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  • Question 1
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    Q. The main idea is what the story is ______________ about.
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    mostly
    only
    never
    very
  • Question 2
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    Q. There are many fun things to do at the beach.  Swimming is one thing that can be done at the beach.  Snorkeling is another thing that can be enjoyed.  Playing beach volleyball can be a lot of fun.  It is also fun to look for shells.  Some people simply like to sunbathe.
    What is the main idea?
    answer choices
    There are many fun things to do at the beach.
    It is also fun to look for shells.
    Some people simply like to sunbathe.
    Going to the beach to swim can be fun.
  • Question 3
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    Q. Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.  Soccer players learn how to dribble and pass the ball.  They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score.  Most importantly, soccer players learn how to work together with their teammates.
    What is the main idea?
    answer choices
    They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score.
    Soccer players learn how to dribble.
    They learn how to work together as teammates.
    Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.
  • Question 4
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    Q. Where in the text can you sometimes find the main idea?
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    Beginning/end
    Middle 
  • Question 5
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    Q. Key details give important information to support the main idea.
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    True
    False
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which sentence is a supporting detail that you should get enough sleep?
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    Many people sleep later on the weekends.
    Caffeine keeps some people awake at night.
    Dark rooms are best for sleeping.
    Seven to nine hours keeps you refreshed the next day.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which supporting detail best supports this topic sentence?
    It takes a lot of hard work to become a professional athlete. 
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    The pros live the good life.
    People like professional football players make a lot of money.
    Professional athletes spend countless hours practicing their sports.
    All of us can be professional athletes. 
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which supporting detail best supports this topic sentence?
    Subway is a healthier option than McDonald's.
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    It's best to just cook food at home.
    A lot of people choose to eat Subway for lunch and dinner.
    McDonald's french fries are salty and delicious.
    Subway uses fresh ingredients whereas McDonald's has processed fried food.
  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Mount Rushmore is a huge carving in a stone cliff. The carving shows the faces of four U.S. presidents. They are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Mount Rushmore is in South Dakota. Each year many people visit this amazing sight.

    What is a detail that tells about the main idea?

    answer choices

    how the four presidents were chosen

    why Mount Rushmore is in South Dakota

    which presidents are at Mount Rushmore

  • Question 10
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    Q. "Animals" is a main idea.
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    True
    False
  • Question 11
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    Q. "Renewable energy" is a topic.
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    True
    False
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which is an example of a topic?
    answer choices
    Electric cars
    Electric cars save energy because they don't use gas.
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