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The Short Stories questions below are in the following grade levels:
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Grade 9 :: The Lottery by ba732
What is the setting of the story?
  1. A small village
  2. Summer
  3. June 27th
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 :: The Lottery by ba732
What is the theme of the story?
  1. Stone people to have a successful harvest
  2. Blindly following a tradition can be dangerous
  3. Not everything is as it seems
Grade 8 :: Flowers for Algernon by rsmccarver
How do you FIRST know Charlie is getting smarter?
  1. he starts to spell better
  2. he can speak other languages
  3. he wants to date his teacher
  4. he becomes a scientist
Grade 9 :: The Lottery by ba732
What is an example of foreshadowing in the story?
  1. The black box
  2. The slips of paper
  3. Children gathering stones at the start of the story
  4. Mr. Summers description
Grade 9 :: The Lottery by ba732
What is the point of view from which the story was written?
  1. 1st person
  2. 3rd person limited
  3. 3rd person omniscient
  4. 2nd person
Grade 9 :: The Most Dangerous Game by cornels
Why does Zaroff recognize Rainsford's name?
  1. Zaroff has lured Rainsford to the island.
  2. Zaroff paid Whitney to knock Rainsford off the yacht.
  3. Zaroff has read Rainsford's book on hunting.
  4. Zaroff watches Rainsford's hunting show on TV.
Grade 9 :: The Most Dangerous Game by cornels
Grade 9 :: The Most Dangerous Game by amo53
Grade 8 :: Flowers for Algernon by rsmccarver
Why does Charlie get the operation?
  1. he wants to make people happy
  2. he want to beat the mouse in the maze
  3. he wants to be smart
  4. he wants to make more money
Grade 10 :: The Most Dangerous Game by Vickie_C
What does General Zaroff's final utterance of "En garde" suggest about his character?
  1. He is courageous
  2. He is afraid
  3. He is clever
  4. He is a fighter
Grade 8 :: Flowers for Algernon by rsmccarver
Why can't Charlie have his TV fixed?
  1. he lost his paycheck
  2. he gave his money away
  3. he took his teacher on too many dates
  4. he wanted to buy a new TV
Grade 8 :: Flowers for Algernon by rsmccarver
Why does Charlie yell in the diner?
  1. he knows how the boy feels because he used to be just like him
  2. he wants attention
  3. they were out of his favorite food
  4. he was mad at the boy
Grade 8 :: Flowers for Algernon by rsmccarver
What happened to show what will happen to Charlie?
  1. the boy dropped the plate
  2. the mouse becomes mean and will not eat
  3. the doctors have missing papers
  4. Charlie gets his own office.
Grade 8 :: Flowers for Algernon by rsmccarver
Why did Charlie go to night school?
  1. to be smart
  2. to make friends
  3. to learn about factory workers
  4. because he likes his teacher
Grade 7 :: Rikki-tikki-tavi by Money14
Which of the following is not a conflict or source of conflict in the story?
  1. Teddy's parents argue about keeping Rikki-Tikki
  2. The cobras plot to kill the family.
  3. Darzee builds his nest high up in the tree.
  4. The cobras eat one of Darzee's eggs.
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