All Summer in a Day
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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q. Why don't the other students like Margot?
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    Margot picks on William.
    Margot's experiences are very different than the other students'.
    Margot thinks she is better than the others.
    Margot does not like to take showers.
  • Question 2
    300 seconds
    Q. What is the best evidence for Bradbury creating a gloomy/dreary mood in "All Summer in a Day"?
    answer choices
    ". . . and this was the schoolroom of the children. . . "
    “A thousand forests had been crushed under the rain and grown up a thousand times to be crushed again. "
    "Where's the teacher?"
    ". . . the sweet crystal fall of showers. . ."
  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q. What does the following evidence suggest about Margot from  "All Summer in a Day"?
    "She was a very frail girl who looked as if she had been lost in the rain for years and the rain had washed out the blue from her eyes and the red from her mouth and the yellow from her hair."
    answer choices
    Margot has been out in the rain for years.
    Margot is pale and delicate.
    Margot's eyes have no color.
    Margot no longer wears lipstick.
  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q. What quote from "All Summer in a Day" is the best evidence to show the children's frenzied excitement?
    answer choices
    "Do the scientists really know?"
    "They stood looking at the door. . . "
    "It's stopping, it's stopping!"
    "They turned on themselves, like a feverish wheel, all tumbling spokes."
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. Which detail shows that the story takes place in the future?
    answer choices
    Margot lives on Venus.
    Scientists study the sun.
    Rain falls for seven years.
    Children dream of the sun.
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. Which statement best explains how the rainy season affects Margot?
    answer choices
    She is pale, silent, and thin.
    She likes to hide from everyone.
    Tunnels are her only comfort.
    Rain improves her poetry writing.
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. You can infer that the children feel ashamed after they come back inside because they...
    answer choices
    have blue faces from the light.
    close the door on the falling rain.
    look down at their feet and hands.
    are startled when they hear the thunder.
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. The setting of the story...
    answer choices
    could have been anywhere.
    contributes to the story's main conflict
    resolves the problem in the story.
    has nothing to do with the story's problem.
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. The children move slowly and hesitate to see Margot at the end of the story because-
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    they can't bear to see her pale face again.
    they know they will get in trouble now.
    they are worried that Margot may not be where they left her.
    they know they have done a cruel thing to her.
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. Why does the author write that it has been raining for "thousands upon thousands of days" and that a"a thousand forests had been crushed under the rain"?
    answer choices
    To show how much the children want to see the sun.
    To contrast Margot's and William's feelings about the sun.
    To emphasize what seven years of rain must seem like.
    To express what the landscape of Venus really looks like.
  • Question 11
    300 seconds
    Q. One reason the children treat Margot badly is because she...
    answer choices
    stays away from the jungle.
    locks children in closets.
    writes poetry about the rain.
    might get to return to Earth.
  • Question 12
    300 seconds
    Q. When the sun comes out, the children...
    answer choices
    compare it to a penny.
    return to the classroom.
    play in the pale jungle.
    wait for the rainfall.
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. You can infer from the children's "solemn and pale" faces after they come in from the rain that they...
    answer choices
    feel tired from playing.
    are ashamed of what they did to Margot.
    must go back to their classroom.
    are soaking wet from the rainstorm.
  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q. The children are looking through the window because...
    answer choices
    people in rockets will by flying near.
    the constant rainfall is so unusual.
    they are waiting for the sun to come out.
    scientists are outside performing experiments.
  • Question 15
    300 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is true of nine year-old children who have spent all their lives on the planet Venus?
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    The children are always cruel to  those who don't fit in.
    The children have never heard a bird sing.
    The children grow up with no real memory of sunlight.
    The children speak a different language than English.
  • Question 16
    300 seconds
    Q. The children lock Margot in the closet because...
    answer choices
    they want Margot to think only about the rain.
    they don't want Margot to know about the warmth of the sun.
    they are worried that Margot will get sunburned.
    they are jealous of Margot for remembering what the sun is like.
  • Question 17
    300 seconds
    Q. What conflict does the setting of this story create for Margot?
    answer choices
    She misses her old friends from Earth.
    She cannot live with her parents while she is on Venus.
    There is never enough light for her to see.
    She is depressed without the sun.
  • Question 18
    300 seconds
    Q. One of the main ideas of the story is that...
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    children learn by examples, not by the book.
    people who are different often suffer at the hands of others.
    life in the future will not necessarily be better.
    most people don't appreciate the simple things in life.
  • Question 19
    300 seconds
    Q. In the following sentence, what does the word tumultuously most likely mean? 
    "They stopped running and stood in the great jungle that covered Venus that grew and never stopped growing tumultuously, even as you watched it."
    answer choices
    in a peaceful way
    in an orderly fashion
    in a comical fashion
    in a confused way
  • Question 20
    300 seconds
    Q. This story is not plausible anymore.  Why is that?
    answer choices
    Kids don't like science fiction anymore.
    We know what the surface of Venus is like now.
    There are many stories that are better than this.
    No one likes female protagonists.
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