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The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg - Comprehension

Quiz by Obie Ellmoos

Grade 6
English Language Arts
Common Core

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English Language Arts
Common Core


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  • Q1
    What is the main problem in the story?
    Homer’s brother wanted to be in the army.
    Homer does not want to live with his uncle.
    Homer wants to be in the army, but he is too young.
    Homer’s brother has been sent into the army.
  • Q2
    Where does Homer go in a hot-air balloon?
    to Maine
    to Alabama
    to the White House
    to the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Q3
    Which word best describes how Homer feels when he sees his brother?
  • Q4
    What reason did Harold give Homer for wanting to be in the army?
    He wanted to serve the Union.
    He did not want to stay in Maine.
    He wanted to make his uncle proud.
    He did not want to take care of Homer anymore.
  • Q5
    As Homer chases his brother down the hill during the battle, what does he do?
    shoots the pistol at his brother’s feet
    shoots the pistol and hits an Alabama soldier
    shoots the pistol and hurts his brother
    shoots the pistol and hurts the sergeant

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