Master of the Bear Hunt (1)
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by Wendy Fishler
| 8 Questions
1
1 pt
What is the setting for this passage?
A - Mississippi
B - the frontier
C - the Rockies
D - the Northwest
2
1 pt
Readers of this passage can tell that it is a tall tale because of the author’s use of -
A - alliteration
B - repetition
C - hyperbole
D - humor
3
1 pt
In paragraph 1, the word prowess means -
A - wisdom
B - style
C - education
D - skill
4
1 pt
Look at the chart. It shows a cause-and-effect relationship
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BEAR CUBS WERE SEPARATED FROM THEIR MOTHER - _______________________________________________________________
(cause) (effect)
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What belongs in the space marked effect?
A - The hound took off after the cubs.
B - The mother bear surrendered to Davy.
C - The mother bear charged Davy and his son.
D - The mother bear collected her cubs and walked away.
5
1 pt
This is a thesaurus entry for the word lumber.
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Lumber n. 1. Timber, logs, boards. 2. Jumble, heap, mass.
3. Fill, fill up, overfill, stuff. v. 4. Trudge, plod, shuffle.
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According to the thesaurus entry, which synonym could be used to replace lumber in paragraph 5?
A - Timber
B - Trudge
C - Fill
D - Jumble
6
1 pt
In this passage, which tone is created through the author’s word choices?
A - Serious
B - Critical
C - Objective
D - Light-hearted
7
1 pt
What is the main purpose of paragraph 1?
A - To set the tone of the story
B - To describe the setting of the story
C - To introduce the reader to Davy Crockett
D - To explain that Davy Crockett was a real man about whom many stories are told
8
1 pt
What word best describes Davy’s behavior in paragraphs 4 and 5?
A - Arrogant
B - Self-centered
C - Thoughtless
D - Stubborn
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