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Reading Review Grade 7 (Grade 7)

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Reading Review Grade 7

Which of the following sentences contains imagery?
  1. I told Charlie I had a lot of homework to do.
  2. "It was nice to see you again," Jacob said.
  3. I opened my eyes and looked around.
  4. I could hear the waves crashing against the rocks somewhere nearby.
In the 1920s, people diagnosed with disease X were not expected to live beyond 6-12 months. Now many people diagnosed with disease X are able to survive for 5 years and even longer if they receive early treatment.

According to the above information, which of the following MUST be true?
  1. Modern medicine is now capable of curing disease X
  2. Most people no longer die from disease X
  3. Disease X is more easily cured than other serious diseases
  4. Progress has been made in the treatment of disease X
  5. The worst outbreak of disease X was in the 1920s
What does it mean when the theme is implied?
  1. It is a secret.
  2. You can't figure out the theme by reading the story.
  3. The author tells the reader directly what the theme of the story is.
  4. The reader has to make an inference or educated guess about the theme.
Which part of a book would you use to locate a story and page number?
  1. Title Page
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Glossary
  4. Index
From what perspective is this passage written? Select the correct choice from below.

Then I remembered that it was Tuesday, the day my mother taught an English class at the Y.M.C.A. where my father was the director. Hopefully she could leave just a few minutes early to pick me up so I wasn't late.
  1. First Person - Subjective
  2. Third Person - Objective
  3. First Person - Objective
  4. Third Person - Subjective
"An icy wind teetered trash cans and turned my cheeks to marble."
"SeedFolks" by Paul Fleischman

The sentence above is an example of which type of figurative language?
  1. idiom
  2. personification
  3. metaphor
  4. alliteration
Travis and Frederick went to the mall to buy shoes. Frederick decided that he was going to steal pair of shoes from the mall. Travis tried to talk Frederick out of doing it. When they got to the mall and entered the shoes store Travis went to look at some shoes. Frederick pretended to be looking at shoes, when he suddenly bolted for the door with a pair of Nikes. The security guard reached out and grabbed Frederick's arm and took him to the station. Travis just called his mom to pick him up.

What is the most appropriate summary?
  1. Travis wanted a pair of shoes from the mall so he got his friend Frederick to steal them.
  2. Frederick thought he could get away with stealing shoes from the mall and he did.
  3. Travis had no idea that Frederick planned to steal from the mall when they planned to buy shoes.
  4. Travis tried to talk his friend Frederick out of stealing shoes from the mall, but when he did it anyway he got caught.
Angel wanted to join her local community service volunteer group, but her mom thought her grades were too low. Angel decided that she would work hard to bring her grades up so that her mom would allow her to join the group. When Angel brought her grades up to straight A's her Mom was happy to let her join the organization.

What was Angel's problem?
  1. Her mom wanted to be a part of the volunteer group but Angel was embarrassed of her mom.
  2. Angel wanted to volunteer for a group but they did not have any spaces.
  3. Her mom would not allow her to join a volunteer group because her grades were low.
  4. Angel got a job as a volunteer which left her no time to study.
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Marilla's lips twitched understandingly. She had expected Mrs. Rachel to say this; she had known that the sight of Matthew jaunting off so unaccountably would be too much for her neighbor's curiosity. If Marilla had said that Matthew had gone to Bright River to meet a kangaroo from Australia Mrs. Rachel could not have been more astonished. She was actually quiet for five seconds. It was unsupposable that Marilla was making fun of her, but Mrs. Rachel was almost forced to suppose it.

Identify the point of view in the passage above.
  1. first-person
  2. second-person
  3. third-person limited
  4. third-person omniscient
Tommy was not happy one little bit. His sister, Susan was making honor roll... again! His parents would let her do anything she wanted to do. Tommy was not making honor roll this time and he was not going to be allowed to do all the things he wanted to do. Poor Tommy! He decided he would just have to study harder and get back on the honor roll. He'd show them!

