Mrs. Kandido's Advanced Reading Test

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Mrs. Kandido

This is our 3rd test over Zlata's Diary and The Hunger Games. You spent yesterday and last night studying for this test and now get ready to earn your 100%. Stand up, stretch, and here were go! A+ on the way!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is Zlata's Diary a work of fiction or non-fiction?
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Non-fiction

  • 2. 
    Is The Hunger Games fiction or non-fiction?
    • A. 

      Fiction

    • B. 

      Non-fiction

  • 3. 
    The narrator and main character of The Hunger Games is...
    • A. 

      Cinna

    • B. 

      Peeta Mellark

    • C. 

      Haymitch Abernathy

    • D. 

      Katniss Everdeen

    • E. 

      Effie Trinket

  • 4. 
    Zlata lives in what country?
    • A. 

      Yugoslavia

    • B. 

      Bosnia

    • C. 

      Herzgovinia

    • D. 

      Bosnia-Herzgovinia

    • E. 

      Europe

  • 5. 
    Zlata wrote in her diary that she wasn't going to school. Why not?
    • A. 

      She didn't like school.

    • B. 

      She was too sick to go to school.

    • C. 

      She moved to Paris.

    • D. 

      She did not get her homework done so she skipped school.

    • E. 

      Schools were being bombed and closed.

  • 6. 
    In The Hunger Games, during her private session with the game makers, what was the result of Katniss shooting the apple in the pig's mouth with her bow and arrow?
    • A. 

      They cut off her tongue so she turned into an Avox.

    • B. 

      Katniss scored an eleven.

    • C. 

      Haymitch told her she would never win now.

    • D. 

      Katniss scored a twelve.

    • E. 

      The game maker who fell in the punch bowl fired her.

  • 7. 
    Just like Romeo and Juliet, everyone keeps referring to Katniss and Peeta as star-crossed lovers. What does that mean?
    • A. 

      They get five stars for being so lucky in love.

    • B. 

      An unlucky pair of lovers that fate will end the relationship in tragedy.

    • C. 

      They are movie stars and famous for being in love--like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

    • D. 

      That they are in love like the stargirl Ariel Freeman.

    • E. 

      Their astrological signs cross in the sky--like Aquarius and Pisces.

  • 8. 
    In The Hunger Games, Haymitch instructed Katniss to do what first?
    • A. 

      Find water.

    • B. 

      Get out of the cornucopia as fast as possible.

    • C. 

      Find supplies

    • D. 

      Get a bow and arrow.

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    In Zlata's Diary, many families are moving from their homes but not because they want to, it is because they have to in order to stay alive. What the word for this?
    • A. 

      Moving

    • B. 

      Travel

    • C. 

      Vacation

    • D. 

      Driving

    • E. 

      Exile

  • 10. 
    What do Zlata and Katniss have in common?
    • A. 

      They both think that Lil Wayne is cute.

    • B. 

      They know what it is like to go without water due to hard times.

    • C. 

      They are learning to survive something difficult at a young age.

    • D. 

      They are from the same country.

    • E. 

      Both B and C

  • 11. 
    In The Hunger Games, what does Katniss use to hold her arrows?
    • A. 

      Quilt

    • B. 

      Quintessential

    • C. 

      Quiver

    • D. 

      Quilt

    • E. 

      Quagmire

  • 12. 
    What is the word that means  to hide or blend in with surroundings; the disguising especially of military equipment or installations with paint, nets, or foliage?
    • A. 

      Camper

    • B. 

      Camouflage

    • C. 

      Cameleon

    • D. 

      Slippery

    • E. 

      Soldier

  • 13. 
    In The Hunger Games, Caesar dyes his hair to match the hue of his eyelids and lips every year. What does hue mean?   
    • A. 

      Creative

    • B. 

      Outlined

    • C. 

      Color

    • D. 

      Shiny

    • E. 

      Matching

  • 14. 
    Zlata refers to the shellings and the city being shelled. What is she talking about?
    • A. 

      Her city of Sarejevo had to be protected

    • B. 

      Shells are the outside of a turtle used to protect in war, like a Zulu shield.

    • C. 

