Sutton "Encantado: Pink Dolphin Of The Amazon"

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Encantado Pink Dolphin Of The Amazon Quizzes & Trivia

After reading "Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon" in your literature book, take the following OPEN BOOK quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below? We saw the enchanted sea.
    • A. 

      Polluted

    • B. 

      Imaginary

    • C. 

      Peaceful

    • D. 

      Magical

  • 2. 
    What is the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below? The students watch the dolphins.
    • A. 

      Marine mammals

    • B. 

      Flying insects

    • C. 

      Fresh water fish

    • D. 

      Desert reptiles

  • 3. 
    What is the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below? My cat purrs with rumbling pulses.
    • A. 

      Deep breaths

    • B. 

      Heavy sighs

    • C. 

      Rhythmic beats

    • D. 

      Excited meows

  • 4. 
    What is the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below? I need flexible material.
    • A. 

      Comfortable

    • B. 

      Stretchable

    • C. 

      Washable

    • D. 

      Remarkable

  • 5. 
    What is the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below? She reached the surface.
    • A. 

      Outer edge

    • B. 

      Far side

    • C. 

      Highest peak

    • D. 

      Exact center

  • 6. 
    What is the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below? Jake bought a new aquarium.
    • A. 

      Bird cage

    • B. 

      Fish tank

    • C. 

      Dog house

    • D. 

      Horse barn

  • 7. 
    What is the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below? We only got a few glimpses.
    • A. 

      Photographs

    • B. 

      Short stories

    • C. 

      Complaints

    • D. 

      Brief views

  • 8. 
    Which sentence from the story is an opinion? Hint: An opinion is what someone thinks. The opposite of a fact.
    • A. 

      You're traveling in a world that is full of water.

    • B. 

      The wet season is the best time of year to explore the Amazon.

    • C. 

      Many of the village houses are built on stilts, too.

    • D. 

      Instead of taking a school bus to class, the kids take a canoe.

  • 9. 
    Why to dolphins send out sound beams from their foreheads?
    • A. 

      To help them identify the things around them

    • B. 

      To talk with other dolphins that are nearby

    • C. 

      To scare away other animals that might eat them

    • D. 

      To show that a certain area is their territory

  • 10. 
    How are dolphins and submarines alike?
    • A. 

      They go up the Amazon River.

    • B. 

      They can only move in shallow water.

    • C. 

      They use sonar in the water.

    • D. 

      They travel at high rates of speed.

  • 11. 
    Which detail best supports this statement: Ocean dolphins whould not be able to survive in the Amazon River.
    • A. 

      Their flippers are too small to push them against the river currents.

    • B. 

      They have tails that would force them to swim slowly and low in the water.

    • C. 

      Their bodies do not bend well so they would not be able to get around the branches.

    • D. 

      They have small fins on their backs that make it difficult for them to dive.

  • 12. 
    Why is part one of this story called "Nightmare Dream World"?
    • A. 

      The rain forest was both dangerous and amazing.

    • B. 

      The rain forest was only a great place for animals to live.

    • C. 

      The rain forest had a plant that causes bad dreams.

    • D. 

      The rain forest had both plants and animals.

  • 13. 
    Pink dolphins are probably difficult to story because they are hard to
    • A. 

      Catch because they can move in different directions.

    • B. 

      See because they swim in dark, leaf stained water.

    • C. 

      Find because there are so few living in the Amazon River.

    • D. 

      Locate because they stay far away from peopl.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a fact from the story? Hint: A fact is something that can be proven true.
    • A. 

      Sometimes pink dolphins' behavior seems downright weird.

    • B. 

      Canoeing through the flooded forest feels like a dream.

    • C. 

      And that's just one of the mysteries about pink dolphins.

    • D. 

      Some of the trees have spines growing out of their trunks.

  • 15. 
    The story says that pink dolphins can "whirl around like a Ferris wheel". What type of figurative language is this an example of?
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

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