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3rdhm-theme3-sel1-dogzilla CST Formatted Test

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This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 3-Sel1 Dogzilla story in CST format.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read this sentence from the story.Without warning, the monstrous mutt breathed her horrible breath onto the mice.What does the word monstrous mean in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Enormous

    • B. 

      Tiny

    • C. 

      Moving

    • D. 

      Average

  • 2. 
    At the end of the story, why would the mice be afraid of the puppies?
    • A. 

      They will want to be their friends

    • B. 

      They require a lot of work to take care of

    • C. 

      They can create more damage than Dogzilla because there are more of them

    • D. 

      They are very small

  • 3. 
    Read this sentence from the story.As the cook-off got under way, smoke from the hot grills lifted the irresistible scent of barbecue sauce over the roof-tops of the city.Which of the following words from this sentence could be spelled differently and have a different meaning?
    • A. 

      Cook

    • B. 

      Scent

    • C. 

      Smoke

    • D. 

      City

  • 4. 
    The mice consider Dogzilla to be “monstrous” because…
    • A. 

      She wants to play with them.

    • B. 

      She came from a volcano.

    • C. 

      She is a monster.

    • D. 

      She is bigger than the mice.

  • 5. 
    How should the word tremendous be divided into syllables?
    • A. 

      Tr-e-men-dous

    • B. 

      Tre-mendo-us

    • C. 

      Tre-men-dous

    • D. 

      Tremend-ous

  • 6. 
    Which word has the same vowel sound as the bold part of clown?
    • A. 

      Lawn

    • B. 

      Cloth

    • C. 

      Show

    • D. 

      Count

  • 7. 
    What is the correct way to write the bone of Dogzilla?
    • A. 

      Dogzillas' bone

    • B. 

      Dogzillas bone

    • C. 

      Dogzilla's bone

    • D. 

      Dogzillaes bone

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Knifes

    • B. 

      Knife's

    • C. 

      Knives'

    • D. 

      Knives

  • 9. 
    Read this sentence.Three ___________ had on funny looking _______________. Which pair of words makes the sentence correct?
    • A. 

      Mice, scarves

    • B. 

      Mice, scarfes

    • C. 

      Mouse, scarves

    • D. 

      Mouse, scarfes

  • 10. 
    Which word is an ANTONYM for colossal?
    • A. 

      Loud

    • B. 

      Tremendous

    • C. 

      Big

    • D. 

      Small

  • 11. 
    Which two words have the same vowel sound?
    • A. 

      Town, law

    • B. 

      Soft, talk

    • C. 

      Officer, mouth

    • D. 

      Would, bounce

  • 12. 
    Which of the following suffixes can be added at the end of the word wander to make a new word that means “someone who wanders”?
    • A. 

      Er

    • B. 

      Ed

    • C. 

      Ing

    • D. 

      Est

  • 13. 
    Which possessive plural word is written correctly?A the two volcanoes’ are eruptingB many puppy’s are barkingC three mouses’s are eating cheese D my classes’s favorite story
    • A. 

      Volcanoes’

    • B. 

      Puppy’s

    • C. 

      Mouses’s

    • D. 

      Classes’s

  • 14. 
    Read this sentence.The heroic troops were led by their brave commanding officer, the Big Cheese.Which two words in this sentence could be synonyms?
    • A. 

      Officer, troops

    • B. 

      Heroic, brave

    • C. 

      Brave, commanding

    • D. 

      Heroic, officer

  • 15. 
    Read this sentence.Suddenly, a blast of warm, suds water hit Dogzilla with tremendous force.What does the bold word mean?
    • A. 

      An animal

    • B. 

      Brave

    • C. 

      Causing much fear

    • D. 

      Powerful

  • 16. 
    How should the word volcano be divided into syllables?
    • A. 

      Vo-lca-no

    • B. 

      Volca-no

    • C. 

      Vol-ca-no

    • D. 

      Vol-can-o