Lexile Level Quiz: What Is My Reading Level?

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Lexile Quiz Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    I love that store. All the employees there strive to make the customers feel right at home. Which word out of the following is a synonym of "strive?"

    • A.

      Push

    • B.

      Force

    • C.

      Try

    • D.

      None of above

    Correct Answer
    C. Try
    Explanation
    The word "strive" means to make a great effort or attempt to achieve something. The synonym of "strive" is "try" as both words convey the idea of making an effort or attempting to do something.

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  • 2. 

    Annie and her friends used to play at Sara's lake house every evening after school. They all were more like family than friends. One day, Annie's family decided to move to another city, so now it was time for Annie to say goodbye to her friends, but she was feeling so blue. She had to say goodbye and left the city. What does it mean to feel blue?

    • A.

      Sick

    • B.

      Sad

    • C.

      Angry

    • D.

      Numb

    Correct Answer
    B. Sad
    Explanation
    Feeling blue means feeling sad. In this context, Annie is feeling sad because she has to say goodbye to her friends and leave the city.

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  • 3. 

    Sara always wanted to go on a rollercoaster ride, but her mom wouldn't let her go there. She wished her dad was home. He would have definitely taken her on a rollercoaster ride. But he was in the Army and had been away from home for a long time. Sara missed her dad so much. She was going through a rollercoaster of emotions. So, what does the last sentence mean?

    • A.

      She was going through different moods.

    • B.

      She was dreaming of a rollercoaster ride.

    • C.

      She was emotional about the rollercoaster ride.

    • D.

      It doesn't mean anything. Just nothing. She is just a stupid little girl.

    Correct Answer
    A. She was going through different moods.
    Explanation
    The last sentence "She was going through a rollercoaster of emotions" means that Sara was experiencing a range of different moods or feelings. This suggests that she was feeling a mix of emotions, possibly including excitement, anticipation, disappointment, and sadness, due to her desire to go on a rollercoaster ride and her longing for her dad who was away in the Army.

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  • 4. 

    Elise cannot be happy when everyone is getting along. She always instigates fights and then acts like little Miss Innocent. By instigating, what does she really do?

    • A.

      Resolves fights

    • B.

       She initiates conflicts

    • C.

      She doesn't really do anything.

    • D.

      She is misunderstood

    Correct Answer
    B.  She initiates conflicts
    Explanation
    By instigating, Elise is essentially provoking or stirring up trouble. She initiates conflicts or disagreements among others, often by saying or doing something that would cause tension or hostility. Then, she pretends to be innocent or uninvolved in the situation she has created. This behavior can disrupt harmony and cause unnecessary strife among the group. It’s important to address such behavior constructively to maintain a peaceful environment.

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  • 5. 

    Elise and Bella, who were siblings, strolled past a fruit vendor one day, and Elise's craving for fruits led them to purchase some apples. She consumed her apples at a street corner and soon fell ill. Can you discern who became unwell?

    • A.

      Elise

    • B.

      Bella

    • C.

      No one

    • D.

      It can't be said who fell ill.

    Correct Answer
    A. Elise
    Explanation
    Elise got sick after eating the apples.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following sentences has a grammatical mistake?

    • A.

      How many songs can Elise sing?

    • B.

      Elise did not eat her lunch today.

    • C.

      Elise likes apples.

    • D.

      All are correct.

    Correct Answer
    D. All are correct.
    Explanation
    The given answer states that all the sentences are correct, implying that there is no grammatical mistake in any of them. Therefore, there is no sentence with a grammatical mistake in the given options.

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  • 7. 

    Your uncle wouldn't even help with a dime to help poor kids pay for their trip. That's one more example of his penurious ways. In contrast, many people who have much less money have donated a great deal to the cause.  What does "penurious" mean here?

    • A.

      Miserly

    • B.

      Stupid

    • C.

      Cruel

    • D.

      Generous

    Correct Answer
    A. Miserly
    Explanation
    In the context provided, "penurious" means miserly, extremely stingy, or unwilling to spend money. It describes someone who is excessively frugal and reluctant to part with their money, even when it comes to helping others or contributing to charitable causes. The sentence is highlighting that the uncle mentioned is not willing to provide even a small amount of money ("a dime") to help poor kids pay for their trip, which reflects his tightfisted and ungenerous nature.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these sentences conveys the same meaning as "She didn't need to ask him about this. She could have asked me."?

