2nd-theme3-selection2-a Trip To Firehouse Reading Comp

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This is a reading comprehension test for the 2nd grade HM Theme 3/Selection 2 A Trip to the Firehouse story.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is David wearing his special shirt? 
    • A. 

      It is Spirit Day at school.

    • B. 

      His class is going on a field trip to the firehouse.

    • C. 

      He didn’t have anything else to wear.

  • 2. 
    Who Greets the class at the firehouse?
    • A. 

      The fire chief greets them.

    • B. 

      A firefighter sliding down a pole greets them.

    • C. 

      The dispatcher greets them.

  • 3. 
    Why is the pole important to firefighters?
    • A. 

      They can have fun going down it during their spare time.

    • B. 

      It is much faster than going down stairs.

    • C. 

      They can hang onto it during an earthquake.

  • 4. 
    In what room would you see the operators working?
    • A. 

      The kitchen

    • B. 

      The bathroom

    • C. 

      The dispatch room

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an OPINION from the story?
    • A. 

      Spot is a cute dog.

    • B. 

      911 is an emergency number.

    • C. 

      The operators look up codes on a blackboard.

  • 6. 
    What do the children get invited to do?
    • A. 

      Have lunch with the firefighters

    • B. 

      Pull the fire alarm

    • C. 

      Clean the fire truck

    • D. 

      Put out a fire

  • 7. 
    Why are different kinds of fire trucks needed?
    • A. 

      Fires happen in different kinds of places.

    • B. 

      Different cities have different trucks.

    • C. 

      Correct answer is not here.

  • 8. 
    Which sentence would fit best after the final paragraph on page 289?
    • A. 

      The class went into the kitchen for lunch.

    • B. 

      The class had a short walk back to school.

    • C. 

      The firefighters had lunch.

  • 9. 
    How might the following fact be restated: “Next the children are taken to see the Dispatch Room.”
    • A. 

      “After visiting the kitchen the children go with the firefighters to the room that takes 911, emergency calls.”

    • B. 

      “Leaving the firehouse the children go to the fire truck.”

    • C. 

      “Before they wash the truck the children went to the kitchen.”

  • 10. 
    Which is a fact from the story about the alarm?
    • A. 

      The alarm is twelve inches wide.

    • B. 

      The alarm is in the gear room.

    • C. 

      The alarm rings in a pattern or code.