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In “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog,” what theme, or message about life, is revealed through Hachiko’s actions?
A.Loyalty must be taught to others.
B.Being loyal always results in pain.
C.True loyalty to another is lifelong.
D.Loyalty can cause one to lose hope.
In “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog,” what conflict does Kentaro face when Dr. Ueno dies?
A.Kentaro worries that he will never see Hachiko again.
B.Kentaro struggles to understand why Dr. Ueno has died.
C.Kentaro wants Mr. Kobayashi to adopt Hachiko, but he refuses.
D.Kentaro fears that Hachiko will be treated poorly in his new home.
Why is “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog” considered historical fiction? Choose two options.
A.It is based on real events from the past.
B.The story ends with a continuing conflict.
C.The story is entirely imagined by the author.
D.All characters are made up by the author.
E.The setting accurately shows places that exist.
In “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog,” which word best describes how people felt about Hachiko after his owner’s death?
In “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog,” which description best defines Kentaro’s relationship to Hachiko?
A.Hachiko is Kentaro's longtime enemy.
B.Hachiko is Kentaro's reliable friend.
C.Hachiko is Kentaro's long lost cousin.
D.Hachiko is Kentaro's demanding master.
Read these sentences from “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog.”
The dog was beautiful, but his sharp face reminded me of a wolf’s. I grabbed Mama’s kimono
and stepped behind her, just in case.
Why does the dog’s physical similarity to a wolf frighten the narrator?
A.Wolves are known to be smart.
B.Wolves are known to be huge.
C.Wolves are known to be friendly.
D.Wolves are known to be dangerous.
Which of the following situations could best be used to illustrate the meaning of timidly?
A.a boy happily acting in a play
B.a man lazily relaxing in a chair
C.a woman playfully making a joke
D.a girl shyly giving her first speech
What is the most likely meaning of anxiously in the following sentence?
Marcus anxiously waited for the teacher to grade his report.
Which of the following must be true of a person silently standing in line?
A.She is kind.
B.She is loud.
C.She is quiet.
D.She is angry.
According to “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog,” how do the Japanese people honor Hachiko?
A.They build a statue of him.
B.They find him a new home.
C.They give him scraps of food.
D.They send his owner flowers.
In “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog,” why does Hachiko’s owner stop going to the train station?
A.He dies while he is at work.
B.He moves to another city.
C.He stops taking the train to work.
D.He decides to leave Hachiko behind.
Who is the narrator of “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog”?
A.Kentaro, a young boy
B.Hachiko, a loyal dog
C.Dr. Ueno, an older man
D.Mr. Kobayashi, Kentaro's father
In “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog,” who is Hachiko’s owner?
A.a busy train conductor
B.a university professor
C.a station security guard
D.a young boy from Tokyo
According to “Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog,” what does Hachiko do every day?
A.Hachiko steals food from strangers in the city square.
B.Hachiko gets lost walking from the station to his home.
C.Hachiko accompanies Kentaro to his school downtown.
D.Hachiko escorts his owner to and from the train station.