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  • 1. Multiple Choice
    5 minutes
    1 pt
    Which is the best paraphrase of the following sentence?
    Deserts cover one fifth of the surface of the Earth. 
    Deserts cover one fifth of the Earth.
    One fifth of the Earth's surface is desert.
    Deserts cover one fifth of the Earth.
    Deserts cover more than half of the Earth's surface.
  • 2. Multiple Choice
    5 minutes
    1 pt
    What is the best paraphrase of the following sentence?
    A type of shark called a shortfin mako can leap 20 feet above the surface of the water.
    A shark can leap 20 feet out of the water, it is called a shortfin mako. 
    The shortfin mako shark can jump above the surface of water.
    A shortfin mako is a kind of shark that can leap 20 feet out of the water. 
    A shortfin mako can jump 20 feet above the surface of the water.
  • 3. Multiple Choice
    5 minutes
    1 pt
    What is the best paraphrase of the following sentence?
    Brazil is the largest country in South America and Suriname is the smallest. 
    The biggest country in South America is Brazil, while the tiniest is Suriname.
    Suriname and Brazil the largest and smallest countries in Brazil.
    The largest country is Brazil and the smallest country is Suriname, and they are both countries in Brazil.
    The two countries of Brazil and Suriname are two countries in Brazil.
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