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Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
When Teddy first sees Rikki Tikki Tavi, what does he want to do?
  1. Throw him a party
  2. Give him a funeral
  3. Give him a hug
  4. Take him to the forest
Grade 4 Short Stories (Fiction)

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What was Jamie most worried about in the story?
  1. that her pie would not win first place
  2. that her mother would make them move
  3. that the judges at the fair would laugh at her
  4. that her grandmother would forget her
Grade 5 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.5.3

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How did the main character feel about attending the first Thanksgiving?
  1. She did not want to go.
  2. She felt very nervous.
  3. She was happy.
  4. She felt sad.
Grade 5 Short Stories (Fiction) CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.5.3

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How did the main character feel after Thanksgiving was over?
  1. She was disappointed by the event.
  2. She felt like it connected her people and the white men.
  3. She wished they had never been invited to the meal in the first place.
  4. She realized they were very different from the other people in the community.
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Name the antagonist of the story.
  1. Chuchundra
  2. Nag
  3. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
  4. Darzee
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Who is the protagonist of Rikki-Tikki-Tavi?
  1. Riddi Riddi
  2. Chuchundra
  3. Rikki Tikki Tavi
  4. Nag
Grade 10 The Lottery
What is "The Lottery" satirizing?
  1. cultural issues
  2. political issues
  3. human nature
  4. the nature of chance
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
What is one motto of all the mongoose family?
  1. Run and tell that
  2. Just keep running
  3. Run around all day
  4. Run and find out
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Who is Nag’s wicked wife?
  1. Nagaina
  2. Chuchundra
  3. Darzee
  4. Kairat
Grade 8 Short Stories (Fiction)
What was the most important thing Mrs. Jones did for Roger in "Thank You Ma'am"?
  1. She told him he should be ashamed of himself.
  2. She showed him that she cared about him.
  3. She kicked him out.
  4. She told him about her job.
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
Who is eating the Darzee’s young?
  1. Teddy
  2. Karait
  3. Chuchundra
  4. Nag
Grade 8 Short Stories (Fiction)
Which words best describe Mrs. Jones in "Thank You Ma'am"?
  1. brave, but foolish
  2. mean and cruel
  3. tough, but good hearted
  4. wise and gentle
Grade 10 The Monkey's Paw
What is the first thing Mr. White wishes for?
  1. A bigger house
  2. 200 pounds
  3. To be emperor
  4. He doesn't wish for anything
Grade 8 Short Stories (Fiction)
In "Thank You Ma'am", why do you think Mrs. Jones left her door open when she returned home with Roger?
  1. She wanted to be able to yell for help in case Roger tried anything.
  2. She was giving Roger a choice between running and staying.
  3. Her room was small, and the open door made it seem less cramped.
  4. She was hoping other roomers would stop by and meet Roger,
Grade 9 The Most Dangerous Game
Which choice describes someone who is RESOURCEFUL?
  1. works for the Department of Natural Resources
  2. deals with problems effectively
  3. is afraid of the outdoors
  4. finds the sources of rivers
Grade 7 Rikki-tikki-tavi
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