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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Literature Questions

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Grade 5 Poetry
There once was a man from Peru,
Who dreamed of eating his shoe,
He awoke with a fright,
In the middle of the night,
And found that his dream had come true!

What type of poem is this?
  1. Limerick
  2. Couplet
  3. Haiku
  4. Acrostic
Grade 5 Bridge to Terabithia
Jess's father tells him he is going over to the Burke's to pay his respects and suggests that Jess comes along because he knew the little girl best. Jess is confused and does not know which "little girl" his father is speaking of.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Poetry
Identify the type of poetry:

The mountain frames the sky
As a shadow of an eagle flies by.
With clouds hanging at its edge
A climber proves his courage on its rocky ledge.
  1. Cinquain
  2. Acrostic
  3. Quatrain
  4. Haiku
Grade 5 The BFG
What does the BFG stand for?
  1. Big Fat Giant
  2. Big Fierce Giant
  3. Big Friendly Giant
  4. Big Funny Giant
Grade 5 Because of Winn-Dixie
What is the main character's full name?
  1. India Opal Buloni
  2. Opal Catherine Hardy
  3. Meredith Opal Bologna
  4. Opal Elizabeth Carpenter
Grade 5 Because of Winn-Dixie
What is the occupation of the narrator's father?
  1. chef
  2. preacher
  3. mechanic
  4. shopkeeper
Grade 5 Because of Winn-Dixie
What is Winn-Dixie? (Choose all that apply)
  1. a dog
  2. a grocery store
  3. a brand of peas
  4. a type of clothing
Grade 5 The Road Less Traveled

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What is the theme of this poem?
  1. giving up hope
  2. making a difficult choice
  3. enjoying the present moment
  4. having the courage to fight for something you believe in
Grade 5 Harry Potter
Which one of the titles listed below isn't in the Harry Potter series of books?
  1. Chamber of Secrets
  2. Prizoner of Azkaban
  3. The Dark Lord
  4. Half Blood Prince
Grade 5 Because of Winn-Dixie
What is the purpose of the first chapter?
  1. to show where the narrator went
  2. to describe the town the narrator lives in
  3. to explain how the narrator came to own a dog
  4. to develop the relationship between the narrator and her father
Grade 5 The Road Less Traveled

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Which road does the speaker take?
  1. the first road
  2. the road less traveled by
  3. the road that bends in the undergrowth
  4. the road that he or she looks down as fas as possible
Grade 5 The Road Less Traveled

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The speaker of the poem wishes that he or she did not have to make a choice between the roads.

What lines from the poem support this statement?
  1. And sorry I could not travel both/And be one traveler, long I stood
  2. Though as for that, the passing there/Had worn them really about the same
  3. And both that morning equally lay/In leaves no step had trodden black
  4. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,/I took the one less traveled by
Grade 5 The Road Less Traveled

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What is the setting of this poem?
  1. a quiet street on the edge of a town
  2. a forest in the middle of winter
  3. the back yard of a house in the country
  4. a wood with two roads in it
Grade 5 Because of Winn-Dixie
What was the problem at Winn-Dixie?
  1. the power went out
  2. the employees were on strike
  3. a dog was running around the store
  4. a man stole a whole cart of groceries
Grade 5 Because of Winn-Dixie
Which sentence best shows the point of view of the novel?
  1. He smiled so big that it made him sneeze.
  2. It was like he was saying, "I know I'm a mess. Isn't it funny?"
  3. It's hard not to immediately fall in love with a dog who has a good sense of humor.
  4. And the two of us, me and Winn-Dixie, started walking home.
Grade 5 The Road Less Traveled

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Based on the information in the poem, why might the second road have "wanted wear" and been "grassy?"
  1. because the second road was close to a stream that ran through the woods
  2. because the second road received a lot of sunlight
  3. because many people had taken the second road
  4. because few people had taken the second road
Grade 5 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
All 4 grandparents agree with Mr. Buckett's remarks that if Charlie does not find a golden ticket in his candy bar he should not be disappointed.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Poetry

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Which choice best explains how the poem "The Land of Nod" is written?
  1. a set of 4 stanzas
  2. a block of 16 lines
  3. a series of 16 sentences
  4. a group of 4 paragraphs
Grade 5 Because of Winn-Dixie
While at Winn-Dixie, the narrator
  1. bought a bag of apples.
  2. ate all of the melted ice cream.
  3. pretended that the dog was her own.
  4. caught the man who stole the groceries.
Grade 5 Literature
Which sentence is written correctly?
  1. The thanksgiving day parade is my favorite to watch.
  2. We will celebrate Christmas eve, too.
  3. Our neighborhood will have a New year's eve party.
  4. Everyone will be happy on New Year's Day.
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