A Wordly Wise Lesson 1 Review Game ARE YOU READY? START GAME START GAME
For each question, choose the best answer. You should play the review game without using your Wordly Wise book or your notes. Click on the green light to begin. Good luck!
Fill in the blank Mary Ann Evans used the ________________ George Elliot when she published her novels in the 1800s because it was difficult for women to get respect as authors. a.) proprietorproprietor b.) pseudonympseudonym c.) despicabledespicable
Sorry! PROPRIATOR means the owner of a small business. Try again.
Correct! A PSEUDONYM is a fictitious name for an author. Click the arrow to go to the next question
Incorrect! Despicable describes something that is terrible. Try again.
If you play the piano everyday and love practicing this instrument, people might say you are a(n) _______ musician. a.) conciseconcise b.) pervasivepervasive c.) avidavid
TRY AGAIN! CONCISE means short and to the point. Try again.
INCORRECT Pervasive describes something that spreads all around. Try again.
GREAT JOB! If you are an avid musician, it means very eager and enthusiastic about music. Click the arrow to go to the next question.
a.) President Bush isPresident Bush is acting brusque. b.) President Bush isPresident Bush is being inaugurated. c.) His daughter (in theHis daughter (in the white coat) is rebuffing him. What is happening in this picture?
INCORRECT Brusque means that someone is being cold and rough in the way they are acting. The President looks happy in this picture. Try again.
FANTASTIC! This picture shows the President being inaugurated or sworn into office. Click the arrow to go to the next question.
SORRY! Jenna Bush (his daughter) does not seem to be coldly rejecting her dad so she is not rebuffing him. Try again!
excruciating Click on the picture of the person that looks the most excruciating.
INCORRECT This person doesn’t look like he is in terrible, excruciating pain. Try again!
SORRY! This little girl might be annoyed, but she doesn’t appear to be in extreme pain. Try again!
STUPENDOUS! The man in this picture is clearly in quite a bit of excruciating pain. Click on the arrow to go to the next question.
turbulent Watch each video and select the one that shows turbulent water. Select
Try again! This water is calm and peaceful. Turbulent water would be rough and choppy. Try again!
YOU’RE RIGHT! This water is rough and the waves are choppy and turbulent. Click on the arrow to go to the next question.
demeaned What might make you feel demeaned? a.) Your mom gives you a hug in front of your friends.Your mom gives you a hug in front of your friends. b.) You get good grade on a test.You get good grade on a test. c.) Your teacher yells at you in front of theYour teacher yells at you in front of the whole class for cheating.
NOPE! If your mom gives you a hug in front of your friends it might be embarrassing, but people don’t think you’re a bad person. Try again!
SORRY! Getting a good grade on a test is a positive thing and it doesn’t lower your self-esteem. Try again!
EXCELLENT! When a teacher yells at you and demeans you in front of the whole class, it lowers your self-esteem and makes people around you think less of you. Click on the arrow to go onto the next question.
resilient Select the house that appears to be the most resilient. SELECT
CORRECT! This house does seem to have stood up to the weather and wind. It must be resilient if it is in such good condition. Click the arrow to go onto the next question.
Incorrect! If something is resilient is able to recover quickly after being damaged. This house looks like it will take a LONG time to repair! Try again!
evoke What might evoke a memory of your family vacation to the beach? a.) Seeing your winter coat in the closet.Seeing your winter coat in the closet. b.) Feeling sand between your toes.Feeling sand between your toes. c.) Playing a video game with your friends.Playing a video game with your friends.
KEEP TRYING! A winter coat might make you think of a time you went sledding, but it doesn’t evoke a memory of the beach. Try again!
WONDERFUL! The feeling of sand between your toes would evoke, or make you think of, a memory of being at the beach with your family. Click the arrow to finish the review game.
OOPS! Since the trip was to the beach with your family, playing video games with your friends would not make you think of that vacation. Try again!
CONGRATULATIONS! You have official completed the Wordly Wise Review Game! Hopefully, it has helped to make you more prepared for the test. Keep studying and you’ll do great! Click the “home” button to return to the start of the game.