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Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett

Berlioz the Bear

Reading Comprehension Test

Short Answer Questions

Read about a musical group of bears and the problem they had getting to the gala ball on time.  Then take this test to see how well you comprehended and understood the sequence and vocabulary of the story.  The Word Bank will help you choose the correct answer.

Read the beautiful book,Berlioz the Bear, then take this interactive test to see how well you comprehended the story and understood the vocabulary.

The following Word Bank will help you.

Word Bank

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bee plow horse 
dog budge
a cat a rooster
buzzed billy goat
put on your concert tailcoats
the bells had stopped chiming
The front wheel was stuck in the hole.
Berlioz the Bear 
take out their instruments and start tuning up
buzzing sound
Play one more song 
for a gala ball in the village square
it was almost time for the ball to begin
the mule sat down and would not pull the wagon 
made a sound with his mouth to tell the mule to go

1. The title of the book is ________________________ .

2. The author and illustrator of the book is _____________ .

3. The orchestra was going to play

4. Berlioz was having a little problem with his double bass. 
A strange __________ was coming from his double bass.

5. All the musicians climbed aboard the ______________.

6. All Berlioz could think about was what if his bass _________
during the ball.

7. Berlioz picked up the reins and clucked to the mule.
What does the phrase, "clucked to the mule" mean?

8. Suddenly, Berlioz has a new problem.

9. What made the problem even greater was that 

10. The first animal to try to help was 

11. Next was the tabby, which means 

12. Berlioz begins to think they will not get to the ball on time.
He tells everyone to ___________________ .

13. Then a schnauzer comes along, meaning a 

14. Now Berlioz hands out the music and tells everyone to 

15. Along came a prancing

16. A ______________ thought it would be easy to move the mule.

17. Berlioz tugged at his ears because

18. A large _______ came lumbering toward them.

19. The mule would not

20. until zum...zum...buzz...buzzzz. A very angry ________ shot out of the bass.

21. The bee made the mule jump up and pull the bandwagon out of the hole, down the road and into the village square before 

22. "Encore, Berlioz! Encore!" What does this mean?

This test was ceated by  Shirley Wilborne

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