    • A.

      Instead of asking him, she could have asked me.

    • B.

      She didn't ask him, but me.

    • C.

      She did not need to ask him or me.

    • D.

      She asked him, but she didn't ask me.

    Correct Answer
    A. Instead of asking him, she could have asked me.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Instead of asking him, she could ask me." This sentence conveys the same meaning as the original statement by suggesting that the person could have chosen to ask the speaker instead of asking the other person.

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  • 9. 

    Veronica has a bubbly personality, and everyone stays happy around her. What kind of personality does Veronica actually have?

    • A.

      She has a funny, bubble-shaped figure.

    • B.

      She is intelligent. 

    • C.

      Cheerful 

    • D.

      Introvert 

    Correct Answer
    C. Cheerful 
    Explanation
    Veronica's bubbly personality suggests that she is cheerful. This means that she is lively, positive, and brings joy to those around her. Her personality is likely to be outgoing and energetic, which contributes to the happiness of those around her.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these words CAN'T be added in the blank part to complete this sentence: "Stephen ______ the answers."

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Knows

    • C.

      Will

    • D.

      Gets

    Correct Answer
    C. Will
    Explanation
    The word "will" is the correct answer because it indicates a future action. The sentence is discussing Stephen and the answers, suggesting that Stephen will do something with the answers in the future. The other options, "has," "knows," and "gets," all imply present or past actions, which would not fit grammatically in the sentence.

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  • 11. 

    Identify the synonym for the word "Ubiquitous."  

    • A.

      Scarce

    • B.

      Abundant

    • C.

      Limited

    • D.

      Hidden

    Correct Answer
    B. Abundant
    Explanation
    Ubiquitous means present, appearing, or found everywhere, making "Abundant" the synonym.

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  • 12. 

    Select the correct sentence structure:

    • A.

      Walking in the park, the sun was shining brightly.

    • B.

      The sun was shining brightly, walking in the park.

    • C.

      The sun walking in the park was shining brightly.

    • D.

      The sun was shining brightly while I was walking in the park.

    Correct Answer
    D. The sun was shining brightly while I was walking in the park.
    Explanation
    The correct sentence structure combines two ideas using "while" to create a clear and grammatically correct sentence.

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  • 13. 

    What is the main idea of the passage? Passage Excerpt: "The Industrial Revolution marked a significant shift in human history, transforming traditional agricultural societies into industrialized nations. This era brought about technological advancements, urbanization, and changes in social and economic structures."

    • A.

      The impact of technology on agriculture

    • B.

      The rise of industrialized nations

    • C.

      The challenges of urbanization

    • D.

      Social and economic structures in ancient societies

    Correct Answer
    B. The rise of industrialized nations
    Explanation
    The main idea of the passage is the transformation from agricultural societies to industrialized nations during the Industrial Revolution.

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  • 14. 

    Choose the antonym for the word "Benevolent."

    • A.

      Malevolent

    • B.

      Generous

    • C.

      Kind

    • D.

      Compassionate

    Correct Answer
    A. Malevolent
    Explanation
    Benevolent means showing kindness and goodwill, and its antonym is Malevolent, meaning having or showing a desire to cause harm.

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  • 15. 

    Identify the sentence with correct subject-verb agreement:  

    • A.

      The team of researchers are conducting experiments.

    • B.

      The herd of elephants is migrating.

    • C.

      A group of students are preparing for exams.

    • D.

      The collection of books are organizing.

    Correct Answer
    B. The herd of elephants is migrating.
    Explanation
    The correct sentence has proper subject-verb agreement with "The herd of elephants is migrating," where the singular subject "herd" agrees with the singular verb "is."

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Elizabeth Paskert |MEd |
K-12 English Expert
"Elizabeth is a creative and outgoing individual with excellent organizational skills and a strong proficiency in computer applications such as Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Internet usage. Elizabeth earned her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and Teaching from Bowling Green State University in 2007-2012, followed by a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from the same university in 2012-2014.
She is a goal-oriented teacher who excels in working with both adults and children. Elizabeth's enthusiasm for gaining academic training and work experience is directed towards a career in Early Childhood Education."
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