Test #9. Name:                                                                       Date:                        Period:
Vocabulary H/w: ___/30     Warm Ups: 10/20: ___/5  10/21: ___/12  10/22: ___/11  10/23: ___/15
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss

Spelling. Choose the incorrectly spelled word or choose "all correct."
  1. a) reliable  b) available  c) incredable  d) all correct
  2. a) desirable  b) divisable  c) flexible  d) all correct
  3. a) miserable  b) edible  c) audible  d) all correct
  4. a) memorable  b) exaggerate  c) medalion d) all correct
  5. a) equiped  b) abbreviate  c) satellite  d) all correct
  6. a) gossipping  b) beginning  c) professor  d) all correct
  7. a) necessary  b) mispell  c) villain  d) all correct
  8. climax : end  :: exposition : ________  a) 1b  b) 2c  c) 4a  d) 7b  e) NOTA
  9. front : back :: discretion : _______ a) 6b  b) 2a  c) 6a  d) 4b  e) NOTA

  10. compelling : boring  ::  cordial :  ___  a) heedless  b) diligent  c) haggle  d) dire  e) diffident
  11.  My mom didn't find my reasons for "needing" an X-Box very ___, so I was denied.  a) diligent  b) compelling  c) groveling  d) turmoil  e) heedless
  12.  He practiced the skate trick __(ly) until he got it right. a) diligent  b) abundant  c)  haggle d) cordial  e) heedless
  13.  Because I _______(ed) with the merchant, I got a better deal.  a) haggle  b) compelling  c) cordial  d) diffident  e) abundant
  14.  The warnings about the storm were ______. It was clear you needed to take cover.  a) diligent  b) abundant  c) grovel  d) heedless e) cordial
  15. After he forgot his wife's birthday, he had to _____ for several days before she forgave him.  a) turmoil  b) grovel  c) heedless  d) cordial  e) compelling
  16. Johnny : diffident :: Pony : __   a) diligent  b) abundant  c) compelling  d) heedless e) dire
  17. Johnny : diffident :: Dally : _____ a) diligent  b) turmoil  c) compelling  d) heedless e) dire
  18. He was so hungry, he ate the food, ________ of the mold around the edges.   a) diligent  b) abundant  c)  haggle d) cordial  e) heedless
  19. The "consequences" for misbehavior in schools in the old days were sometimes pretty ______.  a) heedless  b) turmoil  c) aloof  d) dire  e) diffident
  20. His brother's sudden disappearance caused great ____ in the family.  a) heedless  b) turmoil  c) groveling  d) dire  e) diffident
    Apostrophes and Adverbs.
  21. She saw _____ grave!  a) Elvis'  b) Elvis's  c) Elvi's
  22. _________ are not allowed...  a) Students  b) Students'  c) Student's  d) NOTA
  23. ...in the _______ lounge.  a) teacher's  b) teachers'  c) teachers's  d) NOTA
  24. That llama is rather talented; he'll go far if he works hard.~Which choice lists all the adverbs?  a) rather, talented  b) rather, far  c) rather, talented, far  d) rather, far, hard  e) NOTA
  25. The plumbers finally finished repairing the pipes today.~Which choice lists all the adverbs?  a) finally  b) finally, repairing  c) finally, today  d) finally, finished, today  e) NOTA
    Outsiders.  Open Book.
  26. What word (that turns up often) comes up again when Pony compares his mother to Johnny's? a) wonderful  b) kind  c) gentle  d) golden  e) savvy
  27. What makes Pony, for the first time, think of Dally as his buddy? a) When Dally saved Johnny.  b) When Dally helped them get away.  c) When Dally said he was glad he didn't accidentally kill Pony putting out the flames.  d) When Dally wants revenge for what the Socs did to Johnny.  e) When Dally yells at him as he's being taken into the emergency room.
  28. On p111, we get an example of irony from Two-Bit. What is it? a) When he says that Darry will kill him if Pony's really sick.  b) When he pretends he doesn't know what Pony is talking about.  c) When he calls Pony chicken.  d) When he says that Darry's stricter with Pony than his parents were.  e) When he says Darry could be a Soc.
  29. On p111, we also get an example of what seems to be foreshadowing. What is it? a) When Two-Bit says that Darry will kill him if Pony's really sick. b) When Two-Bit says Darry could be a Soc. c) When Pony says he has a helpless feeling.  d) When Two-Bit calls Pony chicken. e) When Pony says he'll be well by tonight.
  30. What is Pony's main motivation for wanting to be in the rumble?  a) Revenge for Johnny.  b) He likes to fight. c) To prove himeself.  d) Loyalty to the gang.  e)NOTA
  31. Cherry tells Pony why she liked Bob, and he realizes that Bob was a lot like...a) Darry  b) Johnny  c) Pony  d) Soda  e) Dally
  32. Pony goes off on Cherry (p113) because he thinks that she is _______(ing) him by helping the greasers before the rumble. a) mimic  b) illicit  c) discreet  d) hysterical  e) patronize
  33. Why does Pony suddenly bring up the sunset when he is talking to Cherry? (p 114) What is he trying to say? a) "I understand your problems now." b) He's trying to change the subject, because Johnny's condition is too sad to talk about. c) "Can I come over to your house to watch the sunset?"  d) He's trying to make her feel guilty. e) None of the above.

    Husker Du?
  34. I really like mystery novels because of all the adventure and _____.   a) ebb    b) nondescript  c) apprehensive  d) intrigue  e) palpable
  35. "He looked like I felt when I saw that boy doubled up and still in the moonlight."  a) foreshadowing  b) flashback  c) simile  d) irony  e) NOTA