The author's purpose is to:
  1. Persuade
  2. Inform
  3. Entertain
  4. Describe
Stella was born in Poland. She lived with her family in a small house near the Oder River. Both of Stella's parents were teachers. They didn't make very much money. Stella's parents taught their children the value of learning. Stella went to school and worked hard. They went to church and to dances that were held in local halls.

In 2005 Stella came to the United States with her mother, her father, and her brothers and sisters. Her parents came to this country to find a better life. They found jobs that paid more money. They lived in a house that was bigger than their house in Poland. Stella knew it was important to study and work hard. Stella had lots of fun, too. Her family went to dances. They listened to Polish music and ate Polish food. It reminded them of home!

What is the topic of this selection?
  1. parents
  2. money
  3. value of school
  4. immigration
A fact can best be described as
  1. a short story that proves a point.
  2. details that appeal to the senses.
  3. something that can be proven to be true.
  4. numbers or percentages that support your point.
                 in literature refers to a step-by-step process wherein a character of a story is brought to notice and then detailed upon in front of the reader.                  is a sort of initiation wherein the reader is introduced to the character. The initial step is to introduce the character with a marked emergence. After the arrival his behavior is discussed. This is followed by an insight into his thought-process. Then comes the part where the character voices his opinions or converses with others in the story. The last and finalizing part is when others in the plot respond to the character'€™s presence.
  1. Theme
  2. Characterization
  3. Summarization
  4. Genre
Little Johnny was captured by aliens and they flew away in their UFO. Is this an example of an internal conflict or an external conflict?
  1. Internal Conflict
  2. External Conflict
Franz was once the best ballerina dancer in Europe, until he was involved in a tragic dancing accident that shattered his anklebone. After several surgeries and months of physical therapy, Franz is told that he might never dance again and he falls into a deep depression.

What type of conflict is shown in the passage?
  1. Person v. Person
  2. Person v. Technology
  3. Person v. Supernatural
  4. Person v. Self
Read the passage, and answer the question below.

Dinosaurs lived on the Earth for approximately 180 million years. About 250 million years ago during the Permian Period, the Earth's seas shrunk. Reptiles, including dinosaurs, survived this period. The dinosaurs were the strong, dominant reptiles of the period. By the end of the Jurassic Period, dinosaurs had reached enormous sizes and roamed the Earth as leaders. In the Cretaceous Period, the dinosaurs died out, and more mammals began to flourish.

The reason why dinosaurs were able to survive the Permian Period is because:
  1. The only needed to eat vegetation in order to survive.
  2. They were stronger than some of the other mammals.
  3. They were able to swim.
  4. The Permian Period didn't last for a long time.
Which of these sentences does NOT contain onomatopoeia?
  1. The really red rose is beautiful.
  2. The floor creaked as I walked across it.
  3. The bee was buzzing in my ear.
  4. The race car screeched down the road.
If you were considering a vegetable garden this spring and you wanted to make sure you planted your peppers and cucumbers at the right time of the year, in which source would you look for such information?
  1. an atlas
  2. an almanac
  3. an encyclopedia
  4. a local magazine
While reading, if I do not know what I have read, or something is not clear, I should
  1. write "I don't know" on my notes.
  2. keep reading, I want to finish first.
  3. go back and reread to find my answers.
  4. keep reading, maybe I will understand later.
Tana and Lua like to go hiking. While Lua loved to bring her dog and walk the trail, Tana loved to bike. Both girls really enjoyed finding natural waterfalls to swim in. Tana and Lua also really loved eating fresh fruit along the trails. Tana loved the hike up, while Lua loved the trek back down.

In what ways can you compare the two girls?
  1. Tana and Lua both liked to bring their dogs on the trail.
  2. Tana and Lua both liked finding natural waterfalls to swim in.
  3. Tana and Lua both were scared to eat fruit along the trail
  4. Tana loved the hike up, while Lua loved the trek back down.

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