Presentation on theme: "The Case of the Flying-Saucer People"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Case of the Flying-Saucer People Vocabulary and Comprehension Test
2 Vocabulary1. My friend completed a Spanish _________ of one of my favorite stories.advancedpiercingtranslationdecoration
3 Vocabulary2. The new announcer has black, _______ eyes that seem to look right through you when he speaks.piercingfeaturespublicitymeasuring
4 Vocabulary3. The author appeared on television and talked about her new book because she wanted ______.translationpublicityfeaturecommotion
5 Vocabulary 4. Next year, I will take an ______ Spanish class. atoll advancedenergyembers
6 Vocabulary 5. Which of the _______ in the new house do you like best? featurespiercingadvancedweird
7 Comprehension1. Einstein enjoys using words out of order, but others find this habit to be _______ .funnyconfusingannoyingsincere
8 Comprehension 2. Einstein is not his real name; ______ . his mother calls him Adamhis brother is called Dennisother people like his nameit’s his brother’s name
9 Comprehension 3. Why does Mrs. Anderson invite Mr. janus to dinner? She wants her family to meet him.She wants to buy is translation machine.He is new in town and doesn’t know anyone.She is interviewing him and wants Einstein to check his story.
10 Comprehension4. In the selection, what evidence leads you to think Mrs. Anderson may doubt Mr. Janus’s story?Mr. Janus sounds very sincere.She doesn’t believe in flying saucers.She wants Einstein’s opinion about Mr. Janus’s adventure.She has been to the base station but did not meet Mr. Janus.
11 Comprehension5. According to Mr. Janus, it was not difficult to climb the hill on the moon because ______ .the hill was smallof the moon’s high gravityof the moon’s low gravitythere was a comfortable breeze
12 Comprehension6. One way the moon is different from earth is that the moon ______ .is hotter than earthhas no atmosphereis colder than earthhas lots of dust and rocks
13 Comprehension 7. Why are the saucer people destroying their base? The saucer people are planning to enlarge the base.The saucer people think Earth people are too advanced to move there.Earth people are not advanced enough to belong to the Galaxy Federation of Intelligent Beings.Earth people already belong to the Galaxy Federation of Intelligent Beings.
14 Comprehension8. In this selection, the word whopper refers to a big, fat ______ .hamburgerfiction bookliescientific error
15 Comprehension9. In order for sound waves to travel and be heard, there must be ______ .landsunlightwaterair
16 Comprehension10. According to this selection, at one hundred degrees Celsius, water will ______ .begin to boilbe a little warmbe at room temperatureturn to ice
17 Comprehension 11. This selection mostly takes place ______ . in a modern-day homeat the newspaper officeon the moonin the flying saucer
18 Comprehension 12. This selection is a mystery because ______ . it gives instructions for making somethingit tells a true story about someone’s lifethe action focuses on solving a mysteryit solves a word puzzle
19 Comprehension 13. What does Einstein think he will be in two years? a very important detectivefourteenan interviewerone of the flying-saucer people