English help Please will give 10 points!!!?

1. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

The word “likeness” in line 6 most nearly means __________.

(Points : 2)

friendship

kindness

picture

substance

2. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

Philip Pirrip, the narrator, is known as “Pip” because __________.

(Points : 2)

“Pip” was how he pronounced his first and last names as a young child

all orphaned children in his time were known as “Pips”

“Pip” was the noise that he would make when crying alone in the churchyard cemetery

his parents gave him the nickname just moments before they died

3. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

What are the “five little stone lozenges” mentioned in line 11?

(Points : 2)

They are the gravestones of Pip’s deceased brothers.

They are the stone steps leading to the graves of Pip’s parents.

They are the items of food that Pip has brought with him to eat.

They are the nettles that grow everywhere in the churchyard.

4. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

Why is Pip “afraid of it all and beginning to cry” in this passage?

(Points : 2)

He has been threatened by a strange man in the cemetery.

He is lost on the marshes and unsure how to get home.

His parents and five brothers have just died.

He is, for the first time, aware of the world as a bleak and savage place.

5. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

In line 25, the author describes Pip as “the small bundle of shivers.” This probably means that Pip is __________.

(Points : 2)

small and cold, and therefore quite vulnerable

not someone whose word can be trusted

someone with inner qualities that make him admirable

always focusing on the negative side of life

6. For this question, choose the word that best completes the sentence.

When Stu could not __________ all the necessary ingredients to make his famous chili, he decided to make nachos instead.

(Points : 2)

profuse

profane

procure

prodigious

7. For this question, choose the words that best complete the sentence.

I did not want to seem __________ or rude, so I did not immediately hang up on the telemarketer, but when she started to talk to me in a __________ and patronizing manner, we got into an argument.

(Points : 2)

callous…condescending

placid…contrite

decorous…culpable

ebullient…euphoric

8. For this question, choose the words that best complete the sentence.

Dexter’s chicken would have been far more __________ if he had just been able to __________ from seasoning it with so much salt.

(Points : 2)

palatable…abstain

vapid…regurgitate

insular…demure

insipid…deject

9. For this question, choose the word that best completes the sentence.

Greg was able to remain __________ during the crisis because he was inspired by the calm look on his mother’s face.

(Points : 2)

incompatible

lithe

serene

incendiary

10. For this question, choose the words that best complete the sentence.

When Peyton realized that there was no __________ explanation she could give her parents for how their car got dented, she came up with a(n) __________, but obviously false, story.

(Points : 2)

plausible…innovative

ostentatious…pretentious

scathing…sanctimonious

naive…noxious

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  • 1. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

    The word “likeness” in line 6 most nearly means __________.

    (Points : 2)

    picture

    2. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

    Philip Pirrip, the narrator, is known as “Pip” because __________.

    (Points : 2)

    “Pip” was how he pronounced his first and last names as a young child

    3. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

    What are the “five little stone lozenges” mentioned in line 11?

    (Points : 2)

    They are the gravestones of Pip’s deceased brothers.

    4. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

    Why is Pip “afraid of it all and beginning to cry” in this passage?

    (Points : 2)

    He is lost on the marshes and unsure how to get home.

    5. For this question, refer to the excerpt from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on the Unit Test Reading Passages sheet.

    In line 25, the author describes Pip as “the small bundle of shivers.” This probably means that Pip is __________.

    (Points : 2)

    always focusing on the negative side of life

    6. For this question, choose the word that best completes the sentence.

    When Stu could not __________ all the necessary ingredients to make his famous chili, he decided to make nachos instead.

    (Points : 2)

    procure

    7. For this question, choose the words that best complete the sentence.

    I did not want to seem __________ or rude, so I did not immediately hang up on the telemarketer, but when she started to talk to me in a __________ and patronizing manner, we got into an argument.

    (Points : 2)

    callous…condescending

    8. For this question, choose the words that best complete the sentence.

    Dexter’s chicken would have been far more __________ if he had just been able to __________ from seasoning it with so much salt.

    (Points : 2)

    palatable…abstain

    9. For this question, choose the word that best completes the sentence.

    Greg was able to remain __________ during the crisis because he was inspired by the calm look on his mother’s face.

    (Points : 2)

    serene

    10. For this question, choose the words that best complete the sentence.

    When Peyton realized that there was no __________ explanation she could give her parents for how their car got dented, she came up with a(n) __________, but obviously false, story.

    (Points : 2)

    plausible…innovative

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