Quiz: Comprehension Questions for CCSS or AR

Many education programs ask for comprehension questions for a book or a text. The suggested questions below could be used:

  • The Common Core State Standards emphasizes non-fiction and asks students to build content knowledge and draw knowledge from a text, especially to cite specific textual evidence. Use the following questions to explore comprehension.
  • a Teacher-Made Accelerated Reader quiz

An alternate quiz can be found at QuizWik, which “Serves the school community with freely shared teacher-made book quizzes for AR, RC and IDQuiz.”

Reading Level for WISDOM, THE MIDWAY ALBATROSS: 840L or 3-5 grade reading level; ATOS 4.0, 0.5 pts


You can add your own Reading Practice Quizzes to Accelerated Reader. These quizzes are called Teacher-Made Quizzes. You can add up to 500 Teacher-Made Quizzes for each school (quiz numbers 900-1399 are reserved per school for these quizzes). Adding Teacher-Made Quizzes is a two-part process: first, you must add basic information about the quiz; then, you add the questions and answers. Each time the quiz is taken by a student, the questions will be presented in a random order. Read more how-tos here.

Suggested Questions:
(Correct answers marked by *)

  1. Where does this story take place?
    • Midway Atoll, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
    • * Midway Atoll, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
    • In Alaska.
    • In Japan.
  2. What is Gooney’s favorite food?
    • Pizza
    • *Squid
    • Big Fish
    • Algae
  3. Which event happened first?
    • Gooney was banded by Chandler Robbins.
    • *Gooney survived a tsunami from a Kamchatka, Russia earthquake.
    • Gooney was given the name, Wisdom.
    • Gooney got a red leg band, number Z333.
  4. Why did scientists give Gooney the name of Wisdom?
    • Because she liked to eat squid.
    • Because she lived on Midway Atoll.
    • *Because she had survived in the wild for over 50 years.
    • Because she laid an egg.
  5. Which sentence is true?
    • *For over 60 years, Wisdom has survived many natural and man-made disasters.
    • Wisdom is a parakeet.
    • Wisdom dies when the tsunami from the Japanese earthquake destroyed her nest.
    • Wisdom has hatched over 100 chicks.

05. March 2012 by Darcy Pattison
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