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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    We saw the enchanted sea.
    • A. 

      Polluted

    • B. 

      Imaginary

    • C. 

      Peaceful

    • D. 

      Magical

  • 2. 
    2. The students watch the dolphins.
    • A. 

      Marine mammals

    • B. 

      Flying insects

    • C. 

      Fresh water fish

    • D. 

      Desert reptiles

  • 3. 
    3. My cat purrs with rumbling pulses.
    • A. 

      Deep breaths

    • B. 

      Heavy sighs

    • C. 

      Rhythmic beats

    • D. 

      Excited meows

  • 4. 
    I need flexible material.
    • A. 

      Comfortable

    • B. 

      Stretchable

    • C. 

      Washable

    • D. 

      Remarkable

  • 5. 
    5. She reached the surface.
    • A. 

      Top

    • B. 

      Far side

    • C. 

      Highest peak

    • D. 

      Exact center

  • 6. 
    6. Jake bought a new aquarium.
    • A. 

      Bird cage

    • B. 

      Fish tank

    • C. 

      Dog house

    • D. 

      Horse barn

  • 7. 
    7. We only got a few glimpses.
    • A. 

      Photographs

    • B. 

      Short stories

    • C. 

      Complaints

    • D. 

      Brief views

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      You're traveling in a world that is full of water.

    • B. 

      The wet season is the best time of year to explore the Amazon.

    • C. 

      Many of the village houses are built on stilts, too.

    • D. 

      Instead of taking a school bus to class, the kids take a canoe.

  • 9. 
    According to the selection, why do dolphins send out sound beams from their foreheads?
    • A. 

      To help them identify the things around them

    • B. 

      To talk with other dolphins that are nearby

    • C. 

      To scare away other animals that might eat them

    • D. 

      To show that a certain area is their territory

  • 10. 
    According to the selection, how are dolphins and submarines alike?
    • A. 

      The go up the Amazon River.

    • B. 

      They can only move in shallow water.

    • C. 

      They use sonar in the water.

    • D. 

      They travel at high rates of speed.

  • 11. 
    What detail best supports the generalization that ocean dolphins would not be able to survive in the Amazon River?
    • A. 

      Their flippers are too small to push them against the river currents.

    • B. 

      They have tails that would force them to swim slowly and low in the water.

    • C. 

      Their bodies do not bend well so they would not be able to get around the branches.

    • D. 

      They have small fins on their backs that make it difficulty for them to dive.

  • 12. 
    Why is one part of the selection called "Nightmare Dream World?"
    • A. 

      The rain forest was both dangerous and amazing.

    • B. 

      The rain forest was only a great place for animals to live.

    • C. 

      The rain forest had a plant that causes bad dreams.

    • D. 

      The rain forest had both plants and animals.

  • 13. 
    What is a main idea of the second part of  "Nightmare Dream World?"
    • A. 

      The tangarana tree is home to the black tangarana ants.

    • B. 

      Black tangarana ants will jump off tree limbs into a canoe.

    • C. 

      The tangarana tree has long, oval leaves with hollow stems.

    • D. 

      Black tangarana ants will protect the tree that is their home.

  • 14. 
    What generalization can be made from the information in the selection?
    • A. 

      There are many dangers in the Amazon.

    • B. 

      All of the trees in the Amazon have spines.

    • C. 

      Most of the animals in the rain forest are deadly.

    • D. 

      Pink dolphins are usually friendly to humans.

  • 15. 
    Pink dolphins are probably difficult to study because they are hard to 
    • A. 

      Catch because they can move in different directions.

    • B. 

      See because they swim in dark, leaf stained water.

    • C. 

      Find because there are so few living in the Amazon River.

    • D. 

      Locate because they stay far away from people.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a fact from the selection?
    • A. 

      "Sometimes pink dolphins' behavior seems downright weird."

    • B. 

      "Canoeing through the flooded forest feels like a dream."

    • C. 

      "And that's just one of the mysteries about pink dolphins."

    • D. 

      "Some of the trees have spines growing our of their trunks."

  • 17. 
    The selection said that pink dolphins can "whirl around like a Ferris wheel."  What does this mean?
    • A. 

      They can dive straight down.

    • B. 

      They can jump high in the air.

    • C. 

      They can spin in a circle.

    • D. 

      They can flip upside down.

  • 18. 
    How are pink dolphins and ocean dolphins alike?
  • 19. 
    According to the selection, how are pink dolphins and ocean dolphins different?
  • 20. 
    In this selection, why did the author speak directly to the reader?