Grade 3 ELA "Presidents' Test"
Directions: Read the article, Why Do Animals Play?, and answer questions 1 through 7.
1. Based on the article,what do all the young animals have in common?
A. They play in groups with other animals.
B. They need to prepare for when they are older.
C. They are able to locate items that interest them.
D. They let other animals know that they want to play.
2. Which definition matches the meaning of "frolic" as it is used in paragraph 3?
A. to run around
B. to find protection
C. to learn by watching
D. to walk next to its mother
3. The word "stalks" in paragraph 4 show that the lion cub
A. follows silently
B. moves quickly
C. looks around
D. bends down
4. Paragraphs 3 through 5 support a main idea because they show
A. how animals are different
B. how animals escape trouble
C. what animals need to learn
D. that animals help each other
5. Before wolf pups can hunt together, they must first
A. discover new games
B. learn to use signals
C. practice with toys
D. know how to race
6. Read this sentence from paragraph 9. "If one youngster plays too rough, the others will let him know they are unhappy with his behavior." What does this sentence show about the animals?
A. The older animals introduce the games to the younger ones.
B. The larger animals are prevented from wrestling with the smaller ones.
C. The young animals enforce limits so that their games are safe for all.
D. The adult animals are nearby to make sure that no one gets hurt.
7. Which sentence best states a main idea of the entire article?
A. "For animals in the wild, play is important to their very survival." (paragraph 2)
B. "Much like human children, young dolphins love to play with toys." (paragraph 8)
C. "When they play, the young animals learn to keep their footing no what might happen." (paragraph 10)
D. "Playing makes them strong and confident." (paragraph 12)
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