5th Grade Literature Trivia Quiz

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5th Grade Literature Trivia Quiz

Are you looking for a 5th Grade Literature Trivia Quiz? You are in luck as the quiz below is perfect for testing out just how attentive you have been in your English classes. Here you get to determine the cause or effect in a sentence. Do give it a try and be sure to check out others just like it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We turned up the heat since it was getting cold.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 2. 
    Tommy and Matthew are good friends because they have many common interests and hobbies.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 3. 
    Anna practiced math during summer vacation, therefore, she finds math easy.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 4. 
    I fell off my bike and scraped my knee.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 5. 
    Our apartment is on the 11th floor , therefore, we have a great veiw of the city.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 6. 
    "I don't want a babysitter. I am eleven years old. My babysitter is only three years older than I am," she loudly yelled to her Mom. Now, she really wished she had somebody with her as she heard the clicking, scratching noises outside of the living room window. "This is silly. It's probably the storm," the girl said. She regretted watching the horror show she had been tuned into for the last half hour. As she searched for the remote to turn off the vampire movie, the front door blew open with a thunderous noise. Carla whirled around to see a dark image.Carla didn't want a babysitter because.......
    • A. 

      She believes she is old enough to take care of herself.

    • B. 

      She wants to watch scary movies.

    • C. 

      Carla's mother leaves her alone all the time.

  • 7. 
    "I don't want a babysitter. I am eleven years old. My babysitter is only three years older than I am," she loudly yelled to her Mom. Now, she really wished she had somebody with her as she heard the clicking, scratching noises outside of the living room window. "This is silly. It's probably the storm," the girl said. She regretted watching the horror show she had been tuned into for the last half hour. As she searched for the remote to turn off the vampire movie, the front door blew open with a thunderous noise. Carla whirled around to see a dark image.What made Carla turn around?
    • A. 

      The dark image that appeared at the door.

    • B. 

      The front door blew open.

    • C. 

      Carla's babysitter appeared at the door.

    • D. 

      Carla couldn't find the remote control.

  • 8. 
    What is the effect?Terry trained well for the track meet; therefore,
    • A. 

      He decided not to run in the race.

    • B. 

      He became hungry, ate too much, and got sick.

    • C. 

      He won the 50-yard dash race.

    • D. 

      He had never trained so well before.

  • 9. 
    Janice didn't eat her breakfast quickly, so she missed the school bus.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 10. 
    It was pouring rain, so the football game was canceled.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 11. 
    What is the cause?Jose drank two glasses of ice-cold water
    • A. 

      Because he had nothing else to do.

    • B. 

      Because he was extremely hot and thirsty.

    • C. 

      Because he was feeling cold.

    • D. 

      Because he was going out with his friends.

  • 12. 
    What is the cause?Melissa was promoted to a better-paying position at work
    • A. 

      Because she was an excellent worker.

    • B. 

      Because she was often late or absent.

    • C. 

      Because she went on vacation to Europe.

    • D. 

      Because she asked for help so often.

  • 13. 
    What is the cause? People ran for their cars...
    • A. 

      Because the sun just came out.

    • B. 

      Because it had suddenly begun to rain heavily.

    • C. 

      Because everyone liked their car.

    • D. 

      Because it was time for dinner.

  • 14. 
    What is the cause? Judy got an A on her math test...
    • A. 

      Because she watched TV after school.

    • B. 

      Because she went to the mall for several hours.

    • C. 

      Because she studied hard for the exam.

    • D. 

      Because she didn’t understand the questions.

  • 15. 
    What is the effect?Angela worked hard all day at her job so
    • A. 

      She had nothing to do at home.

    • B. 

      She worked in a law office.

    • C. 

      She liked to work long hours.

    • D. 

      She was very tired in the evening.

  • 16. 
    What is the effect?Terry trained well for the track meet; therefore....
    • A. 

      He decided not to run in the race.

    • B. 

      He became hungry, ate too much, and got sick.

    • C. 

      He won the 50-yard dash.

    • D. 

      He had never trained so well before.

  • 17. 
    Alex couldn't go diving with his family because he had hurt his ankle in track practice. Despite his protests, his Mom ordered him to stay close to the hotel. While Alex was picking up the shells along the beach, he thought he heard a cry for help. He looked around, but he couldn't see anything. He heard the yell again, but this time louder and more desperate. A couple of yards away, he saw a girl frantically waving her arms, trying to grab something to keep her head above water. Without hesitation, Alex jumped in the water to save a stranger. After pulling the girl from the ocean, he was called a hero by everyone. QUESTION: Alex couldn't go diving because
    • A. 

      He hurt his ankle.

    • B. 

      He would miss track practice

    • C. 

      He wanted to watch a movie in the hotel room.

    • D. 

      He didn't know how to swim

  • 18. 
    Alex couldn't go diving with his family because he had hurt his ankle in track practice. Despite his protests, his Mom ordered him to stay close to the hotel. While Alex was picking up the shells along the beach, he thought he heard a cry for help. He looked around, but he couldn't see anything. He heard the yell again, but this time louder and more desperate. A couple of yards away, he saw a girl frantically waving her arms, trying to grab something to keep her head above water. Without hesitation, Alex jumped in the water to save a stranger. After pulling the girl from the ocean, he was called a hero by everyone. The reason why he had to disobey his mom's orders was that:
    • A. 

      He wanted to talk to girl at the pool

    • B. 

      He desperately wanted to go diving

    • C. 

      He had to save a drowning girl.

    • D. 

      He wanted to be called a hero.

  • 19. 
    Alex couldn't go diving with his family because he had hurt his ankle in track practice. Despite his protests, his Mom ordered him to stay close to the hotel. While Alex was picking up the shells along the beach, he thought he heard a cry for help. He looked around, but he couldn't see anything. He heard the yell again, but this time louder and more desperate. A couple of yards away, he saw a girl frantically waving her arms, trying to grab something to keep her head above water. Without hesitation, Alex jumped in the water to save a stranger. After pulling the girl from the ocean, he was called a hero by everyone. What caused him to stop picking up shells?
    • A. 

      He heard his Mom calling his name.

    • B. 

      He wanted to go diving instead

    • C. 

      His Mom told him not to leave the hotel

    • D. 

      He heard screams.

  • 20. 
    What is the CAUSE in the following sentence:The tree fell in the middle of the road because of the high wind.
    • A. 

      High wind

    • B. 

      The tree fell

    • C. 

      Because

    • D. 

      In the middle of the road

  • 21. 
    Identify the EFFECT in the following sentence:Jim burned his hand when he took the lid off of the hot pan.
    • A. 

      He took the lid off the hot pan.

    • B. 

      Jim burned his hand

    • C. 

      When

  • 22. 
    Sam studied very hard for his geography test. He made a very good grade. What is the effect? 
    • A. 

      Sam studied very hard

    • B. 

      Sam made a good grade

  • 23. 
    Ray did not do his homework, so he had to stay in class during recess to finish it. What is the cause? 
    • A. 

      Ray did not do his homework

    • B. 

      Ray did not get to go to recess

  • 24. 
    Sally planted a seed and took care of it. It grew into a beautiful flower. What is the effect?  
    • A. 

      Sally planted a seed

    • B. 

      The seed grew into a beautiful flower

  • 25. 
    Tara fell of of a swing and hurt her arm. What is the cause?  
    • A. 

      Tara fell off of a swing

    • B. 

      Tara hurt her arm

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