Test 12. Name:                                                                        Date:                                   Period:
Transitions: ___/6  ___/6  9/6   Vocabulary: ___13   ___/13  ___11   KBARR: ___/15
Other Extra Credit: SAWs?       Cerro San Luis?      Vocab Relay?     Husker Du?
Mental Floss:

Vocabulary.     a) begrudge   b) metamorphosis   c) transfixed   d) scapegoat  e) surfeit  f) attribute  g) instill   h) optimistic  i) pessimistic  j) colloquial
  1. Mr. Calandro is trying to _____ a sense of kindness in the students of Laguna.
  2. In professional sports, the coach is often the _______for a team’s bad performance, even if it isn’t always his fault.
  3. subside : ebb :: engrossed : _____ 
  4. She has several positive ______(s) that make her a good fit for the job.
  5. “I am but a poor woman with this wretched inn and a blind man to care for. I am sure God does not ____ me my little economies.”
  6. quirk : idiosyncrasy :: transformation : _____ 
  7. Since I hadn’t studied, I was ______ about my chances on the difficult test.   
  8. "In this brief fraction of a moment, they take the first step toward performing a _____ that changes people from a group into a mob." 
  9. The root of this word means shape or form: _____
  10. The hill with the M on it is known _____(ly) as Madonna Mountain, but its real name is Cerro San Luis.
  11. The prefix of this word means across or through: _____ 
  12. Some people in this class have such a _____ of points that they could skip a test, take a zero, and still have an A.
  13. I know Pedro quite well. _____, Pedro happens to be my best friend.    a) therefore  b) as a result  c) nevertheless  d) so  e)  in fact  f) NOTA
  14. John ate and ate. _____, he never gained weight.   a) even so  b) furthermore  c) so  d) therefore  e) consequently  f) as a result   g) NOTA
  15. I would like to read many books; ______, I don’t seem to have enough time to read.   a) nevertheless  b) furthermore  c) then  d) therefore  e) however   f) NOTA
  16. _____ I was concentrating on my homework, I forgot about the soup, and it boiled over.    a) Nevertheless  b) Furthermore  c) Meanwhile  d) Still  e) As a result   f) Because   g) NOTA
  17. You can set the table. _____, I will start making dinner.   a) nevertheless  b) furthermore  c) meanwhile  d) still  e) NOTA
  18. A paradox is... a) two doctors.  b) a time travel thing  c) a contradiction  d) a device or machine  e) NOTA
  19. Eckels's attitude before they spotted the T-Rex was... a) serious. b) worried about danger. c) overconfident. d) bored  e) NOTA
  20. Eckels runs off the path because... a) he panics.  b) he doesn't believe Travis.  c) he doesn't care.  d) it's fun.  e) he wants to change the future.   f) NOTA
  21. The part of the story where Eckels steps off the Path.   a) exposition  b) inciting incident  c) rising action  d) climax  e) resolution
  22. The man behind the desk thinks that the right man won the election. a) True  b) False   (NO QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS ONE.)
  23. Which of these things could the phrase "a sound of thunder" reasonably represent?  a) The sound of the T-Rex approaching.  b) The impact of their actions on the future.  c) The sound of the guns.  d) All of the above.  e) NOTA
  24. The real theme of "ASoT" is probably...  a) don't mess with time.  b) don't try to change the past.  c) small actions can lead to huge consequences.  d) don't kill butterflies.  e) hunting is bad  f) Killing is bad.  g) NOTA
    Husker Du?
  25. Up, up, and away in my beautiful balloon.  a) Fragment  b) Run on   c) Correct Sentence.
  26. _______ are not allowed…    a) students’   b) students  c) student’s  d)  NOTA
  27. …in the _______ lounge.  a) teacher’s  b) teachers’  c) teachers’s  d) teachers  e) NOTA
  28. The upstairs library is a great place to quietly study.  Adjectives?  a) upstairs  b) great, quietly  c) upstairs, great, quietly  d) upstairs, great  e) NOTA
  29. you: a) first person b) second person c) third person  d) fourth person
  30. We have three ____ in our class.  a) Morris's  b) Morris'  c) Morrises  d) NOTA