Good-bye To The Moon English Reading Quiz

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Excited about learning English? Why not give this fun ' Good to the moon English reading' quiz a try? The quiz is taken from the Reading Street grade 6 selection test. There are four options given out of which only one option is correct. You are supposed to mark the correct option to get a score. There is no negative marking. Please read all the questions carefully before answering. We encourage you to take the quiz to improve your English reading and vocabulary. Why not take this quiz with your friends for an exciting English learning time? Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose the word or words with the same meaning as the underlined word.  The presidents of the two companies may negotiate the deal. 

    • A.

      Postpone

    • B.

      Announce

    • C.

      Settle

    • D.

      Cancel

    Correct Answer
    C. Settle
    Explanation
    The word "settle" means to reach an agreement or come to a resolution. In the given sentence, it suggests that the presidents of the two companies are discussing and trying to reach a deal. Therefore, "settle" is the word that has the same meaning as the underlined word.

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  • 2. 

    Choose the word or words with the same meaning as the underlined word. The guest's suit was dingy

    • A.

      Dirty

    • B.

      Coarse (rough)

    • C.

      Traditional

    • D.

      Rumpled

    Correct Answer
    A. Dirty
    Explanation
    The word "dingy" means dirty or grimy.

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  • 3. 

    Choose the word or words with the same meaning as the underlined word. The explorers traversed the marshy lands. 

    • A.

      Skipped

    • B.

      Crossed

    • C.

      Discovered

    • D.

      Protected

    Correct Answer
    B. Crossed
    Explanation
    The word "traversed" means to cross or travel across an area. In this context, it suggests that the explorers moved through the marshy lands. Therefore, the word "crossed" has the same meaning as "traversed" in this sentence.

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  • 4. 

    Choose the word or words with the same meaning as the underlined word. The light was slowly waning

    • A.

      Changing

    • B.

      Decreasing

    • C.

      Flickering

    • D.

      Bouncing

    Correct Answer
    B. Decreasing
    Explanation
    The word "waning" means decreasing or becoming weaker. In this context, it refers to the light gradually becoming dimmer.

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  • 5. 

    Choose the word or words with the same meaning as the underlined word. That motor works because of combustion

    • A.

      Solar power

    • B.

      Electricity

    • C.

      Gravity

    • D.

      Internal burning

    Correct Answer
    D. Internal burning
    Explanation
    The underlined word "combustion" refers to the process of internal burning.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the word or words with the same meaning as the underlined word. Suddenly, a waft caught my attention. 

    • A.

      Light scent

    • B.

      Small glimmer

    • C.

      Faint sound

    • D.

      Quiet footstep

    Correct Answer
    A. Light scent
    Explanation
    The underlined word "waft" refers to a gentle or light movement of air or scent. Therefore, the word or words with the same meaning as "waft" would be "light scent."

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  • 7. 

    What is the main reason that Kepler reacted so strongly to the water on Earth when he saw it from space?

    • A.

      Earth had so much water it was slopping over with it

    • B.

      He was impressed by the shimmer and shine of the Atlantic Ocean

    • C.

      Water was very precious and valuable on Moon

    • D.

      Before then, he had only seen Earth in photos

    Correct Answer
    C. Water was very precious and valuable on Moon
  • 8. 

    Which of these comparisons did Kepler not make between Earth and Moon people?

    • A.

      Earth people talked more loudly

    • B.

      Earth people were less adventurous

    • C.

      Moon people dressed differently

    • D.

      Moon people lived less comfortable, meaning they did not have as much as the earth people

    Correct Answer
    B. Earth people were less adventurous
    Explanation
    Kepler did not make the comparison that Earth people were less adventurous than Moon people. The other comparisons mentioned in the question are made by Kepler, such as Earth people talking more loudly, Moon people dressing differently, and Moon people living less comfortably compared to Earth people.

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  • 9. 

    What is the least likely reason that Kepler's father casually gave Kepler his arm to walk across the landing pad?

    • A.

      To help Kepler get away from the crowd or reporters

    • B.

      To help Kepler walk in case he still felt sick

    • C.

      To show Kepler the way across the landing pad

    • D.

      To show reporters that Kepler was important to him

    Correct Answer
    B. To help Kepler walk in case he still felt sick
    Explanation
    The least likely reason that Kepler's father casually gave Kepler his arm to walk across the landing pad is to help Kepler walk in case he still felt sick. This is because the question mentions that Kepler's father "casually" gave him his arm, indicating that there was no urgency or concern in his actions. If Kepler still felt sick, it would be more likely for his father to show more care and attention, rather than casually offering his arm.

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  • 10. 

    What was the main purpose for Kepler's father's visit to Earth?

    • A.

      To convince Earth people to use a magnetrain

    • B.

      To show Kepler what earth was like

    • C.

      To make the relationship between earth and moon people better

    • D.

      To get more money for Moon people

    Correct Answer
    C. To make the relationship between earth and moon people better
    Explanation
    Kepler's father's main purpose for visiting Earth was to improve the relationship between the people of Earth and the Moon. This suggests that there may have been tensions or misunderstandings between the two groups, and Kepler's father wanted to bridge the gap and create a better understanding and cooperation between them.

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