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100

Mike and John went to Pizza Hut. John ordered a large pepperoni pizza, but Mike ordered a large cheese pizza because he doesn't like pepperoni. They also went to the store and got a chocolate cake, vanilla and strawberry ice cream, and two big baguettes along with some cheddar cheese to put on them. 

John and Mike are likely going to...

What is have a party?

100

Everyone in Mr. Manchester's class is excited to start their end of year project. Every student has to write their own unique story for their end of year project. The catch? Mr. Manchester gets to choose the topic that they write about and each student has to be as creative as they can be as they write their story. At the end of the project, each student gets to share their story with the class as Mr. Manchester and the rest of the class cheers them on. 

The main idea of this passage is:

A) Mr. Manchester is nice

B) Each student is excited to start their end of year project

C) The end of year project is fun

D) The end of year project involves writing a unique story and sharing it with the class

What's the purpose of this passage?

A) To inform readers about the end of year project

B) To tell people about Mr. Manchester's class

C) To talk about stories and how to write them

D) To talk about public speaking

D) The end of year project involves writing a unique story and sharing it with the class

A) To inform readers about the end of year project

100

Peyton is a soccer player. On Sunday, Peyton played the last game of the season. He made many goals and worked with his team throughout the first and second quarter to get 10 points. The other team also earned 10 points near the end of the second quarter. For a minute there, Peyton thought the other team might win. Just then, he scored another goal that secured his team's victory!

In a retelling of this story, what details would be included?

A) Peyton winning the soccer game

B) The game being close between the two teams

C) Peyton being a soccer player

D) All of the above

What's the most important message of this story?

A) Peyton is a great football player.

B) Winners always doubt themselves.

C) When you work hard and give something your all, you're likely to succeed.

D) B and C

D) All of the above

C) When you work hard and give something your all, you're likely to succeed.

100

Read this sentence and determine the meaning of the italicized word: "I assume you've thought about the gift you want to get your brother for Christmas."

A) Know

B) Wonder

C) Suppose to be the case, without proof

D) Doubt

C) Suppose to be the case, without proof

100

Which one is right?

A) Airplane

B) Ereplane

C) Airplaine

D) Airpleine

A) Airplane

200

Jane and Michelle are going to buy shoes together. When they get to the store, Jane says that she wants to look at sandals while Michelle goes to look at sneakers. On the way to the sandals section, Jane stops to look at some purses and forgets all about looking for sandals. Thirty minutes later, Michelle finds Jane in the purse section and asks, "What are you doing here?"

From reading this story, we can tell that Jane is easily...

What is distracted?

200

Kamala Harris is the current Vice President of the United States. She is the first female vice president, as well as the first African American and first Asian American vice president. Prior to becoming vice president, she served from 2011 to 2017 as attorney general of California and 2017 to 2021 as a United States senator representing California. In 2021, she assumed office as vice president in Joe Biden's administration.

The main idea of this passage is:

A) Joe Biden is the current President

B) Kamala Harris is the current Vice President

C) Kamala Harris has done a lot in her life

D) Kamala Harris has had a long career in politics and is the first female, African American, and Asian American Vice President.

What is the purpose of this passage?

A) To talk about Kamala Harris's job duties

B) To explain how Kamala Harris became Vice President

C) To illustrate Kamala Harris's career in politics and share interesting facts about her role as Vice President.

D) To inform readers about where Kamala Harris went on vacation

D) Kamala Harris has had a long career in politics and is the first female, African American, and Asian American Vice President.

C) To illustrate Kamala Harris's career in politics and share interesting facts about her role as Vice President

200

Nina is from Mexico. She lives in Texas with her family but in the summer, she goes to visit her grandparents in Mexico City. It's her favorite time of year. She loves the homemade food her grandmother cooks, visiting the history, art, and anthropology museums with her grandfather, and seeing her aunts and uncles who live in Cholula, a nearby town. In August, she and her family fly back to Texas and eat lunch in the airport. She loves coming back home and sharing stories of her trip with her friends, because it reminds her of her memories with her family.

In a retelling of this story, what detail would be excluded?

A) Nina is from Mexico

B) Nina's extended family lives in Mexico

C) Nina and her family eat lunch in the airport on the way back home.

D) Nina loves visiting her grandparents.

What's the most important message of this story?

A) Be proud of where you come from.

B) Visit your grandparents and aunts and uncles often.

C) Mexico City is a great travel destination

D) Visiting loved ones and making memories with them is a beautiful thing.

C) Nina and her family eat lunch in the airport on the way back home.

D) Visiting loved ones and making memories with them is a beautiful thing.

200

Read this sentence and determine the meaning of the italicized word: "The detective stepped into the apartment, ready to investigate the scene."

A) Ask questions and examine the facts of a situation

B) Spend money on something

C) Make a statement

D) To arrive somewhere dramatically

A) Ask questions and examine the facts of a situation

200

Which one is right?

A) Mustle

B) Muscle

C) Mussel

D) Mustel

B) Muscle
300

Julie has always loved animals. Ever since she was young, Julie wanted to work with all types of animals, from dogs to cats to even horses! When she was in high school, she decided that she wanted to have a job where she could help sick animals get well again. In college, she studied biology and worked in animal hospitals helping people who had sick pets.

Julie is a/an...

What is veterinarian?

