Test 16. Name:                                                                             Date:                                Period:
Outsiders Project: ___/60  OR ___/75
Vocabulary Practices: ___/13  ___/15  ___/16       Vocabulary h/w: ___/20     Warm Up: ___/10
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss.

Vocabulary/SAWs. Could be either!
distraught, keen, aptitude, chastise, nurture, distinguish, disquieting, disposition, clamber, empathy, civics, abandon, exploit, contemporary, frivolous, dramatic
  1. The roots of this word mean “of the present time.” __________
  2. The coaches watched each potential player, looking for any natural _________________(s) he might have.
  3. It is usually easy to _______________ a little sister’s lack of savvy.
  4. Which is more important, your genes or the environment you are raised in?  This is often called the nature vs. __________ question.
  5. His _____________ eyesight allowed him...
  6. ...to _____________ the numbers on the car’s license plate from far away.
  7. I didn’t sleep well because of a _____________ dream I had.
  8. ____________ concerns things like government and civil rights
  9. The mom was ______________ when she couldn’t find her toddler in the crowd.
  10. The teacher’s crabby ____________ sort of brought the whole class down.
  11. He _____________(ly) played games...
  12. ...and _____________(ed) his research project...
  13. ...and therefore he was going to see a __________ decrease in his grade after the F took effect.
  14. Mom ____________(ed) me...
  15. ...for ____________(ing) over the couch and ruining it with my muddy shoes.
    Husker Du?
  16. The medication seems effective. ___________, more research must be done to see if it’s safe.
  17. ____________, it’s best to avoid it.
  18. She had been studying for hours and knew all the material. ______________, she hoped to do well on the test.
  19. In the word metamorphosis, the root morph means change.   a) True  b) False
  20. You would talk colloquially to a judge in a courtroom.  a) True  b) False