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SUBJECT
Social Studies

GRADE
4

AGE
9-10

Source
Scholastic News Edition 4
Scholastic News Edition 4 provides exciting science and social studies features and helps kids build their geography skills.
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Scholastic News Edition 4: May 10-17, 2010

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1
According to the story "Back to School in Haiti," why did officials set up tents?
  1. to provide camping grounds for citizens
  2. to serve as temporary classrooms
  3. to prepare for future earthquakes
  4. to give out food and water
2
Which of the following shows a relationship between two countries?
  1. Haitian officials setting up tents
  2. kids in Haiti going back to school
  3. First Lady Michelle Obama visiting Haiti
  4. none of the above
3
You can infer that WNBA player Katie Smith is an excellent basketball player because __.
  1. she plays for the Washington Mystics
  2. she went to Ohio State University
  3. she likes to exercise
  4. she was named Most Valuable Player in 2008
4
__ will nominate the new U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
  1. President Barack Obama
  2. The Supreme Court
  3. The Senate
  4. The House of Representatives
5
Author Lisa Yee writes books in which genre?
  1. fantasy & adventure
  2. thrills & chills
  3. friends & fun
  4. people & places
6
Why is the 2010 World Cup unique?
  1. It will be watched by a lot of people.
  2. It will be the first World Cup held in an African nation.
  3. Many countries will compete in it.
  4. It is a monthlong tournament.
7
The mascot Zakumi's colors match __.
  1. the colors of real leopards in Africa
  2. the colors of the 10 World Cup stadiums
  3. the colors of South Africa's soccer team jersey
  4. the colors on a soccer ball
8
What is the main purpose of the story "Make Your Move"?
  1. to inform readers of campaigns that encourage kids to be healthy
  2. to entertain readers with stories about athletes
  3. to persuade readers to jump rope
  4. none of the above
9
Which of the following activities does not require any, or much, physical activity?
  1. watching TV
  2. using a computer
  3. playing a video game
  4. all of the above
10
Which of the following is an opinion?
  1. Vegetables are delicious.
  2. Michelle Obama wants kids to get fit.
  3. Paul Pierce plays for the Boston Celtics.
  4. Brown rice is a whole grain.
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