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April 24, 2014

Homework Help: Reading Activity

Posted by Gabby on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 8:15pm.

1.

The old couch needed some new upholstery.


What does the word upholstery mean in the sentence above? (1 point)

fabric
curtains
pillows***
legs

2.

The pet owner had many feline companions.


What does the word feline mean in the sentence above? (1 point)

bird
dog
human
cat***

3.

After surgery on his cornea, Michael had to wear special glasses.


What does cornea mean in the sentence above? (1 point)

part of the nose
part of the ear
part of the eye***
part of the forehead

4.

The dilapidated house was condemned by the city.


What does dilapidated mean in the sentence above? (1 point)

ugly
falling apart***
clean
beautiful

5.

autograph


The word above means “to write your own name.” Choose the part of the word that means to write. (1 point)

auto
o
togr
graph***

6.

biped


The word above means “having two feet.” Choose the part of the word that means feet. (1 point)

bip
ed
bi
ped***

7.

dynamic, dynamite


Which of the following is the meaning for the root underlined in the two words above? (1 point)

power***
toxic
brightness
noise

8.

fraud


For the root word above, choose the prefix that is correct. (1 point)

um
in
de***
il

9.

submarine


If the word submarine means a boat that travels under the water, which of the following best defines the prefix sub-? (1 point)

water
under***
ship
over

10.

childish


The word above means “like a child.” Choose the part of the word that means like. (1 point)

child
ild
ildi
ish***

11.
In which of the following words is the suffix “-ment” added correctly? (1 point)

mentally***
commitment
instrument
content



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