English Language: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Grade 5 Reading Foundation - Unfamiliar Words (Questions)

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Unfamiliar words often appear when reading. Fifth graders should use different tactics to determine the meanings of unfamiliar words. They can use syllabication patterns and determine the meanings of roots and affixes in these words. As children become older, they will come in contact with multisyllabic words. In this quiz, students will determine the meanings of words by dissecting them.

1. What does the capitalized word below mean?
UNIFORMITY
[ ] The condition of wearing clothes
[ ] The condition of being the same
[ ] To participate in multiple activities
[ ] To have one answer to a question
2. What does the capitalized word below mean?
INEXHAUSTIBLE
[ ] To be angry
[ ] To run out of time
[ ] To be tired
[ ] To be full of energy
3. What does the capitalized word below mean?
CIRCUMSPECT
[ ] To stare at someone
[ ] To focus on one thing
[ ] To look around cautiously
[ ] A round circle
4. What does the capitalized word below mean?
DISHONORABLY
[ ] To stand to attention
[ ] To do something proudly
[ ] To do something with shame
[ ] To be upset
5. What does the capitalized word below mean?
FORESIGHT
[ ] To have eyes in the back of your head
[ ] To look forward
[ ] To watch television
[ ] To understand completely
6. What does the capitalized word below mean?
MISINTERPRET
[ ] To change words from one language to another
[ ] To argue with someone
[ ] To figure something out quickly
[ ] To not understand something correctly
7. What does the capitalized word below mean?
EXCLUSION
[ ] To leave someone or something out
[ ] To be outside
[ ] To allow someone or something to participate in an activity
[ ] To not be understood
8. What does the capitalized word below mean?
BILATERAL
[ ] Pertaining to only one belief
[ ] Pertaining to no side
[ ] Pertaining to one side
[ ] Pertaining to two sides
9. What does the capitalized word below mean?
AGGRESSIVENESS
[ ] To completely think something through
[ ] To be calm and quiet
[ ] To act like a lamb
[ ] To be physically pushy
10. What does the capitalized word below mean?
IMPECCABLY
[ ] Completely full of flaws
[ ] Without having errors or flaws
[ ] To get something wrong
[ ] To be terrified about something specific
English Language: Elementary School: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Quiz - Grade 5 Reading Foundation - Unfamiliar Words (Answers)
1. What does the capitalized word below mean?
UNIFORMITY
[ ] The condition of wearing clothes
[x] The condition of being the same
[ ] To participate in multiple activities
[ ] To have one answer to a question
"Uni" means one or same, like a uniform
2. What does the capitalized word below mean?
INEXHAUSTIBLE
[ ] To be angry
[ ] To run out of time
[ ] To be tired
[x] To be full of energy
When something is inexhaustible, it would be tireless
3. What does the capitalized word below mean?
CIRCUMSPECT
[ ] To stare at someone
[ ] To focus on one thing
[x] To look around cautiously
[ ] A round circle
Circum means around, so circumspect means to look around cautiously
4. What does the capitalized word below mean?
DISHONORABLY
[ ] To stand to attention
[ ] To do something proudly
[x] To do something with shame
[ ] To be upset
To do something dishonorably would be to do something shamefully
5. What does the capitalized word below mean?
FORESIGHT
[ ] To have eyes in the back of your head
[x] To look forward
[ ] To watch television
[ ] To understand completely
Someone's foresight means that they can figure out something by looking forward
6. What does the capitalized word below mean?
MISINTERPRET
[ ] To change words from one language to another
[ ] To argue with someone
[ ] To figure something out quickly
[x] To not understand something correctly
If something is misinterpreted, the person misunderstood it
7. What does the capitalized word below mean?
EXCLUSION
[x] To leave someone or something out
[ ] To be outside
[ ] To allow someone or something to participate in an activity
[ ] To not be understood
"Ex" means out
8. What does the capitalized word below mean?
BILATERAL
[ ] Pertaining to only one belief
[ ] Pertaining to no side
[ ] Pertaining to one side
[x] Pertaining to two sides
Something that applies to both sides would be bilateral
9. What does the capitalized word below mean?
AGGRESSIVENESS
[ ] To completely think something through
[ ] To be calm and quiet
[ ] To act like a lamb
[x] To be physically pushy
Someone who is being aggressive would be pushy
10. What does the capitalized word below mean?
IMPECCABLY
[ ] Completely full of flaws
[x] Without having errors or flaws
[ ] To get something wrong
[ ] To be terrified about something specific
If something is impeccable, it is flawless