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The 14th Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

What is Ellie’s mom’s job?
a.
She’s a doctor.
b.
She’s a high school drama teacher.
c.
She’s a pharmacist.
d.
She’s a police officer.
 

 2. 

What does Ellie’s grandfather always steal from Chinese restaurants?
a.
fortune cookies
b.
the salt shaker
c.
soy sauce packets
d.
the menu
 

 3. 

Ellie’s bedroom wall is covered with painted __________ .
a.
stars
b.
cartoon characters
c.
owls
d.
handprints
 

 4. 

Melvin needs Ellie’s help to steal __________ back from the lab. 
a.
T. melvinus
b.
a microscope
c.
a lab coat
d.
goggles
 

 5. 

Who is going to middle school even though he/she already has two PhDs? 
a.
Ellie
b.
Melvin
c.
Raj
d.
Brianna
 

 6. 

Melvin wears Ellie’s colorful __________ .
a.
socks
b.
scarves
c.
ponytail holders
d.
baseball caps
 

 7. 

Ellie gets a cell phone for her birthday but her favorite gift is from Melvin - what is it?
a.
a bicycle
b.
concert tickets
c.
a microscope
d.
art lessons
 

 8. 

Raj takes a taxi to the lab to deliver __________ .
a.
balloons
b.
flowers
c.
groceries
d.
pizza
 

 9. 

What ends up happening to the T. melvinus? 
a.
Ellie puts it in the garbage and some raccoons eat it
b.
Melvin flushes it
c.
Melvin mails it to a scientist in Australia
d.
Raj sells it on eBay
 

 10. 

As he travels around the country, Melvin sends Ellie __________ .
a.
snowglobes
b.
keychains
c.
t-shirts
d.
slippers
 



 
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