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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Short Stories (Fiction) Questions

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Grade 6 The Tell-Tale Heart
What about the old man drove the narrator mad?
  1. all his money
  2. his vulture eye
  3. his cruelty
  4. his silver hair
Grade 6 Lob's Girl
In the beginning of the story, where does the setting take place?
  1. In Liverpool
  2. in Sandy's house
  3. in the hospital
  4. at the beach
Grade 6 Lob's Girl
Which of the following would describe Lob's character traits?
  1. loyal and lazy
  2. lazy and clumsy
  3. wet and mean
  4. loyal and persistent
Grade 6 Aaron's Gift
How are Carl and his friends like the Cossacks in "Aaron's Gift"?
  1. They enjoy destroying people's homes
  2. They kill people for no reason
  3. They are cruel and hateful to innocent people
  4. Everyone hates them
Grade 6 Aaron's Gift
In the story "Aaron's Gift," what makes Aaron's grandmother "strange"?
  1. she is kinder and more sensitive than most people
  2. She remembers so much from her past
  3. She spends time talking to birds
  4. She is friendlier than most people
Grade 6 Aaron's Gift
Why is it a turning point in "Aaron's Gift" when Aaron tells everyone about the pigeon?
  1. Aaron's father finds out about the pigeon and gets angry
  2. Hearing about the pigeon makes people think Aaron is strange
  3. It ruins Aaron's grandmother's birthday surprise
  4. Hearing about the pigeon gives Carl and his friend ideas
Grade 6 Lob's Girl
Who is the author of Lob's Girl?
  1. Jean Pengelly
  2. Joan Aiken
  3. Sandy Pengelly
  4. Lob
Grade 6 Aaron's Gift
At the end of "Aaron's Gift," what does Aaron mean when he says his grandmother's goat "had escaped from the Cossacks at last"?
  1. Aaron's grandmother finds out her goat wasn't killed after all
  2. Pidge's escape has helped Aaron's grandmother get over her goat's death
  3. Aaron's grandmother can now forget about the death of her goat
  4. Aaron's grandmother imagines that her goat escaped from the Cossacks
Grade 6 Lob's Girl
Mr. Dodsworth gave Lob to the Pengellys because he...
  1. was too old to take care of a dog.
  2. knew Lob would be happy only with Sandy.
  3. realized he did not like Lob.
  4. he was too expensive to care for.
Grade 6 Lob's Girl
Why did Lob jump through the Pengelly's window?
  1. He smelled Mrs. Pengelly's puddings.
  2. He was looking for Sandy.
  3. He was chasing a stick Sandy threw.
  4. He was trying to find Mr. Dodsworth.
Grade 6 Lob's Girl
Just after the accident, Sandy's brother discovered that Lob was...
  1. looking for Sandy at the beach.
  2. waiting for Sandy at home.
  3. killed by the truck.
  4. taken to the hospital.
Grade 6 Lob's Girl
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