Trivia Quiz For 4th Grade- Cause And Effect

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Trivia Quiz For 4th Grade- Cause And Effect

It is a fact that for every action, there must be a reaction. This, therefore, means that for something to happen, there must be something that caused it. Recall what you know about cause and effect. Answer these 4th-grade questions carefully and get to see just how much you understood the relationship. Be sure to check up on more texts like it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the cause in the sentence below?Tim forgot his math book, so he was unable to complete his homework.
    • A. 

      Tim forgot his math book.

    • B. 

      He lost his book.

    • C. 

      He was unable to complete his homework.

    • D. 

      Tim received a bad grade.

  • 2. 
    What is the cause in the sentence below?Keegan was hungry because he skipped lunch.  
    • A. 

      Keegan skipped lunch.

    • B. 

      Keegan was hungry.

    • C. 

      Keegan forgot his lunch money.

    • D. 

      Keegan brought lunch from home.

  • 3. 
    What is the effect in the sentence below?            Gina couldn't find the cookies because Papa hid them in the cupboard.  
    • A. 

      Gina doe not like cookies.

    • B. 

      Papa hid them in the cupboard.

    • C. 

      Gina couldn’t find the cookies.

    • D. 

      Papa doesn’t want Gina to eat cookies.

  • 4. 
    We turned up the heat since it was getting cold.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 5. 
    Tommy and Matthew are good friends because they have many common interests and hobbies.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 6. 
    Janice didn't eat her breakfast quickly, so she missed the school bus.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 7. 
    What is the effect in the sentence below?            Kelly studied her spelling words and she got an A on the test. 
    • A. 

      Kelly studied her spelling words.

    • B. 

      She knew all her words already.

    • C. 

      She got an A on the test.

    • D. 

      She failed the test.

  • 8. 
    What could the effect be for the following sentence?It was pouring rain, so....
    • A. 

      The ground was cracked and dry.

    • B. 

      The football game was cancelled.

    • C. 

      The girl went ice skating.

    • D. 

      We went to the beach.

  • 9. 
    What could be the effect for the sentence below?            A blizzard hit the city so…
    • A. 

      People went to the beach.

    • B. 

      All the school were closed.

    • C. 

      People planted flowers outside.

    • D. 

      Students took a test.

  • 10. 
    What could be the cause for the sentence below?            Lizzie got a mop and cleaned up because…  
    • A. 

      She was studying for a test.

    • B. 

      She wanted to dust the house.

    • C. 

      She was bored.

    • D. 

      She spilled her glass of milk.

  • 11. 
    What could be the cause for the sentence below?      Roger had a stomachache because...
    • A. 

      He was reading a book.

    • B. 

      He ate too much candy.

    • C. 

      He like going outside.

    • D. 

      He plays basketball.

  • 12. 
    Sally planted a seed and took care of it. It grew into a beautiful flower. What is the effect?  
    • A. 

      Sally planted a seed

    • B. 

      The seed grew into a beautiful flower

  • 13. 
    Tara fell of of a swing and hurt her arm. What is the cause?  
    • A. 

      Tara fell off of a swing

    • B. 

      Tara hurt her arm

  • 14. 
    Ray did not to his homework, so he had to stay in class during recess to finish it. What is the cause?  
    • A. 

      Ray did not get to go to recess

    • B. 

      Ray did not do his homework

  • 15. 
    I fell off my bike and scraped my knee.
    • A. 

      Cause

    • B. 

      Effect

  • 16. 
    Match this cause to the proper effect."Hallie tripped and fell down due to..."
    • A. 

      Her shoes were untied

    • B. 

      She woke up late for school

    • C. 

      She brushed her teeth for five minutes

    • D. 

      She rode the bus to school each day

  • 17. 
    Match the proper cause to this effect:"The tomato plants died because..."
    • A. 

      The tomatoes were planted in May

    • B. 

      I forgot to water the plants

    • C. 

      The roses bloomed early this year

    • D. 

      The sun shone brightly on Saturday

  • 18. 
    What is an effect of going to school?
    • A. 

      You get to sleep in.

    • B. 

      Your teacher is mean.

    • C. 

      You get smarter.

  • 19. 
    Which cause goes best with the sentence?________________ so the kite blew into a tree.
    • A. 

      The kite was flying...

    • B. 

      A gust of wind blew the kit...

    • C. 

      The boy was flying a kite...

    • D. 

      I bought a kite...