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Common Core Standard RI.8.1 Questions

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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Grade 8 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, RI.8.1, RI.8.3

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What can you infer about the stems of nettles from the description in paragraph 2?
  1. They have prickers.
  2. They are smooth.
  3. They are hard to pull.
  4. They look pretty.
Grade 8 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.5, RI.8.1, RI.8.5

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Which piece of parental advice is supported by the information in paragraph 3?
  1. Keep your elbows off the table!
  2. Don't play with your food!
  3. Chew with your mouth closed!
  4. Don't eat too much!
Grade 8 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1
Grade 8 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1
Grade 8 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Grade 8 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Which sentence from the above passage best describes the main idea of the third paragraph?
  1. "McHugh joins Gates as Republicans in important positions dealing with the nation's military."
  2. "The president values different opinions in his administration."
  3. "He kept Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense."
  4. "He did not agree with cuts Obama wanted to make in military budgets."
Grade 8 Main Idea CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Which of these sentences most strongly supports the main idea of this passage?
  1. "Many expect Irving's Latino population to increase to more than 50 percent."
  2. "Irving also has many city parks."
  3. "Many customers will order cafe con leche, or coffee with milk, a favorite drink in Mexico."
  4. "Driving into Irving from the east, you're greeted by the town's most famous building: the white-domed Texas Stadium with the big hole in its roof."
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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If you are a journalist who has an idea for an article, which editor will you go to?
  1. Editor-in-chief
  2. Managing editor
  3. Assignment editor
  4. Copy editor
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.5, RI.8.1, RI.8.5

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Which of the following details least fits with the other details in paragraph 5?
  1. It is very frequently buttered in the air, bitten in gouges, and still held in the face and eyes of the table with the marks of the teeth on it.
  2. This is certainly not altogether pleasant, and it is better to cut it, a bit at a time, after buttering it, and put piece by piece in the mouth with one's finger and thumb
  3. It is not considered good taste to mix food on the same plate.
  4. Salt must be left on the side of the plate and never on the tablecloth.
Grade 8 Cause and Effect CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Grade 8 Context Clues CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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What does the word AMATEUR mean in the beginning of paragraph two?
  1. someone who competes without getting paid
  2. someone who loves participating in a sport
  3. someone who is not very skilled in a sport
  4. someone who competes as a child
Grade 8 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Which statement is most likely true, based on the information in this passage?
  1. Anyone with enough talent, passion and dedication can become a popular musician.
  2. The only places currently hiring musicians are New York, Nashville, and Los Angeles.
  3. Playing multiple instruments increases a person’s chance of employment within this industry.
  4. Computer skills play little to no part in finding a successful job as a musician.
Grade 8 Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Grade 8 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Which of the following statements can be inferred from this passage?
  1. Noise pollution is creating health problems for many people.
  2. Companies rarely take the sound quality of their products seriously.
  3. The majority of people are quite uncomfortable with complete silence.
  4. There is no place in the country that is completely noise-free
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1, RST.6-8.1

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Based on the information in the article, why is it possible that a person may never see a red moon?
  1. It does not happen frequently.
  2. It is always covered by clouds.
  3. The moon never actually looks red.
  4. The sun covers up the moon.
Grade 8 Vocabulary CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Which phrases from the article help the reader understand the meanings of abuse and binge?
  1. On average, underage drinkers consume more drinks per drinking occasion than adult drinkers.
  2. 24% rode with a driver who had been drinking alcohol.
  3. 39% drank some amount of alcohol.
  4. Youth who start drinking before age 15 years are five times more likely to develop alcohol dependence
  5. Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience...
Grade 8 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1, RH.6-8.1

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Based on this passage, what conclusion about volunteering is most likely true?
  1. It takes a good amount of time, research and consideration to choose the best type of volunteering.
  2. Volunteering tends to require more of a time commitment than most people are prepared to provide
  3. In the end, most people tend to prefer the informal types of volunteering.
  4. Finding volunteering options in a community is often more complicated than expected.
Grade 8 Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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Based on the information in this passage, which of the following traits would most likely play a large part in getting hired as a musician?
  1. What brand of instruments a person plays
  2. If the person writes his or her original songs
  3. What the person looks like overall
  4. If the person took choir or band in school
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