Reading Comprehension Test- Grade 9

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Reading Comprehension Test- Grade 9

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    13. Which details in “Mary Winosky” help you visualize Mary and her sister? Give two examples from the storyType response below
  • 2. 
    14. Give two elements of style that the authors of “Two Ways to Belong in America” and “Mary Winosky” use to make their writing realistic. Support your answer with examples from the text.
  • 3. 
    1. In lines 6–11, you probably visualize the two sisters as
    • A. 

      A. sad

    • B. 

      B. alike

    • C. 

      C. tall

    • D. 

      D. frightened

  • 4. 
    3.Which of the following events takes place first in the selection?Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      A. Bharati moves to Canada.

    • B. 

      B. Mira marries a student.

    • C. 

      C. Mira gets a green card.

    • D. 

      D. Bharati leaves India.

    • E. 

      Option 5

  • 5. 
    1. In lines 6–11, you probably visualize the two sisters as
    • A. 

      A. sad

    • B. 

      B. alike

    • C. 

      C. tall

    • D. 

      D. frightened

  • 6. 
    5.What tone does the word sisterly convey in line 31?
    • A. 

      A. excited

    • B. 

      B. proud

    • C. 

      C. loving

    • D. 

      D. funny

  • 7. 
     2.What happened after the Canadian government “turned against its immigrant communities”?
    • A. 

      A. The author left the country

    • B. 

      B. Mira grew angry with American policies.

    • C. 

      C. The author rejected her Indian traditions.

    • D. 

      D. The sisters moved to America

  • 8. 
     4.The word endure in line 10 conveys a tone of
    • A. 

      A. expectation, showing that the sisters would live according to Indian tradition

    • B. 

      B. suspense, suggesting that the sisters were curious about who they would marry

    • C. 

      C. unhappiness, implying that the sisters thought they would not like life in America

    • D. 

      D. apology, emphasizing that the sisters were sorry to go against their father’s wishes

  • 9. 
    7.Which statement best summarizes the details of Mira’s life in Michigan?
    • A. 

      A. Mira needs a green card to work

    • B. 

      B. She is well known but working illegally.

    • C. 

      C. Mira went home to India after 36 years.

    • D. 

      D.She is successful but wants to go home.

  • 10. 
    6. Which of the following elements reflects Hughes’s journalistic style of writing?
    • A. 

      A. describing the city with vivid imagery

    • B. 

      B. including very little dialogue

    • C. 

      C. often referring to Mary by her full name

    • D. 

      D. using complex sentence structures

  • 11. 
    9.How do lines 1–9 show irony?
    • A. 

      A. Each family member has a similar reaction to the city.

    • B. 

      B. Mary’s family wants to find trees and flowers in an American cityOption 2

    • C. 

      C. The “great new world” is actually dirty and disappointing.Option 3

    • D. 

      D. The city is loud during the day but quiet during the night.

  • 12. 
     8.Which tone is conveyed by the word choice in lines 33–38?
    • A. 

      A. humorous, emphasizing that Mary is an entertaining characterOption 1

    • B. 

      B. confident, showing Mary’s belief in her attractiveness

    • C. 

      C. hopeful, emphasizing Mary’s desire for love

    • D. 

      D. indifferent, showing that the couples do not affect Mary

  • 13. 
    11.What happens after Mary’s father gathers “enough money”?
    • A. 

      A. The family moves into a new home.

    • B. 

      B. Mary begins to clean for him.

    • C. 

      C. He opens his own junk shop.

    • D. 

      D. His daughters move to America.

  • 14. 
     10.Which word describes the tone that the author takes toward the city in lines 4–7 of "Mary Winosky"?
  • 15. 
      12.What happens after Mary’s father dies?
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