Jose Born to Dance
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. Why does the author tell about the pet canary that sang to José? 
    answer choices
    to tell why Jose drew pictures 
     to explain why José always had a pet bird
    to show when music first touched José’s life 
    to tell why José enjoyed going to Grandmother’s house
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. What is the MAIN reason the author uses Spanish words? 
    answer choices
    to make the text longer
    to show José’s heritage
    to teach Spanish to the reader
     to make sure the readers pay attention
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did José and his family want to leave Mexico? 
    answer choices
     to escape the civil war 
    to find work for José’s father 
    to get medical care for José’s mother 
     to allow José to become a famous dancer
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did José actually go to New York? 
    answer choices
    to visit a friend
    to learn to dance
     to join his family
    to become an artist
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q. In the article, what does the metaphor "New York is a cemetery," mean? 
    answer choices
    José’s mother died there.
    José plans on dying there
    José’s dream of being an artist ended there.
    José does not like all the steel buildings there.
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. What was the author’s MAIN purpose for writing this article? 
    answer choices
    to describe the history of dance 
    to tell about the life of a famous dancer
    to make people want to become dancers 
    to tell about the different kinds of dancing
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. took a sightseeing trip
    answer choices
    permission
    toured
    mournful
    triumph
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. carrying; moving
    answer choices
    toured
    discouraged
    hauling
    stubborn
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. first public appearance
    answer choices
    debut
    towered
    mournful
    border
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. succeed
    answer choices
    towered
    permission
    triumph
    mournful
  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. Decrease is to increase, as even is to 
    answer choices
    fair
    equal
    odd
    up
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. rain : falls :: wind : ___
    answer choices
    storm
    blows
    tornado
    windy
  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. Three is to triangle as _____ is to square
    answer choices
    Octagon
    Block
    Seven
    Four
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Toe is to foot as finger is to _______
    answer choices
    Glove
    Ring
    Hand
    Fingernail
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Which three words best describe Jose's character?
    answer choices
    smart, strong, determined
    lazy, smart, selfish
    smart, scared, lazy
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. How long did Jose's family hide in the cellar?
    answer choices
    one month
    one week
    three days and three nights
  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q. What effect did the students’ teasing have on Jose?
    answer choices
    He was determined to learn English
    He was afraid of learning how to dance
    He was able to quit school
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. By sixth grade Jose had become known for his ____.
    answer choices
    colorful drawings
    funny stories
    baseball playing
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did Jose' and his family have to wait before entering the United States?
    answer choices
    His dad lost his job.
    They needed permission.
    They had to save to buy plane tickets.
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. John Cena will ____ in his wrestling match.
    answer choices
    mournful
    permission
    triumph
    haul
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