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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Short Stories Questions

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Grade 10 :: The Most Dangerous Game by gena94
How does the author create suspense at the beginning of the story?
  1. Whitney and Rainsford discuss the prospects of hunting up the Amazon.
  2. Whitney refers to Captain Neilson, who never appears in the story.
  3. Whitney describes to Rainsford the mysterious reputation of the island that their boat is passing in the night.
  4. The story begins with a dialogue between two men.
Grade 10 :: The Lottery by rrandolph
What was represented by the black box?
  1. Death
  2. Family
  3. Tradition
  4. Murder
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
What does it mean to "pull a Charlie Gordon"?
  1. To run through a maze
  2. Write in a journal
  3. To do things where you make mistakes
  4. None of the above
Grade 10 :: A Sound of Thunder by amo53
In the story, which of the following actually changes the future?
  1. A butterfly's natural death
  2. A dinosaur's natural death
  3. A butterfly's unnatural death
  4. A dinosaur's unnatural death
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
What was the name of doctor Rose (Charlie's mom) took him to when he was 6-years-old?
  1. Dr. Guarino
  2. Dr. Strauss
  3. Ms. Kinnian
  4. Dr. Warren
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
Where did Charlie meet the "Lady" who was pregnant?
  1. In Chicago
  2. At Central Park
  3. The laboratory
  4. School for retarded adults
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
What language is Charlie surprised to learn that Professor Nemur does not speak?
  1. German
  2. Hindi
  3. Latin
  4. Chinese
Grade 10 :: Flowers for Algernon by 83766422
What does Charlie do when he learns that Gimpy has been stealing from Mr. Donner?
  1. He tells Gimpy that he will inform Mr. Donner unless Gimpy stops stealing
  2. He tells Mr. Donner that Gimpy has been stealing from him
  3. He steals the money back from Gimpy and returns it to the cash register without telling anyone
  4. He decides it is not his place to get involved
Grade 10 :: The Sniper by szeiger
What alerts the enemy sniper to the sniper on the rooftop?
  1. Shuffling his feet
  2. Whistling a tune
  3. Lighting a cigarette
  4. Raising his gun
Grade 10 :: A Sound of Thunder by amo53

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The path through the jungle is mainly intended to...
  1. prevent history from changing.
  2. protect the hunters from dinosaurs.
  3. protect the dinosaurs from hunters.
  4. make it easier to walk through the jungle.
Grade 10 :: A Sound of Thunder by amo53
All of the following are reasons that Travis becomes angry with Eckels for stepping off the path except that...
  1. Eckels has disobeyed Travis's orders.
  2. Travis fears that Eckels may have changed history.
  3. Travis fears that Time Safari will have to go out of business.
  4. Travis fears that they won't be allowed to return to their own world.
Grade 10 :: A Sound of Thunder by amo53

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The hunters are allowed to kill dinosaurs that have been marked with red paint because those dinosaurs...
  1. aren't real.
  2. have only one brain.
  3. are the easiest to kill.
  4. are about to die anyway.
Grade 10 :: A Sound of Thunder by amo53
The story suggests that, had Eckels shot the red-painted dinosaur instead of panicking, history would have been changed...
  1. for the better.
  2. for the worse.
  3. in unpredictable ways.
  4. in no significant or noticeable way.
Grade 10 :: The Sniper by szeiger
The story is set during which war?
  1. The American Civil War
  2. The Irish Civil War
  3. The American Revolution
  4. The Second World War
Grade 10 :: The Sniper by szeiger
Ruse:
  1. Trick
  2. Disguise
  3. Mask
  4. Character
Grade 10 :: The Sniper by szeiger
Beleaguered:
  1. Pummeled
  2. Beset with difficulties
  3. Invaded
  4. Plagued by locusts
Grade 10 :: The Lottery by zz1989
In The Lottery by Shirley Jackson, what was the irony of this story?
  1. Mr. Summers won the lottery.
  2. Young Bill won the lottery and helped his family.
  3. Winning the lottery turned out to be a bad thing.
  4. No one won the lottery.
Grade 10 :: A Sound of Thunder by amo53

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Expendable supplies are those one can...
  1. carry.
  2. consume.
  3. do without.
Grade 10 :: A Sound of Thunder by mjpinon
What is the first "sound of thunder" in the story?
  1. A storm in the primeval jungle
  2. Gunshots from the hunters guns
  3. Footsteps of the T-Rex
  4. A falling tree
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