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"The Bicycle Rodeo"

Quiz by Lakisha Goffney

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  • Q1

    How does Ms. Choi help Josie solve her problem?

    She reminds Bella that she cannot learn to ride a bike in a short amount of time.

    She shows Josie how to ride a bike.

    She persuades Josie to enter the race. 

    She helps her understand that she should not be ashamed of not knowing how to ride a bike. 

    300s
  • Q2

    How does Josie's father help her solve her problem?

    He teaches Josie how to ride a bike before the start of the Bicycle Rodeo.

    He hires someone to teach Josie how to ride a bike.

    He persuades Josie to not attend the Bicycle Rodeo.

    He convinces Josie to learn to ride after the Bicycle Rodeo. 

    300s
  • Q3

    The stage directions in line 14 help the reader understand Josie's conflict by-

    showing how her problem will be resolved

    describing her problem

    emphasizing how she is feeling

    describing the setting of the scene

    300s
  • Q4

    Which line from the play suggests that Ms. Choi believes Josie will be able to learn how to ride a bike?

    Ms. Choi: What's the matter, Josie?

    Ms. Choi: Josie, are you coming to the bike rodeo this Saturday? I'll be judging the bike-decorating contest.

    Ms. Choi: Lot's of people don't know how to ride a bike. I didn't learn until a few years ago. It wasn't nearly as difficult as I feared it would be. 

    Ms. Choi: I'm sorry to hear that. It's going to be fun.

    300s
  • Q5

    As used in line 26, the word swarm means to-

    a group of bees that fly around

    to move around something

    to jump in an upward motion

    to stand still

    300s
  • Q6

    The reader can tell that "The Bicycle Rodeo" is a play because it has 

    a main character with extraordinary abilities

    a conflict that is resolved

    lines and stanzas

    stage directions

    300s
  • Q7

    The stage directions in Line 19 is important to the play because it helps Maria -

    determine that Josie has a problem

    understand that Josie is excited about the Bicycle Rodeo

    realize Josie will not participate in the Bicycle Rodeo

    Josie is not ready to go home

    300s
  • Q8

    The stage direction under line 33 is important to the play because it helps the reader understand-

    that the play is in the rising action part of the plot line

    that the play is in the resolution part of the plot line

    that the play is in the exposition part of the plot line

    300s
  • Q9

    Read this sentence from line 17 of the play. (MS. CHOI: Lots of people don't know how to ride a bike. I didn't learn until a few years ago. It wasn't nearly as difficult as I feared it would be.)

    This line is meant to show that-

    Ms. Choi is not concerned about Josie's feelings

    Ms. Choi is going to teach Josie how to ride a bike 

    Ms. Choi is disappointed that Josie does not know how to ride a bike

    Ms. Choi understands how Josie is feeling

    300s
  • Q10

    The playwright includes the stage directions at the beginning of each scene mainly to-

    explain the characters feelings and actions

    identify the time and place

    show how the problem will be solved

    explain the theme of the play

    300s
  • Q11

    In line 21, "riding in the blink of an eye" suggests that Josie will be able to learn to ride a bike-

    in a very short period of time

    in about 3 months

    in a second 

    very slowly

    300s
  • Q12

    What is most likely the author's purpose for including the stage direction in line 20?

    to provide the reader with information about the setting 

    to reveal that Josie is not ashamed or embarrassed

    to show that she has a problem raising her voice

    to help show the reader how Josie is feeling

    300s

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