Comprehension Questions: Looking For A Home

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  • 1. 
    In this passage, the word pliable means
    • A. 

      Stiff

    • B. 

      Tough

    • C. 

      Visible

    • D. 

      Bendable

  • 2. 
    Which of the following words means about the same as the word chore?
    • A. 

      Task

    • B. 

      Bush

    • C. 

      Stack

    • D. 

      Building

  • 3. 
    In this passage, the word jutting means
    • A. 

      Hiding

    • B. 

      Leaking

    • C. 

      Extending

    • D. 

      Leaning

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is used in the packrat's nest?
    • A. 

      Feathers

    • B. 

      Worms

    • C. 

      Beans

    • D. 

      Grass

  • 5. 
    After the coyote smashes the packrat's nest, the packrat
    • A. 

      Hides in a creosote bush

    • B. 

      Looks for a place to build a new home

    • C. 

      Collects sticks, string and trash

    • D. 

      Eats mesquite beans and rests

  • 6. 
    Where does the packrat build her new home?
    • A. 

      In a wash below the house

    • B. 

      Under the creosote bush

    • C. 

      In the carport of a house

    • D. 

      Under bushes in a yard

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the best summary of this passage?
    • A. 

      A coyote chases a packrat from her home.

    • B. 

      A packrat chooses a new home and builds a nest there.

    • C. 

      An old woman rescues packrats in her carport.

    • D. 

      A packrat searches for food and string in a yard.

  • 8. 
    The old woman pulls the ping-pong table away from the wall because she
    • A. 

      Wants to catch the packrat

    • B. 

      Sees sticks jutting out from behind the table

    • C. 

      Has seen the packrat building a nest there

    • D. 

      Hears a noise coming from behind the table

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the old woman most likely to do?
    • A. 

      Chase the packrat out of the carport

    • B. 

      Take the packrat inside her house

    • C. 

      Leave the packrat and her nest alone

    • D. 

      Give the packrat materials for her nest

  • 10. 
    THe coyote probably smashed the packrats nest because it
    • A. 

      Wanted to eat the packrat

    • B. 

      Needed a safe place to hide

    • C. 

      Accidentally fell into the nest

    • D. 

      Wanted to eat the creosote bush

  • 11. 
    You can tell from the information in this passage that a packrat
    • A. 

      Finds it easy to survive in the wild

    • B. 

      Can live safely out in the open

    • C. 

      Has more enemies than other small animals

    • D. 

      Must build its nest in a safe, hidden area

  • 12. 
    The author probably wrote this passage to
    • A. 

      Convince readers to protect packrats

    • B. 

      Show why coyotes are dangerous animals

    • C. 

      Teach about packrats in an entertaining way

    • D. 

      Explain how small rodents get into houses

  • 13. 
    Which type of writing is this passage?
    • A. 

      Poem

    • B. 

      Story

    • C. 

      Legend

    • D. 

      Fable

  • 14. 
    In this passage, the packrat's main conflict is
    • A. 

      Building a new nest in a safe place

    • B. 

      Staying warm and dry

    • C. 

      Hiding from the old lady

    • D. 

      Escaping from the coyote