Test 11. Name:                                                                                     Date:                                    Period:
KBAR CHART: ___/15   RBC Pills: ___/14  RBC Bus: ___/14    Vocabulary: 10/31:___/15  11/1:___/13
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss.

Vocabulary Review.
  1. The Socs are the ____ social class in 1967 Tulsa.  a) rueful  b) illicit  c) vain  d) elite  e) asset  f) bleak  g) NOTA
  2. Even though I was nervous, I tried to act cool and ______.  a) smolder  b) nonchalant  c) indignant  d) elite  e) incredulous  f) roguish  g) NOTA
  3. I was _____ that my dad blamed me for the broken lamp when it was my brother who did it!   a) contemptuous  b) dogged  c) conducive  d) gorge  e) reluctant  f) indignant  g) NOTA
  4. Every time Mr. Coward played the beat, he _____(ed) a response from the class, who thought someone was coming through the door.  a) illicit  b) hysterical  c) elicit  d) acquit  e) wince  f) patronize  g) NOTA
  5. Even after I read the poem three times, the meaning still ______(ed) me.  a) elite  b) elude  c) conform  d) reminisce  e) fathom  f) circumvent  g) NOTA
  6. For Esteban, the word dropout had the ______ of a delinquent breaking out windows.  a) incredulous  b) exploit  c) defunct  d) premonition  e) connotation  f) savvy  g) NOTA
  7. I did not want to be ___(ed); I felt I was savvy enough to make my own decisions  a) facade  b) hysterical  c) fathom  d) reluctant  e) conform  f) leery  g) NOTA
  8. Even though he may not be “book-smart” he has a lot of ____ about the world.  a) savvy  b) assets  c) facade  d) connotation  e) leery  f) reminisce  g) NOTA
  9. Since I studied, I _____(ed) myself quite well on the test.  a) ironic  b) circumvent  c) acquit  d) smolder  e) savvy  f) gorge  g) NOTA
  10. My parents were a little _____ about the crowd I was hanging out with.  a) nonchalant  b) gingerly  c) leery  d) wistful  e) defunct  f) patronize  g) NOTA
  11. At first, Pony thought he might be able to ____ the Socs by acting tough.  a) bliss  b) illicit  c) elicit  d) implore  e) bluff  f) ironic  g) NOTA
  12. It was very (in)____ to cheat on a test and then brag.  a) reluctant  b) bluff  c) indignant  d) aloof  e) discrete  f) sage  g) NOTA
  13. S. E. Hinton says that she didn’t have the ____ to be a teacher.  The kids’ problems wore her out.  a) premonition  b) savvy  c) connotation  d) dogged   e) reminisce  f) stamina  g) NOTA
  14. The quarterback ____(ed) every weakness in the defense and threw for 5 touchdowns.  a) circumvent  b) illicit  c) acquit  d) dumbfound  e) elude  f) exploit  g) NOTA
  15. It would be ironic if you suddenly decided not to get on a plane at the last minute, and then it crashed.  a) True   b) False
    RBC - Weather.
  16. (p346) Many of the satellite photos we see on tv and on the ‘net are provided by the NOAA. What does that abbreviation stand for?  a) Northern Overhead Air Association  b) National Outdoor Air Administration  c) National Outdoor Atmosphere Administration  d) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  e) National Ocean and Air Association  f) It doesn't say.
  17. In the context of weather (p347), the word precipitation means…  a) snow  b) rain  c) ice/hail  d) any of the above  e) NOTA
  18. What does the big capital H on the map on p347 mean?  a) Highest temperature  b) Hot  c) Hurricane Possible  d) High Air Pressure  e) It doesn't say.  f) NOTA
  19. What do the shaded bands on the map on p347 represent?  a) rainfall totals  b) the coldest areas  c) the warmest areas  d) areas that have the same temperatures  e) You can't tell.  f) NOTA
  20. (p347) Areas of low pressure seem to be associated with…  a) hot temperatures  b) a lot of wind  c) flooding  d) precipitation e) cheese
  21. Which of these is the warmest city on the map on p347?  a) San Francisco  b) Las Vegas  c) Honolulu  d) Phoenix  e) Miami  f) Houston
  22. According to the map on p347, about how far is it from San Francisco to Salt Lake City?  a) 350 miles  b) 1000 miles  c) 1500 miles  d) 750 miles  e) You can’t tell.
  23. What turns out to be the reason Emma Blunt's baby wasn't coming out? a) Alyce wasn't using the right herbs and potions.  b) The baby was in the wrong position.  c) Alyce didn't shake her hard enough.  d) The baby just didn't want to come out. e) None of the above.
  24. The real reason Alyce leaves the village is that she...  a) The midwife hates her.  b) She can't express the sadness inside her.  c) She isn't very good at the job.  d) She doesn't like the job.  e) She's sick of the village.
  25. Why won't Alyce talk to Magister Reese?  a) She thinks she won't understand what he says.  b) She thinks she's unworthy.  c) She doesn't like him.  d) He won't talk to her.  e) He seems mean.  f) NOTA
  26. Why was Magister Reese watching Alyce at first?  a) Because she was pretty.  b) Because he wondered why she was so gloomy.  c) Because of the way the cat hung around her.  d) He's just weird.  e) NOTA
  27. Which of these is NOT something Alyce wanted from life?  a) enough food to eat  b) a purpose in life  c) a contented heart  d) to be smart  e) All of the above were things she wanted.
  28. Our main conflict is Alyce vs ______.  a) the world  b) the village  c) herself  d) the midwife  e) NOTA
  29. What is the point of the Midwife's speech on p88?  a) She's giving Magister Reese advice. b) She thinks Jennet might be a good apprentice.  c) She's giving info for the encyclopedia.  d) She's giving Alyce advice.  e) NOTA
  30. What inspired Alyce to go see Edward at the manor?  a) When she heard he got eaten by a goat.  b) When she watched the cow snuggle her new calf.  c) When Magister Reese asked her whether she had any family.  d) When Will Russet told her about Alyce Little.  e) It just came out of the nowhere.  f) NOTA
  31. When the author says on p92 that the cook had "words pouring forth from her mouth with none to listen," what does she mean?  a) The cook is crazy.  b) Nobody listens to the cook.  c) Everything the cook says is a lie.  d) The cook is talking to herself.  e) NOTA