This Common Core aligned quiz measures reading comprehension of Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. It features 13 short answer questions and includes an answer key. Although labeled a quiz, this resource may double as a guided reading worksheet to promote and facilitate active reading and future review.
Questions pertain to the following details:
♦ Muldoon, Arnold, and Gennaro's decision to deal with the raptors
♦ Efforts to re-start the generator
♦ The kids' discovery and their hopes of distracting the raptors
♦ The raptors' response to the kids' discovery
♦ Grant's efforts to kill the raptors
♦ Malcolm's remarks about life continuing on
♦ Grant's comments on "natural equilibrium"
♦ Nerve gas and the raptor nest
♦ Malcolm's medical condition
♦ Hammond's lack of worry concerning a military strike
♦ Hammond's reason for the park's failure
♦ A character who breaks his ankle
♦ Grant's assessment of the raptors' behavior near the end of the novel