Online Literacy Practice Test For 8th Grade

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 134

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

When you plan to move to the next grade of study, there are some things you are expected to understand fully. Are you planning on undertaking the online8th-grade literacy exam soon? The quiz below is exactly what you need to ensure that you pass it without any hiccups. Give it a shot and share it with others planning to take it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Use the following website to answer questions 1-6. http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/biographies/robinson/ How did Jackie Robinson's family's financial situation affect his education?
    • A. 

      He won an athletic scholarship to UCLA.

    • B. 

      Jackie quit college during his third year in order to get a job to help support his family.

    • C. 

      His grandfather had been a slave, and his father was a poor tenant farmer.

  • 2. 
    How old was Jackie Robinson when he signed on with the Brooklyn Dodgers?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      32

  • 3. 
    Which is NOT the title of another book you could read to find out more about Jackie Robinson?
    • A. 

      Jackie Robinson: Baseball's Rookie of the Year by Branch Ricky

    • B. 

      First in the Field: Baseball Hero Jackie Robinson by Derek T. Dingle

    • C. 

      Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Line by Andrew Santella

  • 4. 
    What is the focus or purpose of the NAACP?
    • A. 

      To support Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • B. 

      To ensure that all public schools remain desegregated

    • C. 

      To work for equal rights for African Americans

  • 5. 
    Who published this website?
    • A. 

      A company called: Harcourt

    • B. 

      A school called: Harcourt

    • C. 

      A company called: Multimedia Biographies

  • 6. 
    Why would you consider this website to be a valid source of information?
    • A. 

      It is published by a company that makes books used in schools. From past experience and general knowledge, we can assume that a company that does this can be trusted.

    • B. 

      Jackie Robinson was a real person. Therefore, any information written about him must be true.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

  • 7. 
    (The following are not real websites. Don't click on them.) Can you tell just by looking at the url, which would be the best source of information to answer the question, "How did Jackie's struggles growing up give him the determination to make something of himself?"
    • A. 

      Http://www.californiahistory.org/places/robinson

    • B. 

      Http://www.ebookmall.com/ebook/254-ebook.htm

    • C. 

      Http://www.jackierobinson.org/life/

    • D. 

      Http://www.lehigh.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/great/2brandon.htm

  • 8. 
    Do NOT click on the web site url, but answer true or false to this statement: The extension of the following website indicates the site could be from a public high school. http://www.rhodes.edu//12950.asp
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Check the extensions that are the most reliable, trustworthy or valid.
    • A. 

      .gov

    • B. 

      .com

    • C. 

      .org

    • D. 

      .edu

    • E. 

      .k12

  • 10. 
    Identify the purpose of the following website. (Click on it.): http://www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/04/02/immigration.debate/index.html
    • A. 

      Inform

    • B. 

      Persuade

    • C. 

      Sell

    • D. 

      Entertain

  • 11. 
    Identify the purpose of the following website. (Click on it.) http://www.rense.com/general63/FACTS.HTM
    • A. 

      Inform

    • B. 

      Persuade

    • C. 

      Sell

  • 12. 
    Click on the following links. (They are real web sites and the links should work.) Which one provides valid information on health problems? http://www.melatonin.com http://www.naturalnews.com/026091_cherries_gout.html http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chronic-cough/DS00957 http://sinusinfectiondiscovery.com
    • A. 

      Http://www.melatonin.com

    • B. 

      Http://www.naturalnews.com/026091_cherries_gout.html

    • C. 

      Http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chronic-cough/DS00957

    • D. 

      Http://sinusinfectiondiscovery.com

  • 13. 
    Which of these four websites is most strongly biased against using chemical fertilizers and pesticides? (Click on each one.) http://www.nufarm.com/US/Home http://www.pesticides.gov.uk/garden_home.asp http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/organic/ http://www.croplifeamerica.org/crop-protection/benefits
    • A. 

      Http://www.nufarm.com/US/Home

    • B. 

      Http://www.pesticides.gov.uk/garden_home.asp

    • C. 

      Http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/organic/

    • D. 

      Http://www.croplifeamerica.org/crop-protection/benefits

  • 14. 
    What is the bias of the following website? (Click on it.) http://www.petafoundation.org/
    • A. 

      Pro-gun control

    • B. 

      Against cruel treatment of animals

    • C. 

      Pro-adopting pets

    • D. 

      Against not getting your pets spayed or neutered.

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