Earthquake Terror Quiz Question

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Earthquake Terror Reading Comprehension Quiz


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  • 1. 
    How does Jonathan know that he is experiencing the effects of an earthquake? Use details from the story to explain your answer.
  • 2. 
    Why does Jonathan wihs he had worn a watch?
    • A. 

      He wants to set his new watch.

    • B. 

      He wants to tell his sister the time.

    • C. 

      He can't tell how much time has passed

    • D. 

      His parents had told him to wear his watch.

  • 3. 
    What is Jonathan's BIGGEST problem in the story?
    • A. 

      His dog gets loose and runs away.

    • B. 

      He and Abby are alone in the woods.

    • C. 

      He and Abby are caught in an earthquake.

    • D. 

      Abby is frightened by a deep, rumbling sound.

  • 4. 
    The author writes about Moose's barking often, sniffing the ground, and pacing back and forth to show that...
    • A. 

      Moose wants to run away from the camp.

    • B. 

      Moose smells a wild animal in the woods.

    • C. 

      Moose hears a thunderstorm in the distance.

    • D. 

      Moose senses that something is about to happen.

  • 5. 
    The author writes, "He staggered sideways, unable to keep his balance." The word staggered means
    • A. 

      Turned away.

    • B. 

      Stepped down.

    • C. 

      Twirled around

    • D. 

      Moved unsteadily

  • 6. 
    Where would you be mostly to find synonyms for the word devastation?
    • A. 

      In an encyclopedia

    • B. 

      In an atlas

    • C. 

      In a dictionary

    • D. 

      In a thesaurus

  • 7. 
    What is the purpose of the sentence below?Move away from that tree.
    • A. 

      To make a statement

    • B. 

      To ask a question

    • C. 

      To give a command

    • D. 

      To state a strong feeling

  • 8. 
    What is the compound subject of the sentence below? Jeff and Jason buy and store emergency supplies such as flashlights and batteries.
    • A. 

      Jeff and Jason

    • B. 

      Buy and store

    • C. 

      Emergency supplies

    • D. 

      Flashlights and batteries

  • 9. 
    What is the simple predicate of the sentence below? Animals sense the onset of tremors.
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Sense

    • C. 

      Onset

    • D. 

      Tremors

  • 10. 
    1.Suddenly, the sky grew dark. 2.The wind began to howl. 3.Only moments later, the first flash of lightning split the sky.Which sentence would make the BEST topic sentence for the descriptive paragraph above?
    • A. 

      Storms are unpredictable.

    • B. 

      Try to avoid thunderstorms.

    • C. 

      The storm blew up quickly

    • D. 

      Follow safety rules in a storm

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