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Grade 11 Context Clues
Which of the following is likely to be the most vivacious?
  1. a tax lawyer
  2. a weather report
  3. a book review
  4. a cheerleader
Grade 11 Context Clues
Film : Director :: Speech :
  1. Orator
  2. Teacher
  3. Manager
  4. Actor
Grade 11 Context Clues
A reluctant student who has been CAJOLED into doing his work by a patient teacher has been:
  1. bribed into doing it
  2. forced into doing it
  3. coaxed into doing it
  4. punished into doing
Grade 11 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.11-12.4

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"Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury."

The word PETITIONS most likely means
  1. applications for judicial action.
  2. documents with multiple signatures.
  3. formal appeals or requests.
  4. protests.
Grade 11 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.11-12.4

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"But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security."

Which choice best demonstrates the meaning of the word USURPATIONS as used in this passage?
  1. A group of students locking their teacher out of the classroom
  2. A principal denying students the freedom to leave campus for lunch
  3. A farmer keeping his workers from leaving the farm and restricting their access to their belongings
  4. A CEO continuing to run a company despite being voted out by the shareholders and making decisions to hurt those shareholders
Grade 11 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.11-12.4

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Grade 11 Context Clues
Grade 11 Context Clues
In which sentence is the meaning of the word abundance expressed?
  1. Flocks of parrots obscured the heavens.
  2. At 10 o’clock we arrived at a cape of the island.
  3. After having dispatched a meal, I went ashore.
  4. We asked him in return for water.
Grade 11 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.9, RI.11-12.4, RI.11-12.9

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Part of the Declaration of Independence includes a list of grievances. Based on the Declaration, a grievance is
  1. a feeling of resentment over something believed to be wrong.
  2. a burden placed upon someone.
  3. an official statement of complaint.
  4. an injury.
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