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Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 9
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 9
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)


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  • Q1
    Which sentence provides the strongest evidence that Jim appreciates what his uncles are doing for him?
    The boy cannot hit the baseball to his satisfaction.
    He has never heard anything so beautiful.
    The boy is arm-weary; he swings as hard as he is able.
    "I hit it just about every time," the boy says.
  • Q2
    Which line provides the best evidence that Jim has high expectations for himself?
    He blames himself for the boy's lack of success.
    He does not want it to stop.
    He silently chides himself for being cheap.
    He does not strike the mighty blow he sees in his mind.
  • Q3
    From paragraph 5, the reader can infer that the three uncles -
    used to play baseball professionally
    prefer baseball to all other games
    miss the days of their youth
    think that winning is important
  • Q4
    Read these sentences from paragraph 3. These sentences imply that Mrs. Lapidus -
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    has made assumptions about the Gangulis because they are Indian American
    is familiar with the Indian naming traditions that the Gangulis follow
    wants to reassure the Gangulis that Gogol will feel welcome among his Indian classmates
    has worried about how the Gangulis will fit into the Indian American community at school
  • Q5
    In paragraph 26, Ashoke can best be described as -
    compassionate and stern
    optimistic and irritable
    insightful and authoritarian
    caring and critical

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