Giraffes Can't Dance Story Questions

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Giraffes Can

Comprehension questions for 1st grade on the story "Giraffes Can't Dance" by Giles Andreae.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gerald was:
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Tall

    • D. 

      Old

  • 2. 
    Gerald was a:
    • A. 

      Baboon

    • B. 

      Giraffe

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Zebra

  • 3. 
    Gerald was sad because:
    • A. 

      He thought he couldn't read well.

    • B. 

      He thought he couldn't run well.

    • C. 

      He thought he couldn't dive well.

    • D. 

      He thought he couldn't dance well.

  • 4. 
    The lions:
    • A. 

      Danced a tango

    • B. 

      Waltzed

    • C. 

      Did a cha-cha

    • D. 

      Rock 'n' rolled

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      They thought he was stuck up.

    • B. 

      They thought he was too old to dance.

    • C. 

      They thought he was too young to dance.

    • D. 

      They thought he was too clumsy to dance.

  • 6. 
    Gerald felt ____________________ after the animals made fun of him.
    • A. 

      Silly and part of the group

    • B. 

      Happy and part of the group

    • C. 

      Sad and alone

    • D. 

      Silly and alone

  • 7. 
    Who helped Gerald?
    • A. 

      A mouse

    • B. 

      A firefly

    • C. 

      The zebra

    • D. 

      A cricket

  • 8. 
    The cricket played a:
    • A. 

      Violin

    • B. 

      Guitar

    • C. 

      Flute

    • D. 

      Cello

  • 9. 
    The animals watched ________________.
    • A. 

      Quite confused

    • B. 

      Quite sickened

    • C. 

      Quite saddened

    • D. 

      Quite entranced

  • 10. 
    Gerald could dance when:
    • A. 

      He took ballet lessons.

    • B. 

      He found a magic potion.

    • C. 

      He listened to rock 'n' roll music.

    • D. 

      He found music that he loved.