3rdhm-theme6-sel3-ramona Quimby CST Formatted Test

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Ramona Quimby Quizzes & Trivia

This is a third grade selection test for the HM Theme 6-Sel3 Ramona Quimby, Age 8 story in the CST format.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read this sentence from the story.Off the Quimbys sped to the nearest Whopperburger, where they discovered other families must have wanted to get out of the house on a rainy day, for the restaurant was crowded, and they had to wait for a table.  In this passage, how is the Quimby family and other families feeling the same?
    • A. 

      They are all feeling very hungry.

    • B. 

      The are all feeling frustrated by being in the house because of the rain.

    • C. 

      They all want to be where other families can talk and meet.

    • D. 

      The rain has caused the families not to be able to cook at their houses.

  • 2. 
    Read this sentence from the passage.“I study the cognitive processes of children,” he answered.Which of the following shows the correct tense for the underlined verb?
    • A. 

      Am studies

    • B. 

      Am studied

    • C. 

      Am study

    • D. 

      Am studying

  • 3. 
    Which word is NOT an adverb?
    • A. 

      Study

    • B. 

      Silently

    • C. 

      Vaguely

    • D. 

      Quickly

  • 4. 
    Read this sentence from the story.She pressed her nose against the living-room window, watching the ceaseless rain pelting down.Which answer gives the best meaning for the word ceaseless as it is used in the sentence in the box?
    • A. 

      To stop slowly

    • B. 

      To stop suddenly

    • C. 

      To not stop

    • D. 

      To start and stop

  • 5. 
    Which word does not have the same beginning sound as the others?
    • A. 

      Knowing

    • B. 

      Gnawing

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      Kitchen

  • 6. 
    How should the word discouraged be divided into syllables?
    • A. 

      Dis – cour - aged

    • B. 

      Di – sco - raged

    • C. 

      Dis – cou - raged

    • D. 

      Dis – cour – ag - ed

  • 7. 
    What word is not spelled correctly?
    • A. 

      Who's

    • B. 

      Won't

    • C. 

      Shoud'nt

    • D. 

      Aren't

  • 8. 
    Read the following passage.  Still Ramona did not move from the window.  Cleaning up her room seemed such a boring thing to do, no fun at all on a rainy afternoon.  She thought vaguely of all the exciting things she would like to do.What can we infer from the above passage as to what Ramona might  NOT want to do next?
    • A. 

      Twirl a lariat

    • B. 

      Clean her room

    • C. 

      Play a musical saw

    • D. 

      Do gymnastics

  • 9. 
    Which word is a main heading for the other three words?
    • A. 

      Car

    • B. 

      Transmission

    • C. 

      Windshield wipers

    • D. 

      Engine

  • 10. 
    Which of the following words is NOT a verb and adverb?
    • A. 

      Walked quickly

    • B. 

      Walked sulkily

    • C. 

      Walked away

    • D. 

      Walked into

  • 11. 
    What would be the correct way to write Ramona’s address?
    • A. 

      Ramona Quimby, 1313 Klickitat Street, Rialto, CA, 92376

    • B. 

      Ramona Quimby 1313 Klickitat Street Rialto, CA 92376

    • C. 

      Ramona Quimby, 1313 Klickitat, Street Rialto, CA 92376

    • D. 

      Ramona Quimby, 1313 Klickitat Street, Rialto, CA 92376

  • 12. 
    Read this sentence.  On her way to the bathroom hamper, she ______________, down the hall and saw her sister ____________ in the living room, _____________ her hair with a towel.  Which of the following shows the correct tense for the underlined verbs?
    • A. 

      Looked, standing, rubbing

    • B. 

      Standing, looked, rubbing

    • C. 

      Rubbing, standing, looked

    • D. 

      Looked, rubbing, standing

  • 13. 
    Which statement is NOT an opinion?
    • A. 

      I love rainy days.

    • B. 

      Ramona seemed bored today.

    • C. 

      Picky-picky is the Quimbys’ cat.

    • D. 

      Whopperburger has the best burgers!

  • 14. 
    Which group of words is in alphabetical order?
    • A. 

      pelting, companionable, dismal, cross

    • B. 

      Ceaseless, discouraged, dreary, sullenly

    • C. 

      Lariat, indignant, vaguely, sulkily

    • D. 

      Transmission, car, overtime, hungry

  • 15. 
    Read this sentence.“And furthermore," Ramona, Mrs. Kemp did not come ______ out and say so, but she did drop a hint that you are ________ playing as nicely with Willa Jean as you might.Which pair of words makes the sentence correct?
    • A. 

      Write, not

    • B. 

      Right, knot

    • C. 

      Right, not

    • D. 

      Write, knot

  • 16. 
    Read this sentence.Still stunned into silence, the family struggled into their wraps and splashed across the parking lot to their car.By using the “context clues” in the above passage, you can tell that wraps means:
    • A. 

      Tortillas

    • B. 

      Jackets

    • C. 

      Presents

    • D. 

      Blankets

  • 17. 
    Which sentence is broken correctly into its subject and predicate? 
    • A. 

      Suddenly Mr. Quimby / slammed shut his book and threw down his pencil.

    • B. 

      Suddenly Mr. / Quimby slammed shut his book and threw down his pencil.

    • C. 

      Suddenly Mr. Quimby slammed shut his book / and threw down his pencil.

    • D. 

      Suddenly Mr. Quimby slammed / shut his book and threw down his pencil.

  • 18. 
    Read this passage“That man paying for our dinner was sort of like a happy ending,” remarked Beezus, as the family, snug in their car, drove through the rain and the dark toward Klickitat Street.  “A happy ending for today,” corrected Ramona.  Tomorrow they would begin all over again.What is the main idea of this selection?
    • A. 

      The family is reflecting on their evening and realizing that they had a good day.

    • B. 

      The family is just concerned about getting home.

    • C. 

      The family can’t wait for today to be done and over and want tomorrow to be a better day.

    • D. 

      The family is full from dinner, tired and want to get home.

  • 19. 
    What is a SYNONYM for feeble?
    • A. 

      Strong

    • B. 

      Story

    • C. 

      Weak

    • D. 

      Stable

  • 20. 
    Which reference book would I use to find the address for Ramona Quimby?
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Dictionary

    • D. 

      Phone book