The New Soccer Ball

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Comprehension quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is David so excited about?
    • A. 

      He is excited about his birthday.

    • B. 

      He is excited about seeing his family.

    • C. 

      He is excited about his new soccer ball.

  • 2. 
    Why did David spend most of his time playing soccer during recess?
    • A. 

      He was practicing for a big game.

    • B. 

      It was his favorite sport and it kept him from having to speak English.

  • 3. 
    What does "alien" mean on page 5?
    • A. 

      Someone who doesn't belong, an outsider

    • B. 

      A being from outer space

  • 4. 
    What happened to David's ball?
    • A. 

      It got kicked into a ditch and the teacher wouldn't allow him to get it.

    • B. 

      It was poorly made and fell apart.

    • C. 

      A mean student kicked it, and it landed in a pickup truck.

  • 5. 
    Where is David from?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      England

  • 6. 
    How did David's teacher help him?
    • A. 

      She told him to bring in drawings and pictures from Africa to share with his classmates.

    • B. 

      She talked with the principal to try to help David.

    • C. 

      She wrote a letter home to David's mother.

    • D. 

      She spoke with the boys who bothered David.

  • 7. 
    How was life in Africa different from life in the United States.
    • A. 

      In Africa David had more family members.

    • B. 

      In Africa he lived in a hut.

    • C. 

      In Africa David lived in a refugee camp, a place that kept him safe from the dangers of war.

  • 8. 
    What memory made David laugh?
    • A. 

      Playing hide and go seek with his sister in Africa.

    • B. 

      Kicking a soccer ball into a creek.

    • C. 

      Seeing a frog pop out of the faucet in the sink.

    • D. 

      Playing with his friends.

  • 9. 
    How do you know that David was happy in the camp?
    • A. 

      He had happy memories of his family and friends.

    • B. 

      They ate rice and beans for every meal.

    • C. 

      His parents didn't have work, so he was able to spend a lot of time with them.

  • 10. 
    What was hard about the refugee camp?
    • A. 

      They didn't have enough food.

    • B. 

      They often couldn't go to schoo because it was far away or didn't have teachers.

    • C. 

      Their parents didn't have work.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 11. 
    What did David think he was lucky to have in the United States?
    • A. 

      Electricity

    • B. 

      His father has a job.

    • C. 

      They may get a car and a computer, and David has a bed to sleep in.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 12. 
    What did David do to help his classmates understand?
    • A. 

      He brought his mother in to talk about Africa.

    • B. 

      He wrote a letter to his classmates asking them to be kinder to him.

    • C. 

      He presented information about his life in Africa.