      Shelling means to take mollusks out of their shell to eat the food inside, so she was able to eat crab legs a lot.

    • D. 

      Shells are an artillery projectile, cartridge case dispersed when the container burst after leaving the gun

    • E. 

      She lives near the ocean and shells are abundant.

  • 15. 
    This is the flag from which country?
    • A. 

      District 12

    • B. 

      The Capitol

    • C. 

      Bosnia

    • D. 

      Europe

    • E. 

      Bosnia-Herzgovinia

  • 16. 
    In The Hunger Games,why is being emaciated a bad thing?
    • A. 

      Because it means you are starving and too thin to be healthy.

    • B. 

      Because it means you are an Avox.

    • C. 

      Because it means that you are an enemy of the Capitol.

    • D. 

      Because it means that you hate food.

  • 17. 
    In The Hunger Games, we just found out who had a crush on Katniss for a long time. What is his name and how did he tell her?
    • A. 

      Peeta told her in training.

    • B. 

      Cinna told her during her makeover.

    • C. 

      Gayle told her while they were hunting in the woods.

    • D. 

      Peeta told her during his interview with Caesar.

    • E. 

      Haymitch told her while he was drunk.

  • 18. 
    Read this exerpt from Zlata's Diary and then answer the question.Excerpt: "I'm writing to you again by the light of one of my favorite candles. I lit it with a heavy heart." page 88Question: What does 'heavy heart' mean?
    • A. 

      It means that the candles were heavy.

    • B. 

      Her heart feels overweight and she needs to go on a diet.

    • C. 

      Melancholy; depressed; sad. When your heart is weighted down by sorrow.

    • D. 

      She had a heart-shaped lighter or matches.

  • 19. 
    In The Hunger Games, catacombs are beneath the arena where the launch room is. This is where Katniss prepares for the games, but the Districts call the launch room the stockades. What does the definition of catacomb and stockade have in common?
    • A. 

      A catacomb is an underground cemetery consisting of chambers or tunnels with recesses for graves and a stockade is where animals go before they are slaughtered. They both have death in common.

    • B. 

      They have nothing in common.

    • C. 

      A catacomb is like a honeycomb and has lots of little compartments. A stockade has lots of little gates and places for animals. They have in common the small spaces.

    • D. 

      A catacomb is like a catapult and launches attacks and a stockade is where they keep bulls before a bullfight. They have in common that something powerful is going to bolt out and attack someone.

    • E. 

      A catacomb is the same thing as a stockade.

  • 20. 
    What continent is Bosnia-Herzgovinia part of?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      Africa

    • E. 

      Australia

  • 21. 
    The copyright of The Hunger Games is 2008 and the copyright of Zlata's Diary is 1994, which author wrote her book first?
    • A. 

      Suzanne Collins

    • B. 

      Mrs. Jackson

    • C. 

      Zlata Filipovic

    • D. 

      Mrs. Forte

    • E. 

      Mrs. Kandido

  • 22. 
    In The Hunger Games, Katniss is mad about Peeta's statement on TV. However, Haymitch thinks it did her good. Why does he think so?
    • A. 

      Haymitch thinks Peeta's statement made the two a better competing pair.

    • B. 

      Katniss wasn't very well known before and the star-crossed lovers description makes her wanted and much more popular which will help with sponsors.

    • C. 

      Haymitch thinks Katniss shouldn't be with Gayle.

    • D. 

      Haymitch thinks Katniss and Peeta would make a good couple.

    • E. 

      Haymitch thinks Peeta made a fool of himself and now Katniss looks better in contrast.

  • 23. 
    TRUE OR FALSE:In Zlata's Diary, Zlata lives with her parents and her sister Katniss in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    In Zlata's Diary, what musical instrument does Zlata play?
    • A. 

      Saxaphone

    • B. 

      Drums

    • C. 

      Piano

    • D. 

      Clarinet

    • E. 

      Harp

  • 25. 
    In Zlata's Diary, a question about the war: Three ethnic groups were fighting for power in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Which of these is NOT one?
    • A. 

      Bosnian Serbs

    • B. 

      Aryans

    • C. 

      Muslims

    • D. 

      Bosnian Croats

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