5th Grade Aims Test Prep Reading Section 2

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5th Grade Aims Test Prep Reading Section 2 - Quiz


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  • 1. 

    What is the main idea of the 2nd paragraph?

    • A.

      Pets are a lot of work

    • B.

      Puppies are fun to own

    • C.

      Animal abuse is wrong

    • D.

      Pets should have care and affection

    Correct Answer
    D. Pets should have care and affection
    Explanation
    The main idea of the 2nd paragraph is that pets should have care and affection. This is indicated by the mention of providing them with proper food, exercise, and love. The paragraph emphasizes the importance of being responsible pet owners and treating pets with kindness and care.

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  • 2. 

    To whom is this letter written?

    • A.

      Micah

    • B.

      Harry

    • C.

      The humane society

    • D.

      The news station

    Correct Answer
    C. The humane society
    Explanation
    This letter is written to the humane society.

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  • 3. 

    Why did the author use all capitals for the word LOVE?

    • A.

      To show he could only offer love

    • B.

      To show that love was micah's best quality

    • C.

      To show that it was an important name

    • D.

      To show he preffered dogs over cats

    Correct Answer
    B. To show that love was micah's best quality
    Explanation
    The author used all capitals for the word LOVE to emphasize its significance and highlight that it was Micah's best quality. By using capitals, the author draws attention to the word and conveys a sense of importance and emphasis on the concept of love.

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  • 4. 

    According to the passage, what will Micah do for the puppy?

    • A.

      Walk it

    • B.

      Groom it

    • C.

      Buy it a "brother"

    • D.

      Install a doggy door

    Correct Answer
    A. Walk it
    Explanation
    Micah will walk the puppy according to the passage. This implies that he will take the puppy for regular walks to ensure its exercise and well-being.

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  • 5. 

    Based on the passage, how would you adopt one of the abandoned puppies?

    • A.

      Go to the Humane Society

    • B.

      Contact the news station

    • C.

      Ask your parents for permission

    • D.

      Enter the letter writing contest

    Correct Answer
    D. Enter the letter writing contest
    Explanation
    According to the passage, the way to adopt one of the abandoned puppies is by entering the letter writing contest. This suggests that the contest is a means to select individuals who will be given the opportunity to adopt the puppies.

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  • 6. 

    What is the author’s main purpose for writing this letter?

    • A.

      To inform

    • B.

      To describe

    • C.

      To persuade

    • D.

      To entertain

    Correct Answer
    C. To persuade
    Explanation
    The author's main purpose for writing this letter is to persuade.

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  • 7. 

    Based on the passage, which statement is an opinion?

    • A.

      I was watching the news last night.

    • B.

      The most important gift is LOVE.

    • C.

      I would make sure to follow through with daily upkeep.

    • D.

      The puppy would benefit from regular trips to the vet.

    Correct Answer
    B. The most important gift is LOVE.
    Explanation
    The statement "The most important gift is LOVE" is an opinion because it expresses a subjective belief about what is considered important. Opinions are personal viewpoints that may vary from person to person and cannot be proven as factual.

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  • 8. 

    What does the author suggest by stating that the puppy’s new home would be a "paradise"?

    • A.

      The family lives on an island.

    • B.

      The puppy would live in a place of great happiness.

    • C.

      The family will adopt more puppies.

    • D.

      The puppy would go to the vet.

    Correct Answer
    B. The puppy would live in a place of great happiness.
    Explanation
    The author suggests that the puppy's new home would be a "paradise" by stating that the puppy would live in a place of great happiness. This implies that the puppy would be well taken care of and experience a joyful and comfortable life in its new home.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following phrases contains an example of figurative language?

    • A.

      He’s our family eel

    • B.

      He'd slip through your hands

    • C.

      He moves like lightning

    • D.

      He loves to play

    Correct Answer
    C. He moves like lightning
    Explanation
    The phrase "he moves like lightning" contains an example of figurative language. This is because the phrase is using a simile to compare the person's movement to the speed and agility of lightning. It is not meant to be taken literally, but rather to emphasize the quickness and fluidity of the person's movements.

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  • 10. 

    What is the rhyme pattern of each stanza?

    • A.

      ABAB

    • B.

      ABBA

    • C.

      ABCB

    • D.

      AABB

    Correct Answer
    D. AABB
    Explanation
    The rhyme pattern of each stanza is AABB. This means that the first and second lines of each stanza rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines also rhyme with each other. This pattern is consistent throughout the stanzas.

