When Crowbar Came

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Comprehension test for "When Crowbar Came. "


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  • 1. 
    The author said that Crowbar was going to be "deeply imprinted" on the family.  What does this mean?
    • A. 

      The crow would be fixed in their minds and memories.

    • B. 

      The crow would be greatly affected by the family.

    • C. 

      The family would be able to teach the crow tricks.

    • D. 

      The family would never want the crow to leave.

  • 2. 
    Crowbar slept in a n apple tree because he
    • A. 

      Did not want tot dirty the house.

    • B. 

      Wanted to pelase the author.

    • C. 

      Preferred the outdoors.

    • D. 

      Was not completely tame.

  • 3. 
    When the author worked, Crowbar would act like he wanted to be petted and picked up;  then he would fly off with a paper clip.  This showed that he was
    • A. 

      Sly.

    • B. 

      Lonely.

    • C. 

      Playful.

    • D. 

      Affectionate.

  • 4. 
    When the author told the story of Crowbar and the students' coins, she compared the bird to
    • A. 

      A teaser.

    • B. 

      A thief.

    • C. 

      A spy.

    • D. 

      A banker.

  • 5. 
    What did Mrs. Tee Van think about crows?
    • A. 

      They could easily frighten people.

    • B. 

      They made a lot of effort to stay clean and shiny.

    • C. 

      They lived to play with children's toys.

    • D. 

      They were much smarter than humans thought they were.

  • 6. 
    At the end, what did the author think about Crowbar's leaving?
    • A. 

      She thought Crowbar would come back later.

    • B. 

      She had expected it to happen.

    • C. 

      She thought it was the right thing to have happened.

    • D. 

      She was confused by it.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was an opinion expressed about crows in the selection?
    • A. 

      Crows rest often.

    • B. 

      Crows can learn to talk.

    • C. 

      Crows are eerie.

    • D. 

      Crows communicated with each other.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a conclusion readers can draw from the selection?
    • A. 

      A crow's insticts are stronger than its desire to live with humans.

    • B. 

      Crows will do anything to make a pet crow join their migration.

    • C. 

      With time, crows can understand human lanaguage.

    • D. 

      A crow understands that coins are valuable.

  • 9. 
    What was the least likely reason the author might have had for writing the selection.
    • A. 

      To entertain.

    • B. 

      To persuade.

    • C. 

      To inform.

    • D. 

      To explain crows' behavior.

  • 10. 
    What did Twig and Craig feed Crowbar in order to make him stay?
    • A. 

      Marshmallows

    • B. 

      Hamburger meat.

    • C. 

      Worms.

    • D. 

      Scrambled eggs.