300

Jake and Amy went to the state fair. Jake loves getting cotton candy and deep fried oreos at the concession stand and playing games at the fair. Amy loves going on big roller coasters and seeing the animals in the petting zoo. They decide to go on two roller coasters before having lunch at the concession stand and then going to see the petting zoo. Afterwards, Amy says it's the best time she's ever had at the fair and Jake says he's looking forward to coming back next year.

The main idea is:

A) Jake loves getting food and playing games at the fair, but Amy likes going on rides and seeing the animals in the petting zoo.

B) Jake loves deep fried oreos and cotton candy.

C) Amy is excited to come back to the fair next year.

D) Jake and Amy had a great time at the state fair.

The author's purpose is:

A) To inform readers about the state fair

B) To share Jake and Amy's experience at the state fair.

C) To persuade readers to go visit the state fair.

D) To get Jake to buy Amy lots of fried oreos at the concession stand.

D) Jake and Amy had a great time at the fair.

B) To share Jake and Amy's experience at the state fair.

300

Read this sentence and determine the meaning of the italicized word: "She persuaded me to join her at yoga class this morning."

A) Asked

B) Pressured

C) Forced

D) Convinced

D) Convinced

300

Which one is right?

A) Thruout

B) Through out

C) Threwout

D) Throughout

D) Throughout

400

David and Wesley are getting married in June. They're both very excited to plan the perfect summer wedding. David wants to plan a big ceremony, invite all of his friends and family, and have a huge party! Wesley wants a small ceremony, with just a few close friends and family members, and a quiet reception afterwards. They decide to compromise, throwing a small party after the ceremony where they only invite very close family members and friends and having a medium-sized wedding.

What did David and Wesley do in the text?

A) They planned a perfect fall wedding

B) They disagreed about what they wanted their wedding to look like.

C) They decided to have two separate weddings, one small and one big.

D) They decided to meet in the middle and throw a medium-sized ceremony.

What is D) They decide to meet in the middle and throw a medium-sized ceremony.

400

Jason doesn't know what to do on his summer vacation. Jake's mom wants him to go to summer camp, but Jake doesn't think he'll find any friends there. Eventually, the day comes when Jake goes off to camp. At first, Jake feels sad being far away from home. But then, Jake starts having fun doing different activities at camp like canoeing, fishing, hiking, and telling stories around the bonfire. He also makes a lot of friends while he's there. When Jake gets back from camp, he tells his mom that he can't wait to go to summer camp again next year.

What's the main idea of this passage?

A) Jake is sad that he has to go to summer camp.

B) Jake isn't sure what he wants to do on his summer vacation.

C) Jake's mom makes him go to summer camp.

D) Jake learns that he likes summer camp and makes new friends along the way.

What's the author's purpose in this passage?

A) To inform people about summer camp and what it's like

B) To share how Jake spent his summer

C) To persuade readers to go to summer camp

D) To talk about Jake's boredom during the summer

D) Jake learns that he likes summer camp and makes new friends along the way.

B) To share how Jake spent his summer

400

Read this sentence and determine the meaning of the italicized word: "The purpose of this trip was for us to relax."

A) Location

B) Occasion

C) Intention

D) Responsibility

C) Intention

400

Which one is right?

A) Bearfoot

B) Bearfut

C) Barefoot

D) Barefut

C) Barefoot

500

Jamie wants to become a professional soccer player. He decides he wants to try out for his school's soccer team. Jamie and his dad play soccer every afternoon for two weeks before his tryout. His dad teaches Jamie how to protect the ball from other players and how to make a goal from far away on the field. When the day finally comes for Jamie to try out for the team, he plays his very best and earns a spot as a player on the school team.

From this text, we can tell that Jamie is...

A) Hardworking

B) A good football player

C) Hesitant

D) All of the above

What is D) All of the above

500

Every year, Jack makes his mom a floral bouquet for Mother's Day. This Mother's Day, Jack wasn't sure which flowers to put in his mother's bouquet. He knew his mother's favorite flowers were pink, so he ordered some pink tulips from the store and arranged them with some pink daisies to make the perfect bouquet for his mom. On Mother's Day, he gave his mom the bouquet along with some dark chocolate for her to eat at dessert. His mom gave him a hug and said, "This is the best Mother's Day ever! Thank you!"

The main idea of the passage is:

A) Jack doesn't know which flowers to put in his mother's bouquet.

B) Jack loves flowers and making bouquets for his mom.

C) Jack made a beautiful bouquet for Mother's Day that his mom loved.

D) Jack's mom was surprised by the flowers she got for Mother's Day.

What was the author's purpose for writing this story?

A) To tell people to get flowers for their moms for Mother's Day.

B) To share Jack's experience as a floral designer.

C) To share what Jack made his mom for Mother's Day.

D) To persuade readers to celebrate Mother's Day like Jack did with his mom.

C) Jack made a beautiful bouquet for Mother's Day that his mom loved.

C) To share what Jack made his mom for Mother's Day.


500

Read this sentence and determine the meaning of the italicized word: "She only laughed because her brother told her a joke. Her response was justified."

A) Heartless

B) Having a reasonable basis / Reasonable

C) Mean

D) Generous and kind

B) Having a reasonable basis / Reasonable

500

Which one is right?

A) Sumbudy

B) Somebuddy

C) Sumbody

D) Somebody

D) Somebody

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