Generate your own quiz 

Select a grade level

 Elementary
 Middle School
 High School

Select a quiz type

 By words    By Definitions

How many questions?

 5  10  15  20 Questions



 

Common Core State Standard
LS.CCS.4/5/6 Grades 3-12: Students are asked to determine the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words through multiple choice vocabulary quizzes. Quizzes are designed to help students demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in words, acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words, and gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phase important to comprehension or expression. Students are then asked to find the words within the newspaper and copy the sentence for context to it's overall meaning or function in a sentence.
This Week's Word In The News 

ASYLUM

DEFINITION:
A refuge granted by a sovereign state to a person who has been persecuted in their own country.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
It was intended to provide guidance on the agency’s new interpretation of asylum law, which sought to make it harder for victims of domestic violence or gang violence to qualify for asylum in the U.S.
The Denver Post, 10/22/2018

Words in the News Quiz
5 High School Words

Click on the correct answer in the quiz below.
Then see if you can find the word in your newspaper -- the print edition, the website or the digital edition and copy the sentence for context. NOTE: High School words are much harder to find!


1. A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality

Paradigm

Bellicose

Abstemious

Deleterious


2. Vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor.

Abstemious

Deleterious

Pecuniary

Evanescent


3. To picture falsely; misrepresent.

Gauche

Vortex

Kinetic

Belie


4. A circular strand of DNA in bacteria that contains the hereditary information necessary for cell life.

Sanguine

Infrastructure

Respiration

Chromosome


5. Tumultuous; stormy.

Euro

Vacuous

Tempestuous

Enervate


Get more Quizzes 

 Elementary School    Middle School   High School  

 By Word     By Definition    5  10  15  20 Questions