1) What are context clues? a) what the text is mostly about b) clues that readers use to find the meaning of unknown words c) the lesson or message the author is trying to convey d) the view from which the story is told 2) At the restaurant, we were offered a variety of beverages, such as soda and iced tea. What is the meaning of beverages? a) bread b) utensils c) napkins d) drinks 3) Pedestrians should look both ways before crossing the street. What is the meaning of the pedestrians? a) stoplights b) parrots c) walkers d) crosswalks 4) The sweltering weather made the baseball game very uncomfortable. We tried using paper fans, but it didn't help much. What is the meaning of sweltering? a) rainy b) stormy c) windy d) hot 5) Grandpa didn't know that it was going to rain on the trip, and now he had to alter his plans. What is the meaning of alter? a) continue b) help c) change d) swim 6) My son and his two companions love playing games. They are always happy to play together! What is the meaning of companions? a) jokes b) enemies c) friends d) games 7) Louis was browsing through the school library when he found the perfect book. What is the meaning of browsing? a) looking b) singing c) talking d) listening 8) It is crucial that you do your homework if you want to get good grades in English class. What is the meaning of crucial? a) important b) optional c) unimportant d) not necessary 9) The frigid water made Elizabeth's teeth chatter. What is the meaning of frigid? a) shiny b) clean c) blue d) cold 10) When the student didn't understand the instructions, she asked the teacher to clarify them. What is the meaning of clarify? a) remove b) call c) explain d) stop 11) Andy decided to terminate his membership to the health club. He was ready to stop paying the monthly fee. What is the meaning of terminate? a) continue b) change c) stop d) fix 12) "When I was young, I used to be limber like you," Grandma told me. "I could do cartwheels and flips, but then I got old, and my body became stiff." What is the meaning of limber? a) flexible b) pretty c) smart d) tall 13) What a hapless day! Mom's car had a flat tire, I fell and skinned my knee at recess, and I lost my library book. I hope tomorrow is better. What is the meaning of hapless? a) amazing b) unlucky c) boring d) easy 14) Brad was lethargic and didn't have the energy to get out of bed. What is the meaning of lethargic? a) tired b) hurt c) excited d) frightened 15) After the rainstorm, the rainbow lit up the sky with vivid colors. What is the meaning of vivid? a) dark b) funny c) bright d) normal

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