Vocabulary Practice
The coach ______ the team they
could win, and they did.
a)
b)
c)
d)
convinced
handy
whirlwind
mischief
Bifocals
That is Correct
convinced – verb – caused a
person to believer or do
something
No Way
Riding the Ferris wheel makes me
______.
a)
b)
c)
d)
whirlwind
mischief
hilarious
dizzy
Franklin Stove
That is Correct
dizzy – adjective – having
the feeling of spinning
and being about to fall
It’s amazing how many times a
dictionary can come in ______.
a)
b)
c)
d)
nowadays
independence
convinced
handy
Franklin’s kite
experiment
That is Correct
handy – adjective – within
reach, nearby, easy to
use; come in handy
. Keisha tells _______ jokes.
a)
b)
c)
d)
handy
whirlwind
mischief
hilarious
Lightning Rod
That is Correct
hilarious –
funny
adjective
– very
America gained its ________ from
Great Britain.
a)
b)
c)
d)
mischief
independence
dizzy
nowadays
Map of the Gulf Stream
by Ben Franklin
That is Correct
independence – noun –
freedom from the
control of another or
others
The kittens were always getting into
________ when we weren’t home.
a)
b)
c)
d)
predators
dizzy
mischief
independence
Ben Franklin publisher of
Poor Richard’s Almanac
That is Correct
mischief – noun – conduct
that may seem playful
but causes harm or
trouble
People hardly ever write with
typewriters ________.
a)
b)
c)
d)
dizzy
nowadays
independence
convinced
That is Correct
nowadays – adverb – in the
present time
She moved quickly about the
apartment, packing like a _______.
a)
b)
c)
d)
independence
convinced
handy
whirlwind
Ben Franklin at the France Court
of King Louis XIV
That is Correct
whirlwind – noun – a
whirling current of air
that moves forward
with great force;
anything resembling a
whirlwind
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