So You Want to be President?
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The Constitution is in a museum.

    answer choices

    sculpture of four presidents

    document stating a system of laws

    painting showing beautiful scenery

    object from prehistoric times

  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Let's learn about city politics.

    answer choices

    headquarters

    ceremonies

    government

    liberties

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The event was a howling success.

    answer choices

    celebrated

    tremendous

    particular

    overnight

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
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    The girl said her words solemnly.

    answer choices

    frantically

    slowly

    angrily

    seriously

  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.

    That is my responsibility.

    answer choices

    duty

    decision

    goal

    excuse

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    She is vain.

    answer choices

    jealous

    patient

    prideful

    discouraged

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q.

    We have a humble home.

    answer choices

    comfortable

    modest

    decorative

    sturdy

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    One detail from the selections was, "The President never has to take out the garbage." Which main idea does this detail support?

    answer choices

    There are good and bad things about being President

    Every President has had brothers and sisters

    Almost any job can lead a person to being President

    Presidents come in different shapes and sizes

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was an opinion in this selection?

    answer choices

    James Madison weighed only one hundred pounds

    Theodore Roosevelt was president at age forty-two

    Benjamin Harrison was lucky to have grown up on a large farm

    James Polk and James Buchanan both had nine brothers and sisters

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What did Quentin Roosevelt do to cheer up his sick brother?

    answer choices

    drew cartoons of past presidents on the walls of the White House

    rode his pony upstairs in the White House elevator

    chased a raccoon down the halls of the White House

    played football with his father on the White House lawn

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which of these was a main idea of this selection?

    answer choices

    Herbert Hoover had three dogs

    The Coolidges had a pet raccoon

    All kinds of pets lived in the White House

    Some presidents preferred dogs

  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q.

    According to the selection, what did Presidents George Washington, Andrew Johnson, and Harry Truman have in common?

    answer choices

    They all owned cats

    They were all lawyers

    None of them went to college

    None of them lived in the White House

  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which generalization is supported by details in the selection?

    answer choices

    Few presidents have traveled to foreign countries

    All presidents have enjoyed their job

    Only people with a lot of money have been Presidents

    Being President has always been a lot of work

  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which generalization is supported by details in the selection?

    answer choices

    Only tall men and women have become President

    There have been many presidents over the years

    Presidents have had to write their own oath before taking office

    Very few Protestants have become President

  • Question 15
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Why did the author write this selection?

    answer choices

    to persuade people to run for President

    to share an exciting story about the President

    to tell interesting facts about different presidents

    to explain how presidents get elected

  • Question 16
    120 seconds
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    Which of the following was a main idea of the selection?

    answer choices

    People want to be President for different reasons

    Most people become president to be famous

    George Washington left his plantation to become President

    Thomas Jefferson bout the Louisiana Territory while he was President

  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Abraham Lincoln said, "I know very well that many others might in this matter as in others, do better than I can." From this quote, you can tell that Lincoln was probably...

    answer choices

    greedy

    humble

    impatient

    curious

  • Question 18
    120 seconds
    Q.

    When someone threw a cabbage at Taft, he said, "I see that one of my adversaries has lost his head." Why did the author include this quote?

    answer choices

    To show that Taft was upset with this person

    To show that cabbage was an important crop in that time

    To show that Taft had a sense of humor

    To persuade us to throw cabbages at people

  • Question 19
    120 seconds
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    As President, what did George Washington and Abraham Lincoln have in common?

    answer choices

    They were born in the same state

    They put their country and its people before themselves

    They were President for the same amount of time

    They were both very tall

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