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*2nd Grade MAP Reading Comprehension Question*

*Today was a wonderful day. In the morning, all the kids in our school went to help out in the community. One class went to help tidy up the town library, another class went to plant flowers in a public garden, and my class went to help serve lunch in a home for the elderly. When we got back to school, the principle spoke to us and said it's great that we can be a meaningful part of society from an early age. ** After school, I went to my friend Jenna's place. She's our neibor. Her big brother made pizzas for us and we ate them in a tent they put up in the living room. It was such a fun day.*

**Which two words are spelled incorrectly in this passage?**

- community
- principle
- meaningful
- elderly
- neibor

**Answer & Explanation**

The correct answers are "principle" and "neibor."

Principle: The word referring to a head of school is spelled "principal," not "principle." Principle means "a rule." This sentence can help you remember the correct spelling: The school principal is a pal.

Neibor: The word referring to someone who lives next door is spelled "neighbor." The "gh" are silent letters.

Community, meaningful, and elderly are all spelled correctly and therefore are not the correct answers to this question.

*3rd Grade MAP Math Question*

**Solve the open sentence:**

**s + 4 = 6s – 1**

A) s= 1

B) s= 2

C) s= 3

D) s= 5

E) s= 6

**Answer & Explanation**

The correct answer is **(A)**.

This is an open sentence with basic fact calculations on both sides. You need to find the value of **s** that makes the statement true.

The technique is to bring the letter terms to one side and the numbers to the other.

First subtract s from both sides to remove it from the left. This means that the **6s** on the right side becomes **5s**.**4 = 5s − 1**

Next, to remove the −1 from the right-hand side, you must add 1 as −1 + 1 = 0. Remember to also add 1 to the other side to get:**5 = 5s + 0**.

However, the zero is not adding value, so it is usual to write the expression without it.**5 = 5s**.

This sentence now helps you to find the value of s. Five times s gives you 5, so to find s, divide both sides by 5.**1 = s**.

Therefore, the correct answer is **(A)**.

*4th Grade MAP Language Usage Question*

**Which title of a work of art is capitalized correctly?**

(A) *The Raft of the Medusa*

(B) *In Advance Of the Broken Arm*

(C) *Through The Night Softly*

(D)* I Love You With my Ford*

**Answer & Explanation**

The correct answer is **(A)**.

The major words in the titles of works of art (but not short prepositions or the articles "the," "a," or "an," if they are not the first word of the title) should always be capitalized. Therefore, the correct answer is **(A)**.

Answer **(B)** is incorrect because the word "of" should not be capitalized.

Answer **(C)** is incorrect because the word "the" should not be capitalized.

Answer **(D)** is incorrect because the word "my" should be capitalized as it is part of the title and not a short preposition or an article. In addition, the word "with" should not be capitalized.

*5th Grade MAP Reading Comprehension Question*

*Elsa was looking out the window. It was a very cold, dark, and stormy night. The windowsill was freezing as she tried to lean on it to see outside the window. She gave up trying and decided to go and play with her little sister. It had been a long time since they had last played. She thought it might make her feel a bit better.*

**What is the author’s mood?**

(A) negative

(B) positive

(C) neutral

(D) impossible to tell

**Answer & Explanation**

The correct answer is **(B)**.

The author’s mood is the atmosphere of the text, and is usually created by descriptive words like adjectives, or words that make the reader feel very positive or negative. Words like "dark," "stormy," and "freezing" create a negative, dark atmosphere. Therefore, this is the correct answer choice.

*6th Grade MAP Math Question*

(A) 40 mph

(B) 45 mph

(C) 47.5 mph

(D) 50 mph

(E) 55 mph

**Answer & Explanation**

**The correct answer is (A).**

One method to solve this is by using the formula for average speed:**Average Speed = ^{Total Distance }⁄ _{Total Time}**

To find the total distance she traveled, add up the distances from each part of her journey:

First part: 30 mph for 2 hours = 30 x 2 = 60 miles.

Second part: 60 mph for 1 hour = 60 x 1 = 60 miles.

Total distance = 60 + 60 = 120 miles.

The total time she traveled was 2 hours + 1 hour = 3 hours.

Therefore, average speed = 120 miles/3 hours = 40 mph.

Another method is to use the two speeds given in the question. Sharon spent 2/3 of her journey going at 30 mph and only 1/3 going at 60 mph. So, find 2/3 of 60 and add it to 1/3 of 30:

2/3 of 30 = 30 ÷ 3 × 2 = 20.

1/3 of 60 = 60 ÷ 3 = 20.

Therefore, average speed = 20 + 20 = 40 mph.

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