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Students preparing for TAKS Assessment can practice by taking the following Math quiz and assess their understading of concepts outlined in TAKS Assessment criteria.
TAKS Assessment Concept:         Idioms and Phrases


TAKS Math Q1. When he said infront of our guests that he does not like visitors in the house, it was a slip of the tongue.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q2. She thought that the dignified looking stranger was a gentleman, and opened the door. She did not know that he was a wolf in sheep's clothing. She was robbed.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q3. When choir singers met the ballet dancers, they all wanted to hangout in the vening. Birds of same feather flock together.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q4. It is a blessing in disguise that I missed the bus. Later the bus had an engine failure and every one had to wait for six hours without food or drink.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q5. Every one needs to conserve energy. It may seem to be a drop in the bucket, but it is important that every one does thier part to save the planet.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q6. The police man was off duty when he was caught speeding. When he got a ticket, he got a taste of his own medicine.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q7. When the top two tennis player met in the final, the game went down to the wire.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q8. Her essay won the award. And icing on the cake was that she got to visit the President.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q9. She thought it is a piece of cake to play guitar. But when she tried she relaized it was hard to play.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





TAKS Math Q10. From a poor upbringing she worked hard and earned a scholarship at Harward University. Her story is truely from rags to riches.
In the above sentence the underlined phrase conveys the following meaning:





                                                   

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