Quiz #2 - Reading Literature: Key Ideas, Reading For Understanding

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  • 1. 

    Below 160Read the story.Ryan likes to play ball. He likes his pet dog. His favorite toy is a truck. He is a little boy. What is he?

    • A.

      A dog

    • B.

      A girl

    • C.

      A boy

    • D.

      A ball

    Correct Answer
    C. A boy
    Explanation
    The given story mentions that Ryan likes to play ball, likes his pet dog, and his favorite toy is a truck. These details suggest that Ryan is a child who enjoys playing with different toys and has a pet dog. Therefore, the correct answer is "a boy."

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  • 2. 

    161-170Read the label.This bug spray can be used on your grass. You can use it on your flowers, too. It can even be used on your trees, but do not use it where your pets go.The label says to keep this bug spray away from

    • A.

      Trees

    • B.

      Flowers

    • C.

      Grass

    • D.

      Pets

    Correct Answer
    D. Pets
    Explanation
    The bug spray can be used on grass, flowers, and trees, but not where pets go. This means that the bug spray may be harmful to pets if they come into contact with it. Therefore, it is important to keep the bug spray away from pets to ensure their safety.

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  • 3. 

    171-180Read the story.Jose lives near the store, and his friend Ben lives several miles away. Ben asked Jose the shortest way to his home without going by the school. Jose told him, "Go two blocks south, six blocks west, and then three blocks south. My house is on the corner, number 8701."After walking six blocks west, which direction should Ben go?

    • A.

      North

    • B.

      East

    • C.

      South

    • D.

      West

    Correct Answer
    C. South
    Explanation
    After walking six blocks west, Ben should go south. This is because Jose instructed him to go two blocks south, six blocks west, and then three blocks south. Since Ben has already walked six blocks west, the next step in the instructions is to go three blocks south. Therefore, the correct direction for Ben to go is south.

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  • 4. 

    181-190Read the story.I can always count on seeing a lineup of sparrows on the telephone line outside my window.  They are there night and day.  The sparrows have become my friends through the summer- I have fed them and they have sung me songs. Which title tells the main idea of this story?

    • A.

      My Friends the Sparrows

    • B.

      Sparrows Are Fun

    • C.

      What Sparrows Do

    • D.

      Sparrows on the Line

    Correct Answer
    A. My Friends the Sparrows
    Explanation
    The main idea of the story is about the narrator's friendship with the sparrows outside their window. The narrator mentions how they have fed the sparrows and how the sparrows have sung songs for them. This indicates a close bond between the narrator and the sparrows, making "My Friends the Sparrows" an appropriate title for the story.

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  • 5. 

    191-200Read the sentences about four animals.
    1.  A large electric eel can release powerful electric shocks.
    2. Currents produced by electric catfish are loud enough to be heard.
    3. The snout fish use electric current to communicate.
    4. The stargazer fish may use electric power to attract a mate.
    What do all these fish have in common?

    • A.

      All live in fresh water rivers.

    • B.

      All have the ability to produce electric current.

    • C.

      All have the ability to harm humans.

    • D.

      They have a way to communicate that is different from all other animals.

    Correct Answer
    B. All have the ability to produce electric current.
    Explanation
    All four fish mentioned in the sentences have the ability to produce electric current. The first sentence states that a large electric eel can release powerful electric shocks. The second sentence mentions that electric catfish can produce currents that are loud enough to be heard. The third sentence states that snout fish use electric current to communicate. And the fourth sentence suggests that stargazer fish may use electric power to attract a mate. Therefore, the correct answer is that all these fish have the ability to produce electric current.

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  • 6. 

    201-210Read the passage. The Presidential Physical Fitness Award can be earned by any boy or girl 10 years or over.  The award is presented to students who meet the goals for these seven activities:  30-yard dash, 50-yard dash, 600-yard endurance run, standing jump, sit-ups, pull-ups or arm-hangs, and softball throw.  Only 15 out of every 100 children in the U.S. are able to qualify.  Others find it impossible to meet the goal for one or more of the events.What is the main idea of the passage?

    • A.

      You must be 10 years old to participate.

    • B.

      You must meet goals to earn this award.

    • C.

      Fifteen out of 100 students fail.

    • D.

      There are 7 activities in the Physical Fitness Test.

    Correct Answer
    B. You must meet goals to earn this award.
    Explanation
    The main idea of the passage is that in order to earn the Presidential Physical Fitness Award, students must meet the goals for seven different activities. The passage also mentions that only 15 out of every 100 children in the U.S. are able to qualify, suggesting that it is not an easy award to earn.

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  • 7. 

    211-220Read the label from a prescription.Medicine Center              9-6 p.m., Closed Sunday(208) 555-5250                  Dr. C. SmithNo. 2211                          Two refillsFor:  Doug JonesDirections:  Take 2 capsules with milk now, then 1 capsule 4 times a day for six days.When should Doug drink milk?

    • A.

      With the first two capsules to wash them down

    • B.

      2-3 hours after a meal

    • C.

      After he has taken all of the capsules

    • D.

      At least four times a day

    Correct Answer
    A. With the first two capsules to wash them down
    Explanation
    The prescription label states that Doug should take 2 capsules with milk now, indicating that the milk should be consumed along with the first two capsules. This suggests that the purpose of the milk is to help swallow the capsules more easily. Therefore, Doug should drink milk with the first two capsules to wash them down.

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  • 8. 

    221-230The following precautions are listed in the operating manual for a small stereo FM radio:A. Power only with three size AA batteriesB. Do not leave the set in a location near heat sources. C. Indoor radio reception may be difficult or noisier. Try listening near a window. D. Avoid listening at high levels in situations where hearing outside sounds must not be impaired. Which is not stated in these directions?

    • A.

      If reception is bad, listen near a window.

    • B.

      Do not listen at high volume if it is important to hear outside sounds.

    • C.

      Use only three AA batteries.

    • D.

      Do not turn the set on near a heat source.

    Correct Answer
    D. Do not turn the set on near a heat source.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Do not turn the set on near a heat source." This is not stated in the given directions. The precautions mentioned in the manual include using three size AA batteries for power, avoiding leaving the set near heat sources, trying to listen near a window if indoor reception is difficult, and avoiding listening at high levels in situations where hearing outside sounds must not be impaired.

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