Haunted Houses
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  • Question 1
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    Which is the best main idea for the Haunted Houses article?

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    Haunted houses make a lot of money.

    Haunted houses are not just for kids.

    Haunted houses have a long and interesting history.

    Haunted houses are actually haunted.

  • Question 2
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    Which of these sentences supports the main idea of the article?

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    The first haunted houses were steam powered and date back to 1915.

    People would wear masks and jump out to scare visitors.

    Scary images and frightening costumes are common.

    Haunted houses usually cost from $5 to $25 to enter.

  • Question 3
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    According to the article, which statement is true?

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    Haunted houses were more popular in the 1960's than they are today.

    haunted houses are only set up in homes

    having live performers in haunted houses is a new idea.

    modern haunted houses might have strobe lights, fog machines, and black lights.

  • Question 4
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    Which of these best defines "pastime" as it is used in the article?

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    an amusement or entertainment

    a light shade of gray

    a historical setting

    a semi-liquid (like blood)

  • Question 5
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    Which of these best defines "attraction" as it is used in the article?

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    two people who like each other

    an even which draws a large audience

    magnetic force

    the friction between two objects

  • Question 6
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    Which of these best defines "performers" as it is used in this article?

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    to act or play a role

    to change into a different form

    a older version

    a tall tale or fairy tale

  • Question 7
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    The first haunted attractions were....

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    scarier than todays

    in castles

    steam-powered

    only set in the daytime

  • Question 8
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    According to the article, the first haunted houses were used mostly for ....

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    scaring young children

    raising money for schools

    providing jobs for adults

    providing shelter during the colder months

  • Question 9
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    How many people, on the the average, visit haunted houses every year in the US?

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    1 million

    5 million

    12 million

    21 million

  • Question 10
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    When did haunted houses become popular in the United States?

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    1900's

    1920's

    1960's

    1990's

  • Question 11
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    Modern haunted houses might include all of the following except:

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    fog machines

    live animals

    strobe lights

    sound effects

  • Question 12
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    Which of the following might modern "haunted houses" be set up?

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    old hospitals

    corn fields

    basements

    all of the above

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