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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Supporting Details Questions

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Grade 8 Supporting Details
Which detail from the passage makes the narrator most nervous?
  1. She is moving to a new place.
  2. She has never taken the train.
  3. She wants to impress Jimmy's uncle.
  4. She has to cook for too many people.
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Which choice best describes how the little pumpkin felt after the boys found him?
  1. He was finally happy.
  2. He liked his new look.
  3. He started to feel somewhat sick.
  4. He wished he was with his mother.
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Which statement best explains what the boys did to the little pumpkin?
  1. They baked him in a pie.
  2. They smashed him to pieces.
  3. They fed him to the farm animals.
  4. They carved him into jack-o-lantern.
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1

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If you are a journalist who has an idea for an article, which editor will you go to?
  1. Editor-in-chief
  2. Managing editor
  3. Assignment editor
  4. Copy editor
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RI.8.5

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Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.5, RI.8.1, RI.8.5

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Which of the following details least fits with the other details in paragraph 5?
  1. It is very frequently buttered in the air, bitten in gouges, and still held in the face and eyes of the table with the marks of the teeth on it.
  2. This is certainly not altogether pleasant, and it is better to cut it, a bit at a time, after buttering it, and put piece by piece in the mouth with one's finger and thumb
  3. It is not considered good taste to mix food on the same plate.
  4. Salt must be left on the side of the plate and never on the tablecloth.
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RI.8.5

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Which two paragraphs least fit with the rest of the passage?
  1. paragraph 5
  2. paragraph 6
  3. paragraph 7
  4. paragraph 8
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In "The Charge of the Light Brigade," which choice best describes the six hundred soldiers mentioned in the poem?
  1. They won the battle.
  2. They died with honor.
  3. They were cowardly men.
  4. They did not fight very hard.
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Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.8.3

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How do you indicate you are ready for your plate to be removed?
  1. Push your plate away from you.
  2. Signal for the waiter.
  3. Eat all of the food on the plate.
  4. Lay your knife and fork diagonally across the plate.
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.8.3

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Which type of editor typical writes a headline?
  1. Editor-in-chief
  2. Managing editor
  3. Assistant editor
  4. Copy editor
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RI.8.1, RST.6-8.1

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Based on the information in the article, why is it possible that a person may never see a red moon?
  1. It does not happen frequently.
  2. It is always covered by clouds.
  3. The moon never actually looks red.
  4. The sun covers up the moon.
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RI.8.5

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Why does the author include the first list of questions?
  1. to help editors know what to look for when they review articles
  2. to help journalists improve their articles before they turn them in
  3. to show what the editor-in-chief wants to see in an article
  4. to show what makes a quality article for a newspaper
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.8.3

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According to the passage, why shouldn't you use your own knife or fork to get butter or other condiments?
  1. It is unhygienic.
  2. It is not proper to mix foods.
  3. It can cause you to reach over others.
  4. It confuses the other diners.
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.8.3

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Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.8.4

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What is a "Serena Slam"?
  1. How Serena hits the ball
  2. The speed of Serena's serve
  3. Winning all four Grand Slam events
  4. Serena's nickname for her racket
Grade 8 Supporting Details CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RI.8.3

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