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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Literature Questions

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Grade 5 Treasure Island
How does Ben Gunn frighten the pirates?
  1. He tells them that the treasure map is a hoax.
  2. He frightens them by putting spiders in their beds.
  3. He frightens them by telling them their rum supply has run out.
  4. He frightens then by imitating the dead Flint's voice.
Grade 5 Treasure Island
How does Jim move the ship out of sight of the pirate camp on shore?
  1. He cuts it adrift.
  2. He pulls it with his coracle.
  3. He sails it at night.
  4. He bribes the crew with part of the stolen treasure.
Grade 5 Treasure Island
Grade 5 Treasure Island
Who interrupts Jim's narration and is the storyteller for a while?
  1. Captain Smollett
  2. Long John Silver
  3. Squire Trelawney
  4. Dr. Livesey
Grade 5 Treasure Island
How does Billy Bones die?
  1. He is killed by Long John Silver.
  2. He is hanged for piracy.
  3. He dies from a stroke brought on by alcohlism and fear.
  4. He is run over by hourses.
Grade 5 Treasure Island
What does the return crew of the Hispaniola do to the remaining three mutineers?
  1. They shoot them.
  2. They go through a trial and are hung.
  3. They're sentenced to labor work for two years in exchange for their freedom.
  4. They're marooned.
Grade 5 Treasure Island
What did Jim's father do for a living?
  1. He was an innkeeper.
  2. He was a farmer.
  3. He was a lawyer.
  4. He was a pirate.
Grade 5 Treasure Island
How does Ben Gunn use his share of the treasure?
  1. He spends or loses it in about two and a half weeks.
  2. He gets a good paying job and settles down with a family.
  3. He becomes part owner of a full-rigged ship.
  4. The book never really says what he does with his share.
Grade 5 Animals (Stories) CCSS: RI.5.3

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Which feature of the lynx is most captivating?
  1. Its ears
  2. Its eyes
  3. Its fur
  4. Its teeth
Grade 5 Animals (Stories) CCSS: RI.5.3

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When it comes to getting away from danger, the passage says which feature is a hare's best asset?
  1. Its long hind legs
  2. Its keen ears.
  3. Its sharp back claws.
  4. Its ability to swim.
Grade 5 Animals (Stories) CCSS: RI.5.3

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Which choice best explains why squirrels need lots of hard nuts to eat?
  1. Squirrels like challenges and hard nuts provide them with entertainment and food.
  2. Squirrels have very complicated nests and use the shells of hard nuts to help make their nests.
  3. Squirrels need energy and hard nuts provide the right amount of protein.
  4. Squirrels are gnawers and need nuts to help keep their teeth in shape.
Grade 5 Animals (Stories) CCSS: RI.5.3

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Why aren't black squirrels seen very often?
  1. They exist in very small numbers, so they are nearly extinct.
  2. They are driven away by gray squirrels who generally populate areas where humans live.
  3. They have fur that changes to red halfway through the year.
  4. They burrow deep into the ground where they have food stores.
Grade 5 Sports (Stories) CCSS: RI.5.3

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Which word describes the upkeep of a golf course?
  1. expensive
  2. tedious
  3. cheap
  4. both a and b
Grade 5 Sports (Stories) CCSS: RI.5.3

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According to the passage, golfers choose which clubs to carry, but you can infer that it is to a golfer's advantage to have more clubs because...
  1. it makes it easier to hit a wider variety of shots.
  2. it provides alternatives in case clubs break.
  3. it gives the caddy more work to do to earn his pay.
  4. it helps the golfer reach the hole in fewer strokes.
Grade 5 Sports (Stories) CCSS: RI.5.1

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Grade 5 Sports (Stories) CCSS: RI.5.3

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