5th Grade Reading Aims Prep Test Section 1

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  • 1. 

    Which of these genres describes "A Tired Tale"?

    • A.

      Fable

    • B.

      Myth

    • C.

      Realistic fiction

    • D.

      Personal narrative

    Correct Answer
    A. Fable
    Explanation
    "A Tired Tale" is likely described as a fable because fables are fictional stories that often feature animals or inanimate objects as characters and convey a moral lesson. Fables typically involve anthropomorphic characters and teach a moral or lesson through their actions and experiences. Since "A Tired Tale" is likely a fictional story that imparts a moral lesson, it aligns with the characteristics of a fable.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is a major character in "A Tired Tale"?

    • A.

      Buster Bear

    • B.

      Beary Bonds

    • C.

      Mrs. Honeycomb

    • D.

      Justin Timberlake

    Correct Answer
    A. Buster Bear
    Explanation
    Buster Bear is a major character in "A Tired Tale" because he is specifically mentioned as one of the options in the question. The other options, Beary Bonds, Mrs. Honeycomb, and Justin Timberlake, are not mentioned in relation to the story, indicating that they are not major characters.

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  • 3. 

    What was the resolution to "A Tired Tale"?

    • A.

      Papa Bear jumped up from the couch.

    • B.

      Papa Bear came up with a plan.

    • C.

      Buster learns his lesson.

    • D.

      Buster started to cry.

    Correct Answer
    C. Buster learns his lesson.
    Explanation
    The resolution to "A Tired Tale" is that Buster learns his lesson. This can be inferred from the fact that Papa Bear came up with a plan, which suggests that there was a problem or conflict that needed to be resolved. Additionally, Buster starting to cry indicates that he may have realized his mistake or the consequences of his actions, further supporting the idea that he learned a lesson.

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  • 4. 

    Why did Mama Bear most likely let Buster sleep in?

    • A.

      She wanted her son to like her.

    • B.

      She wanted teach him to be responsible.

    • C.

      She thought her son needed sleep.

    • D.

      She thought it was okay to miss school.

    Correct Answer
    B. She wanted teach him to be responsible.
    Explanation
    Mama Bear most likely let Buster sleep in because she wanted to teach him to be responsible. By allowing him to make his own choices and learn from the consequences, Mama Bear is helping Buster develop a sense of responsibility and independence. This decision is not based on wanting her son to like her or thinking it was okay to miss school, but rather on the intention of teaching him an important life lesson.

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  • 5. 

    What will Buster most likely do next?

    • A.

      Take extra naps

    • B.

      Ride a helicopter

    • C.

      Wake up on time

    • D.

      Watch baseball with Papa

    Correct Answer
    C. Wake up on time
    Explanation
    Buster will most likely wake up on time because the other options are unrelated to the question and do not provide a logical continuation of what Buster would do next.

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  • 6. 

    This story takes place over which period of time?

    • A.

      1 year

    • B.

      2 months

    • C.

      1 week

    • D.

      2 days

    Correct Answer
    D. 2 days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 days because the story is specifically set within a two-day time frame.

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  • 7. 

    From whose point of view is the story being told?

    • A.

      Billy

    • B.

      Buster

    • C.

      Author

    • D.

      Teacher

    Correct Answer
    C. Author
    Explanation
    The story is being told from the author's point of view. The author is the one who is narrating the events and shaping the story. They have control over the perspective and can provide insights into the characters and their motivations. The author's perspective allows them to present the story in a particular way and guide the reader's understanding.

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  • 8. 

    Read this sentence from the passage:"So do I," muttered Buster under his breath. " The word muttered means the same as –

    • A.

      Spoke quickly

    • B.

      Spoke loudly

    • C.

      Spoke slowly

    • D.

      Spoke softly

    Correct Answer
    D. Spoke softly
    Explanation
    The word "muttered" indicates that Buster spoke softly.

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  • 9. 

    What lesson did Buster learn?

    • A.

      Sleep is important.

    • B.

      School is really fun.

    • C.

      Even something good can be overdone.

    • D.

      Television can be harmful.

    Correct Answer
    C. Even something good can be overdone.
    Explanation
    Buster learned that even something good can be overdone. This suggests that he may have initially thought that indulging in something good, such as a certain activity or behavior, would always be beneficial. However, through his experiences, he realized that excessive indulgence or overdoing something good can have negative consequences. This lesson emphasizes the importance of balance and moderation in one's actions and behaviors.

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  • 10. 

    Look at the graphic organizer on the sheet that shows what happened in the passage. Which sentence belongs in box 3?

    • A.

      Beary Bonds hit a home run.

    • B.

      The KAVE Newschopper landed at school.

    • C.

      Mama Bear lets Buster oversleep.

    • D.

      Billy got Justin Timbearlake’s autograph.

    Correct Answer
    D. Billy got Justin Timbearlake’s autograph.

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