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1

In “The Tiger Who Would Be King,” the tiger and the tigress share several char- acteristics. However, they are different in one main way. Which adjective best describes the tigress but not the tiger?

A. practical
B. ferocious
C. boastful
D. ambitious

A. practical

2

In “The Tiger Who Would Be King,” what is the main cause for the death of so many animals?

A. They are on the losing side.
B. They do not want change.
C. They join in the fight.
D. They attack the tiger.

C. They join in the fight.

3

How do you know that “The Tiger Who Would Be King” is a fable?

A. It contains human characters who act like animals.
B. It teaches a lesson that is stated as a moral at the end.
C. It has parts that are funny and parts that are sad.
D. It has animal characters that talk and act like humans.

B. It teaches a lesson that is stated as a moral at the end.

4

In “The Ant and the Dove,” what causes the hunter to drop the net?

A. The dove flies away.
B. The dove drops a twig to rescue the ant.
C. The hunter changes his mind.
D. The ant bites his foot.

D. The ant bites his foot.

5

How does the dove feel toward the ant at the end of “The Ant and the Dove”?

A. jealous
B. grateful
C. embarrassed
D. indifferent

B. grateful

6

What is the storyteller’s main purpose in “The Ant and the Dove”?

A. to make readers laugh
B. to explain something natural
C. to teach a lesson
D. to surprise and amaze

C. to teach a lesson

7

In “The Tiger Who Would Be King,” the tiger feels he should be king because

A. the lion is doing a poor job.
B. he is smarter than the lion.
C. he is stronger than the lion.
D. he wants to be.

D. he wants to be.

8

In “The Tiger Who Would Be King,” the adjective that best describes the tigress is

A. practical.
B. ferocious.
C. boastful.
D. ambitious.

A. practical.

9

In “The Tiger Who Would Be King,” the main cause for the death of almost all the animals is that

A. they take the side of the tiger.
B. they take the side of the lion.
C. they join in the fight.
D. they do not want change.

C. they join in the fight.

10

You know that “The Tiger Who Would Be King” is a fable because

A. it contains both human and animal characters.
B. it teaches a lesson or moral that is stated at the end.
C. it is humorous but has a serious message.
D. it is a fictional story with animal characters that can talk.

B. it teaches a lesson or moral that is stated at the end.

11

“The Ant and the Dove”reveals that the people—the folk—of Russia admired which character trait?

A. strength
B. fairness
C. cleverness
D. kindness

D. kindness

12

As a folk tale, “The Ant and the Dove” does all of the following except

A. entertain.
B. explain something in nature.
C. teach a lesson.
D. contain human and animal characters.

B. explain something in nature.

13

Which statement below best expresses the lesson in “The Ant and the Dove”?

A. Good deeds inspire other good deeds.
B. Virtue is its own reward.
C. It takes courage to stand up to power.
D. Kindness is not always repaid.

A. Good deeds inspire other good deeds.

14

In “The Ant and the Dove,” what is the effect of the ant’s biting the hunter’s foot?

A. The hunter steps on the ant and kills it.
B. The dove drops a twig for the ant to grab.
C. The hunter changes his mind about killing the dove.
D. The hunter drops the net, and the dove flies away.

D. The hunter drops the net, and the dove flies away.