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Multiple Meanings Practice 1

In this practice exercise, students will identify a word with multiple meanings using clues in brackets, under timed conditions. This will develop students' vocabulary and comprehension skills.

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'Multiple Meanings Practice 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Exam-Style Questions: Verbal Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Exam-Style Questions: Multiple Meanings

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Worksheet Overview

The following activity is a practice exercise to help you to measure your success under timed conditions.

If you are unsure of an answer, move on to the next question.

You should come back to questions you found difficult at the end if you have time. 



Look at the example below you start.


Choose the homonym that fits with the meaning of both sets of words in the brackets below. 


(Observe, Watch)

(Study, Questionnaire)


a) Review

b) Examine

c) Survey

d) Inspect

e) Tally


The answer must be 'survey', as this means to watch something and is also a word for a study to find out people's opinions.


Now it's time to begin this practice exercise.

Good luck!

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