English Language: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Grade 1 Reading Foundation - Long and Short Vowels (Questions)

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Long and short vowels need to be learned in order to pronounce the words correctly. They also help the student understand the meanings of words based on the pronunciation of them. The silent 'e' rule helps students figure out that this word most likely has a long vowel sound. Three-lettered words typically have a short vowel sound. In this quiz, the students will identify the words that contain the long and short vowel sounds.

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1. Which word below has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Eat
[ ] Bake
[ ] Pot
[ ] Bite
2. Which word has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Meet
[ ] Tell
[ ] See
[ ] Beat
3. Which word has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Kit
[ ] Kite
[ ] Pile
[ ] Kind
4. Which word has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Zone
[ ] Dole
[ ] Doll
[ ] Bowl
5. Which word has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Cute
[ ] Dupe
[ ] Spun
[ ] Cube
6. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Trap
[ ] Tap
[ ] Tape
[ ] Tall
7. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Here
[ ] Set
[ ] Test
[ ] Desk
8. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Pick
[ ] Lift
[ ] Shin
[ ] Pike
9. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Knot
[ ] Cops
[ ] Rope
[ ] Slop
10. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Hugs
[ ] Huge
[ ] Cuts
[ ] Must
English Language: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Grade 1 Reading Foundation - Long and Short Vowels (Answers)
1. Which word below has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Eat
[ ] Bake
[x] Pot
[ ] Bite
Pot is the word that has the short 'o' sound in it.
2. Which word has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Meet
[x] Tell
[ ] See
[ ] Beat
Tell is the word with a short vowel sound in it.
3. Which word has a short vowel sound?
[x] Kit
[ ] Kite
[ ] Pile
[ ] Kind
Kit is the word that has a short 'i' sound in it.
4. Which word has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Zone
[ ] Dole
[x] Doll
[ ] Bowl
Doll has the short 'o' sound in it.
5. Which word has a short vowel sound?
[ ] Cute
[ ] Dupe
[x] Spun
[ ] Cube
Spun is the word that has a short 'u' sound.
6. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Trap
[ ] Tap
[x] Tape
[ ] Tall
Tape is the word with the long vowel sound.
7. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[x] Here
[ ] Set
[ ] Test
[ ] Desk
Here contains the long 'e' vowel sound.
8. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Pick
[ ] Lift
[ ] Shin
[x] Pike
Pike contains the long 'i' sound.
9. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Knot
[ ] Cops
[x] Rope
[ ] Slop
Rope is the word that has the long vowel sound.
10. Which word has a long vowel sound?
[ ] Hugs
[x] Huge
[ ] Cuts
[ ] Must
Huge has a long 'u' sound in it.