Snippets #1
  • 1. #1 A. By what name did Mr. Johnson call his computer.
A) the beast
B) antique beast
C) Beasty Bessie
D) Beast Bot
  • 2. #1 B. What caused shoppers to drop their bags?
A) Anna's let out a blood-curdling scream.
B) When the escalator stopped, it jerked, causing them to drop their bags.
C) Several shoppers burst into song.
D) Campus security were chasing a shoplifter.
  • 3. #1 C. In what ways are Kelsey and Marie different.
A) nose, lips, and chin
B) nose, body type, and lips
C) hair, eyes, and body type
D) hair, nose, and eyes
  • 4. #1 D. Why can't Damien order ten cheeseburgers?
A) Lester knew that 10 cheeseburgers would make Damien sick.
B) McBurger Restaurant had run out of cheese.
C) Damien and Lester don't have enough money.
D) Lester wants to order fries, also.
  • 5. #1 E. Referring to the airplane as "she" and "old girl" is an example of what kind of story element?
A) simile
B) metaphor
C) personification
D) idiom
  • 6. #1 F. Which detail in the story hints that the setting might be a school hallway of some kind?
A) Becky left David to go to lunch.
B) Becky pushed David into a locker.
C) The title of the story indicated a school called Breakup High.
D) The bell between classes rang.
  • 7. #1 G. Where did the knight do his thinking?
A) in a large cave
B) up in a tall tree
C) under a fallen tree stump
D) behind a sizable boulder
  • 8. #1H. To what did the author compare the officer?
A) a master chef
B) a seasoned wrestler
C) an old bag lady
D) an aged prize fighter
  • 9. #1 I. Why is the tree house falling down?
A) Chubbs was the newest member of the club.
B) The floor was made of several layers of cardboard.
C) The treehouse can't support all of the weight.
D) The ladder was rickety.
  • 10. #1 J. We can infer that the brothers plan to-
A) hard-boil the eggs so they will hurt when they hit
B) organize the neighborhood against the drug dealers
C) throw eggs at the drug dealers
D) have eggs for breakfast
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