Reading comprehension for children – Exercise 1

Reading comprehension for children – Exercise 1

This is a reading comprehension for level four students to helped them grasped ideas on what they read and was backed up with six comprehension questions with three options for them to choose to test their understanding.

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Exercise 1

Read the short passage and answer the questions.

Jim is my new neighbor. He has just moved into their house. His family is small.

There are only three people in the family. His father is a police officer and his mother is a nurse.

Every morning his father takes him to school. His father has a very big car. On Sundays they go swimming in the afternoon and in the evening, they have dinner in a restaurant.

Comprehension questions:

1. Who is Jim?

a. my classmate

                b. my neighbor

                c. my father

2. How big is his family?

                a. His family is small.

                b. His family is big.

                c. His family is poor.

3. What is Jim’s father?

                a. bank manager

                b. fireman

                c. police officer

4. Who is a nurse?

                a. Jim’s mother

                b. Jim’s brother

                c. Jim’s classmate

5. What do they do on Sunday?

                a. they go on a cinema

                b. they go to the park

                c. they go swimming

6. Where do they usually have dinner?

                a. they have dinner at the backyard

                b. they have dinner at the mall

                c. they have dinner in a restaurant

Answer key:

1. b

2. a

3. c

4. a

5. c

6. c

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