The Sound Of Summer Running Comprehension Test

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  • 1. 
    Who is the author of "The Sound of Summer Running"?
    • A. 

      Ray Bradbury

    • B. 

      Ray Brad

    • C. 

      Ray Bradshaw

    • D. 

      Ray Brady


  • 2. 
    What is the name of the main character from the story?
    • A. 

      Douglas Spaulding

    • B. 

      Douglas Spencer

    • C. 

      Douglas Smith

    • D. 

      Douglas Summers


  • 3. 
    What did Douglas want that he saw in a store window?
    • A. 

      Tennis shoes

    • B. 

      A puppy

    • C. 

      Nintendo 3DS

    • D. 

      Dance shoes


  • 4. 
    Who did Douglas ask if they could buy him the shoes?
    • A. 

      His dad

    • B. 

      His mom

    • C. 

      His brother

    • D. 

      A stranger on the street


  • 5. 
    What did Douglas call the shoes?
    • A. 

      Cream-Sponge Para Litefoot Tennis Shoes

    • B. 

      Nike

    • C. 

      Royal Crown Cream-Sponge Para Litefoot Tennis Shoes

    • D. 

      Addidas


  • 6. 
    What was the name of the shoe store owner?
    • A. 

      Mr. Sanderson

    • B. 

      Mr. Smith

    • C. 

      Mr. Samuelson

    • D. 

      Mr. Santa Claus


  • 7. 
    What does the word "seized" mean in the following phrase: He glanced quickly away, but his ankles were seized...
    • A. 

      Grabbed; taken hold of

    • B. 

      Sore

    • C. 

      Suspended

    • D. 

      Thick and round


  • 8. 
    What does Douglas make the shoe store owner do in order to convince him about how great the shoes are?
    • A. 

      He asks him to try them on.

    • B. 

      He asks him to give them to him for free.

    • C. 

      He asks him to let Douglas try them on.

    • D. 

      He asks him to try them on and take a run.


  • 9. 
    What season did the story take place?
    • A. 

      Summer

    • B. 

      Winter

    • C. 

      Spring

    • D. 

      Fall


  • 10. 
    What are Douglas' feelings about last year's sneakers?
    • A. 

      He thinks that they feel "dead."

    • B. 

      He thinks that they feel alive as ever.

    • C. 

      He thinks that they feel cold.

    • D. 

      He thinks that they feel awesome!


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