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Example Question #1 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

How can the words below be grouped? 

Hammer

Measuring tape

Screw driver 

 

Possible Answers:

Foods

Tools

Places

Animals 

Correct answer:

Tools

Explanation:

To answer this question, we need to think about how all of the words from the question, hammer, measuring tape, and screw driver, are related. These words are not animals, foods, or places. These words are all tools, so the words can be grouped as tools. 

Example Question #1 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

How can the words below be grouped?

Home

School

Store 

Possible Answers:

Animals 

Colors 

Tools

Places

Correct answer:

Places

Explanation:

To answer this question, we need to think about how all of the words from the question, home, school, and store, are related. These words are not animals, tools, or colors. These words are all places, so the words can be grouped as places. 

Example Question #1 : Map 2nd Grade Reading

Read the sentence below. 

Spilling the milk all over the floor was an accident. Molly cleaned up the spill right away. 

What does the word "accident" mean? 

Possible Answers:

Something that is unplanned, or not done on purpose 

To be happy 

To be sad

Something that is planned, or on purpose 

Correct answer:

Something that is unplanned, or not done on purpose 

Explanation:

Let's think about the sentence from the question. When we spill something and clean it up right away, did we mean to spill something? Most likely, your answer to this is no. You wouldn't want to spill your drink and then have to clean it up. 

"Accident" mean something that is unplanned, or not done on purpose. 

Example Question #1 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

Read the sentence below. 

Ryan used a telescope  to get a better view of the moon. 

What does the word "telescope" mean? 

Possible Answers:

A tool used to look at objects that are far away

A tool used to draw something 

A tool used to build something 

A tool used to answer a math question

Correct answer:

A tool used to look at objects that are far away

Explanation:

A moon is an object that is far away. The sentence tells us that "Ryan used a telescope to get a better view of the moon." A tool used to get a better look at an object that is far away is a telescope. 

Example Question #5 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

How can the words below be grouped? 

Soccer

Football

Basketball 

Possible Answers:

Sports

Colors

Animals 

Tools

Correct answer:

Sports

Explanation:

To answer this question, we need to think about how all of the words from the question, soccer, football, and basketball, are related. These words are not animals, colors, or tools. These words are all sports, so the words can be grouped as sports. 

Example Question #1 : Word Meaning And Vocabulary Knowledge

How can the words below be grouped? 

Sweater 

Skirt

Socks 

Possible Answers:

Animals

Clothes

Colors

Tools

Correct answer:

Clothes

Explanation:

To answer this question, we need to think about how all of the words from the question, sweater, skirt, and socks, are related. These words are not animals, tools, or colors. These words are all clothes, so the words can be grouped as clothes. 

Example Question #1 : Literature: Key Ideas And Details

The Big Game

Max plays on a summer baseball team. The team’s name is The Dragons and the team wears bright green jerseys to each of their games. So far this season, The Dragons have won every game that they have played. They have one game left, the championship game. The winner of the championship game gets a giant trophy and a big pizza party after the game. 

On the morning of the championship game Max woke up early, too excited to sleep! From his room he could smell bacon and pancakes, so he rushed to the kitchen. His mom had woken up early and cooked a breakfast for a champion! After his belly was full and he had put on his bright green uniform, Max and his family drove to the ballpark for his final baseball game. 

The game started out slow, the score was still  going into the top of the ninth inning. When it was Max’s turn to bat, the bases were full. On the first pitch, Max put all of his might behind his swing and the ball went soaring out of the park! He stood and watched as his three teammates came running for home-plate, then he took off, and ran around the bases. 

The final score of the game was , Max’s team had won because of his home run hit! 

 

Why did Max wake up early on the morning of the championship game?

Possible Answers:

He ate too much candy for bed and could not sleep

He was too excited to sleep

The game was really early in the morning 

He smelled breakfast cooking

Correct answer:

He was too excited to sleep

Explanation:

We can find the answer to this question in the second paragraph. In the second paragraph, we are told that on the morning of the game, Max got up early because he was too excited to sleep. 

