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  • 1. 

    Which word in the paragraph below is used too much? My music teacher is nice. He plays nice music and we sing nice songs. He is nice to us all. 

    • A.

      He

    • B.

      Is

    • C.

      Nice

    • D.

      Teacher

    Correct Answer
    C. Nice
    Explanation
    The word "nice" is used too much in the paragraph. It is repeated three times, which can make the writing repetitive and less engaging. Using a variety of descriptive words would make the paragraph more interesting and help to paint a clearer picture of the music teacher and the experience of the students.

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  • 2. 

    Which kind of sentence is this? I hope you have a happy birthday!

    • A.

      A telling sentence

    • B.

      A command sentence 

    • C.

      A sentence that shows excitement

    • D.

      A question

    Correct Answer
    C. A sentence that shows excitement
    Explanation
    This sentence is a sentence that shows excitement because it expresses the speaker's hope for the listener to have a happy birthday. The use of the word "hope" indicates a positive emotion and enthusiasm, which aligns with the concept of excitement.

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  • 3. 

    Read the paragraph. Then answer the question. What do you want to be when you grow up? How about becoming a chef? Being a chef is an important job. A chef is in charge of a kitchen in a restaurant. A chef is almost always busy. A chef must plan all the meals for the restaurant. A chef also has to show other cooks how to make the food. Finally, a chef must make sure the kitchen is clean. Which sentence best helps you answer the question “Why is a chef always busy?

    • A.

      What do you want to be when you grow up? 

    • B.

      How about becoming a chef? 

    • C.

      Being a chef is an important job

    • D.

      A chef must plan all the meals for the restaurant.

    Correct Answer
    D. A chef must plan all the meals for the restaurant.
    Explanation
    A chef must plan all the meals for the restaurant. This sentence best helps answer the question "Why is a chef always busy?" because it indicates that one of the responsibilities of a chef is to plan all the meals for the restaurant. This implies that a chef needs to constantly be thinking about and preparing for the meals that will be served, which contributes to their busy schedule.

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  • 4. 

    Read the paragraph. Then answer the question. What do you want to be when you grow up? How about becoming a chef? Being a chef is an important job. A chef is in charge of a kitchen in a restaurant. A chef is almost always busy. A chef must plan all the meals for the restaurant. A chef also has to show other cooks how to make the food. Finally, a chef must make sure the kitchen is clean.  What question can this paragraph answer?

    • A.

      How can you become a chef?

    • B.

      What does a chef do at work?

    • C.

      What tools does a chef need?

    • D.

      What food does a chef make?

    Correct Answer
    B. What does a chef do at work?
    Explanation
    The paragraph provides information about the job of a chef, including their responsibilities such as planning meals, instructing other cooks, and maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen. Therefore, the question that this paragraph can answer is "What does a chef do at work?"

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  • 5. 

    Read the text. Then answer the question. Deserts (1) Deserts are found all over the world. Deserts get very little rainfall. Because they get so little rain, deserts are hard places to live.  (2) Deserts can be both hot and cold in one day. Deserts can get very hot during the day. But at night, they may be cold. This is because there is no water in the air or ground to keep in the heat.  (3) Desert animals have special ways of living. Many animals get water from seeds or plants. Other animals only come out at night. Some may live underground.  (4) Desert plants also have ways of living in a dry place. They are good at finding and holding water. Some plants have wide roots to suck up water. Other plants have waxy leaves that keep water from getting out. Which sentence tells the topic of this text? 

    • A.

      Because they get so little rain, deserts are hard places to live.

    • B.

      Deserts can get very hot during the day.

    • C.

      Desert animals have special ways of living.

    • D.

      Animals are good at finding and holding water.

    Correct Answer
    A. Because they get so little rain, deserts are hard places to live.
    Explanation
    The sentence "Because they get so little rain, deserts are hard places to live" tells the topic of this text, which is about the challenges of living in deserts due to the lack of rainfall.

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  • 6. 

    Which statement about big ideas and reasons is true? 

    • A.

      Authors give big ideas without reasons.

    • B.

      Authors give reasons or big ideas but not both.

    • C.

      Authors give big ideas to support reasons in a text.

    • D.

      Authors give reasons to support a big idea in a text.

    Correct Answer
    D. Authors give reasons to support a big idea in a text.
    Explanation
    Authors give reasons to support a big idea in a text. This means that authors provide evidence, explanations, or examples to back up the main concept or argument they are presenting. By providing reasons, authors strengthen their big ideas and make them more convincing to the reader. This approach helps to create a logical and coherent structure in the text, allowing the reader to understand the author's point of view and the basis for their ideas.

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  • 7. 

    Read this paragraph. The first sentence gives a big idea. Many frogs have names that match how they look. You can see through a glass frog. A leopard frog has spots. The red­eyed tree frog has a green body and red eyes. How many reasons support the big idea in this paragraph?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    The paragraph provides four examples of frogs whose names match their appearance, which supports the big idea that many frogs have names that match how they look. The glass frog, leopard frog, red-eyed tree frog, and the description of their physical attributes all contribute to the idea that frogs have names that reflect their appearance.

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  • 8. 

    Read this text about germs.  1) Our hands are full of germs.  2) That’s because our hands touch many things every day.  3) Lots of those things are dirty!  4) We can get rid of germs by washing our hands very well.  Choose the number of the sentence that states the big idea of the text.

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Sentence 1 states the big idea of the text, which is that our hands are full of germs. The other sentences provide supporting information and reasons for why our hands are full of germs and how we can get rid of them.

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  • 9. 

