Test #33. Name:                                                                               Date:                               Period:
Husker Du: ___/10   SAWs: ___/10   Vocab h/w: ___20  Vocab Practice: ___/13  ___/13   ___/14
Other Extra Credit:

Mental Floss.

a) noun  b) pronoun  c) verb  d) adjective  e) adverb  f) preposition  g) interjection  h) conjunction

  1. The possessive kind don’t need apostrophes.
  2. In the sentence, He ran yesterday the word yesterday is a(n) ______.
  3. The main one in a sentence is also known as the predicate.
  4. The words am, is, are, was, were are all _____(s).
  5. The only kind of word that takes an article in front of it.
  6. In the sentence, He ran with scissors, the word with is a(n) _______.
  7. In many languages other than English, this comes AFTER the noun instead of before, as in English
  8. A word that shows the relationship between two words in the sentence.
  9. Answers the questions how, where, or when.
  10. The hut didn't have running water.
  11. Running the mile is boring.
  12. We are running in PE tomorrow.
  13. He kept a running total of his grade.

    Vocabulary   --   a) fickle  b) apathetic  c) prodigious  d) magnanimous  e) palpable  f) wary  g) proscribe  h) precarious  i) canvass  j) earnest
  14. The NFL head coach’s position is very ______. If the team doesn’t do well this season, he will lose his job.
  15. The class discussion was not very lively; the students were rather _______ about the topic.
  16. The boys _____(ed) matter inwardly, thinking about all the possibilities.
  17. doctor : prescribe :: law : ______
  18. By definition, a ghost would not be ______.
  19. proscribed : allowed :: apathetic : ______
  20. Luck is ______; one day you have it all good, and the next it’s all bad.
  21. He made a(n) _____ effort, and his hard work paid off.
  22. The Taliban ____ television and music. They claim those things are against the laws of Islam.
  23. There is a fine line between being patronizing and being ______.
    Tom Sawyer
  24. What did Tom do before he left camp to visit home? a) Took some food.  b) Left a note saying he was homesick and had to leave.  c) Hid his valuables from the other boys.  d) Told the other boys about a plan he had.  e) NOTA
  25. Why does Tom not "capture" the rowboat he uses to get back to the island, even though he's tempted to? a) Because of the guilt from stealing.  b) Because it was too big to hide.  c) Because he didn't have time.  d) Because he thought its absence might be noticed.  e) Because a pirate wouldn't do that.  f) NOTA
  26. Why does Aunt Polly scold Sid? a) For not telling her that Tom was running away.  b) She thinks he had something to do with Tom's death.  c) He talks badly of Tom.  d) He doesn't believe that Tom is dead.  e) NOTA
  27. What was it that finally convinced the villagers that the boys had drowned?  a) Discovering the raft missing.  b) The fact that the boys missed dinner.  c) They found out that the boys weren't good swimmers.  d) Finding the empty raft downstream.  e) They found Joe's hat.  f) NOTA
  28. What does Tom claimed to have done "hundreds of times"?  a) Smoked.  b) Pretended to be dead.  c) Talked about learning to smoke.  d) Been a pirate.  e) Tricked people.  f) NOTA
  29. What made it an "extremely satisfactory day" playing Indians?  a) They went by the book.  b) There were no arguments.  c) They found what they thought were some Indian arrowheads.  d) They all "won" the battle.  e) NOTA
  30.  "Two of the savages almost wished they had remained pirates." (p116)  Why?  a) Being a pirate was more fun.  b) They didn't want to smoke again.  c) The other one was cheating.  d) They were losing the "battle."  e) NOTA
  31. Which of these is the caption that was originally under this illustration? (Hint: Check the last page of ch. 17.) a) "It's a Miracle!"  b) "Poor Huck"  c) "The Dead Boys"  d) "Tom's Proudest Moment"  e) "Trouble is Coming"
  32. What does the last sentence of chapter 17 mean?  a) Aunt Polly punished him for what he did.  b) Aunt Polly made him kiss her in punishment.  c) Aunt Polly kissed him in gratitude for his return.  d) a and c  e)  NOTA
  33. What part of the story are we in?  a) exposition  b) inciting incident  c) rising action  d) climax  e) falling action  f) resolution