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

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Interpretive Reading Comprehension—Prediction--RIT 211 - 220

 a. Jessica will hang up the phone. c. Michelle’s mother will buy her a new shirt. b. The girls will trade skirts. d. They will both miss the dance.

2.

What should be the next step?
 a. Spread the jelly on the other piece of bread. c. Cut the sandwich in half. b. Eat the sandwich. d. Put the plate away.

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Interpretive Reading Comprehension—Summarize--RIT 211 - 220

 a. go shopping c. go to school b. go swimming d. ride the bus

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Literal Reading Comprehension—Cause and Effect--RIT 211 - 220
A storm came this year, against which all other storms will be measured. It built as it came. In the stillness before it hit, men looked at each other. They felt the trees falling before they heard the wind. The first blow bent trees half to the ground; the second caught them and snapped them like kindling. Bawling cattle ran the fences, and a loose lawnmower went bumping across a lawn. The big trees went down screaming, taking out roofs and electric wires.
Which is not an effect of the stated cause?
 a. trees fell c. cattle got loose b. people panicked d. roofs and electric wires were damaged

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Literal Reading Comprehension—Compare and Contrast--RIT 211 - 220
A. In Mrs. Weston’s class, the students were engaged in discussion about designing a rubric. Students were brainstorming and asking questions. In the end, they had a scoring rubric designed by them.
B. In Mrs. Wilcox’s class, the teacher handed the students a rubric. The rubric was explained and some students asked questions. In the end, students had a scoring guide.
Which of the following is true of statements A and B?
 a. both classes were engaged in the designing process c. both classes had a rubric b. both classes received a rubric from the teacher d. both classes brainstormed

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Literal Reading Comprehension—Locating Information--RIT 211 - 220

Who officiated at the ceremony?
 a. Linda Milam c. Darren Andree b. Janet Thompson d. Thompson Andree

8.

If you wish to receive an order totaling \$90.00 within 3 days, how much would the shipping cost?
 a. \$16.50 c. \$26.50 b. \$10.50 d. \$15.00

9.

Read the selection from the phone book.

If Gina rent some equipment to work on her house, what phone number should she call?
 a. 552-0021 c. 525-4040 b. 525-9971 d. 523-9971

10.

The guide words on page 441 of the phone book are Landon-Larocco.
 a. Lansang c. Larrabee b. Lamoveiux d. Landen

11.

If Gere is looking for a bed for his St. Bernard dog, what price can he expect to pay?
 a. \$56.99 c. \$31.99 b. \$25.99 d. \$6.99

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Copyright Info: Not enough information. Catalog, Kimball 1-800-546-2255,
www.mileskimball.com, page 51 (Teacher authors: Phillips, Blackman, Felts).

From what material is this shirt made?
 a. 100% cotton c. 100% polyester b. 50% cotton, 50% polyester d. 100% silk

13.

Copyright Info: None given. Index page 183. (Teacher authors: Phillips, Blackman, Felts).
Under which main topic would you find information about shock waves?
 a. Earthquakes c. Faults b. Earth d. Fossils

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Copyright Info: None given. Index page. (Teacher authors: Phillips, Blackman, Felts).
If Jorge was looking for information on Stratocumulus clouds, he would look under:
 a. the category, clouds c. the topic, weather b. the topic, stratocumulus d. the category, climate

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Copyright Info: None given. Index page 184, The Incredible Earth. (Teacher authors: Phillips,
Blackman, Felts).
Information on lake formation would be found on:
 a. pages 129 and 140 c. pages 85 and 86 b. pages 128, 129 and 131 d. pages 80, 86 and 131

16.

This bibliography includes information to show:
 a. Why the book was used in writing the research paper. c. Where the book was set. b. Why the author wrote the book. d. Where the book was written.

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If you were given a book on outer space, where would you look for cannibal galaxies in the glossary?
 a. under the “G” section c. in the space section b. under the “C” section d. in the “B” section

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Copyright Info: Not enough information. Sperm Whales, page 82-83. (Teacher authors:Phillips, Blackman, Felts).
In order to identify the pygmy sperm whale, Felicia would look for:
 a. a false gill behind each eye c. round heads b. long, conspicuous blow d. large size

19.

What is the second definition of fledgling?
 a. young, inexperienced person c. ready to fly b. a young bird just able to fly d. not able to fly

20.

Read the directions to Jill’s house.
Drive about five miles down the old highway until you see a really pretty green barn. They have a bunch of trees. Take a left and drive three more miles. You will cross the railroad tracks and on your left will be a big white house. Turn right after the white house, drive one mile, and her house is on the left.
How could you summarize these directions?
 a. 5 miles, green barn, turn left, 3 miles, white house, turn right, 1 mile, house is on left c. turn right at the green barn, left at the white house, and right to Jill’s house b. turn at green barn, turn at white house, and her house is on the left d. turn after a mile to the left, then turn right at the white house and right to Jill’s house