Sample Questions

2018 Sample Questions will be posted in September 2017.

  1. In the book, Circus Mirandus, how does Victoria Starling discover she can fly? She is in a plane crash p. 140, 141
  2. In the book, The Thing about Jellyfish, on what day was Franny’s last photo taken? August 19 p. 212
  3. In the book, The Book Scavenger, what book did Emily hide in the fountain? The Westing Game p. 193
  4. In the book, The War that Saved My Life, in what year does the story begin? 1939 p. 3
  5. In the book, Stella by Starlight, how many years did it take Mrs. Bates great uncle to cut down an apple tree? 50 p. 88
  6. In the book, Death by Toilet Paper, who volunteers to wear the toilet paper wedding dress at the costume contest? Zeyde or Jake’s grandfather p. 224
  7. In the book, Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes, which of the biographies became the first Latina director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center? Ellen Ochoa p. 83
  8. In the book, Fish in a Tree, what is Ally’s one important rule in the classroom? To try to lie low p. 122
  9. In the book, Roller Girl, who was chosen as Jammer #3 for the bout? Zoey p. 156
  10. In the book, The Terrible Two, who called Miles with a survey after school on the first day of school? Niles p. 57
  11. In the book, Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer, what is the name of Samantha’s llama? Ella p. 196
  12. In the book, Half a World Away, in Romania how many different group homes had Jaden lived in? 4 p. 2
  13. In the book, Masterminds, whose pants get caught on the chain link fence of the Plastics Works company as they are climbing? Hector p. 149
  14. In the book, Rain Reign, What kind of words does Rose like? Homonyms p. 4
  15. In the book, The Red Pencil, who is the first person to whisper a birthday wish to Amira? Muma p. 1
  16. In the book, Fuzzy Mud, the grand ballroom became what at the school? Lunchroom p. 1
  17. In the book, Appleblossum the Possum, what is the dog’s name who lives in the monster’s house? Columbo, p. 68
  18. In the book, Crenshaw, what teacher did Jackson hope to get for 5th grade? Ms. Leach p. 145
  1. In the book, Circus Mirandus, how does Victoria Starling discover she can fly? She is in a plane crash p. 140, 141
  2. In the book, The Thing about Jellyfish, on what day was Franny’s last photo taken? August 19 p. 212
  3. In the book, The Book Scavenger, what book did Emily hide in the fountain? The Westing Game p. 193
  4. In the book, The War that Saved My Life, in what year does the story begin? 1939 p. 3
  5. In the book, Stella by Starlight, how many years did it take Mrs. Bates great uncle to cut down an apple tree? 50 p. 88
  6. In the book, Death by Toilet Paper, who volunteers to wear the toilet paper wedding dress at the costume contest? Zeyde or Jake’s grandfather p. 224
  7. In the book, Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes, which of the biographies became the first Latina director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center? Ellen Ochoa p. 83
  8. In the book, Fish in a Tree, what is Ally’s one important rule in the classroom? To try to lie low p. 122
  9. In the book, Roller Girl, who was chosen as Jammer #3 for the bout? Zoey p. 156
  10. In the book, The Terrible Two, who called Miles with a survey after school on the first day of school? Niles p. 57
  11. In the book, Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer, what is the name of Samantha’s llama? Ella p. 196
  12. In the book, Half a World Away, in Romania how many different group homes had Jaden lived in? 4 p. 2
  13. In the book, Masterminds, whose pants get caught on the chain link fence of the Plastics Works company as they are climbing? Hector p. 149
  14. In the book, Rain Reign, What kind of words does Rose like? Homonyms p. 4
  15. In the book, The Red Pencil, who is the first person to whisper a birthday wish to Amira? Muma p. 1
  16. In the book, Fuzzy Mud, the grand ballroom became what at the school? Lunchroom p. 1
  17. In the book, Appleblossum the Possum, what is the dog’s name who lives in the monster’s house? Columbo, p. 68
  18. In the book, Crenshaw, what teacher did Jackson hope to get for 5th grade? Ms. Leach p. 145
  19. In the book, The Marvels, how did Joseph’s grandfather die? He had a heart attack p. 417
  20. In the book, The Iron Trial, what did Sarah name her specially designed dagger? Semiramis p. 3
  1. In the book, The Book of Ivy, what is the one choice that Ivy has if she doesn’t want to sacrifice Bishop or her family? It will have to be her that dies, pg. 248
  2. In the book, Con Academy, how was Will able to avoid being put out of school by Dr. Melville? He threatened to tell how Dr. Melville paid for his education, pg. 174
  3. In the book, Dime, because Satin’s face was bony, what did Dime say it looked like? A skeleton, pg. 46
  4. In the book, An Ember in the Ashes, what was Mazen’s purpose in sending Laia to Blackcliff? To get rid of her, pg. 403
  5. In the book, Every Last Word, who leaves the theatre door unlocked for AJ? Mr. B, pg. 257
  6. In the book, How it Went Down, what does Will do to honor Tariq? Paints a large mural at the murder site, pg. 243
  7. In the book, I am Princess X, what is the name on the driver’s license and work ID badge Trick and May found a picture in the Dropbox? Kenneth Mullins, pg. 149
  8. In the book, I’ll Meet you There, whom does Skylar tell her mother she will call to borrow money from? Aunt Celia OR her father’s sister, pg. 133
  9. In the book, None of the Above, who is announced as the Homecoming King? Samuel Wilmington or Sam or Wilmington, pg. 14
  10. In the book, The Novice, who saved Sylva from Grindle? Fletcher and Othello, pg. 174
  11. In the book, Paperweight, who caught Stevie and Eden kissing on the last night of seminar? Josh or Stevie’s brother, pg. 179
  12. In the book, The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly, what did Minnow say was the significance of the book titled, “The True & Faithful Narrative of Samuel Ezekiel Hiram Bly”? It was her father’s prophecy , pg. 310
  13. In the book, The Secret Side of Empty, what reason does M.T.’s father give when he tells her she is not going to school anymore? the nuns raised the tuition, pg. 129
  14. In the book, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, who is the vocalist for Emoji? Taylor, pg. 292
  15. In the book, Sugar, what were Sugar, Stacy, and Henry celebrating? Sugar’s completion of the eleventh grade, pg. 264
  16. In the book, Under a Painted Sky, what is the name of Annamae’s two brothers? Tommy and Isaac, pg. 36 or 37
  17. In the book, We Are All Made of Molecules, what position does Jared play on the basketball team? power forward, pg. 151-152
  18. In the book, When, Agent Faraday believes the killer is obsessed with whom? Maddie, pg. 270
  19. In the book, Written in the Stars, what did they use to paint Naila’s hands before her arranged marriage? Henna, pg. 144
  20. In the book, X A Novel, what did Papa always said say that knowledge gave you? Power, p. 84