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Sometimes at night I would stare at him, hoping he would reveal something to me about his past, but he stood steadfast and silent.


Which word has the same connotation as steadfast?


  1. Unwavering 

  2. Still

  3. Unresponsive

  4. Shallow

1

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And now, thanks to her mom, Ashley knows totally what to do the next time a tire goes THUMP! on the road. 

Select the word that should replace totally in this sentence.

1. Precisely

2. Strictly

3. Expressly 

4.Thruthfully

1. Precisely

100

What are the rules? 

No. 1 No Crying 

No. 2 No Snitching

No.3 Revenge

100


What does the graphic best suggest about the different levels of baseball competition?

F  More athletes prefer playing college baseball than minor-league baseball.

G  Most Little League baseball players participate in multiple sports when they reach high school.

H  Playing Little League baseball is necessary to becoming a major-league player.

J Baseball leagues become more selective as players advance.


J Baseball leagues become more selective as players advance.

100

Who is the 9th grade Assistant Principal of Poly? 

Mrs. Vasquez

200

IMG baseball chief Ken Bolek says Ketch’s school debut was less than stellar. 


The word debut means_______



a person's first appearance or performance in a particular capacity or role.

200

Read this quotation from paragraph 1.


Not only is it a perfectly respectable Bengali good name, meaning “he who is entire, encompassing all,” but it also bears a satisfying resemblance to Nikolai, the first name of the Russian Gogol.


The author uses the word ______ to suggest that the name Nikhil is inclusive of two cultures.



encompassing

200

Name the ghosts that walked in the elevator

All or nothing Double Points: Name the characters in order and what floor they got on. 

7. Buck 

6. Dani

5. Uncle Mark 

4. Pop

3. Frick

2. Sean

200

What's that word? 

Small text found under an illustration or picture that gives readers important information about the picture. 

Caption 
200

What major sporting event is set to begin on November 20, 2022?

The World Cup

300

What is a theme? 

The message, lesson or moral an author wants you to learn. 

300

Records show that in 1890 a man named J.J Ott assembled a group of rocks from the field and played a concert for the local historacal society. 


Select the response that corrects the spelling error 

  1. Historicle 

  2. Historical

  3. Historrical

  4. Historacel

2. Historical

300

Explain one of the symbolisms in Long Way Down

Answers may vary

300

Read this quotation from paragraph 5.

“Anyone who has an idea worth sharing is capable of giving a powerful talk,” Anderson writes in his book. . "

What is the most likely reason the author includes the quotation?

F  To demonstrate that other writers share her views

G  To give readers confidence in their own potential

H  To present an opinion that differs from her own

J To suggest that writing a good speech requires talent


G  To give readers confidence in their own potential

300

Name someone who had courage. 

Support your answer with an example or specific details. 

Answers may vary

400

What is symbolism?

Symbolism is a literary device in which a writer uses one thing—like an object, idea, or color—to represent another.

400

This park, which consists of a huge field with piles and piles of broken boulders, are not much to look at. 

Which one should replace are 

  1. Were not

  2. Have not been

  3.  Is not

  4. Being not

3. Is not
400

Explain one of the themes in long way down

Answers may vary

400

What's that word?

Writing that is based on facts, real events, and real people, such as biography or history



Non-Fiction

400

Who won the 2022 World Series? 

Houston Astros
500


He sanded down the finish, erasing the indentations of the letters and numbers he had etched over time.

The word etched most closely means —

F. Perfected

G. Imprinted

H. Remembered 

J. Tarnished


G. Imprinted

500

Confronted with the loss of his beloved orchids, a surrealist sculpture garden was what James decided to build.

How should sentence be revised?

F  Confronted with the loss of his beloved orchids, to build a surrealist sculpture garden was
what James decided to do.

G  Confronted with the loss of his beloved orchids, James decided to build a surrealist sculpture garden.

H  Confronted with the loss of his beloved orchids, a surrealist sculpture garden was built by James.

J Confronted with the loss of his beloved orchids, building a surrealist sculpture garden was James’s decision.

G. Confronted with the loss of his beloved orchids, James decided to build a surrealist sculpture garden.

500

The _______ broadly symbolizes the cycle of violence prevalent in his and Will’s community, and the ways in which that cycle of violence corrupts young men and deprives them of their innocence.

The Gun

500

Baseball folklore tells us that the scrappiest kid on the sandlot has a shot at going to “the show.”

What does this sentence suggest?

A  Baseball players understand their potential at an early age.

B  Determination and grit could get a player to the big leagues.

C  Legends about baseball frequently inspire players to improve.

D  Most major-league players come from humble circumstances.


B  Determination and grit could get a player to the big leagues.

500

What is the name of the largest ocean on Earth? 

Pacific

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