Grade 5 Wonders Unit 1 Week 2 CATQ
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by Adriana Rodriguez
| 11 Questions
Note from the author:
Wonders CATQ
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Why did the author choose to begin the passage with an illustration of the family on a raft smiling?
A. It helps the reader visualize or make pictures in his/her mind.
B. It helps the reader understand what the story will be about.
C. It helps the reader visualize the meaning of unknown words.
D. It helps the reader understand why the family went on the adventure.
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1 pt
Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.
A. My family went whitewater rafting in Denver; Colorado.
B. My family went whitewater rafting in Denver, Colorado.
C. My family went whitewater rafting in Denver: Colorado.
D. My family went whitewater rafting in Denver. Colorado. ”
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1 pt
Choose the sentence with one grammar usage error.
A. Nina was excited about the whitewater rafting adventure.
B. The family were packed, excited, and ready to go.
C. Because it was summer, it was the perfect time to go
whitewater rafting.
D. Going down the river, the family was nervous.
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Part A
What inference can be made about Nina’s feelings towards her
family’s athletic abilities?
A. Nina feels that her family isn’t very athletic.
B. Nina wishes her family was more athletic.
C. Nina feels that she is more athletic than her family
members.
D. Nina feels she is the least athletic person in her family.
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1 pt
Part B.

Which sentence from the passage best supports your
answer in part A?
A. “ I come from a family of excellent athletes, and I
sometimes have to work hard at holding my own.”
B. “We had tried rafting several times before with instructors
and guides.”
C. “It felt great to navigate the raft, paddling in rhythm with
everyone else.”
D. “ Because she’s three years older, Marta believes it’s her
mission in life to make sure I do everything perfectly.”
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1 pt
What does the first paragraph show about Nina in the passage?
A. Nina doesn’t resemble her sister at all.
B. Nina desires to be great at whitewater rafting.
C. Nina disagrees with her sister about everything all the time.
D. Nina has a strong desire to be just like everyone in her
family.
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1 pt
Which details from the passage best support the idea that the
family is very organized?

Select two answers.
A. “Our weight will probably shift the raft off the rocks.”
B. “Mom had mapped out the route
—a novice course with
just enough white water to make it exciting.”
C. “That morning, Dad had us assemble the equipment as we
had learned.”
D. “We have tried rafting several times before with instructors
and guides.”
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1 pt
Read the sentence...

"All of us must have been distracted by that bear because, in the blink of an eye, we ran into a problem."

What does the phrase “in the blink of an eye," suggest about what happened?

Choose two answers.
A. It suggests that Nina was blinking her eyes too fast.
B. It suggests that something happened very quickly.
C. It suggests that they had a problem with blinking.
D. It suggests that the family suddenly encountered
something unexpected.
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1 pt
Read the sentence...

" 'What’s wrong?' I asked, hoping I didn’t sound nearly as anxious as I felt."

...An antonym is a word that means the opposite. What is the antonym for “anxious”?
A. worried
B. unconcerned
C. nervous
D. rattled
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Which sentence best tells the main idea of the passage?
A. Exploration may result in “new findings” or the confirmation
of “old findings.”
B. “It felt great to navigate the raft, paddling in rhythm with
everyone else.”
C. Teamwork, collaboration, and repeated attempts pay off.
D. “ ‘Don’t worry, folks, I know what we can do,’ said Dad.”
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2 pts
Summarize what happens after the raft got stuck on the rock. Use key details from the passage in your summary.
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