P6 - Comprehension 10 - A Short Story

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  • 1. 

    Two years ago,twelve-year-old Jessica Thomson loved to sing and play on her guitar all day.It made her feel as cheery as a clown.Music gave her a lot of joy but she never wanted to read. Her mother always said,”Reading can open up new worlds and brighten your life,Jessica!”Read more books.It’s good to know more words! Ask me for help if you don’t know how to read them.” However,Jessica did not listen to her mother ”Thump! Thump!” She just continued playing her drums. One day at school, Jessica’s teacher, Mr Johnson, brought some storybooks to class.He asked a few students to read the stories aloud to the class.Jessica was chosen to read the first book.She took a look at the first page of the book and panicked! “Jessica,don’t be shy.Please start reading,”said Mr Johnson. “Once...Once...”Jessica wanted to cry! Mr Johnson knew what the problem was. He said, “No worried,Jessica. You may return to your seat.James,please read this story to the class.” As Jessica walked back to her seat,she felt everyone’s eyes on her.She turned as red as a tomato!

  • 2. 

    Which one of the following is true about Jessica?

    • A.

      She did not enjoy reading

    • B.

      She can play at least two instruments

    • C.

      She did not listen to her mother's advice

    • D.

      She can read book fluently

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. She did not enjoy reading
    C. She did not listen to her mother's advice
    Explanation
    The given answer states that Jessica did not enjoy reading and did not listen to her mother's advice. This implies that Jessica has a dislike for reading and has a tendency to disregard or ignore her mother's advice.

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  • 3. 

    Thump!Thump! is the sound of ____________.

    • A.

      A piano

    • B.

      The guitar

    • C.

      The drum

    • D.

      Jessica's singing

    Correct Answer
    C. The drum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the drum" because the word "Thump! Thump!" is commonly associated with the sound produced by a drum. The drum produces a deep and resonant sound when struck, which can be described as a thumping sound. This answer is supported by the onomatopoeic nature of the word "thump" and its association with percussion instruments like drums.

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  • 4. 

    What does "as cheery as a clown" mean?

    • A.

      Very frustrated

    • B.

      Very happy

    • C.

      Playing a clown

    • D.

      Become a cheery

    Correct Answer
    B. Very happy
    Explanation
    The phrase "as cheery as a clown" is a simile that compares someone's level of cheerfulness to that of a clown. Clowns are often associated with being happy, energetic, and entertaining, so being "as cheery as a clown" means being very happy.

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  • 5. 

    Mr Johnson thought Jessica was shy because she did not move at all.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Mr. Johnson thought Jessica was shy because she did not move at all. However, this may not be a valid assumption as there could be various reasons why someone does not move, such as being physically unable to or simply choosing not to. Therefore, the correct answer is false as there is not enough evidence to conclude that Jessica is shy based solely on her lack of movement.

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  • 6. 

    Mr Johnson thought Jessica was shy because____________.

    • A.

      She wanted to cry

    • B.

      She was shouting at Mr.Johnson

    • C.

      She did not start reading

    • D.

      She did not look at her classmates

    Correct Answer
    C. She did not start reading
    Explanation
    Mr. Johnson thought Jessica was shy because she did not start reading. This suggests that Jessica may have been hesitant or reluctant to engage in the activity, which could be a characteristic of shyness.

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  • 7. 

    What is the problem of Jessica which  Mr.Johnson know?

    • A.

      Jessica not being able to find a storybook

    • B.

      Jessica not able to read the words in the story

    • C.

      Jessica feel dizzy

    • D.

      Jessica feel sick

    Correct Answer
    B. Jessica not able to read the words in the story
  • 8. 

    Jessica felt ___________ as she returned to her seat.

    • A.

      Angry

    • B.

      Hot

    • C.

      Embarrassed

    • D.

      Tired

    Correct Answer
    C. Embarrassed
    Explanation
    Jessica felt embarrassed as she returned to her seat. This suggests that something happened or was said that made her feel self-conscious or ashamed. It could be that she made a mistake or was the center of attention in an uncomfortable way. The word "embarrassed" implies a negative emotion and a desire to hide or avoid further attention.

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