Coyote School News

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Coyote School News

Reading Test for Unit 2, Week 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ramon Ernesto Ramirez is the main character in the story, but everybody calls him Monchi.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The real name of Ernesto's family ranch is called Rancho San Isidro, but everybody calls it Ramirez Ranch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Victor is Ramon's Dad and a tattletale.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Monchi broke his leg and had a cast.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Coyote News Writing Award was a shiny silver dollar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    People who were raised in the city but vacation on a ranch:
    • A. 

      Cowboys

    • B. 

      Dudes

    • C. 

      Ranchers

    • D. 

      Clowns

  • 7. 
    Bawling is:
    • A. 

      A game played at recess

    • B. 

      A happy scream

    • C. 

      Shouting or crying out in a noisy way

    • D. 

      A method of branding cattle

  • 8. 
    ____________________ is the act of driving or bringing cattle together from long distances.
    • A. 

      Lassoing

    • B. 

      Stampeding

    • C. 

      Breeding

    • D. 

      Roundup

  • 9. 
    Metal points worn on a horse rider's boot heel are called:
    • A. 

      Spurs

    • B. 

      Whips

    • C. 

      Studs

    • D. 

      Ankles

  • 10. 
    ______________ is a small, wolf-like animal.
    • A. 

      Field mouse

    • B. 

      Coyote

    • C. 

      Prairie Dog

    • D. 

      Cattle

  • 11. 
    From details in the story, you can tell that roundups are
    • A. 

      Only for women.

    • B. 

      Hard work.

    • C. 

      Held only in the winter.

    • D. 

      Held after school.

  • 12. 
    When the story took place, the Ramirez Ranch was located in which country?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 13. 
    Miss Byers gave Monchi a silver dollar for a writing award because she knew
    • A. 

      He could not help being absent from school.

    • B. 

      He didn't want it.

    • C. 

      He was graduating and would be leaving school.

    • D. 

      His family needed the money to pay their bills.

  • 14. 
    What is the plural form of fox?
    • A. 

      Foxy

    • B. 

      Foxes

    • C. 

      Foxxes

    • D. 

      Foxxen

  • 15. 
    What is the singular form of lassoes?
  • 16. 
    What is the singular form of the word stories?
  • 17. 
    Why was it difficult for Monchi to choose between earning the Perfect Attendance Award and the roundup?
    • A. 

      He knew to choose one, he would have to miss the other and would be sad about the thing he didn't get to do.

    • B. 

      Because he loved school.

    • C. 

      He wanted to pick chiles and make sartas.

    • D. 

      He was graduating and would be leaving school.

  • 18. 
    Think about Monchi and his feelings about the roundup and the Perfect Attendance Award. Do you think he would choose to help with the roundup again, instead of going to school? Justify your answer with details from the story.