Test #1.  Name:                                                                               Date:                                 Period:
Vocabulary Homework: ____/20
Warm Ups: 8-21___/10   8-22:____/12   8-23:___/9  Adjectives:___/6
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss:

a) bliss  b) infer  c) bleak  d) nonchalant  e) gingerly  f) rueful  g) savvy  h) conform  i) sage  j) connotation
  1. Even though he may not be "book-smart" he has a lot of _____ about the world. 
  2. Some people might have called him weird, but he preferred to be called a (non-)_____(ist). 
  3. Her outlook on life was very _____ after the accident.
  4. "I shouldn't have done that," he said with a ___ sigh. 
  5. "It's just because you're the baby--I mean he loves you a lot.  Do you ____?" 
  6. pain : pleasure :: confusion : ____
  7. For Esteban, the word dropout had the ____of a delinquent who breaks windows and graffitis and such.
  8. Even though I was nervous, I tried to act cool and ______.  
  9. I was able to _____ the meaning of the word from the way it was used in the sentence.
  10. cool : good :: dig : ____  

  11. A French chef in New York chisels ice sculptures.  a) adjective  b) not an adjective
  12. Machine parts are used to form mechanical structures.  a) adjective  b) not an adjective
  13. She is a pretty savvy poker player.  a) adjective  b) not an adjective
  14. She has a lot of basketball savvya) adjective  b) not an adjective
  15. The expression "Mind your own business" is a motto.  a) True  b) False
  16. In the poem "Delinquent," who's (the) delinquent?  a) Julie's parents  b) Julie  c) society  d) All of the above.  e) NOTA
  17. What's the message of the poem "Motto"?  a) YOLO  b) Enjoy the good things while you can.  c) Treat others how you want to be treated.  d) "Dig it!"  e) NOTA

    The Outsiders
  18. As used in The Outsiders, the word hood is short for _____.  a) hoodie  b) neighborhood  c) hoodlum  d) livelihood  e) cheese
  19. lb. : pound :: Soc : _______ a) society  b) sock  c) greaser  d) social  e) punch
  20. What is it about our narrator that drives his brother Darry crazy?  a) He's always getting in trouble.  b) His absent-mindedness.  c) His grades are poor.  d) All of the above.  e) NOTA
  21. you:  a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  22. she: a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  23. "Delinquent" : ________ :: The Outsiders :  ________  a) 1st person/3rd person  b) 3rd person/1st person.  c) both 1st person.  d) Both 3rd person.  e) NOTA

Trackwords! Spell words by connecting adjoining letters. Words must be at least 3 letters long. Each letter must touch the one before it. No proper nouns, abbreviations, or foreign words. You can only use a letter once in the same word. 10 words = +1, 20 words = +2, etc. Use the Trackwords section of your test sheet for your word list. Be sure to number your list.