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1 Vocabulary and Comprehension Test Dear Mr. HenshawVocabulary and Comprehension Test
2 Vocabulary1. Wires are _______ to prevent short circuits from occurring.mufflesubmittedinsulatedgrade
3 Vocabulary 2. We put up a _______ to divide the room into two parts. refinerygrademufflepartition
4 Vocabulary3. The tiger _______ in the tall grass, searching for its prey.mufflessubmittedprowlsenhances
5 Vocabulary 4. Strong fumes were rising from the nearby oil _______. refineryinsulatedpartitiongrade
6 Vocabulary5. The road had a steep _______, so the truck driver shifted to a lower gear.mufflegradesubmittedpartition
7 Vocabulary6. Because every student in class _______ his or her book report on time, our teacher read us a story.prowlsmufflegradesubmitted
8 Vocabulary7. If you put the alarm clock under a pillow, you will _______ its loud ring.insulatedmufflerefinerydevote
9 Comprehension 8. How can you tell Leigh enjoys writing in his diary? He thinks that will please Mr. Henshaw.He got a new notebook.He always has it up-to-date.He filled up his first notebook.
10 Comprehension9. What shows that Leigh is having trouble with an idea for a story?He is thinking about writing a poem on butterflies.He needs one more idea for his story about a ten-foot wax man.He hopes to write about batteries.He writes a letter to his dad instead of writing a story.
11 Comprehension 10. Leigh thinks he can make an alarm because _______. he is always inventing thingsthe hardware man goes to Leigh’s househe has been reading library books on the subjecthis dad is an electrician
12 Comprehension11. How does the man in the hardware store figure out what Leigh is making?He sees Leigh walk into the store.The bell rings in the store.He hears Leigh talking about what he intends to make.He notices Leigh’s lunchbox and the items he picks out.
13 Comprehension12.What does Leigh do when he has a problem with his alarm lunchbox?buys another lunchboxasks Barry for helpthinks and experimentsgives up on the whole idea
14 Comprehension 13. Why can’t Leigh wait for Monday to arrive? He loves schools.He is going to find out who stole his lunch.He has a new lunchbox with a padlock on it.His mom will make salami and cream cheese sandwiches.
15 Comprehension 14. When does Leigh begin to feel like a hero? when everyone wants his lunchwhen he finds out who stole his lunchwhen everyone is interested in the alarmwhen his alarm startles everyone
16 Comprehension15. “I dashed off a description of the time I rode with my father.” In this selection, dashed off means _______.ran afterwrote and wroteput in short lineswrote down quickly
17 Comprehension 16. Why is Leigh mad and disgusted? because there are only beans and franks for dinnerbecause his father sounds lonelybecause his parents aren’t married anymorebecause he doesn’t know what to say to his father
18 Comprehension 17. In the Young Writer’s contest, Leigh wins ______. first prizesecond prizethird prizehonorable mention
19 Comprehension18. Mrs. Badger says all of the following things are true about Leigh’s story except _______.he wrote honestly about something he knew aboutLeigh imitated Mr. Henshaw’s writing stylethe story was a splendid work for a young writerthe reader experiences going down a steep hill