Cause and Effect II

Post Test


1. Identify the CAUSE in the following sentence:


Nancy joined the book club because she loved to read.

A. Nancy joined the book club
B. she loved to read
C. because
D. Not here

2. Identify the EFFECT in the following sentence:

Jim burned his hand when he took the lid off of the hot pan.

E. took the lid off the hot pan
F. Jim burned his hand
G. when
H. Not here

3. Identify the clue word or words that indicates a CAUSE/EFFECT relationship.

Dad cooked hamburgers and hot dogs in order to have enough for the picnic.

A. Dad cooked hamburgers and hot dogs
B. to have plenty for the picnic
C. in order
D. Not here

4. Select the CAUSE for the following EFFECT:

beautiful flowers

E. red flowers
F. in a vase
G. outside
H. hard work in the flower garden

5. Select the EFFECT for the following CAUSE:

A stranger came to the door

A. the dog started barking loudly
B. because
C. dark night
D. Not here

6. Identify the clue word or words that indicate a CAUSE//EFFECT relationship.

Shirley ran out of gas because she forgot to fill up with gas today.

E. because
F. Shirley ran out of gas
G. she forgot to fill up with gas in her car today
H. Not here

7. Identify the EFFECT in the following sentence:

Maria cut her foot when she ran outside without wearing shoes.

A. when
B. Maria cut her foot
C. ran outside without wearing shoes
D. Not here

8. Select the CAUSE for the following EFFECT:

honked the horn

E. Mrs. Martinez arrived
F. so
G. in the afternoon
H. Not here


9. Identify the CAUSE in the following sentence:

Mom had a lot of laundry to do after the camping trip.

A. a lot of laundry
B. after
C. the camping trip
D. Not here


10. Select the EFFECT for the following CAUSE:

messy room

E. As a result of
F. Donna was punished
G. Yesterday
H. Not here

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