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  • 1. 

    What does the word opportunities mean in the sentence? Amada decides one of her opportunities is to write a book about her journey.

    • A.

      Good chances

    • B.

      Interesting jobs

    • C.

      New experiences

    • D.

      Entertaining hobbies

    Correct Answer
    A. Good chances
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the word "opportunities" refers to good chances. It implies that Amada has multiple options or possibilities, and she has chosen one of them, which is to write a book about her journey.

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  • 2. 

    What does the word border mean in the sentence? The border between Mexico and the United States stretches from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.

    • A.

      A state

    • B.

      A long river

    • C.

      A mountain range

    • D.

      A line between places

    Correct Answer
    D. A line between places
    Explanation
    The word "border" in the sentence refers to a line between places. In this context, it specifically refers to the dividing line between Mexico and the United States, stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. It signifies the boundary or demarcation between the two countries.

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  • 3. 

    What does the word overheard mean in the sentence? While in her bedroom, Amada overheard her parents talking about their plans to move the family.

    • A.

      Listen without people knowing

    • B.

      Listen to only half of the conversation

    • C.

      Listen but soon forget what was said

    • D.

      D. listen without understanding what was said

    Correct Answer
    A. Listen without people knowing
    Explanation
    The word "overheard" means to listen without people knowing in the given sentence. It implies that Amada was able to hear her parents' conversation without them being aware that she was listening.

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  • 4. 

    Who does Amada live with at the beginning of the passage?

    • A.

      Her mother, her aunt, and five of her cousins

    • B.

      Her mother, her father, and five brothers

    • C.

      Her father and her grandmother

    • D.

      Five brothers

    Correct Answer
    B. Her mother, her father, and five brothers
    Explanation
    At the beginning of the passage, Amada lives with her mother, her father, and five brothers.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these BEST describes why Amada’s parents decide to move to Los Angeles?

    • A.

      Amada wants to see her grandparents more often.

    • B.

      Amada’s father intends to find work there.

    • C.

      Amada wants to publish her journal there.

    • D.

      The weather is better there.

    Correct Answer
    B. Amada’s father intends to find work there.
    Explanation
    Amada's parents decide to move to Los Angeles because her father intends to find work there. This suggests that the main reason for their decision is the father's job prospects and the opportunity for employment in Los Angeles. The other options, such as Amada wanting to see her grandparents more often or wanting to publish her journal there, do not provide a strong enough reason for such a significant decision as moving to a new city. The weather being better in Los Angeles is not mentioned as a factor in the question, so it cannot be considered a valid reason for the move.

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  • 6. 

    Where does the family stay while Amada’s father looks for work in Los Angeles?

    • A.

      With their friends

    • B.

      In a rented apartment

    • C.

      In their house in Juárez

    • D.

      With their relatives in Mexicali

    Correct Answer
    D. With their relatives in Mexicali
    Explanation
    The family stays with their relatives in Mexicali while Amada's father looks for work in Los Angeles.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these BEST describes why Amada’s grandmother gives her a new journal as a parting gift?

    • A.

      To keep her culture and language alive in her diary and in her heart

    • B.

      To finish all her homework assignments while traveling

    • C.

      to use the pages for letters she wants to send

    • D.

      to get away from her

    Correct Answer
    A. To keep her culture and language alive in her diary and in her heart
    Explanation
    Amada's grandmother gives her a new journal as a parting gift to keep her culture and language alive in her diary and in her heart. This suggests that the journal is seen as a way for Amada to preserve her cultural heritage and language by writing about her experiences and thoughts in her diary. It implies that the grandmother wants Amada to stay connected to her roots even while she is away.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is MOST LIKELY true about Amada’s feelings when she finds out that she is moving?

    • A.

      She feels angry.

    • B.

      She feels scared.

    • C.

      She feels excited.

    • D.

      She feels unconcerned.

    Correct Answer
    B. She feels scared.
    Explanation
    Amada's feelings when she finds out that she is moving are most likely to be scared. Moving can be a big change and it is common for people to feel anxious or fearful about leaving their current home, friends, and familiar surroundings. The uncertainty and the unknown aspects of the new place can contribute to these feelings of fear.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these BEST describes why Amada keeps the special rock and her diary?

    • A.

      She uses the rock to keep her diary closed.

    • B.

      Both the rock and her diary are shaped like a heart.

    • C.

      The rock and her diary help her remember her life in Juárez.

    • D.

      She keeps the rock to distract her brothers while she writes in her diary.

    Correct Answer
    C. The rock and her diary help her remember her life in Juárez.
    Explanation
    Amada keeps the special rock and her diary because they help her remember her life in Juárez.

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