Reading Street Unit 4 Week 2 Grade 6 Chimpanzees I Love Paired Passage "Going Ape Over Language"
11 Multiple Choice Test Prep Questions for the Paired Passage "Going Ape Over Language"
10 Part A
Read the following excerpt from the passage:
“Washoe learned that a caregiver’s baby died…The chimpanzee looked groundward… and signed “CRY” while touching the woman’s cheek just below her eye. Later that day, Washoe wouldn’t let her caregiver go home without further consolation, signing “PLEASE PERSON HUG.”
What is the meaning of “consolation” as it is used in this excerpt?
A the act of comforting someone who is grieving
B the act of not feeling the same way as someone
C a prize given to make a losing contestant feel better
D a way of interacting with others to obtain a goal
11 Which of the following text details supports the claim: “The chimpanzees have even been observed ‘talking to themselves,’ much as a human might mutter under her breath.”
A She signed “BAD, BAD, BAD” to herself.
B She puts together short sentences – signing “ROGER TICKLE WASHOE.
C She signals “DOG” whenever she hears a canine barking.
D She called her first candy bar a “CANDY BANANA”.