"On the morning of the championship game Max woke up early, too excited to sleep! From his room he could smell bacon and pancakes, so he rushed to the kitchen. His mom had woken up early and cooked a breakfast for a champion! After his belly was full and he had put on his bright green uniform, Max and his family drove to the ballpark for his final baseball game. "

Example Question #2 : Literature: Key Ideas And Details

The Big Game

Max plays on a summer baseball team. The team’s name is The Dragons and the team wears bright green jerseys to each of their games. So far this season, The Dragons have won every game that they have played. They have one game left, the championship game. The winner of the championship game gets a giant trophy and a big pizza party after the game. 

On the morning of the championship game Max woke up early, too excited to sleep! From his room he could smell bacon and pancakes, so he rushed to the kitchen. His mom had woken up early and cooked a breakfast for a champion! After his belly was full and he had put on his bright green uniform, Max and his family drove to the ballpark for his final baseball game. 

The game started out slow, the score was still  going into the top of the ninth inning. When it was Max’s turn to bat, the bases were full. On the first pitch, Max put all of his might behind his swing and the ball went soaring out of the park! He stood and watched as his three teammates came running for home-plate, then he took off, and ran around the bases. 

The final score of the game was , Max’s team had won because of his home run hit! 

What was the final score of the baseball game?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We are told in the last paragraph of the story that the final score of the game was .

"The final score of the game was , Max’s team had won because of his home run hit!" 

Example Question #1 : Map 2nd Grade Reading

The Big Game

Max plays on a summer baseball team. The team’s name is The Dragons and the team wears bright green jerseys to each of their games. So far this season, The Dragons have won every game that they have played. They have one game left, the championship game. The winner of the championship game gets a giant trophy and a big pizza party after the game. 

On the morning of the championship game Max woke up early, too excited to sleep! From his room he could smell bacon and pancakes, so he rushed to the kitchen. His mom had woken up early and cooked a breakfast for a champion! After his belly was full and he had put on his bright green uniform, Max and his family drove to the ballpark for his final baseball game. 

The game started out slow, the score was still  going into the top of the ninth inning. When it was Max’s turn to bat, the bases were full. On the first pitch, Max put all of his might behind his swing and the ball went soaring out of the park! He stood and watched as his three teammates came running for home-plate, then he took off, and ran around the bases. 

The final score of the game was , Max’s team had won because of his home run hit! 

 

What did Max's mom make for breakfast? 

Possible Answers:

Pancakes

Both pancakes and bacon 

Both pancakes and toast 

Bacon

Correct answer:

Both pancakes and bacon 

Explanation:

We are told in the second paragraph that Max could smell bacon and pancakes, so we can assume that is what his mom cooked for breakfast. 

"On the morning of the championship game Max woke up early, too excited to sleep! From his room he could smell bacon and pancakes, so he rushed to the kitchen. His mom had woken up early and cooked a breakfast for a champion! After his belly was full and he had put on his bright green uniform, Max and his family drove to the ballpark for his final baseball game."

Example Question #1 : Map 2nd Grade Reading

The Big Game

Max plays on a summer baseball team. The team’s name is The Dragons and the team wears bright green jerseys to each of their games. So far this season, The Dragons have won every game that they have played. They have one game left, the championship game. The winner of the championship game gets a giant trophy and a big pizza party after the game. 

On the morning of the championship game Max woke up early, too excited to sleep! From his room he could smell bacon and pancakes, so he rushed to the kitchen. His mom had woken up early and cooked a breakfast for a champion! After his belly was full and he had put on his bright green uniform, Max and his family drove to the ballpark for his final baseball game. 

The game started out slow, the score was still  going into the top of the ninth inning. When it was Max’s turn to bat, the bases were full. On the first pitch, Max put all of his might behind his swing and the ball went soaring out of the park! He stood and watched as his three teammates came running for home-plate, then he took off, and ran around the bases. 

The final score of the game was , Max’s team had won because of his home run hit! 

What did Max do right when he woke up? 

Possible Answers:

Brushed his teeth

Got dresses 

Took a shower

Went to the kitchen

Correct answer:

Went to the kitchen

Explanation:

The answer to this question can be found in the second paragraph of the passage. 

"On the morning of the championship game Max woke up early, too excited to sleep! From his room he could smell bacon and pancakes, so he rushed to the kitchen. His mom had woken up early and cooked a breakfast for a champion! After his belly was full and he had put on his bright green uniform, Max and his family drove to the ballpark for his final baseball game."

The correct answer is "went into the kitchen". 

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