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  • 11. 

    Why does the author most likely wait to the end of the poem to reveal what kind of animal Walter is?

    • A.

      To give the reader information

    • B.

      To keep the reader guessing

    • C.

      To confuse the reader

    • D.

      To frighten the reader

    Correct Answer
    B. To keep the reader guessing
    Explanation
    The author most likely waits to the end of the poem to reveal what kind of animal Walter is in order to keep the reader guessing. By delaying this information until the end, the author creates suspense and intrigue, encouraging the reader to continue reading and trying to figure out the mystery. This technique adds an element of excitement and engagement to the poem.

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  • 12. 

    Read this line from the poem. He’s long and lean; he’s strong and slim In which of the following does lean have the same meaning as in the line?

    • A.

      Exercise helps keep our bodies lean.

    • B.

      We always lean on Michael for help.

    • C.

      Should he lean the tank to empty it?

    • D.

      Do you lean towards having a cat for a pet?

    Correct Answer
    A. Exercise helps keep our bodies lean.
    Explanation
    The word "lean" in the line from the poem means thin or slender. Similarly, in the sentence "Exercise helps keep our bodies lean," "lean" also means thin or slender. Both sentences are referring to maintaining a slim physique through exercise.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following can not be inferred from reading "Walter the Wet"?

    • A.

      Eels live in water

    • B.

      Eels are playful

    • C.

      Many people own eels

    • D.

      It is not easy to pet an eel

    Correct Answer
    C. Many people own eels
  • 14. 

    What is the only source where shoppers could find a complete list of products sold at We Got Game?

    • A.

      Www.wegotgame.com

    • B.

      Frankie eagle

    • C.

      Mountain view mall

    • D.

      Representative from Intenduh

    Correct Answer
    A. Www.wegotgame.com
    Explanation
    The correct answer is www.wegotgame.com. This website is the only source mentioned in the options where shoppers can find a complete list of products sold at We Got Game. The other options, such as Frankie Eagle, Mountain View Mall, and a representative from Intenduh, do not provide the same level of information or access to the complete list of products.

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  • 15. 

    What detail does not support that We Got Game is better than other game stores.

    • A.

      A one stop paradise

    • B.

      Special arrangements with the manufacturers to preview games

    • C.

      “a gigantic variety of electronic games”

    • D.

      “we have great news for you”

    Correct Answer
    D. “we have great news for you”
    Explanation
    The detail "we have great news for you" does not support the claim that We Got Game is better than other game stores. This statement does not provide any specific information about the store's products, services, or advantages over other game stores. It is a generic statement that does not provide any evidence or reasoning to support the claim of being better than other game stores.

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  • 16. 

    What should people do if they want to receive a free game cartridge?

    • A.

      Visit with Frankie Eagle.

    • B.

      Be one of the first 200 shoppers on Friday.

    • C.

      Listen to the live radio broadcast.

    • D.

      Be one of the first in line on November 4.

    Correct Answer
    B. Be one of the first 200 shoppers on Friday.
    Explanation
    To receive a free game cartridge, people should be one of the first 200 shoppers on Friday. This suggests that there is a limited quantity of free game cartridges available, and only the first 200 shoppers will be eligible to receive one. The other options of visiting with Frankie Eagle, listening to the live radio broadcast, and being one of the first in line on November 4 do not guarantee receiving a free game cartridge.

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  • 17. 

    In order to meet the characters from the x mutant game, what time should the shoppers arrive?

    • A.

      9:00 am

    • B.

      10:00 am - noon

    • C.

      Noon – 2:00 P.M.

    • D.

      6:00 P.M.

    Correct Answer
    B. 10:00 am - noon
    Explanation
    Shoppers should arrive between 10:00 am and noon in order to meet the characters from the x mutant game. This time frame suggests that the characters will be available for interaction and engagement during this period.

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  • 18. 

    Which of these best explains why the author repeats "We Got Game?"

    • A.

      To identify the website

    • B.

      To show how new the store is

    • C.

      To convince the reader to shop there

    • D.

      To remind the reader how popular the store is

    Correct Answer
    C. To convince the reader to shop there
    Explanation
    The author repeats "We Got Game" to convince the reader to shop there. By repeating the phrase, the author is emphasizing the store's credibility and expertise in providing game-related products. This repetition serves as a persuasive technique to convince the reader that the store is worth shopping at and that they will find what they are looking for.

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