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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Literature Questions

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Grade 5 Places (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.10, RI.5.2, RI.5.10
Every year, countless people from some of the northern and central states of the country leave snow, ice and freezing temperatures behind by heading south. These "snowbirds", as they are often called, trade in their          gloves          and hats for             sunscreen             and bathing suits. Heading south to escape winter's chill is common, but some             travelers             do just the opposite. They pack the extra layers and the snow boots and head to the village of Jukkasjarvi in          Sweden         . Once they arrive, they check into their hotel, but they don't take off their heavy coats and           scarves          . Why? Because at Sweden's Ice Hotel, everything from the beds to tables is made out of blocks of       ice      .

Why would anyone want to travel to one of the           coldest           places in the world during the winter          season         ? That was a question that a tourist company asked more than 20 years ago. They wanted more tourists so they tried something new. They built a 60 square foot         igloo         out of ice blocks and held an art exhibit inside. People came, but not that many.

One day, a group came to see the           exhibit          , but arrived too late. Instead of leaving, they spread out their sleeping bags and spent the night in the        snow       . Suddenly, a brand new idea was born! The tourist company built an entire         hotel         out of ice blocks taken from the nearby Torne River. They advertised this          unique          hotel all over the world and soon, people came to explore. Now,           curious           guests check in and enjoy the cold. Then, when the warmth of spring returns, the hotel melts into the ground and disappears. It will be           rebuilt           when winter returns.
Grade 5 Treasure Island
Grade 5 Places (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.10, RI.5.2, RI.5.10
Every year, countless people from some of the northern and central states of the country leave snow, ice and freezing temperatures behind by heading south. These "snowbirds", as they are often called, trade in their          gloves          and hats for sunscreen and bathing suits. Heading south to escape winter's chill is common, but some travelers do just the opposite. They pack the extra layers and the snow boots and head to the village of Jukkasjarvi in          Sweden         . Once they arrive, they check into their hotel, but they don't take off their heavy coats and scarves. Why? Because at Sweden's Ice Hotel, everything from the beds to tables is made out of blocks of       ice      .

Why would anyone want to travel to one of the coldest places in the world during the winter          season         ? That was a question that a tourist company asked more than 20 years ago. They wanted more tourists so they tried something new. They built a 60 square foot igloo out of ice blocks and held an art exhibit inside. People came, but not that many.

One day, a group came to see the exhibit, but arrived too late. Instead of leaving, they spread out their sleeping bags and spent the night in the        snow       . Suddenly, a brand new idea was born! The tourist company built an entire hotel out of ice blocks taken from the nearby Torne River. They advertised this unique hotel all over the world and soon, people came to explore. Now,           curious           guests check in and enjoy the cold. Then, when the warmth of spring returns, the hotel melts into the ground and disappears. It will be rebuilt when winter returns.
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
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 Animals (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.5.1

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Based on the passage, you can infer that hares...
  1. love being pets and are easy to capture for that purpose
  2. are difficult to capture and tame as pets
  3. make poor pets because of their wild nature
  4. are hard to find and capture in the wild
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 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
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 The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

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The poem "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" is an example of what type of poem?
  1. concrete poem
  2. narrative poem
  3. haiku poem
  4. cinquain poem
Grade 5 Animals (Stories) CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RI.5.6

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After reading the passage, you can infer that the author...
  1. thinks squirrels are magnificent creatures
  2. likes squirrels equally as well as other woodland animals
  3. despises squirrels because they belong to the rodent family
  4. finds squirrels to be interesting for scientific study
Grade 5 The BFG
Why did the Queen call the King of Sweden?
  1. To warn them about the giants.
  2. To get help capturing the giants.
  3. To see if the story the BFG told her was true.
  4. To aks them about their dreams.
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