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Take the Common Core quiz: 6th-grade English

Sixth grade students take the New York State

Sixth grade students take the New York State 2015 Common Core English Language Arts test at the Pierson Middle School in Sag Harbor, April 16, 2015. Credit: Gordon M. Grant

New York State is ready to hand out the Common Core exam this spring. But how tough is the test?

See how your English skills stack up by reading the passage below and taking the following sample questions from the Grade 6 ELA 2014 State Test Questions, from

Note: Some questions have been slightly edited for space.

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