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Common Core Standard L.9-10.4 Questions

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9–10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

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Grade 9 Defining Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
  1. an institution for the care of people with physical or mental impairments
  2. having absolute authority
  3. indifference; absence of prejudice or bias
  4. to limit the inheritance of property to a specified succession of heirs; the state of being entailed
Grade 9 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
If "-dictio" mean devoted, then ADDICTION means
  1. following someone around
  2. in love
  3. state of being enslaved to a habit or practice
  4. to write a lot
Grade 9 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.4b
If "-bol" means throw, then HYPERBOLE means
  1. extreme in degree
  2. exaggeration; overstatement
  3. surrender
  4. occurring below the earth's surface
Grade 9 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
If the base "Meter" means measure, then PERIMETER means
  1. measurement around a figure
  2. indirect or roundabout
  3. outer edge of an area
  4. over growth of muscle
Grade 9 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
If "mon" means warn, then ADMONISH means
  1. to caution, advise, or counsel against something
  2. to make less severe; lighten
  3. to be hostile towards someone
  4. to completely destroy
Grade 9 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
"My mother made me sit down and COMPOSE a long letter thanking my grandmother for the terrible sweater she bought me."
  1. logical; making sense
  2. put together in an arrangement
  3. disposed to keeping things unchanged
  4. agreement of many people
Grade 9 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
"When the lights are off, I swear I can see all these monsters and ghosts in my PERIPHERY."
  1. outer edge of an area
  2. placed on the outside edge
  3. enclose; draw a line around
  4. a big sandwich
Grade 10 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
The Greek root word PHON means SOUND or VOICE. Which two words are examples which contain this root?
  1. Sing and Song
  2. Photo and Phobia
  3. Telephone and Telegraph
  4. Telephone and Phonetics
Grade 9 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
If "-greg" means to flock or herd, AGGREGATE means
  1. arrange in order
  2. a shortened form
  3. plead on behalf of
  4. sum or total
Grade 10 Root Words CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
The study of the sounds of language is called what?
  1. Photogenic
  2. Pneumatic
  3. Polyester
  4. Phonetics
Grade 10 Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.4b
What is an exaggerated fear of something called and what is the Greek root of this word?
  1. Strength and strong
  2. Phobia and phob
  3. See and scope
  4. Nerves and neur
Grade 9 Synonyms CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4
Which word is a synonym for FEIGN?
  1. pretend
  2. authentic
  3. real
  4. possible
Grade 9 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.9-10.4

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Knowing that anti means "against" or "opposed to," which trait of someone with antisocial personality disorder goes against the meaning of the word "antisocial"?
  1. Be able to act witty and charming
  2. Break the law repeatedly
  3. Not show guilt or remorse
  4. Often be angry or arrogant
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