Test 29. Name:                                                                                        Date:                                      Period:
Gramma: ___/12  ___/10  ___/10     Tom Sawyer: ___/5  ___/10    TSSQ:___/15
Vocab h/w: ___/20    Vocab Practice: ___/12   ___/11 
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss.

a) noun  b) pronoun  c) verb  d) adjective  e) adverb  f) conjunction  g) interjection
  1. The only kind of word that takes an article in front of it.
  2. The possessive kind don’t need apostrophes.
  3. In the sentence, He ran yesterday the word yesterday is a(n) ______.
  4. The main one in a sentence is also known as the predicate.
  5. The words am, is, are, was, were are all _____(s).
  6. In many languages other than English, this comes AFTER the noun instead of before, as in English
  7. Answers the questions how, where, or when.
  8. Answers the questions which one, what kind, how many.
  9. Separated from the rest of the sentence by punctuation.
  10. He kept a running total of his grade.
  11. We were running the mile yesterday.
  12. Running in PE is easy.
    a) swagger  b) vanquish  c) inundate  d) indifferent  e) spiteful  f) repentant  g) becoming  h) sullen  i) vivacious 
  13. She had her hair cut in a _______ new style that everyone liked.
  14. His e-mail account was ______(ed) by so much spam, that it crashed the server.
  15. After he was arrested for fighting, the soldier was reprimanded for “conduct (un)_____ an officer.”
  16. Alfred knew Becky had used him to be ______ toward Tom.
  17. Even after he was caught, the criminal was (un)_____. He didn’t think he had done anything wrong.
  18. “Every pore inside the boys cheeks became a spouting fountain; they could scarcely bail out the cellars under their tongues fast enough to prevent a(n) _____(ion).”
  19. The students liked the teacher because she was ______, exciting, and rarely boring.
  20. To make sure the meeting went smoothly, they hired a(n) ________(or) to run the meeting.
  21. After he realized how much he hurt Aunt Polly, Tom was genuinely _____ for once.
  22. When he thought Becky was sick, Tom was so depressed he was _____ to all of Aunt Polly’s treatments.
  23. It is ironic that Huck is the one that is more scared in the graveyard.  a) True  b) False
  24. Why does Tom say that Muff Potter is a "goner"? (p75b, p69w)  a) Because he killed Doc Robinson.  b) Because he is going to tell on Injun Joe.  c) Because the howling dog was pointing at him.  d) Because Injun Joe is going to tell on Muff anyway.  e) NOTA
  25. Aunt Polly punished Tom for sneaking out at night by... a) whipping him.  b) making him do chores he hates.  c) crying and making him feel guilty.  d) taking away his breakfast.   e) making him stay in while the other kids are playing.  f) NOTA
  26. “…the latter’s retreat through the back gate was unnecessary.” (Last page of ch. 10.) What does this sentence mean? a) Tom didn't have to do any chores that day.  b) Tom didn't need to run from Aunt Polly.  c) Tom was too depressed to chase Sid.  d)Tom's "army" was retreating in the "war," but didn't need to.   e) NOTA
  27. The "final feather that broke the camel's back" for Tom was... a) getting whipped at school for playing hooky.  b) Becky returning his gift.  c) getting whipped by Aunt Polly.  d) seeing Doc Robinson killed.  e) NOTA
  28. Slang Translation: "I dasn't."   a) I don't want to.  b) I don't need it.  c) I can't do it.  d) I don't dare.  e) NOTA
  29. The word jubilant (p50/p45) most nearly means...  a) hurting.   b) happy.  c) worried.  d) regretful.  e) sad.  f) NOTA
  30. We are in the ______ of the story. (ch. 10)   a) exposition  b) inciting incident  c) rising action  d) climax  e) falling action  f) resolution