VCR Lesson 5 Presentation
FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE MOST APPROPRIATE WORD FROM LESSON 5
A downward slope; the slope of a hill.
The prefix de- means down and indicates descent, so declivity generally means downward slope.
Decline + vity = Declivity
CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.
A) The castle that occupied the declivity was successful in defending itself from enemies because of its better field of view.
B) Mount Fairweather is one of the highest mountains in the the United States, but it is easy to climb due to its gradual declivity.C) The plot of land was perfect for farming because of its declivity, the land flat enough for crops.
D) Tignes, France is known to daredevils as a great place to ski because of its steep declivities.
THE CORRECT ANSWER IS C. Flat land is the opposite of declivity.