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1

In “The Lion and the Bulls,” the lion’s evil reports about the bulls is a cause for what happens later. What effect follows the lion’s evil reports?

A. The bulls fight against the lion.
B. The bulls spread reports about the lion.
C. The lion loses all his friends.
D. The bulls stay away from each other.

D. The bulls stay away from each other.

2

Which description below best fits the lion in “The Lion and the Bulls”?

A. thinks and plans before he acts
B. fears the other animals
C. proud of being king of beasts
D. eager to make friends

A. thinks and plans before he acts

3

What is the moral of “The Lion and the Bulls”?

A. Don’t listen to lies.
B. Stick together and be stronger.
C. Never trust a stranger.
D. It’s always good to have a plan.

B. Stick together and be stronger.

4

In “A Crippled Boy,” where does the King have Theo sit?

A. under a banyan tree
B. next to the mandarins
C. behind a curtain
D. with him on the throne

C. behind a curtain

5

In “A Crippled Boy,” what causes the mandarins to stop interrupting the King?

A. Theo tells the mandarins that they have been rude to the King.
B. Every time a mandarin opens his mouth, Theo throws a pebble into it.
C. Every time a mandarin speaks, Theo makes him bite his tongue.
D. The King threatens to cut off their heads.

B. Every time a mandarin opens his mouth, Theo throws a pebble into it.

6

Which of the following statements is true about “A Crippled Boy”?

A. It is a fable.
B. The King is the hero.
C. It is an entertaining story that teaches a lesson.
D. All of the characters are talking animals.

C. It is an entertaining story that teaches a lesson.

7

Which sentence uses the underlined vocabulary word in a way that does not make sense?

A. Please demonstrate how I can safely feed the snake.
B. Will you demonstrate how that robot toy works?
C. A television provided all the entertainment they wanted. D. We provided to Mom that we had finished all our chores.

D. We provided to Mom that we had finished all our chores.

8

Which of the following statements about the words effect and result is true?

A. They both mean “why something happens.”
B. They only relate to fables.
C. They are opposites.
D. They are synonyms.

D. They are synonyms.

9

Which sentence uses an underlined Academic Vocabulary word incorrectly?

A. There’s a good reason why birds fear cats.
B. The cause of a cold is bacteria or a virus.
C. The word relationship means “complete separation.”
D. The effect of gossiping about friends is sometimes losing friends.

C. The word relationship means “complete separation.”

10

Which of the following is a subordinate clause in the sentence shown below? If anybody opened his mouth to speak, he would shut it again.

A. If anybody opened
B. If anybody opened his mouth to speak
C. he would shut it again
D. shut it again

B. If anybody opened his mouth to speak

11

In “The Lion and the Bulls,” the effect of the lion’s evil reports about the bulls is that

A. the bulls unite against the lion.
B. the bulls spread reports about the lion.
C. the lion loses all the bulls’ friendship.
D. the bulls begin to avoid one another.

D. the bulls begin to avoid one another.

12

In “The Lion and the Bulls,” the lion might best be described as an animal who

A. thinks before he acts.
B. is a coward.
C. is king of beasts.
D. is always successful.

A. thinks before he acts.

13

In “The Lion and the Bulls,” the bulls are safe as long as they

A. are brave.
B. stay alert.
C. stay together.
D. are friendly.

C. stay together.

14

The storyteller’s main purpose in “The Lion and the Bulls” is to

A. entertain.
B. teach a lesson.
C. surprise and amaze.
D. explain the nature of bulls.

B. teach a lesson.

15

In “A Crippled Boy,” Theo learns to throw pebbles because

A. he cannot play with the other children.
B. he wants to get a job with the King.
C. he needs to defend himself.
D. he wants to hit fruit in the trees.

A. he cannot play with the other children.

16

In “A Crippled Boy,” why does the King have Theo sit behind a curtain?

A. He knows Theo is shy.
B. He doesn’t want the mandarins to see Theo.
C. He wants Theo to surprise the mandarins at the end.
D. He doesn’t want his bodyguards to interfere.

B. He doesn’t want the mandarins to see Theo.

17

In “A Crippled Boy,” Theo’s job for the King is to make the mandarins

A. speak up.
B. talk quietly.
C. leave.
D. stop talking.

D. stop talking.

18

Which statement below best expresses the lesson in “A Crippled Boy”?

A. Listening is more important than speaking.
B. Skill and practice will be rewarded.
C. Kings should be respected and listened to.
D. Kings can profit from their own charity.

B. Skill and practice will be rewarded.