    Read this short text about germs. 1) Our hands are full of germs. 2) That’s because our hands touch many things every day. 3) Lots of those things are dirty! 4) We can get rid of germs by washing our hands very well. Choose the two sentences that support the big idea with reasons.

    • A.

      1 and 2

    • B.

      2 and 3

    • C.

      3 and 4

    • D.

      4 and 1

    Correct Answer
    B. 2 and 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 and 3 because these two sentences provide reasons for why our hands are full of germs. Sentence 2 explains that our hands touch many things every day, which increases the likelihood of coming into contact with germs. Sentence 3 further supports this by stating that many of the things our hands touch are dirty, implying that they may harbor germs.

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  • 10. 

    Read these two texts. Then answer the question.  Butterflies  If you’ve ever seen a butterfly, you know how beautiful it can be. Butterflies are flying insects. They have four brightly colored wings and six legs. Butterflies get food from flowers during the day. When they rest, they fold up their wings.  Moths  Have you ever seen an insect near a light at night? If you have, it was probably a moth. Moths are flying insects with four wings and six legs. They have two antennae on their head that look like feathers. Most moths are brown or gray. Moths fly and look for food at night. When they are resting, they lay their wings flat.  What is true about both butterflies and moths? 

    • A.

      Butterflies and moths are both insects.

    • B.

      Butterflies and moths are the same colors.

    • C.

      Butterflies and moths rest in the same way.

    • D.

      Butterflies and moths both find food at night.

    Correct Answer
    A. Butterflies and moths are both insects.
    Explanation
    Both butterflies and moths are classified as insects.

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  • 11. 

    Read these two texts. Then answer the question. Butterflies If you’ve ever seen a butterfly, you know how beautiful it can be. Butterflies are flying insects. They have four brightly colored wings and six legs. Butterflies get food from flowers during the day. When they rest, they fold up their wings. Moths Have you ever seen an insect near a light at night? If you have, it was probably a moth. Moths are flying insects with four wings and six legs. They have two antennae on their head that look like feathers. Most moths are brown or gray. Moths fly and look for food at night. When they are resting, they lay their wings flat. How are moths different from butterflies? 

    • A.

      Moths are insects.

    • B.

      Moths have six legs.

    • C.

      Moths find food at night.

    • D.

      Moths fold their wings when they rest.

    Correct Answer
    C. Moths find food at night.
    Explanation
    Moths are different from butterflies because they find food at night. Butterflies, on the other hand, get their food from flowers during the day.

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  • 12. 

    Read the story. Then answer the question. Fish and Bird One day Fish asked Bird, “Is it fun to fly?” Bird said, “Let me show you.” And Bird lifted Fish high into the air. But the air was too dry for Fish. “I don’t feel well up here!” Fish cried. So, Bird dropped Fish back into the water. “I guess flying is fun for birds,” said Fish. “But it isn’t fun for me!” Which sentence tells you the problem in this story? 

    • A.

      One day Fish asked Bird, “Is it fun to fly?”

    • B.

      Bird said, “Let me show you.”

    • C.

      And Bird lifted Fish high into the air.

    • D.

      But the air was too dry for Fish.

    Correct Answer
    D. But the air was too dry for Fish.
    Explanation
    The sentence "But the air was too dry for Fish" tells you the problem in the story because it explains why Fish didn't feel well when Bird lifted him into the air.

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  • 13. 

    Read the story. Then answer the question. Mia's dog Jet was ready for a walk. Mia grabbed two treats and the leash. She waved goodbye to her mom. Outside, Jet saw a cat. He jumped, pulled the leash-free, and ran away. “Oh no!” shouted Mia. She began to cry. Then she remembered the treats. Mia called Jet's name and waved a treat. Jet ran into her arms. Mia grabbed the leash and hugged him. At the end of the story, what does Mia do?

    • A.

      Mia cries and hugs Jet.

    • B.

      Mia shouts and grabs the leash.

    • C.

      Mia grabs the leash and hugs Jet.

    • D.

      Mia gives Jet a treat and walks him.

    Correct Answer
    C. Mia grabs the leash and hugs Jet.
    Explanation
    At the end of the story, Mia grabs the leash and hugs Jet. This is evident from the sentence "Mia grabbed the leash and hugged him."

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  • 14. 

    Read the story. Then answer the question. “Dez and Tre, I have big news,” said Mom. “Grandma’s moving in. You two will share a room now.” Dez smiled and shouted, “Yes!” Tre, who was older, shook his head. “This isn’t fair!” he said. The first week together wasn’t easy. But Dez was a good roommate. He showed Tre how to draw and gave him video game tips. One night before bedtime, Tre whispered, “Sharing a room is pretty cool.” Which clue from the story tells you how Tre feels about sharing a room?

    • A.

      Smiled and shouted

    • B.

      Shook his head

    • C.

      How to draw

    • D.

      Video game tips

    Correct Answer
    B. Shook his head
    Explanation
    The clue from the story that tells us how Tre feels about sharing a room is "shook his head". This suggests that Tre is not happy about the situation and disagrees with the idea of sharing a room.

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  • 15. 

    Read this story and look at the picture. Then answer the question. The Picnic Suri looked around. She found the perfect spot under a shady tree. She put her blanket on the grass. Then she took out some sandwiches. Han and Lea were playing on the swings. They came running over. “I think we should go now, Suri!” What does the picture tell you about the setting of the story?

    • A.

      It tells you that the park is closed.

    • B.

      It tells you that it is a covered park.

    • C.

       It tells you that the swings are broken.

    • D.

      It tells you that it is raining at the park.

    Correct Answer
    D. It tells you that it is raining at the park.
    Explanation
    The picture in the story shows raindrops falling from the clouds, indicating that it is raining at the park.

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