Vocabulary
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Comprehension
Short Answer
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100
BONUS!
100
Which of the following sentences is an OPINION stated by the author? a) I knew we were in for an exciting vacation. b) I'd been reading about Yosemite on a plane. c) I learned that it is America's third national park. d) Yosemite was established as a national park
a) I knew we were in for an exciting vacation.
100
Which of the following was an OPINION stated by the author? a) Sometimes hard winds actually blow the falls sideways! b) One of the prettiest waterfalls is Bridalveil Fall. c) More than half of America's highest waterfalls are in Yosemite. d) Bridalveil falls is 620 feet tall.
b) One of the prettiest waterfalls is the Bridalveil Fall.
100
What is ONE theme in this selection? a) Sequoias are very large trees. b) Yosemite has many natural treasures worth preserving.
B) Yosemite has many natural treasures worth preserving.
100
What SPECIES is that animal? a) type b) color c) shape d) height
a) type
200
He photographed the WILDERNESS. a) streets that run through the center of a city b) sand dunes that rise out of the desert floor c) place that is in a natural state d) area that has been cleared for farming
C) place that is in a natural state
200
BONUS!
200
What attraction did the author go to see immediately after visiting Glacier Point? a) Badger Pass b) Tioga Pass c) El Capitan d) Yosemite Valley
C) El Capitan
200
What is ONE detail that supports the MAIN ideas that Yosemite is located in a unique place? a) The Golden Gate Bridge is in Yosemite. b) Yosemite is in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, which are the highest and longest mountains in the US.
B) Yosemite is in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, which are the highest and longest mountains in the US.
200
We fell on the SLOPES. a) pile of rocks b) frozen pond c) sides of a mountain d) grassy meadow
C) sides of a mountain
300
John Muir was a NATURALIST. a) a person who comes from another country b) a person who puts out forest fires c) a person who likes to fish and campl d) a person who studies living things
a) a person who studies living things
300
Which clue helped you know that this story takes place in recent times? a) The first group of tourists arrived. b) Native Americans were the only people living in Yosemite. c) The narrator traveled in an airplane. d) John Muir had just persuaded the government to preserve Yosemite.
C) The narrator traveled in an airplane.
300
BONUS!
300
How can you tell that the author's MAIN purpose for writing this selection was to inform? a) The author includes mostly facts about Yosemite, which is a real place. b) The author gives directions on how to get to Yosemite.
A) The author includes mostly facts about Yosemite, which is a real place.
300
Can you see the GLACIER? a) huge sheet of ice b) high waterfall c) deep valley d) snowy mountain top
a) huge sheet of ice
400
We want to PRESERVE this forest. a) save b) manage c) divide d) replant
a) save
400
Which of the following is a MAIN IDEA of the story? a) Yosemites first visitors arrived in 1855. b)Yosemite is a popular place to visit. c) Most visitors go to Yosemite in the summer. d) Badger Pass was Californias first ski area.
B) Yosemite is a popular place to visit.
400
Which of the following is a fact stated by the author? a) "The view from Glacier Point was totally awesome!" b) "I could see El Capitan and Half Dome." c) "I liked the way the light reflected off of the bare rock surfaces.." d) "One of my favorite places was Mirror Lake."
B) I could see El Capitan and Half Dome.
400
BONUS!
400
Travel to Badger Pass in 1855 was different than it is today because the only way people could get there was by _______. a) raft b) car c) skis d) horseback
D) horseback
500
The band put on an IMPRESSIVE show. a) interesting b) amazing c) amateur d) expensive
b) amazing
500
Which detail supports the MAIN IDEA that visitors must be careful around the animals in Yosemite? a) The young bears are as cute as teddy bears. b) Bats swoop through the air to catch insects. c) Mule deer graze near the road d) Bears will rip open a tent if they smell food.
D) Bears will rip open a tent if they smell food.
500
Why do the trees at Tioga Pass stay small? a) The highway blocks the sunlight b) The soil is not very fertile. c) There is not enough rain d) The elevation is very high.
D) The elevation is very high.
500
Why did the author provide headings throughouyt the story? a) to give directions for travelling to different places in the park. b) to make the selection more exciting for the reader. c) to group the facts about different main topics d) to persuade the reader that the park is worth preserving.
C) to group the facts about different main topics
500
BONUS!
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