Drawing Conclusions

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Drawing Conclusions Post-Test

Julio and his father had been looking forward to their fishing trip for weeks. They didn't take much food with them on the trip. When they started fishing they were quickly approached by a forest ranger. He asked Julio's father if he had a fishing license. Julio's father reached into his wallet and suddenly
got a terrified look on his face. Julio was disappointed that night as he ate dinner.


1.Why did Julio and his father not take much food with them on the trip?

a. they didn't want to eat too much
b. they didn't have any food at their house
c. they were planning on eating the fish that they caught
d. they don't like to eat fish


2. Which of the following is a conclusion that can be drawn about the story?

a. Julio was disappointed at dinner because he was hoping to have fish for dinner.
b. Julio's mother doesn't like fish
c. It takes a long time to catch fish
d. Julio's father is a better fisherman than Julio


Richard and Luis had been hiking for hours. Richard had to carry Luis for the last few miles of the hike. Sweat was rolling down his face as the sun shone directly overhead.

3. What conclusion can be drawn about Luis's age?

a. He is older than Richard
b. He is the same age as Richard
c. He just had a birthday
d. He is younger than Richard

4. What time of day is it?

a. Morning
b. Midday
c. Midnight
d. Night


Annie could hear the music playing over the loud speaker in the mall. She and her mother were shopping for a present for her father. Annie could see a big line in the center of the mall. She wondered what all the people were waiting for. She then heard a jolly "HO! HO! HO!" from the center of the crowd and she quickly realized what the people were waiting on. As Annie and her mother walked through the mall, she noticed that the store windows were decorated with green, white, and red decorations.

5. Which of the following is a conclusion that could be made from the story?

a. Annie and her mother were shopping for a birthday present for Annie's father.
b. The people were waiting in line to see Santa Claus
c. The mall is close to Annie's house
d. The music was coming from a band

6. What season of the year is it?

a. Spring
b. Summer
c. Winter
d. Fall

7.Which of the following is a conclusion that can be drawn from the story?

a. Annie will get what she wants for Christmas
b. Annie and her mother go to the mall often
c. Santa Claus is coming to town
d. the store windows were decorated for Christmas

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