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Third Grade (Grade 3) Literature Questions

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Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
How did Captain Cook feel about Greta?
  1. He thought she was mean.
  2. He disliked the sounds she made.
  3. He was very happy she had come.
  4. He wanted even more penguins to visit.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Mrs. Popper wanted her icebox back. What was Mr. Popper's solution?
  1. He would buy another icebox.
  2. He would put the penguins outside.
  3. He would keep the penguins inside and open the windows.
  4. He would ask Admiral Drake to send him a pile of snow from the South Pole.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Who was Mr. Greenbaum?
  1. a man who liked penguins
  2. the police officer in the town
  3. a man who owned a lot of theaters
  4. the man who sent the penguins to Mr. Popper
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What was the penguin show called?
  1. Popper's Ten Penguins
  2. Popper's Pink-toed Penguins
  3. Popper's Performing Penguins
  4. Plenty of Performing Penguins
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
How much did the Poppers earn each week?
  1. $100
  2. $500
  3. $5000
  4. $10000
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What did the audiences do when they saw the penguins?
  1. They booed.
  2. They laughed.
  3. They screamed.
  4. They left the theater.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
How did Mr. Popper's look change in this chapter?
  1. He dyed his hair.
  2. He started to dress nicely.
  3. He wore only black and white.
  4. He stayed in his pajamas all day.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What did Captain Cook make in the icebox?
  1. a mess
  2. a rookery
  3. a bed to sleep in
  4. a present for Mrs. Popper
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What did the curator of the aquarium think was wrong with Captain Cook?
  1. He was hot.
  2. He was lonely.
  3. He was pregnant.
  4. He was sick with the flu.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What was the problem with building a new place for the penguins to live?
  1. It was cold.
  2. It was expensive.
  3. They didn't like it.
  4. They didn't have enough room.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
At the end of the story, Mr. Popper
  1. cried as he waved goodbye.
  2. sailed to the North Pole with the penguins.
  3. went back to painting houses in Stillwater.
  4. decided to take the penguins back on the road.
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
What is one thing Captain Cook really liked to do?
  1. climb stairs
  2. talk on the phone
  3. go sledding in the snow
  4. talk to the people he met
Grade 3 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Who bailed out Mr. Popper and the penguins?
  1. Mrs. Popper
  2. Admiral Drake
  3. Mr. Greenbaum
  4. the police officer
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
Santa sprang to his sleigh. Another word for sprang is:
  1. danced
  2. jumped
  3. called
  4. slid
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.2, RL.3.2
A summary is another way to describe what happened in a story. Which choice summarizes the story?
  1. Four bunnies went into Mr. McGregor's garden and only one came out alive.
  2. Mr. McGregor invited Peter to his garden, but it turned out to be a terrible trick.
  3. Peter's mother told the bunnies the story of when their father went to Mr. McGregor's garden. It did not have a happy ending.
  4. Peter did not listen to his mother and went to Mr. McGregor's garden. He faced some trouble and became very sick.
Grade 3 Poetry
When a poem is divided into groups of lines, these are called          stanzas          .
Grade 3 Short Stories (Fiction)
A simile is a comparison that uses like or as. The narrator used a simile when he compared                            to a car on a roller coaster.
  1. his bed
  2. driving down a hill
  3. the size of Santa's sleigh
  4. the speed of the train
Grade 3 Poetry
Poetry                                            
  1. manages to say a lot with just a few words.
  2. is intended to be read aloud.
  3. is personal and can be about anything.
  4. all of the above
Grade 3 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Why does Charlie eat his chocolate slowly?
  1. He only gets to eat it once a year.
  2. He doesn't like the taste of chocolate.
  3. He doesn't want to gain too much weight.
  4. He tracks how long it takes to melt on his tongue.
Grade 3 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
What does Charlie do after supper?
  1. finishes his homework
  2. listens to his grandparents' stories
  3. goes outside to play with his friends
  4. heads to work at Wonka's chocolate factory
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