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4.11.D Use Multiple Text Features To Gain An Overview Of The Contents Of Text

Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 4
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 4
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

4.11.D: Reading - Comprehension of Informational Text - Expository Text

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  • Q1
    Which sentence from the article supports the idea that early frozen desserts required great effort to make?
    These desserts were made with small pieces of frozen ice and were similar to snow cones.
    When people came from Europe to America in the 1700s, they brought their recipes for ice cream with them.
    The Chinese and Roman treats were unlike today’s ice cream.
    The Roman emperor Nero sent his fastest runners into the mountains to gather snow.
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  • Q2
    How were Harry Burt and the man who created the ice-cream cone similar?
    They both got ideas for their inventions from others.
    They both used waffles to hold their frozen treats.
    They developed their inventions during the same year.
    They both sold their frozen treats at a fair.
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  • Q3
    Clucas’s observations contribute to the understanding of why squirrels use snakeskin by —
    providing support for one of the theories presented by scientists
    proving that male squirrels are more aggressive than female squirrels
    suggesting that young squirrels do not know how to apply chewed snakeskin to themselves
    explaining why adult squirrels have a special protein in their blood
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  • Q4
    The fact that octopuses sometimes move coconut shells from one place to another is important because it suggests that octopuses —
    relocate to new homes often
    are able to plan for future needs
    may find other types of shells to use in the future
    are more intelligent than some birds
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  • Q5
    In which part of the selection can the reader find information about the patterns of frog songs?
    Being Heard but Not Seen
    More Work to Do
    Singing with Purpose
    Small but Loud
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  • Q6
    What does Narins’s study of frog calls suggest about frogs?
    They often repeat songs they hear from other animals.
    They are aware of the particular sounds their species makes.
    They sing louder during the day than at night.
    They sing differently when people are nearby.
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  • Q7
    The attendance at Whaley’s first soccer camp suggests that members of the community were —
    unfamiliar with the game of soccer
    willing to support his effort to help others
    eager for him to become president of the organization
    more interested in helping food banks than in playing soccer
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  • Q8
    Which sentence from the article shows that developing soccer skills isn’t the only focus of Kicking4Hunger camps?
    The coaches also teach children about staying healthy by exercising and eating the right foods.
    During the school year Kicking4Hunger offers clinics that are usually held for one to three days.
    Kicking4Hunger has set a goal of bringing soccer camps to other states by 2014 and to other countries by 2016.
    During the three-day camp, more than 70 children were able to play soccer.
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  • Q9
    Which sentence from the selection shows that Wignall’s project has expanded over the years?
    Thanks to these kits, about 70 other Care Bags programs have been started.
    Volunteers who sew make the bags that hold the donated items and also make other things that are included in the bags, such as blankets and bibs.
    She and other volunteers placed these items in bags to give to children who needed them.
    After the bags are filled, they are sent to the children who need them.
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  • Q10
    Read the following sentence from paragraph 6. The author includes this sentence most likely to —
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    illustrate how many Care Bags programs there are in the world
    show that Wignall’s project has had a positive effect on others
    demonstrate why more volunteers for Care Bags programs are needed
    show how long it can take for Wignall’s bags to reach people in need
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  • Q11
    Which sentence from the selection best shows that pets are welcome at Barkitecture events?
    At other booths pet owners can buy treats such as chicken-chip cookies and chicken-liver brownies.
    The imagination and creativity of the people who enter the events are also recognized.
    Barkitecture events are becoming very popular.
    There are areas where dogs and their owners can play.
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  • Q12
    Based on the descriptions of Barkitecture doghouses in the selection, what can the reader conclude about the people who build them?
    They believe that their structures are too nice for dogs to use.
    They think that their doghouses are worth more than people are willing to pay.
    They are encouraged to be creative when designing their structures.
    They have to learn the correct way to design doghouses.
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  • Q13
    Which section explains why Pale Male was permitted to rebuild his nest on the side of the apartment building?
    An Unusual Place to Raise Youngsters
    Solving One Problem
    An Unlikely Habitat
    Challenges for the Hawks
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  • Q14
    Based on the selection, what is unusual about the hawks’ nest?
    The materials used to make the nest
    The number of eggs that hatched in the nest
    The place the birds chose to build the nest
    The size of the nest the birds created
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  • Q15
    One of the main goals of the Puppy Bowl is to —
    show that puppies can do many of the same things humans do
    encourage the public to spend more time watching real football
    promote finding new homes for different kinds of pets
    encourage viewers to play games with their own pets
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  • Q16
    Which section of the selection contains information about how veterinarians help with the Puppy Bowl?
    Everyone Wins
    Puppy Protection
    Picking Puppy Players
    Play by Play
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  • Q17
    What was the main reason Dylan’s book was a success?
    People wanted to help Dylan and Jonah.
    People were curious about Dylan’s favorite activities.
    It showed what a chocolate bar meant to Dylan.
    It revealed what Jonah likes best about Dylan.
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  • Q18
    Which detail from the article suggests that many people want to help Jonah?
    Dylan’s parents provided ideas about how to raise money.
    The scientists at a university need to do some research.
    Dylan’s book has raised several hundred thousand dollars.
    The book describes some of Dylan’s experiences.
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  • Q19
    The reader can infer that people with busy schedules can still help Fruit For All by —
    starting a group in their own neighborhood
    allowing volunteers to pick fruit from their trees
    asking other people to become volunteers
    helping collect fruit from people who have extra
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  • Q20
    Which information on the Fruit For All website would be most useful to someone who wants to help but lives far away from Zach’s community?
    The different fruits the group accepts
    The steps necessary to get volunteers to pick fruit
    How to help pick fruit
    How to start a group
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