Contextual Vocabulary Questions and Answers

Contextual Vocabulary Questions​

Formula

Definition of Contextual Vocabulary

Contextual vocabulary can be discussed as the measured acquisition of meanings of the word from the paragraph by analysis from contextual signs, previous information, language concerns, as well as theories established from past chances with the test, however without outside sources of support like word dictionaries or scholars.

The aim of the contextual vocabulary section in English Language is double; one is to progress and apply techniques or tools to describe or outline an indefinite noun, verb, as well as adjective from a structured formation of a sentence, and to create along with set the standard to improve the level of vocabulary.

Rules

  • Having a strong vocabulary is a must, which helps in leading you to the right choice of words.
  • Maintain the overall tone and idea of the sentence. It will assist you to mark the opening and closing sentence that further makes aligning easier.
  • Ensure that you have a thorough knowledge of demonstrative pronouns such as these, those, that, etc. as they are necessary to align the jumbled sentences.
  • While solving contextual vocabulary questions, having a thorough knowledge of grammar is required in order to align the sentence constructively or appropriately.
  • Questions based on contextual vocabulary often includes idioms and phrases and a student must have knowledge about the same.

Question 1

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I wanted to just set the table and be done with it, but my mother scrupulously arranged each napkin, dish, and utensil until they were in perfect alignment.

Scrupulously means…

With great attention to details

With great attention to details

With a speed

With a speed

Not in a right order

Not in a right order

Alphabetical order

Alphabetical order

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Question 2

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When Jose found out that his little brother Emilio carelessly broke Jose’s Xbox disc tray, Jose was vexed and sure let Emilio know it.

 Vexed means…

Fascinated

Fascinated

Irritated & Angry

Irritated & Angry

Cranky and funny

Cranky and funny

Forced & Motivated

Forced & Motivated

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Question 3

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Stanley tried to determine the meaning of the vocabulary word, but there were so few clues in the sentence all he could do was hopelessly conjecture as to what the word might mean. Conjecture means?

Organize

Organize

Thrash out

Thrash out

A guess

A guess

Analyze

Analyze

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Question 4

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Unlike his sister Cattie, who had a very calm and mellow disposition, John jumped on Sofas and ran through the house like an animal kingdom. In the sentence the word disposition means:

understanding

understanding

reaction

reaction

Temperament

Temperament

Strength

Strength

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Question 5

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If you go to the party wearing your best smile, laugh good naturedly, and try your dance steps out (even if you aren’t the best dancer), you will attract attention with your amiable disposition.  Amiable means…

Appreciated

Appreciated

Friendly; kind

Friendly; kind

Defied

Defied

Improved

Improved

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Question 6

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When John saw his report card, he was excited because he had all As and an A- in Biology; but when his fastidious mother saw his report card, she shook her head in disappointment.     Here the word fastidious means:

Not happy

Not happy

Showing concent

Showing concent

Disappointing reaction

Disappointing reaction

Excessive demanding

Excessive demanding

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Question 7

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Amy wanted to wear the simple white dress to the dance but her friend Emilia kept pushing her to buy golden ballroom gown as ostentatious. Ostentatious means…

Overly showy

Overly showy

Very expensive

Very expensive

Simple but Unique

Simple but Unique

Something of cheap quality

Something of cheap quality

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Question 8

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The children in the orphanage might have starved had it not been for the benevolence of the nuns, who sacrificed their own small salaries to provide food for the children. Benevolence means…

Favor

Favor

Affection

Affection

Charity

Charity

Gifts

Gifts

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Question 9

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One might think that the child would be afraid of such a large animal, but the intrepid young girl ran up to the beast and began scratching it behind the ears. Intrepid means

Thoughtless.

Thoughtless.

Adventurous

Adventurous

Daring

Daring

Exciting

Exciting

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Question 10

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Janet disliked the servile students, the ones who were always volunteering to help the teacher grade papers or clean the board. Servile means

Enthusiastic

Enthusiastic

Proud behavior

Proud behavior

Desire to please others

Desire to please others

Helping nature

Helping nature

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Question 11

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Clyde could no longer tolerate the derision of his classmates. Derision means

Threatening

Threatening

Disrespectful mocking

Disrespectful mocking

Bullying

Bullying

Intimidation

Intimidation