Learn More About Rabbit-proof Fence Story Quiz

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Learn More About Rabbit-proof Fence Story Quiz

Read the story and answer the questions that follow.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which sentence best summarizes paragraphs 2 and 3?
    • A. 

      English citizens introduced rabbits to Australia to remind them of home.

    • B. 

      An English immigrant first introduced rabbits to Australia in 1859.

    • C. 

      After rabbits were introduced to Australia, their increasing numbers caused a problem.

    • D. 

      After moving rapidly through Victoria, rabbits began traveling west.

  • 2. 
    The use of the word “marching” in paragraph 3 presents the rabbits as —
    • A. 

      A band of musicians

    • B. 

      An unorganized group

    • C. 

      A holiday parade

    • D. 

      An advancing army

  • 3. 
    What does the word radically mean in paragraph 5?
    • A. 

      Drastically

    • B. 

      Slowly

    • C. 

      Probably

    • D. 

      Easily

  • 4. 
    Which word from paragraph 6 best shows that the rabbit problem seemed to be spreading out of control?
    • A. 

      Serious

    • B. 

      Plague

    • C. 

      Solution

    • D. 

      Cross

  • 5. 
    In paragraph 6, the word formulate means —
    • A. 

      Figure out

    • B. 

      Take a vote on

    • C. 

      Decide against

    • D. 

      Run tests on

  • 6. 
    In paragraph 9, the weather conditions and loneliness were hardships faced by —
    • A. 

      The increasing numbers of rabbits

    • B. 

      The animals whose homes were ruined

    • C. 

      The people who built the fences

    • D. 

      The farmers whose crops were destroyed

  • 7. 
    Which of these contributed most to the growing rabbit population?
    • A. 

      Lack of natural predators

    • B. 

      The construction of fences

    • C. 

      Laws against hunting rabbits

    • D. 

      Farmers raising rabbits

  • 8. 
    Finding water for camels was difficult because —
    • A. 

      The water supplies dried up at certain times of the year

    • B. 

      Water wells were often located hundreds of miles apart

    • C. 

      The project involved too many animals that needed water

    • D. 

      Water sources had been damaged by the burrowing of rabbits

  • 9. 
    Look at this flow chart about the article.Which phrsae belong s in the blank space?
    • A. 

      Rabbits began moving west

    • B. 

      Rabbits arrived from England

    • C. 

      Rabbits discovered in eastern Australia

    • D. 

      Rabbits declined in numbers

  • 10. 
    Which of these is the best prediction based on the article?
    • A. 

      The rabbit population in Australia will be in danger of disappearing altogether.

    • B. 

      Citizens of Australia now believe that rabbits are aggressive and dangerous.

    • C. 

      Australia now prohibits people from bringing wild animals into the country.

    • D. 

      The rabbit population in England will soon pose as great a threat as in Australia.

  • 11. 
    Which of these best states the main idea of this article?
    • A. 

      A large amount of work is required to build a fence across a country.

    • B. 

      Introducing animals to a foreign land has widespread consequences.

    • C. 

      Rabbit populations increase more rapidly than other types of animals.

    • D. 

      Three fences added together make up the longest fence in the world.

  • 12. 
    The purpose of this article is to —
    • A. 

      Convince people that rabbits are dangerous

    • B. 

      Relate facts about a historical event

    • C. 

      Share events in the life of Thomas Austin

    • D. 

      Build sympathy for Australia’s rabbits

  • 13. 
    Complete the following analogy. Problem is to solution as —
    • A. 

      Question is to answer

    • B. 

      Bus is to transportation

    • C. 

      Difficult is to troubling

    • D. 

      Equation is to symbol

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