautiful suit you are wearing! Unselected answer (0 pts) My car almost went off the curvy road! Incorrect Answer (0 pts) Do not mess with any of my things! Unselected answer (0 pts) I finally found my way out of the creepy house! 0 /1 point 20. In which sentence is the word boy used as an INTERJECTION? (1 point) Unselected answer (0 pts) That boy worked on the project for more than an hour! Unselected answer (0 pts) There was not one single boy at the party! Incorrect Answer (0 pts) “Boy, you’d better listen!” Al’s mother snapped. Unselected answer (1 pt) “Boy, is it hot in this room!” Jake complained. 0 /1 point

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  16. Thank You So Much Kit, You Are A Life Saver!

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  17. thanks kit!

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  18. Thanks for ya'lls help.

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  19. 1.D
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    4.B
    5.A
    6.A
    7.B
    8.A
    9.A
    10.B
    11.A
    12.B
    13.C
    14.B
    15.B
    16.D
    17.D
    18.D
    19.A
    20.D
    Lesson:9 Unit:1 Growing up quiz

    STILL VALID FOR 8/25/2021

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  20. Kit is correct

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