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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) Short Stories (Fiction) Questions

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Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Which word best describes the lion?
  1. kind
  2. helpful
  3. popular
  4. self-centered
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did the storyteller ask the lion for?
  1. a new guitar
  2. a small payment
  3. a bed for the night
  4. an invitation to the palace
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why was the hare chosen to visit the king and find out the name of the tree?
  1. He was very fast.
  2. He had a good memory.
  3. He was liked by the king.
  4. He had nothing better to do.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Lion asked Anansi to speak the name of the tree. What was the problem?
  1. Anansi had left.
  2. Anansi lost his voice.
  3. Anansi spoke in a different language.
  4. Anansi could not remember the name.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why did the tigers leave the land?
  1. They were tired.
  2. They were hungry.
  3. They were not wanted.
  4. They were very embarrassed.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did the farmer and his wife receive?
  1. food
  2. honor
  3. money
  4. children
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why did the animals need the tree?
  1. A drought had caused their trees to die.
  2. The tree would help them earn lots of money.
  3. The tree was a gift from the neighboring kingdom.
  4. A witch had cast a spell upon them and their trees.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
How did the tortoise win the contest?
  1. He ran quickly.
  2. His friends carried him.
  3. His twin brother won the race.
  4. He attached a motor to his shell.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why did the farmer give seeds to the collared crow?
  1. He had more inside.
  2. He knew the crow was hungry.
  3. The crow promised to reward him.
  4. The crow took them from his hands.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why was the first and strongest tiger sure he would win the contest?
  1. He had been working out.
  2. He had rigged the competition.
  3. He got his brothers to help him.
  4. He thought the mouse was weak.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
What happened to the farmer's seeds?
  1. He dropped them.
  2. The crows ate them.
  3. He couldn't afford to buy them.
  4. They rotted in the wet ground.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why did the chief end the party?
  1. It was late.
  2. He was tired.
  3. He was upset.
  4. The food was gone.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why were the farmer and his wife blessed by the crow? (Choose all that apply)
  1. They followed the crow's instructions.
  2. They worked hard and were poor all of their lives.
  3. They put someone else's needs before their own.
  4. They had never been able to have any children of their own.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why did the animals hold a contest?
  1. to trick the tigers
  2. to elect a new king
  3. to entertain their guests
  4. to see who was prettiest
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did the monkey do?
  1. He pretended to work.
  2. He put the top on the drum.
  3. He served as an advisor to the king.
  4. He sat around and ate all of their food.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
What did the tigers want to do?
  1. find food to eat
  2. take over the land
  3. serve the tiger king
  4. seek guidance from the owl
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why did the animals build a drum?
  1. to play music for King Lion
  2. to hide inside during a battle
  3. to make it easier to call a meeting
  4. to sell to make money for the kingdom
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
The farmer and his wife were
  1. poor.
  2. young.
  3. healthy.
  4. popular.
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)
Why didn't the farmer want to go to the feast?
  1. He had made other plans.
  2. He didn't have anything to wear.
  3. He had to harvest his crop of wheat.
  4. He didn't want to spend money on juice.
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