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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Short Stories (Fiction) Questions

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Grade 7 The Highwayman
What happens to the highwayman in the poem?
  1. He is shot
  2. He is beheaded
  3. He is hanged
  4. He lives on
Grade 7 The Highwayman
What is the moon described as in the poem?
  1. "...a disc of the finest silvers..."
  2. "...a ghostly galleon..."
  3. "...a scary silver coin..."
  4. "...a prince's plate..."
Grade 7 The Highwayman
How old is the Highwayman?
  1. 36
  2. Only the author knows
  3. 90
  4. 17
Grade 7 The Highwayman
Who haunts the Old Inn to this day?
  1. Tim the Ostler
  2. The Red Coats
  3. The Ghost of the Highwayman and Bess
Grade 7 The Highwayman
What are the Red Coats?
  1. blood
  2. clothes
  3. soldiers
  4. velvet
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
What adjectives describe Rikki Tikki?
  1. brave
  2. curious
  3. loyal
  4. all of the above
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
What kind of animal is Rikki-tikki-tavi?
  1. cat
  2. muskrat
  3. weasel
  4. mongoose
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
What was most important to Rikki-tikki?
  1. killing animals
  2. having a friend
  3. keeping Teddy safe
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Why does Nag hide in the bathroom?
  1. He wants to surprise the mongoose by attacking him in the house.
  2. He wants to kill Teddy’s father when he comes to the bathroom in the morning.
  3. He hiding from Nagaina because he is scared
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Which statement best describes Rikki-tikki’s character?
  1. He is cautious and selfish
  2. He is fierce
  3. He is brave and loyal
  4. He is loving and shy
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
All of the following events help resolve the conflicts in the story except—
  1. Darzee sings a mournful song when he thinks Rikki-tikki is dead
  2. Rikki-tikki kills Nagaina after he follows her into the hole
  3. Teddy’s father shoots Nag in the bathroom
Grade 7 The Tell-Tale Heart
Read this line from "The Tell Tale Heart". "He shrieked once...I dragged him to the floor, and pulled the bed over him. I SMILED GAILY, to find the deed so far done."

Why did the narrator say "I smiled gaily"?
  1. the narrator was happy with what happened
  2. the narrator was satisfied that the old man was dead
  3. the narrator was upset at what he had done
  4. both a and b
Grade 7 Short Stories (Fiction)

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Which choice best sums up the theme of "The Gift of the Magi"?
  1. It is important to think of others.
  2. Christmas is a season for giving.
  3. Never give up all you have for someone.
  4. The greatest gifts are not material things.
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
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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