The Ultimate Reading Comprehension Quiz

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Reading Comprehension Quizzes & Trivia

If there is a paragraph with the question, read the entire paragraph to help you complete the question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Edward was training for a marathon.  He was running every day.  He was workinh out at the gym each morning.  He was eating nutritious foods.  Now he just needed his doctor's OK that he could run the 26 miles.  After a full physical examination, the doctor declared, "YOu are in great shape.  You are as fit as a fiddle.  Of course, you can run.  Good Luck!"Fit as a fiddle means___________.
    • A. 

      Healthy and in good shape

    • B. 

      You are too thin

    • C. 

      You play the violin

  • 2. 
    Read the paragraph.  Write the topic, the main idea, and two details that support the main idea.We often hear about Baghdad, Iraq on the news.  As everyone knows, Iraq is the site of the war that American is involved in.  But, did you know that it is also the site of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?  The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were located on the Euphrates River near the present day Baghdad.  They were beautiful, green, terraced gardens.  They must have been a fantastic sight in this desert country.
  • 3. 
    Write your own effect for each cause.  Use your imagination and write a complete sentence.Cause:  My friend Millie and I went to a picnic todayEffect: ___________________________________________
  • 4. 
    Write your own effect for each cause.  Use your imagination and write a complete sentence.Cause:  Sidney forgot to tune his violin before he played.Effect: _______________________________________________
  • 5. 
    Read the paragraph and answer the questions.   Isabel shifted the straps of her backpack where they rested on her shoulders.  The pack had not seemed heavy at the start of the trail.  Now she wondered how much longer she could carry it.  Isabel tried to distract herself by looking around.  Then she almost tripped over a tree root!  Isabel’s dad had reserved a campsite for them near a stream.  The trees would keep their tents shaded.  Once tree bent low over the rushing stream.  Isabel thought it was low enough to allow them to fish from it for their supper.  That thought pleased her.  Perhaps this weekend would be better than she first thought!   When did Isabel almost trip over the root?   __________________________________________________________
  • 6. 
    Read the paragraph and answer the questions.   Ray was a star player on his baseball team.  He had a very important role.  He was usually very safe with his special equipment, although he does remember telling on player from the other team, “Don’t swing your bat so close to me mask!”  His teammates couldn’t believe he could crouch in that though position for so long.   What do you think is the toughest position to play in sports?  Why?   _________________________________________________________________________
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