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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) English Language Arts Questions

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Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
What is the best way to punctuate the following sentence?
  1. Our labors in life-learning, earning, and yearning-are also our reasons for living.
  2. Our labors in life, learning, earning, and yearning) are also our reasons for living.
  3. Our labors in life - learning, earning, and yearning - are also our reasons for living.
  4. Our labors in life learning, earning, and yearning are also our reasons for living.
Grade 6 Capitalization and Punctuation
Grade 6 A Christmas Carol

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What was the main reason Marley's ghost visited Scrooge?
  1. to visit with his old friend
  2. to alert him to an accounting error
  3. to warn him about his fate
  4. to bring him a Christmas gift
Grade 6 Adverbs
He is very handsome.
Which word is the adverb?
  1. he
  2. very
  3. handsome
  4. none of the above
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Which is an example of hyperbole?
  1. My feet are very sore.
  2. I have more homework than you.
  3. I have a ton of homework.
  4. This sweet tea tastes fantastic.
Grade 6 Adverbs
Grade 6 Sentence Structure
What type of sentence is this?

Old Yeller was a stray dog.
  1. imperative
  2. declarative
  3. exclamatory
  4. interrogative
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Which is an example of hyperbole?
  1. The apple is as red as a rose.
  2. I am freezing to death.
  3. The trees bow their heads in the wind.
  4. His legs move like a well oiled machine.
Grade 6 Adverbs
Grade 6 Figurative Language
Which is NOT an example of hyperbole?
  1. I ate so much I might explode.
  2. The noise was so loud it shook the earth.
  3. The tree was so tall it may have touched space.
  4. The smoke smelled so bad it made my nose burn.
Grade 6 A Christmas Carol CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.6.3

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How did the atmosphere is Fezziwig's office on Christmas Eve differ from the atmosphere in Scrooge's office on Christmas Eve?
  1. It was more festive and fun.
  2. It was darker and colder.
  3. It was full of needy people.
  4. It was completely empty.
Grade 6 Identifying Genre
Which plot is from the historical fiction genre?
  1. Citizens have just learned that a giant meteoroid has wiped out the eastern seaboard
  2. A princess has just escaped from an evil dragon's castle
  3. A boy escapes from German Nazis by wearing a disguise
  4. A young boy finds his lost dog by placing an ad in the local paper
Grade 6 Identifying Genre
Which genre might feature aliens as characters?
  1. Fantasy
  2. Mystery
  3. Fables
  4. Realistic fiction
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