Les. 20 "Let's Fly A Kite" Vocabulary & Reading Test

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  • 1. 
    Unable to gain _____, the car kept sliding on the muddy roads.
    • A. 

      Traction

    • B. 

      Beacon

    • C. 

      Unison

    • D. 

      Objection

  • 2. 
    The scene painted on the side of the building was the _____of a local artist.
    • A. 

      Traction

    • B. 

      Unison

    • C. 

      Brainchild

    • D. 

      Wage

  • 3. 
    The crowd at the game started chanting in _____for the star player.
    • A. 

      Brainchild

    • B. 

      Unison

    • C. 

      Traction

    • D. 

      Disturbance

  • 4. 
    Because of its practical design, the new building was described as _____.
    • A. 

      Eager

    • B. 

      Avid

    • C. 

      Astute

    • D. 

      Utilitarian

  • 5. 
    _____moviegoers love films and sometimes watch several in a single day.
    • A. 

      Abandoned

    • B. 

      Utilitarians

    • C. 

      Avid

    • D. 

      Conventional

  • 6. 
    Football _____often show their enthusiasm by painting their faces in the team's colors.
    • A. 

      Brainchilds

    • B. 

      Disturbances

    • C. 

      Contortions

    • D. 

      Aficionados

  • 7. 
    The statue od a soldier on horseback was placed at the site to _____the battle fought there.
    • A. 

      Demolish

    • B. 

      Abandon

    • C. 

      Commemorate

    • D. 

      Wage

  • 8. 
    The king knew that if he wanted to take France, he would have to _____ a long war.
    • A. 

      Wage

    • B. 

      Commemorate

    • C. 

      Neglect

    • D. 

      Demolish

  • 9. 
    The girls followed tradition and wore _____floor-length gowns to the high school dance.
    • A. 

      Avid

    • B. 

      Conventional

    • C. 

      Astute

    • D. 

      Severe

  • 10. 
    The best news reporter are _____observers of events.
    • A. 

      Abandoned

    • B. 

      Utilitarian

    • C. 

      Neglected

    • D. 

      Astute

  • 11. 
    The MAIN reason the author wrote this play was to
    • A. 

      Describe an interesting annual kite competition.

    • B. 

      Give examples of historical figures who flew kites.

    • C. 

      Contrast the performance of two types of kites.

    • D. 

      Explain the role of kites in aviation history.

  • 12. 
    With which statement would the author of the play be MOST LIKELY to agree?
    • A. 

      The kite festival is designed to promote understanding between nations.

    • B. 

      Ben Franklin was the most important inventor in our country.

    • C. 

      More museums and cities should have kite festivals.

    • D. 

      Marco Polo found amazing items on his travels.

  • 13. 
    Which sentence is an OPINION from the play?
    • A. 

      Fighting kites are kites that are very maneuvable.

    • B. 

      Here's a young girl flying a butterfly shaped kite.

    • C. 

      Well, that sure is a beautiful kite.

    • D. 

      Long ago, kites were tools, not toys.

  • 14. 
    It is wise to avoid walking underneath stunt kites mainly because a person could
    • A. 

      Get tangled in the lines.

    • B. 

      Be injured by a diving kite.

    • C. 

      Get cut by special flying lines.

    • D. 

      Be lifted off the ground by kites.

  • 15. 
    According to the play, how are Rokkaku kites DIFFERENT from other kinds of kites?
    • A. 

      They once helped settle quarrels bewteen villages.

    • B. 

      They can pull buggies as fast as 50 miles per hour.

    • C. 

      They were first flown across Niagara Falls.

    • D. 

      They were discovered by Marco Polo.

  • 16. 
    Based on the play, what can the reader conclude about train kites?
    • A. 

      They look like railroad cars.

    • B. 

      They do not require tails.

    • C. 

      They are made up of many kites.

    • D. 

      They are often less than 20 feet long.

  • 17. 
    Why is the role of Mort Fleming included in the play?
    • A. 

      To give hints about what will happen next.

    • B. 

      To provide background information.

    • C. 

      To introduce the characters.

    • D. 

      To explain the action.

  • 18. 
    Homan Walsh's childhood interest in kites eventually led to the
    • A. 

      Development of a gauge to measure temperatures.

    • B. 

      Invention of a lightning rod to protect property.

    • C. 

      Design of the first motorized flying machine.

    • D. 

      Construction of a suspension bridge.

  • 19. 
    How do you know that Zena Montalvo is a good reporter?
    • A. 

      Zena asks good questions that give the listener a lot of information.

    • B. 

      Zena is noisy and likes to be in everyones business.

    • C. 

      Zena works for The Madison Record.

    • D. 

      Zena is quiet and shy when around a crowd.

  • 20. 
    Check the characteristics (4) of a play:
    • A. 

      Characters

    • B. 

      Narrator

    • C. 

      Chronological order

    • D. 

      Scenes/acts

    • E. 

      Sub headings

    • F. 

      Directions for the characters to do

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