Lightning Strikes Twice: The Article Quiz!

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Read the article and answer the questions that follow.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In paragraph 1, the phrase “eyes planted on the ground” shows Kari is —
    • A. 

      Staring intently

    • B. 

      Looking carelessly

    • C. 

      Crying dramatically

    • D. 

      Walking hopelessly

  • 2. 
    Which type of figurative language is used in paragraph 19?
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 3. 
    What is the main idea of paragraph 25?
    • A. 

      Kari’s mother forgives her for losing the necklace.

    • B. 

      Kari tells her mother that she lost the necklace.

    • C. 

      Kari’s mother is upset with Kari for losing the necklace.

    • D. 

      Kari fears telling her mother about the lost necklace.

  • 4. 
    What is the effect of using first person point of view in this story?
    • A. 

      It takes the focus off the emotions in the story.

    • B. 

      It helps the reader better understand each character.

    • C. 

      It keeps the location of the necklace a surprise.

    • D. 

      It allows the reader to pick a favorite character.

  • 5. 
    In paragraph 31, why does Meheer say, “Now don’t freak out, Kari”?
    • A. 

      Meheer thinks the necklace is not really valuable.

    • B. 

      Meheer thinks Kari is very irresponsible.

    • C. 

      Meheer knows the necklace is no longer lost.

    • D. 

      Meheer knows Kari’s mother has the necklace.

  • 6. 
    Which words best describe Kari’s mother?
    • A. 

      Poor but generous

    • B. 

      Young and forgetful

    • C. 

      Strict but kind

    • D. 

      Responsible and amusing

  • 7. 
    Which of these adds to the rising action of the plot?
    • A. 

      Kari first receives the necklace.

    • B. 

      Kari loses the necklace the second time.

    • C. 

      Kari thanks Meheer for finding the necklace.

    • D. 

      Kari puts the necklace in her pocket.

  • 8. 
    What is the central conflict in this story?
    • A. 

      Individual vs. society

    • B. 

      Individual vs. nature

    • C. 

      Individual vs. supernatural

    • D. 

      Individual vs. self

  • 9. 
    Which line from the story best shows Meheer’s positive attitude?
    • A. 

      My lab partner Meheer bicycled up . . .

    • B. 

      Meheer hopped off his bike.

    • C. 

      “What’s wrong?”

    • D. 

      “There’s always tomorrow . . .”

  • 10. 
    Read this sentence and dictionary entry.Which definition entry best fits the word profile as it is used in this sentence?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 11. 
    Read this sentence.The Amazon River snakes 4,000 miles through South America.The word “snakes” is used to show that the Amazon River —
    • A. 

      Has the potential to cause harm

    • B. 

      Makes very little sound

    • C. 

      Flows at a very rapid pace

    • D. 

      Curves in its direction

  • 12. 
    Look at these results from an online search.Which Internet source would most likely help a student who wanted to visit Civil War sites in person?
    • A. 

      Selected Civil War Photographs

    • B. 

      Civil War Battlefields

    • C. 

      The Civil War Reenactments Homepage

    • D. 

      Civil War Diaries

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