Grade 5 Reading Comprehension Exercises

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Grade 5 Reading Comprehension Exercises - Quiz

Hey, are you studying in grade 5th or simply someone looking for new and easy reading comprehension exercises to practice? You've arrived at the right place. Try the below quiz that contains short English passages and test your reading comprehension skills, which is the ability to read the text and understand extract information with meaning. So, carefully read all the passages given in each question and give correct answers. Take up the quiz, buddy, and assess the sharpness of your mind.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Janice bought a new pair of shoes from the mall today. They were pink with silver buckles. When Janice got home, her mom wanted to see her new shoes, so Janice __________________
    • A. 

      Eat dinner

    • B. 

      Tried them on for her

    • C. 

      Stay inside with her family

    • D. 

      Quizzed her on the spelling words

  • 2. 
    Sandra loves to cook spaghetti with meatballs. Her mother helps her mix the sauce so that it will taste just right. Sandra put the noodles in the water, and waits for it to boil. Now her family can _________________________ .
    • A. 

      Eat dinner

    • B. 

      Quizzed her on the spelling words

    • C. 

      Stay inside with her family

    • D. 

      Go to the post office

  • 3. 
    “Do you want me to quiz you?” Sarah’s mother asked. “I don’t know.” Sarah replied. “I studied the list three times last night. I think I can spell all the words correctly.” “Better safe than sorry,” Sarah’s mom said. “And you have plenty of time before the bus comes.” Sarah’s mom decided to
    • A. 

      Tried them on for her

    • B. 

      Stay inside with her family

    • C. 

      Go to the post office

    • D. 

      Quizzed her on the spelling words

  • 4. 
    Finding the Main Idea.          -  James and his sister, Anna, went to the carnival on Saturday. They rode the merry-go-round, the roller coaster and the Ferris wheel. James ate popcorn and a hot dog. Anna drank lemonade and ate an apple. They saw many exciting shows. They were tired when they went home. - What is the main idea?
    • A. 

      James and Anna are hungry.

    • B. 

      The merry-go-round was broken.

    • C. 

      James and Anna did many things at the carnival.

    • D. 

      The carnival was on Saturday.

  • 5. 
    The Storm The rain began early in the morning. It fell as hard drops, morning. It fell as hard drops, one after another. The sky one after another. The sky was full of dark purple clouds. Thunder began as a soft rumble and became louder and louder. Lightning crashed every few minutes, making the sky a brilliant white. What is the main idea of the story?
    • A. 

      The farms needed the rain.

    • B. 

      Lightning made the sky bright.

    • C. 

      The thunder hurt the people’s ears.

    • D. 

      The storm was very strong.

  • 6. 
    The wind blew through his hair as the boy watched the clouds roll in. He decided it was time to ride home. What is the boy doing?
    • A. 

      Eating breakfast

    • B. 

      Riding his bike

    • C. 

      Sailing

    • D. 

      Bathing

  • 7. 
    It was raining outside. Sue got out of bed and got dressed for school. Then, she ate breakfast and grabbed her backpack. Before Sue left the house, she probably ___________________.
    • A. 

      Got her sunglasses.

    • B. 

      Picked up her umbrella.

    • C. 

      Made a sandwich.

    • D. 

      Cooked the food

  • 8. 
    Read carefully the following text. My Cat Sam I have a cat called Sam. I like him very much. He climb up trees and then jump down. He makes many noises when he is hungry. He likes to eat tuna fish and drinks water. He is orange and small. What is the name of the cat?
    • A. 

      Whiskers

    • B. 

      Patitas

    • C. 

      Sam

    • D. 

      Not clear

  • 9. 
      My Cat Sam I have a cat called Sam. I like him very much. He climb up trees and then jump down. He makes many noises when he is hungry. He likes to eat tuna fish and drinks water. He is orange and small. What color is Sam?
    • A. 

      Black and orange.

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      White

    • D. 

      Black

  • 10. 
    My Cat Sam I have a cat called Sam. I like him very much. He climb up trees and then jump down. He makes many noises when he is hungry. He likes to eat tuna fish and drinks water. He is orange and small. What can he do?
    • A. 

      Climb and dance.

    • B. 

      Jump and sleep.

    • C. 

      Climb and jump.

    • D. 

      Jump

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