English Language: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Grade 1 Reading Information - Text Features (Questions)

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Text features include headings, table of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons. These features allow the student to locate certain facts and information. It makes it easier to find specific information. Students should become used to using the text features to read material and answer questions. This quiz provides examples of text features for students to use in answering questions.

Text 1 - Penguins

WHAT ARE PENGUINS?
Penguins are birds. They are black on the outside and white on their bellies. They waddle back and forth. They have webbed feet. They are short.

WHAT DO THEY EAT?
Penguins eat mostly fish. They will eat other small animals found in the water. Penguins eat what they can get with their flippers.

WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
Penguins live in the water and on land. Some penguins live in cold places. Other penguins live in warm places. Some penguins live in zoos.

WHAT EATS PENGUINS?
Sharks and whales live in the water with the penguins. Sometimes, they will eat penguins for their food. It is good that penguins can live on land. They can get away from sharks and whales.

Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words

Chocolate – a type of ice cream that is brown in color
Dairy – food or drinks made of milk
Dessert – a sweet treat you eat after a meal
Flavor – the way a food or drink tastes
Frozen – to be in the cold for a long time
Homemade – to be made from a person and not to buy from a store
Ingredients – the parts or foods of a dish
Recipe – steps showing how to make a dish
Scoop – to dig out with a spoon
Vanilla – a type of ice cream that is white in color
1. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
Where would you find that penguins eat fish?
[ ] WHAT ARE PENGUINS?
[ ] WHAT DO THEY EAT?
[ ] WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
[ ] WHAT EATS PENGUINS?
2. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
Where would you find that penguins have webbed feet?
[ ] WHAT ARE PENGUINS?
[ ] WHAT DO THEY EAT?
[ ] WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
[ ] WHAT EATS PENGUINS?
3. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
Which animals should penguins be scared of?
[ ] Fish
[ ] Sharks
[ ] Bugs
[ ] Dogs
4. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
How do penguins move?
[ ] Run
[ ] Crawl
[ ] Waddle
[ ] Skip
5. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
Where would you find that penguins live in zoos?
[ ] WHAT ARE PENGUINS?
[ ] WHAT DO THEY EAT?
[ ] WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
[ ] WHAT EATS PENGUINS?
6. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
Where would you find a frozen food?
[ ] In a warm place
[ ] On the ground
[ ] At school
[ ] In a cold place
7. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
What is in dairy foods?
[ ] Milk
[ ] Ice cream
[ ] Eggs
[ ] Chocolate
8. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
What do you use to scoop ice cream?
[ ] Fork
[ ] Hand
[ ] Spoon
[ ] Dish
9. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
What are two flavors of ice cream?
[ ] Food and drink
[ ] Chocolate and vanilla
[ ] Dessert and dairy
[ ] Recipe and ingredients
10. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
When do you eat dessert?
[ ] Before a meal
[ ] With a meal
[ ] After a meal
[ ] In the morning
English Language: Elementary School: 1st and 2nd Grade Quiz - Grade 1 Reading Information - Text Features (Answers)
1. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
Where would you find that penguins eat fish?
[ ] WHAT ARE PENGUINS?
[x] WHAT DO THEY EAT?
[ ] WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
[ ] WHAT EATS PENGUINS?
In the second section, it describes what penguins eat including fish.
2. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
Where would you find that penguins have webbed feet?
[x] WHAT ARE PENGUINS?
[ ] WHAT DO THEY EAT?
[ ] WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
[ ] WHAT EATS PENGUINS?
In the first section, it describes the appearance and anatomy of penguins.
3. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
Which animals should penguins be scared of?
[ ] Fish
[x] Sharks
[ ] Bugs
[ ] Dogs
Penguins should be scared of sharks because sharks eat penguins.
4. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
How do penguins move?
[ ] Run
[ ] Crawl
[x] Waddle
[ ] Skip
Penguins waddle back and forth which is found in the first section.
5. Read Text 1 - Penguins above.
Where would you find that penguins live in zoos?
[ ] WHAT ARE PENGUINS?
[ ] WHAT DO THEY EAT?
[x] WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
[ ] WHAT EATS PENGUINS?
In the third section, this describes where penguins live including zoos.
6. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
Where would you find a frozen food?
[ ] In a warm place
[ ] On the ground
[ ] At school
[x] In a cold place
Since frozen means to be in the cold for a long time, you would find a frozen food in a cold place.
7. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
What is in dairy foods?
[x] Milk
[ ] Ice cream
[ ] Eggs
[ ] Chocolate
Dairy means food or drinks made of milk. Therefore, dairy foods contain milk.
8. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
What do you use to scoop ice cream?
[ ] Fork
[ ] Hand
[x] Spoon
[ ] Dish
To scoop out ice cream, you need to use a spoon.
9. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
What are two flavors of ice cream?
[ ] Food and drink
[x] Chocolate and vanilla
[ ] Dessert and dairy
[ ] Recipe and ingredients
Chocolate and vanilla are two flavors which are described in the glossary.
10. Read Text 2 - Glossary of Ice Cream Words above.
When do you eat dessert?
[ ] Before a meal
[ ] With a meal
[x] After a meal
[ ] In the morning
Desserts are eaten after a meal which is stated in the glossary.