Foxes in the City
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Select the Sentences or phrase from paragraphs 4-5 that shows city foxes "do better" than their cousins in the country.

    answer choices

    "San Joaquin kit foxes are endangered."

    "but urban kit foxes are doing better than their country kin."

    "City foxes weigh more and live longer."

    "Dr. Brian Cypher has been studying these tiny cousins of the dag for more than 10 years."

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Select the reasons kit foxes survive in the cities.

    answer choices

    They live at the edge of town.

    They make good pets for people.

    They like to play on playgrounds.

    There is plenty of food for them to eat.

    There are safe places for them to live.

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which sentence Best states the main idea of the passage?

    answer choices

    Kit foxes eat squirrels, mice, and people's leftover food.

    Scientists study kit foxes by tracking them in grasslands.

    San Joaquin offers plenty of open space for kit foxes to roam.

    Kit foxes do well in cities if they have food and places to live.

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Select the word that correctly complete this sentence.

    Golf courses make good homes for kit foxes because grass is blank than dirt, because it is blank at night, and because they can find blank to eat.

    answer choices

    longer, dark, cats and coyotes

    cooler, quiet, squirrels and insects

    greener, busy, trees and flowers

    cooler, scary, insects

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Using the information from the passage, for each kind of animal choose one of the descriptions below.

    Kit Foxes

    answer choices

    like to eat foxes

    are food for kit foxes

    can weigh up to 15 pounds

    are related to dogs.

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Using the information from the passage, for each kind of animal choose one of the descriptions below.

    Bobcats

    answer choices

    like to eat kit foxes

    are food for kit foxes

    can weigh up to 15 pounds

    are related to dogs

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Using the information from the passage, for each kind of animal choose one of the descriptions below.

    Squirrels

    answer choices

    like to eat kit foxes

    are food for kit foxes

    can weugh up to 15 pounds

    are related to dog

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Using the information from the passage, for each kind of animal choose one of the descriptions below.

    House Cats

    answer choices

    like to eat kit foxes

    are fod for kit foxes

    can weigh up to 15 pounds

    are related to dogs

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Read this sentence from the last paragraph of the passage.

    If they do, they will help this endangered animal outfox its threats and survive.

    Which word from the passage is the best synonym for threats?

    answer choices

    areas

    citizens

    dangers

    chambers

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How do the first two paragraphs introduce the rest of the passage?

    answer choices

    They describe why foxes leave their country homes.

    They compare foxes to other animals that live in the city.

    They explain the problems facing foxes and their solutions.

    They help readers picture Ms. Van Horn Job looking for a fox.

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the information from the passage, select the cause for the effect.

    Effect: Builders put plastic pipes in new walls.

    answer choices

    They need to track the foxes to help them.

    Foxes refer to hunt when it is cool at night.

    Foxes can get trapped in small areas.

    They want to protect kit foxes.

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the information from the passage, select the cause for the effect.

    Effect: Foxes like to live on golf courses.

    answer choices

    They need to track the foxes to help them.

    Foxes refer to hunt when it is cool at night.

    Foxes can get trapped in small areas.

    They want to protect kit foxes.

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the information from the passage, select the cause for the effect.

    Effect: Golf course owners build underground dens.

    answer choices

    They need to track the foxes to help them.

    Foxes refer to hunt when it is cool at night.

    Foxes can get trapped in small areas.

    They want to protect kit foxes.

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the information from the passage, select the cause for the effect.

    Effect: Researchers put on collars on foxes.

    answer choices

    They need to track the foxes to help them.

    Foxes refer to hunt when it is cool at night.

    Foxes can get trapped in small areas.

    They want to protect kit foxes.

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Select the sentence from paragraph 1-2 that shows when kit foxes are most active.

    answer choices

    "The temperature is 103 degrees Fahrenheit, and the time is not even noon yet."

    "Finally, she finds what she is looking for: a hole in the ground."

    "Curled up in a chamber several feet underground, the mother and her pups hide from the heat."

    "In the cool of the evening, they will crawl from their den and look for food."

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Choose the word or phrase for each blank to complete the sentence.


    The Seven Oaks Country Club built Blank made of plastic pipes and Blank chambers. They also built new homes for Blank that included plastic pipes under the walls for the foxes.

    answer choices

    golf clubs, beautiful, bobcats

    fox dens, underground, people

    trash cans, enormous, squirrels

    fox dens, underground, house cats

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Read the sentence from paragraph 2.


    This hole does not have a golf ball in it. Instead, it cradles the smallest fox in North America, the San Joaquin ( wakeen) kit fox.


    Select the meaning the author suggests by using the word cradles to describe the hole.

    answer choices

    The fox is a large animal.

    The only food is leftovers.

    The hole is deep underground.

    The hole is holding something gently.

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The following question has two parts. First, answer Part A. Then, answer Part B.


    Part A

    Read this sentence from paragraph 1.


    The tracker shades her eyes from the bright sun and scans the golf course.


    Which word has nearly the same meaning as scans?

    answer choices

    searches

    darkens

    travels

    mows

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Part B


    Which phrase from paragraph 1 Best helps you understand the meaning of scans in Part A?

    answer choices

    "temperature is 103 degrees"

    "time is not even noon yet"

    "finds what she is looking for"

    "a hole in the ground"

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