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This is a reading comprehension test for HM 2nd Grade Theme 2/Sel. 3 Around the Pond.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Cammy and William are going to pick blueberries to make____.

    • A.

      Muffins

    • B.

      A cake

    • C.

      A pie

    • D.

      Ice cream

    Correct Answer
    C. A pie
    Explanation
    Cammy and William are going to pick blueberries to make a pie. This suggests that they are planning to use the blueberries as a filling for a pie, which is a common and delicious way to incorporate blueberries into a dessert. Making muffins, a cake, or ice cream with the blueberries are also possible options, but the given answer specifically mentions a pie.

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  • 2. 

    What did they find that gave them a clue that ducks had been there?

    • A.

      Bread crumbs

    • B.

      Some feathers

    • C.

      Webbed foot prints

    • D.

      Wet moss

    Correct Answer
    B. Some feathers
    Explanation
    They found some feathers, which indicated that ducks had been there. Feathers are typically shed by ducks, so their presence suggests that ducks had recently been in the area.

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  • 3. 

    What did the dog Sam want to do with the stick he found?

    • A.

      Eat the stick

    • B.

      Take it home

    • C.

      Bury it

    • D.

      Play fetch with someone

    Correct Answer
    D. Play fetch with someone
    Explanation
    The dog Sam wanted to play fetch with someone with the stick he found. This is indicated by the phrase "play fetch with someone" in the answer choices. Playing fetch is a common game for dogs where they retrieve an object, in this case, a stick, and bring it back to the person who threw it.

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  • 4. 

    Which creature did NOT leave a clue for the kids? 

    • A.

      A baby raccoon

    • B.

      A giant bear

    • C.

      A beaver

    • D.

      A garter snake

    Correct Answer
    B. A giant bear
    Explanation
    The giant bear did not leave a clue for the kids.

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  • 5. 

    Which creature left a long filmy shape in a blueberry bush?

    • A.

      A snake

    • B.

      A grasshopper

    • C.

      A bird

    • D.

      A cat

    Correct Answer
    A. A snake
    Explanation
    A snake is the most likely creature to leave a long filmy shape in a blueberry bush. Snakes are known to move through vegetation by sliding their bodies, which could leave a long trail or shape. Grasshoppers, birds, and cats are less likely to leave a filmy shape in a bush.

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  • 6. 

    Which words best describe the mud in the pond?

    • A.

      Dry and rough

    • B.

      Wet and hard

    • C.

      Cracked and hot

    • D.

      Soft and mushy

    Correct Answer
    D. Soft and mushy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "soft and mushy" because mud is typically wet and has a soft, squishy texture. It is formed by a mixture of soil and water, creating a malleable substance that is easy to sink into and can be molded. The words "dry and rough," "wet and hard," and "cracked and hot" do not accurately describe the characteristics of mud.

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  • 7. 

    What did the otter leave behind after his meal?

    • A.

      Mussel shells

    • B.

      Fish bones

    • C.

      Wet grass

    • D.

      Ants

    Correct Answer
    A. Mussel shells
    Explanation
    The correct answer is mussel shells. This can be inferred from the fact that the otter had a meal and mussels are commonly consumed by otters. After eating the mussels, the otter would leave behind their shells as evidence of its meal.

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  • 8. 

    Why did Cammy and William want to pick blueberries?

    • A.

      To feed them to Sam the dog

    • B.

      To fill containers

    • C.

      To bake a pie for dinner

    • D.

      To eat them while they walk along

    Correct Answer
    C. To bake a pie for dinner
    Explanation
    Cammy and William wanted to pick blueberries because they planned to bake a pie for dinner.

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  • 9. 

    The author wants you to figure out that the two full pails of blueberries waiting at the dock came from____.

    • A.

      The store

    • B.

      Cammy and William

    • C.

      A neighbor

    • D.

      Mom and dad

    Correct Answer
    D. Mom and dad
    Explanation
    The author wants the reader to infer that the two full pails of blueberries waiting at the dock came from mom and dad.

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  • 10. 

    This passage tells mainly about?

    • A.

      What animals live around the pond

    • B.

      What the pond looks like

    • C.

      What Cammy and William did one winter day

    • D.

      How to bake a blueberry pie

    Correct Answer
    A. What animals live around the pond
    Explanation
    The passage focuses on describing the animals that live around the pond. It does not mention anything about the appearance of the pond, the activities of Cammy and William, or baking a blueberry pie.

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