Reading Comprehension Quiz
Which best expresses the main idea of the third paragraph?
Honey badgers use their claws to defend their homes.
Honey badgers will defend their homes to the death against any animal.
Honey badgers have sharp claws that they use for fighting.
Honey badgers digging skills assist them in many ways.
Which statement would the author most likely AGREE with?
What makes honey badgers so tough is their thick, loose skin.
Honey badgers are large in size and tireless in fighting spirit.
What makes the honey badger so tough is their speed and strength.
Honey badgers got their name from the sweet taste of their meat.
Which best defines the meaning of the word "burrows" as it is used in the third paragraph?
Lilypads or other seaweeds in which animals hide
A nest or animal dwelling in a tree or bush
A water supply where small animals come to drink
Holes or tunnels in which animals live
Which best expresses the main idea of the last paragraph?
Honey badgers have very strong jaws and teeth.
Honey badgers eat chicken and livestock.
Beekeepers and honey badgers do not get along well.
Honey badgers are a nuisance to the neighborhood.
Which best describes one of the author's main purposes in writing this text?
To compare and contrast honey badgers with beagles and lions
To explain why honey badgers are so tough
To describe how honey badgers select their partners
To persuade readers to join the efforts to protect honey badgers
Which statement would the author most likely DISAGREE with?
Honey badgers are not afraid to fight with humans.
Honey badgers disguise their young to look like cheetah kittens.
Honey badgers like to raid beehives to eat honey.
Honey badgers are not the biggest animals, but they may be the toughest.
Why do you believe this? Use text to support your argument.
Which person is MOST LIKELY to be disturbed by a honey badger moving in next door?
Why do you believe this? Refer to the text in your response.
Which animal is the honey badger afraid to attack?
None of these
Which is NOT one of the honey badger's strengths?
Powerful jaws and strong teeth
Tireless fighting spirit
Which title best expresses the main idea of this text?
Little Badger, Big Fight: One of Nature's Toughest Scrappers
Little Game: Interesting Animals That Live in Africa
Battle on the Savannah: Honey Badgers Vs. Lions
Ace in the Hole: How Honey Badgers Build and Protect Their Homes
Why do you believe this? Explain your answer completely.
How do cheetah kittens' silver manes help them to survive? Quote evidence from the text to support your response and explain your answer completely.
What would be the safest thing to do if you encountered a honey badger? Cite evidence from the text to support your argument.
What is the honey badger's greatest asset or quality? Quote evidence from the text to support your response and explain what the text that you are quoting shows.