Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

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A. They carried their sacks to the car and went home.
B. Mother paid for the clothes and the clerk put them in a sack.
C. Mother and Beth went to the store to shop for clothes.
D. Beth found a pair of shoes and mother found a dress.
Which sentence tells what Mother and Beth did first?
 a. Sentence A c. Sentence C b. Sentence B d. Sentence D

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The little lion cub cuddled up to her mother and took a nap. After that, she went exploring near a cave. Next, she played with another cub for a while. After that, the little cub climbed up a tree.
What did the little lion cub do first?
 a. She went exploring near a cave. c. She climbed a tree. b. She played with another cub. d. She cuddled up to her mother and took a nap.

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What show is right after Lizards?
 a. Lunch Break c. Snakes b. Birds d. Mammals

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When school starts, the first thing the students do is read a book. Next, they write in a journal.
Last. They do a page in math. Now it is time for lunch.
What is the second thing the students do?
 a. They go to lunch. c. They do a page in math. b. They read a book. d. They write in a journal.

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Every afternoon, Jack goes to baseball practice. The first thing he does is get dressed in his baseball clothes. Next, he gets his ball, mitt, and bat. Last, he fills his water bottle with ice-cold water. Then he rides his bike to the ball field.
What is the last thing Jack does?
 a. He puts on his baseball clothes. c. He finds his baseball gear. b. He goes to the baseball field. d. He gets a drink ready to take to the ball field.

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Chris put on her winter jacket and went outside to play with her new red sled. It was cold and cloudy. After a few minutes, the wind began to blow. Soon it was snowing heavy, wet snow. Chris ran inside and took off her wet clothing. Now she would have to play inside.
In which order did the events happen?
 a. The wind blew; Chris went outside; it began to snow; Chris played inside c. Chris went outside; Chris played with a new red sled; the wind blew; it snowed b. Chris played inside; Chris went outside; it snowed; the wind blew d. Chris bought a new sled; the wind blew; it snowed; Chris put on her winter jacket.

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Fred came home from school. He made a snack. He poured a glass of milk and it tasted sour. “This milk is spoiled,” he said. He looked back at the refrigerator and noticed that it was unplugged.
Why was Fred’s milk spoiled?
 a. The milk was not spoiled. c. The refrigerator was unplugged. b. The milk was too old. d. The refrigerator was working.

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“What a mess!” Megan screamed as she walked into her bedroom. Papers were scattered all over the floor, and her posters had fallen off the wall. She ran across the room to close her window.
Why was Megan’s room so messy?
 a. because the wind had blown everything around c. because her sister made a mess b. because she forgot to clean it d. because she cleaned her room

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Michelle went straight home after school and finished her chores, did all of her homework, and made sure the house was clean for her mom.
How do you think Michelle’s mother will feel when she gets home?
 a. proud of Michelle for doing so much c. sad because she wanted to clean the house b. angry at her for not doing her homework d. happy that Michelle cooked her dinner

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Literal Reading Comprehension—Compare and Contrast--RIT 181 - 190
Jupiter and Saturn are planets in our solar system. They are the two largest planets and are called “gas giants.” Saturn has rings around it and Jupiter does not. They are both very large, but they are also very light.
How are Jupiter and Saturn different?
 a. they are both “gas giants” c. Jupiter has rings and Saturn doesn’t b. Saturn has rings and Jupiter doesn’t d. they are both very large and heavy

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Literal Reading Comprehension—Locating Information--RIT 181 - 190
Review the index.

Copyright Info: Portnoy, Howard and Louise Baer, eds. Index. Focus. McGraw-Hill, 1985. 626.
The term “descriptive” on page 179, is a subtopic of:
 a. Simile c. Verbs b. Root d. Word(s

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Copyright Info: Portnoy, Howard and Louise Baer, eds. Index. Focus. McGraw-Hill, 1985. 626.
If the poem “If Once You Have Slept on an Island” begins on page 253, on what page would “RipVanWinkle” end?
 a. page 252 c. page 250 b. age 236 d. page 255

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Review the index.
Copyright Info: McGraw-Hill Literature Series , Skills Index. McGraw-Hill inc.,1985.
To find information on fables, what two pages would you use?
 a. 55 and 56 c. 97 and 139 b. 24 and 29 d. 55 and 307

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Copyright Info: Copyright 2001 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1120 South Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, Texas 79746-6487.
What is Chapter 8 about, and on what page does it begin?
 a. Heredity, Evolution and Classification, Page 102 c. The Study of Living Things, Page 2 b. The History of Life on Earth, Page 174 d. The Evolution of Living Things, Page 148

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Which is the best summary of this weather report?
Copyright Info: Snider, Julie. “Weather.” USA Today. 29 October 2002: 12A.
 a. Storms in Alaska will create big waves far away. c. Pacific storm moves farther eastward. b. Big waves will cause serious storms in Alaska. d. The surf will decrease on Wednesday.

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When will Dr. Schou be speaking at the meeting?
Copyright Info: Announcement. Eastern Idaho Form for Information Technology, 2002.
 a. November 6th at 6:30p.m. c. November 7th at 3:30p.m. b. November 6th at 8:00p.m. d. November 6th at 6:30a.m.

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Who is the author of The Essentials of Astronomy?
Copyright Info: None provided. Page 181. (Teacher authors: Phillips, Blackman, Felts).
 a. Jon Erickson c. Harper Perennial b. Charles Brass d. Isaac Asimov

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The editors of what company helped Kendrick Frazier write Solar System Planet Earth?
 a. Chelsea House c. Doubleday b. Time-Life Books d. Terrance Dolan

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