Reading 100 – Unit Test 1
PART I: WORD ROOTS
Define each word root and give a word example in which the root is used.
bio 11. log aud 12. civ cred 13. graph cogni 14. capit path 15. mit port 16. spect neo 17. phil vid 18. tele fin 19. homo bene 20. voc PART II: Context Clues
Circle the correct definition of the pretend word as it is used in the sentence.
Louis Pasteur studied the etumied of several diseases with the belief that they were caused by tiny microbes.
the study of generative processes of plants C. the study of plant and animal life
the study of the control of microbes D. the study of the causes of diseases
Pasteur developed the process of pasteurization, which destroys the vaciliomed bacteria in milk and other products consumed by humans.
unnecessary C. pleasant
harmful D. unhealthy
Pasteur was not a pusillanimousindividual. Although he worried about trying his untested treatment on the boy who had been bitten by a rabid dog, he did not hesitate but went on with the risky experiment.
gullible C. pessimistic
foolhardy D. fainthearted
Connie’s parents noxiated, but after going back and forth on the decision, they finally permitted her to join the tour.
brooded C. meditated
postponed D. wavered
The train whistle’s pleighted sound as it pulled out of the station reinforced my feelings at my daughter’s leaving.
mournful C. loud
excruciating D. shrill
Mr. Andrade said the well-attended streets of Vancouver made his hometown look squalid by comparison.
unique C. beautiful
depressed D. neglected
It was hard to believe that the quiet scene in Quebec Canada had once been the site of garnac during the attack on Quebec.
plunder C. slaughter
havoc D. beauty...