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Off and Running Vocabulary and Comprehension Test
Vocabulary 1. Because he is excited about the election, my father put a ______ sticker on his car. A. residence B. campaign C. graffiti D. science
Vocabulary 2. The traffic noise was so ______ that we closed our doors to avoid hearing it. A. endorse B. campaign C. obnoxious D. enlightened
Vocabulary 3. Volunteers are covering the ______ on the walls with a fresh coat of paint. A. graffiti B. residence C. campaign D. fear
Vocabulary 4. After we move next week, our new ______ will be at 12 Vernon Lane. A. obnoxious B. endorse C. graffiti D. residence
Vocabulary 5. Dad will ______ Sal Regis for the new mayor of our town. A. campaign B. endorse C. residence D. danger
Comprehension 6. You know this selection is realistic fiction because ______. A. the characters and events are like people and events in real life B. many of the characters are not realistic C. it takes place in an unreal world D. it tells about Hispanic culture
Comprehension 7. Why is Miata telephoning her classmates? A. to ask for help with her aquarium B. to get them to make posters and buttons C. to ask them to vote for her in the election D. to ask them to call up other classmates
Comprehension 8. Why does Papi think Miata is calling her boyfriend? A. He hears her talking to someone. B. He knows her boyfriend. C. She tells Papi that she called a boy. D. She has been on the phone a lot.
Comprehension 9. Miata wants to know someone important so that ______. A. that person can support her for the election B. she can get an autograph C. that person will come to her home D. she can meet a rock star
Comprehension 10. “Her mind began to turn.” In this selection, turn means to ______. A. move in circles B. think hard C. bump one’s head D. feel ill
Comprehension 11. In this selection, who is the person who says “better than a friend of Rudy’s”? A. Papi B. Rudy’s best friend C. Rudy himself D. Eddie Olmos
Comprehension 12. Why does Miata want to visit Doña Vasquez? A. Miata is interested in being a mayor. B. Miata likes the woman and wants to see her again. C. Miata knows that she will have a good time. D. Miata wants to know how to win an election.
Comprehension 13. What is Doña Vasquez doing when Miata gets to her house? A. fixing a lamp B. gardening C. making bread D. reading the newspaper
Comprehension 14. Why did Doña Vasquez run against her husband for mayor? A. She didn’t like him. B. She thought she was smarter than he was. C. She disagreed with his ideas. D. She was young.
Comprehension 15. Doña Carmen’s husband was against hiring the teacher from Mexico City because ______. A. she was a woman B. she spoke only Spanish C. her city ideas were good for the children D. her ideas would make the children bad
Comprehension 16. Rudy Herrera thinks that he will win the election because ______. A. he has promised lots of ice cream and more recess time B. Miata doesn’t have any experience in student government C. he is a boy D. he thinks he is smarter than Miata
Comprehension 17. Miata wants to improve her school by ______. A. fixing broken equipment B. repairing the walls and windows C. erasing the graffiti D. making the school more beautiful
Comprehension 18. When does Miata see Doña Vasquez’s flowers? A. before Doña Vasquez talks about being mayor B. after Doña Vasquez offers to giver her flowers C. after Miata tells her about her school D. before Miata gives her the loaf of bread