2009 Reading Olympics #5

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2009 Reading Olympics #5

Test questions to help students study and prepare for the 2009 Montgomery County Reading Olympics competition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the book, Things Not Seen, what does Bobby discover about himself when he wakes up for school one February morning?
    • A. 

      He can predict the future

    • B. 

      He can see ghosts

    • C. 

      He has tele-kenetic powers

    • D. 

      He is invisible

    • E. 

      He can drink a can of soda in five seconds

  • 2. 
    In the book, Things Not Seen, how does Bobby get around without anyone noticing that he is invisible?
    • A. 

      He only goes out in the dark

    • B. 

      He covers up completely or takes all of his clothes off

    • C. 

      He paints his body flesh color

    • D. 

      He never leaves his room

    • E. 

      He dresses like a girl

  • 3. 
    In the book, Things Not Seen, what caused Bobby's invisibility?
    • A. 

      He jumped into a swimming pool during a thunderstorm and got electrocuted

    • B. 

      A ghost stole his visibility

    • C. 

      He caught the flu and his body turned white, then invisible

    • D. 

      A defective electric blanket and a surge in solar wind, causing a disturbance in the Earth's magnetic field

    • E. 

      He played video games too long

  • 4. 
    In the book Things Not Seen, who discovers the solar wind patterns?
    • A. 

      Dr. Van Dorn, Alicia's father who is an Astronomy professor at the University of Chicago

    • B. 

      A power plant worker

    • C. 

      An art teacher

    • D. 

      Alicia

    • E. 

      A plumber (Joe?)

  • 5. 
    In the book Things Not Seen, why don't Bobby's parents want to get help for his problem?
    • A. 

      It would be too dangerous; fear he would be imprisoned by CIA and tested; chance of someone creating invisible spies or criminals

    • B. 

      They didn't notice Bobby is invisible because they are too busy with work

    • C. 

      They don't want Bobby to get a swelled head if he becomes famous

    • D. 

      They want him to use his powers to make them rich

    • E. 

      They are bad parents and neglect Bobby

  • 6. 
    In the book Things Not Seen, what happens to Bobby's parents on the same day he wakes up invisible?
    • A. 

      They win the lottery

    • B. 

      They get into a car accident and have to stay in the hospital for several days - leaving Bobby alone

    • C. 

      They get a divorce

    • D. 

      They win a major prize in Physics

    • E. 

      His father gets transferred to France and they have to start packing

  • 7. 
    In the book Things Not Seen, does Bobby like being alone while his parents are in the hospital?
    • A. 

      Yes, he thinks it is like the movie, Home Alone

    • B. 

      He doesn't notice that his parents aren't there

    • C. 

      He doesn't care because they never pay attention to him anyway

    • D. 

      Yes, he is tired of being over-protected by his Mom

    • E. 

      No, he is scared