MAP 8th Grade Language Arts : Revise

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Example Question #1 : Revise

Select a word that could replace the underlined word, without changing the meaning of the provided sentence. 

Carrie was so pleased that her parents were taking her to London. 

Possible Answers:

fearful 

delighted 

devastated 

sad

Correct answer:

delighted 

Explanation:

In order to avoid changing the meaning of the sentence, we need to replace the underlined word with a synonym. 

"Pleased" means to be happy about. Of the choices provided, "delighted" means the same thing as "pleased" and "happy". 

"Sad", "devastated", and "fearful" are all antonyms of "pleased", they mean the opposite of being happy. 

Example Question #2 : Revise

Select a word that could replace the underlined word, without changing the meaning of the provided sentence. 

Christina was so drained from staying up late to complete her science project. 

Possible Answers:

energized 

drowsy 

rested

activated 

Correct answer:

drowsy 

Explanation:

In order to avoid changing the meaning of the sentence, we need to replace the underlined word with a synonym. 

"Drained" and "drowsy" both mean to be tired. "Energized", "activated", and "rested" are all antonyms, they all mean to be awake. 

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