FREE Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) 4th Grade Questions and Answers

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Which expression is equivalent to 7 3/4 in terms of value?

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The expression 21 × 1/4 is indeed equal to 21/4, which simplifies to 5 1/4. Therefore, 21 × 1/4 is the expression with the same value as 7 × 3/4.

Which is properly capitalized?

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In this sentence, "World War I" and "Americans" are capitalized because they are proper nouns. "German soldiers" is also correct as it is a general term, not a specific individual's name, and does not require capitalization.

Which method is applicable to the equation 11 + 13?

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To solve 11 × 13, you can use the method of breaking it down into simpler multiplication: Multiply 11 × 10 = 110 Multiply 11 × 3 = 33 Add the two products: 110 + 33 = 143

In order to help her grandmother, Susan was raking the leaves. After gathering all the leaves into one big pile, she put the rake back in the garage. She saw that it was growing dark when she glanced up at the sky. She made the decision that it was time to leave for home. Raindrops spilled on top of her head as a gust of wind suddenly struck her face. What evidence alerts you that Susan will soon be trapped in a storm?

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These observations indicate the impending storm and suggest that Susan might be in danger of getting caught in it.

senator Anderson was driving a car in the parade when we arrived in the city. What word underlined here needs to be capitalized?

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"Senator" should be capitalized as it is a title used as part of the name "Senator Anderson ." Capitalization is necessary for titles when they are used with a person's name.

Which alphabetic group only consists of vowels?

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The group of letters "e, a, i, u" only contains vowels. Vowels are the letters in the English alphabet that represent speech sounds produced without any significant constriction or closure in the vocal tract, allowing the air to flow freely. The vowels in the English language are "a," "e," "i," "o," and "u." In the given group, "e," "a," "i," and "u" are all vowels.

Pick the appropriate contraction for the terms that are emphasized. Putting your shoes on before your socks "does not" make sense.

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The corrected sentence would be: "Putting your shoes on before your socks doesn't make sense."

My mother instructed my sister and I to go to the supermarket and purchase some milk bread and cheese. How should this phrase be written?

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The items in the supermarket list should be listed in the same order as mentioned by your mother, which is "milk, bread, and cheese."

47,000 is a number that has been rounded to the nearest thousand; may this be the amount that was rounded by the war?

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If a number is rounded to the nearest thousand and is 47,000, then the original number could be 46,504. Rounding 46,504 to the nearest thousand: 46,504 rounded to the nearest thousand is 47,000. So, 46,504 could be the number that was rounded to 47,000.

Which set of words contains every fruit example?

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All four words in the set represent fruits: raspberries, pears, apples, and cherries.

Scientists made the discovery of a novel species of monkey in the Brazilian Amazon forest in 1996. It is the sixth brand-new marmoset species to be found in South America. Fortunately, a lot of people are doing a lot of effort to conserve these animals. The monkey with orange hair is comparable in size to a squirrel. Fruit and insects are eaten by marmosets. When sap pours out of tiny holes it chews in tree trunks, it slurps it up. Which of the following sentences doesn't belong in the passage?

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The reason this sentence doesn't belong is that it introduces new information not mentioned in the original passage. The passage primarily talks about the discovery of a new species of monkey and some of its characteristics, but it doesn't mention anything about people working hard to save the animals. The other sentences in the passage are directly related to the discovery of the new monkey species and its characteristics.

They ______ it will be easy to run the half marathon. Select the appropriate verb.

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The complete sentence would be: "They think it will be easy to run the half marathon."

He ______ to the principal's office numerous times prior to this incident. Pick the right verb form.

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The complete sentence would be: "He had been to the principal's office numerous times prior to this incident."

Which of the following statements is true?

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The following statement is correct: "When did you read that book?"

A certain city has 836,527 residents. How many people, rounded to the nearest ten thousand, live in this city?

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The population of the city, 836,527, rounded to the nearest ten thousand is 840,000.

Patricia attended the Halloween party dressed in a vibrant costume. What word best describes colorful?

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The word "bright" best describes "colorful" in the context of the sentence. The term "vibrant" is synonymous with "bright" and denotes something vivid, intense, and full of color. In the sentence, "vibrant" is used to describe the costume, indicating that it was colorful and eye-catching.

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