Grade 5 Wonders Unit 1 Week 4 CATQ
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by Adriana Rodriguez
| 11 Questions
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CATQ
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Choose the sentence with one grammar usage error.
A. Arthur’s inventions were captivating to the world.
B. Arthur’s computer HAL was one of his best ideas.
C. As a child, Arthur became enthusiastic with learning
about science fiction.
D. Arthur read an article entitled “Follow Your Dreams” when
he were a teenager.
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What does the first paragraph of “Fantasy Becomes Fact” tell
the reader about the author’s point of view?

Choose two answers.
A. It tells the reader that new inventions are found in novels
and stories.
B. It tells the reader that creative thoughts are made into reality.
C. It tells the reader that imagination can lead to great ideas that will help make our future better.
D. It tells the reader that imagination is not the key to our future.
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Read the sentence...

"In his writings, Arthur envisioned technologies
that did not yet exist, but might."

What does the root in the word envisioned mean?
A. know
B. build
C. see
D. visit
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PART A.

The following question has two parts. First, answer part A.
Then, answer part B.

What inference can be made about the author’s opinion of
Arthur’s passion for science as a child?
A. Arthur’s excitement about science was not shared by his
family.
B. Arthur’s love for science took awhile to develop.
C. Arthur was influenced by his family’s love for science.
D. Arthur had a brilliant future in science.
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PART B.

Which sentence from the passage best supports your answer
in Part A?
A. “As a result, he never made money from his idea."
B. “Arthur C. Clarke’s science fiction books have captivated
readers around the world.”
C. “Arthur is most famous for writing novels and stories
about science and the future.”
D. “He was fascinated by astronomy and built a telescope
when he was just 13.”
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Choose two sentences that are punctuated correctly.

"As a child growing up; Arthur C. Clarke knew that he wanted to be
an inventor. Arthur spent most of his childhood experimenting
with many things related to science; he didn’t have much time to
play sports. He read different science fiction books, published
books and built a telescope. As years passed by, Arthur’s
imagination quickly became a reality. Arthur even wrote a book
entitled From Imagination To Reality ."
A. As a child growing up; Arthur C. Clarke knew that he
wanted to be an inventor.
B. Arthur spent most of his childhood experimenting with
many things related to science; he didn’t have much time
to play sports.
C. He read different science fiction books, published books and
built a telescope.
D. As years passed by, Arthur’s imagination quickly became
a reality.
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The author concludes that real inventions came about as a result of
things that were first imagined.

Which details from the passage
best supports this conclusion?

Select two answers.
A. “Arthur spent his school years enthusiastically reading his
favorite science fiction magazine.”
B. “Arthur built on technologies that already existed to create
his system.”
C. “Since satellites and space stations did not exist, this idea
was a demonstration of Arthur’s imagination.”
D. “He even predicted people reading news on electronic
screens.”
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Read the sentences...

“Arthur C. Clarke’s science fiction books have captivated readers
around the world. Many of the technologies he wrote about
seemed like fantasy at the time, but they turned into fact.”

How does the author’s use of the word “captivated” show the author’s opinion about how people felt about
Clarke’s books?
A. It shows that not too many people were interested in Clarke’s
books.
B. It shows that Clarke’s science cookbooks were fascinating.
C. It shows that many people everywhere were interested in
Clarke’s books.
D. It shows that people all around the world wrote books about
Arthur Clarke.
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Why is the use of sequential order important to understand
the specific information in the passage? Select two answers.
A. It gives the reader a clear understanding of how events
happened.
B. It helps the reader fully understand the message behind the
story.
C. It provides the reader with all the details of the story related to
space science.
D. It helps the reader understand how and why the events unfold
and how they are related in the story.
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Choose two sentences that should be included in a summary of the
passage.
A. Arthur C. Clarke was a famous musician.
B. Arthur’s passion for science led him to write many science
fiction books.
C. Arthur C. Clarke was named one of America’s greatest
inventors.
D. Arthur’s ideas may be brilliant, but he did not apply for
patents for some of them.
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What is the main idea of the passage? Use key evidence from the
passage to support and explain your answer.
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