i-Ready Diagnostic for 6th Grade
i-Ready Diagnostic 6th Grade Sample Questions
The i-Ready Diagnostic is an adaptive online test that is intended to show your child’s understanding of Math and Reading and help figure out what your child is ready to learn next. As an adaptive test, questions will get easier or harder depending on how your child is progressing on the test. Questions may range up to three grade levels above your child’s current grade.
The i-Ready Diagnostic is given in the following order for children in 6th Grade.
- Algebra and Algebraic Thinking
- Numbers and Operations
- Measurement and Data
- Comprehension: Literature
- Comprehension: Informational Text
- Phonics (if your child’s overall scale score is less than 511)
- High-Frequency Words (if your child’s score on the Phonics domain is less than 421)
Below you will find sample questions that are representative of 6th Grade questions your child will see on the test but are not taken directly from the actual i-Ready Diagnostic that is being administered this year.
Directions: Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
Read the passage.
People have been forging art for thousands of years. There was an entire industry based on forged Greek sculptures in 1st century Rome. In 1945, Hans Meegeren admitted to forging a number of Vermeers, including a very famous one called the The Last Supper. All the experts were shocked: they were convinced it was real and would never have known if Mr. Meegeren hadn’t owned up. Something similar happened in 2018 to paintings that even had Sotheby’s (the great London Auction House) and the Louvre (the famous Paris gallery) fooled. Experts can test the pigments in paints, and the age of the canvas or board, but the more modern a painting is, the smaller the differences are. In any case, forgers are now capable of re-using old canvases and reproducing paints with the same chemical signatures as old ones. To try and combat the flood of fakes coming onto the art market, instead of testing miniscule flakes of paint, researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey, are working on an entirely different approach. Instead of looking at what the painting is made from, a digital camera and a powerful computer analyzes how it’s made. It looks at the thousands tiny brush strokes. Their shape and direction is like a fingerprint. Once the artificial intelligence builds up enough genuine samples of an artist’s work, it should be able to spot a fake within seconds.
1. It may be inferred from the passage that Vermeer ______.
A. was a Roman artist
B. is someone famous
C. painted lots of pictures
D. thinks paintings are pretty.
2. Which of the following expressions is equivalent to 144?
A. 4 x 12
B. 12 x 12
C. 12 x 12 x 12 x 12
D. 12 x 12 x 12 x 12 x 12
3. Which of the following is not an accurate description of the distribution shown below?
A. The distribution has a gap.
B. There is a peak at 90%.
C. There is an outlier.
D. The median scored by the students is 50.
4. What is the area of this parallelogram?
A. 20 m2
B. 126 m
C. 120 m2
D. 126 m2
5. Which option clarifies the vague pronoun reference in the sentence below?
Jackie finally beat Kendall at checkers. She was very proud.
A. Jackie was very proud.
B. The girls were proud.
C. They were proud.
D. Kendall was proud.
6. What kind of sentence is shown below?
Although Tate doesn’t like horror movies, he rented the latest thriller, and will watch it with his friends at the sleepover.
A. simple sentence
B. compound sentence
C. complex sentence
D. compound-complex sentence
7. Which word is spelled correctly?
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