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jeopardy - reading

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Topic 1 – 10 Points
QUESTION:
•plague
ANSWER:
•Infectious disease, torment
Topic 1 – 20 Points
QUESTION:
•aptitude
ANSWER:
•A natural ability
Topic 1 – 30 Points
QUESTION:
•entry
ANSWER:
•Opening, journal
Topic 1 – 40 Points
QUESTION:
•pliable
ANSWER:
•Easily bent
Topic 1 – 50 Points
QUESTION:
•biased
ANSWER:
•Slanted, one sided
Topic 2 – 10 Points
QUESTION:
•il, im, in
ANSWER:
•not
Topic 2 – 20 Points
QUESTION:
•homo
ANSWER:
•same
Topic 2 – 30 Points
QUESTION:
•exo
ANSWER:
•outside
Topic 2 – 40 Points
QUESTION:
•cracy
ANSWER:
•Government/rule
Topic 2 – 50 Points
QUESTION:
•narr
ANSWER:
•To tell
Topic 3 – 10 Points
QUESTION:
•narr
ANSWER:
•To tell
Topic 3 – 20 Points
QUESTION:
•condition, quality of
ANSWER:
•ive
Topic 3 – 30 Points
QUESTION:
•shape
ANSWER:
•form
Topic 3 – 40 Points
QUESTION:
•One who
ANSWER:
•er/or
Topic 3 – 50 Points
QUESTION:
•new
ANSWER:
•nov
Topic 4 – 10 Points
QUESTION:
•The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
•It is a story of an African American family living in Flint,
Michigan who go to their grandmother's home in Birmingham,
Alabama in the year 1963. The story is told around the 1963 16th
Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, an actual event in
history.
ANSWER:
•Fiction ; Historical Fiction
Topic 4 – 20 Points
QUESTION:
•What is theme?
ANSWER:
•Moral or lesson in the story
Topic 4 – 30 Points
QUESTION:
•What form of figurative language is the following?
•She is as sweet as candy.
ANSWER:
•simile
Topic 4 – 40 Points
QUESTION:
•What form of figurative language is the following?
•He was a real Romeo with the ladies.
ANSWER:
•Allusion
Topic 4 – 50 Points
QUESTION:
•What are the 7 parts of plot?
ANSWER:
Topic 5 – 10 Points
QUESTION:
•Explain what homophones are. Give an example.
ANSWER:
•Words that sound the same but have different spellings
and meanings
•ad/add
in/inn
sail/sale
Topic 5 – 20 Points
QUESTION:
•Give an example of an homonym and a homograph.
ANSWER:
Homonym:
bank (money)
bank (river)
spruce (tree)
spruce (clean up)
Homonym:
bow (bend after a show)
bow(in your hair)
bass (fish)
bass (instrument)
Topic 5 – 30 Points
QUESTION:
•What is the author’s purpose?
•Art class should be longer than all other specials.
There never seems to be enough time to get our
pictures done. If we had more time in art class
everyone would do a better job on their pictures and
we would learn more. Art is very important and we
should have the time we need to finish a project.
ANSWER:
Persuade
Topic 5 – 40 Points
QUESTION:
•Give an example of a fairytale or folktale with its theme.
ANSWER:
•Cinderella- dreams come true
•Tortious and the hare- slow and steady wins the race
Topic 5 – 50 Points
QUESTION:
•Explain the following:
Simile
Metaphor
Understatement
Personification
Hyperbole
Alliteration
Idiom
Onomatopoeia
Allusion
ANSWER:
Simile compare with like or as
Metaphor compare
Understatement say less than you mean
Personification human traits
Hyperbole exaggerate
Alliteration same letter repeated
Idiom saying, not word for word meaning
Onomatopoeia sound
Allusion reference from something else