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Volume 3, Number 1, September 8, 1997

Using a Dictionary


1. What is a massasauga?

a. a rattlesnake
b. an Indian dance
c. a river with a muddy bottom
d. an Australian bird

2. The kudu is native to what continent?

a. antelope
b. Africa
c. South America
d. It has stripes.

3. Which word rhymes with crepe?

a. step
b. sleepy
c. deep
d. tape

4. Which word is a synonym of perilous?

a. dangerous
b. shiny
c. fruitful
d. anxious

5. An auk is covered with _______.

a. wooden boards
b. mud and hay
c. feathers
d. recycled paper

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