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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    The Tanner put some animal hides in the bottom of a stream to soak. Several hungry dogs noticed the hides but realized that the water was so deep that they couldn't reach the hides from the bank. So they came up with a plan. They decided to drink the water from the river until it uncovered the hides.


    All of the dogs began drinking the water as quickly as they could. Regardless of their effort, the water remained as high as ever. They drank and they drank and they drank until they burst.


    Which statement best describes the theme of the story?

    answer choices

    A person should not try to do the impossible

    Being thirsty is rough

    Don't drink salty water

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The Tanner put some animal hides in the bottom of a stream to soak. Several hungry dogs noticed the hides but realized that the water was so deep that they couldn't reach the hides from the bank. So they came up with a plan. They decided to drink the water from the river until it uncovered the hides.


    All of the dogs began drinking the water as quickly as they could. Regardless of their effort, the water remained as high as ever. They drank and they drank and they drank until they burst.


    Which piece of evidence supports the theme?

    answer choices

    "...animal hides in the bottom of the stream to soak."

    "Regardless of their effort, the water remained as high as ever."

  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q.

    The Tanner put some animal hides in the bottom of a stream to soak. Several hungry dogs noticed the hides but realized that the water was so deep that they couldn't reach the hides from the bank. So they came up with a plan. They decided to drink the water from the river until it uncovered the hides.


    All of the dogs began drinking the water as quickly as they could. Regardless of their effort, the water remained as high as ever. They drank and they drank and they drank until they burst.


    Which inference is correct?

    answer choices

    The dogs drank the river.

    The dogs swam to the hides.

    The dogs ate the meat.

    Dogs are funny.

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    An ox came to a pond to drink. As he was splashing in the water, he accidentally crushed a young frog into the mud. Soon afterward, the frog's older sister missed him and asked her brothers and sisters what happened to him.


    "It was a terrible accident!" one replied. "A great big monster stepped on our brother," said another. "So, this monster was quite big?" replied the sister frog, puffing herself up. "Was he as big as this?" "Much bigger!" they responded. So the sister frog puffed herself up some more. "Surely, he can't be much bigger," she said. But her brothers and sisters declared that the monster was much bigger. So the sister frog continued to puff herself up more and more until finally, she burst.


    Which statement best describes the main theme of the story?

    answer choices

    Being thirsty is rough

    A person should not try to do the impossible

    Don't drink salty water

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q.

    An ox came to a pond to drink. As he was splashing in the water, he accidentally crushed a young frog into the mud. Soon afterward, the frog's older sister missed him and asked her brothers and sisters what happened to him.


    "It was a terrible accident!" one replied. "A great big monster stepped on our brother," said another. "So, this monster was quite big?" replied the sister frog, puffing herself up. "Was he as big as this?" "Much bigger!" they responded. So the sister frog puffed herself up some more. "Surely, he can't be much bigger," she said. But her brothers and sisters declared that the monster was much bigger. So the sister frog continued to puff herself up more and more until finally, she burst.


    Which piece of evidence supports the theme?

    answer choices

    "Much bigger!" They responded.

    So the sister frog continued to puff herself up more and more until finally, she burst.

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q.

    An ox came to a pond to drink. As he was splashing in the water, he accidentally crushed a young frog into the mud. Soon afterward, the frog's older sister missed him and asked her brothers and sisters what happened to him.


    "It was a terrible accident!" one replied. "A great big monster stepped on our brother," said another. "So, this monster was quite big?" replied the sister frog, puffing herself up. "Was he as big as this?" "Much bigger!" they responded. So the sister frog puffed herself up some more. "Surely, he can't be much bigger," she said. But her brothers and sisters declared that the monster was much bigger. So the sister frog continued to puff herself up more and more until finally, she burst.


    What is one reason the sister frog keeps puffing herself up?

    answer choices

    She wants to.

    She wishes to be a puffer fish.

    She is trying to show the others how big the ox was

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    A wolf watched a flock of sheep day after day but was unable to get enough to eat because of the shepherd's presence. One night, the wolf found a sheepskin that had been discarded. The very next day, the wolf covered himself with the sheepskin and walked into the pasture where the sheep grazed. Soon, a lamb that was following him was taken away to be slaughtered.


    That evening, the Wolf once again entered the fold with the flock, looking for tasty meal. The Shepherd was also hungry for mutton and taking a knife, he went into the field. There the Shepherd, thinking the wolf was a sheep, grabbed the wolf and killed him.


    What is a good theme for this story?

    answer choices

    Be careful and watch what you're doing

    Eat everything

    Save the wolves

    Pretend you're a sheep

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    A wolf watched a flock of sheep day after day but was unable to get enough to eat because of the shepherd's presence. One night, the wolf found a sheepskin that had been discarded. The very next day, the wolf covered himself with the sheepskin and walked into the pasture where the sheep grazed. Soon, a lamb that was following him was taken away to be slaughtered.


    That evening, the Wolf once again entered the fold with the flock, looking for tasty meal. The Shepherd was also hungry for mutton and taking a knife, he went into the field. There the Shepherd, thinking the wolf was a sheep, grabbed the wolf and killed him.


    What does the word flock mean?

    answer choices

    cattle

    group of sheep

  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I looked into the eyes of a lonesome wolf one day.

    And though I tried to fight it, I could not look away.

    Deep inside the golden eyes, a sadness I could see.

    Trapped inside a dying breed, longing to be free.


    Why does mankind abandon, nature's every will,

    and hurt the one's who guard her, as if it were a thrill?

    Deep inside the wolf's eyes, I could see it all,

    and sadness fell upon me, as I heard his mournful call.


    What does the world lonesome mean?

    answer choices

    Happiness

    Sadness

    Excitement

  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I looked into the eyes of a lonesome wolf one day.

    And though I tried to fight it, I could not look away.

    Deep inside the golden eyes, a sadness I could see.

    Trapped inside a dying breed, longing to be free.


    Why does mankind abandon, nature's every will,

    and hurt the one's who guard her, as if it were a thrill?

    Deep inside the wolf's eyes, I could see it all,

    and sadness fell upon me, as I heard his mournful call.


    Which sentence from the story makes the wolf seem lonely?

    answer choices

    "Trapped inside a dying breed, longing to be free."

    "...hurt the one's who guard her, as if it were a thrill?"

    "...I heard his mournful call!"

    "deep inside the wolf's eyes, I could see it all."

  • Question 11
    45 seconds
    Q.

    I looked into the eyes of a lonesome wolf one day.

    And though I tried to fight it, I could not look away.

    Deep inside the golden eyes, a sadness I could see.

    Trapped inside a dying breed, longing to be free.


    Why does mankind abandon, nature's every will,

    and hurt the one's who guard her, as if it were a thrill?

    Deep inside the wolf's eyes, I could see it all,

    and sadness fell upon me, as I heard his mournful call.


    What's the theme?

    answer choices

    Friendship

    Be friends with the lonely

    Honesty

    Trustworthy

  • Question 12
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is a theme?

    answer choices

    main idea

    details

    message or lesson that the author wants you to know

    toy story

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