Linking Fiction and Non-Fiction Paragraphs 2

Linking Fiction and Non-Fiction Paragraphs 2
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Lesson 7E: Linking Fiction and Non-Fiction Paragraphs 2 Quiz
Question #1: Elephants have some incredible eating habits. First, they are herbivores, where they eat leaves, twigs, fruit, bark, grass, and roots. Even though they do not eat meat, they eat more than any land animal! They eat so much that they forget to sleep. In fact, an elephant spends 23 hours a day eating about 300 pounds of food. They must eat that much to keep their huge bodies going.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Elephants +++ habits
Habits = herbivores
Habits ^ > Most
++Eating = x sleep
Eating = 23
23 = sustain
S: Elephants are herbivores and eat 23 hours per day.

B
Elephants +++ habits
Elephants = herbivores
Elephants ^ > Animals
++ Food = x sleep
Eating = 23
23 = sustain
S: Elephants are vegetarian and eat 300 pounds of food per day.
Question #2: Aiden is a “luge” racer, where he rides a special type of sled that goes down curvy, icy tracks and is as fast as a car. He is training for the Junior Olympics and rides the luge for several weeks each winter. He has also trained in Europe.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
A = R
L = F++
L > JO
L = E
S: Aiden is a serious luge racer.

B
A = R
L = F++
L > JO
L = E
S: Aiden is a luge racer.
Question #3: Mr. Porter filled in for a teacher who had two sets of identical twins. The twins delighted in switching places and continuously confused Mr. Porter. The rest of the students decided to join in the fun, and by lunchtime, Mr. Porter lost control of the class.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Substitute> 2
2>games
games= class
class> sub. X
S: The class took advantage of Mr. Porter.

B
Substitute> 2
2>games
games= class
class> sub. X
S: Mr. Porter lost control the class
Question #4: Do not worry about the traffic today in the city. It is moving as smooth as silk on all expressways and surface streets.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
x worry > traffic
traffic is smooth
S: The traffic today is smooth.

B
Traffic = good
Good= x backups
S: The commute will be fast.
Question #5: Dina called and told James that she has the chickenpox. She asked if he was immunized and he stated that he never received the vaccination or got the chicken pox.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Dina >James = chickenpox
James x immunization + x pox
S: James may get chicken pox.

B
Dina > James
James x immunization + x pox
S: James is susceptible to the chicken pox.
Question #6: The food pyramid helps people to understand that they should eat two servings daily from the meat, milk, fruit, and vegetable group. Scientists suggest following this because most snack foods, like potato chips and candy taste better. These products are high in carbohydrates and fat, which makes them taste good. Eating too many of these types of foods on a daily basis can cause health problems.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Pyramid > 2> everything
Scientists > snacks +++
Snacks = unhealthy
Unhealthy = problems
S: Scientists provide the food pyramid to help avoid snacks.

B
Pyramid >2> categories
categories x snacks
Snacks = unhealthy
unhealthy > problems
S: Knowing the food pyramid helps to make better food choices.
Question #7: Studies have shown that eating a good breakfast gives people more energy to start their day. Skipping breakfast can make people feel tired and unable to focus in on work.

Is A, B or both correct?

A
Breakfast = energy
x Energy = x breakfast
S: A good breakfast provides more energy.

B
Breakfast = energy
x Breakfast = x focus

S: A good breakfast provides more focus.
Question #8: Thank goodness for three-year-olds! At this age, they are usually extremely active because they can do so many things themselves, including using the toilet, riding a tricycle, and doing puzzles. They are also little chatterboxes, too, and say things to seek adults’ approval! The only thing that is hard for three-year-olds is sharing.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
3 = good
good = independent
independent = approval
3 = x share
S: Three-year-olds are independent but have problems sharing.

B
3 = good
good = independent
independent = approval
3 = x others
S: Three-year-olds are independent but have problems sharing.
Question #9: Maggie Lester has always loved music. When she was a baby, music was the only activity that quieted her. As she got older, she became even more active and played multiple instruments. Her favorite instrument is the piano, and practices 1-2 hours each day.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Maggie + music
music = quieting
music > multiple
piano= 1-2
S: Maggie plays multiple instruments but her passion is piano.

B
Maggie + music
music = quieting
music > multiple
piano= 1-2
S: Maggie is devoted to piano.
Question #10: The Alter Company has been making guitars for over 75 years and their latest guitars will ensure their success for many years to come. These instruments are unique for two reasons—their looks and their prices. The fronts of each guitar are handmade with Brazilian rosewood and ivory trim. Those companies that use the same unique materials are twice the price. Also, the Alter Company’s guitars are designed, built, and tested by guitar players.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Alter= successful
Success = looks/prices
Looks = fancy
Fancy = 1/2
Guitar (cheaper)> quality
S: The Alter's quality guitars are unique with great prices.

B
Alter= successful
Successful = looks/prices
Looks = wood/ivory
Wood/ivory= ½
Guitar (wood/ivory)> players
S: The Alter guitars are fantastic guitars.
Question #11: Contrary to its name, the laughing hyena is not jolly. It is a scavenger that steals other animals’ food and eats all of what it kills by itself, including the bones. African legend says that the hyena can imitate the voice of a man and will lure a person away from his tribe to be attacked by the pack. In fact, the hyenas are so cowardly, that they only hunt in packs.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Hyena x jolly
Hyena = stealing
stealing > luring
luring > packs
S: The hyena is opposite of jolly.

B
Hyena x jolly
Hyena = dangerous
dangerous = deceitful
deceitful > packs
S: Hyenas are savage in packs.
Question #12: There are two reasons newspaper printing presses are almost always found on the ground floor of buildings. First, the press itself is very large and heavy. Second, each roll of paper sent through the press weighs close to a ton.

Is A, B, or both correct?

A
Presses x ground
Presses = heavy
heavy = paper
S: The printing presses are always on first floors of buildings.

B
Presses x ground
Presses = heavy
heavy = paper
S: The weight of the printing presses and paper prevent is more conducive to first floors of buildings.
Question #13: The Roadrunner is not just a cartoon character. It is a real bird that lives in the desert. When it is hungry, it runs all around trying to find lizards, grasshoppers, small snakes, and other bugs. A roadrunner can run 25 miles per hour. You can often see it chasing after a jackrabbit, but the roadrunner is not trying to catch the rabbit. It is trying to catch the insects that the speedy rabbit scares out of hiding.

Is A, B, or both correct?

A
Roadrunner + cartoon
Roadrunner > desert
Roadrunner > v animals
Roadrunner > 25
Roadrunner > jackrabbits
Roadrunner > insects
S. The roadrunner is both a cartoon character and a living bird.

B
Roadrunner + character
Roadrunner > desert
Roadrunner > v animals
Roadrunner > 25
Roadrunner x jackrabbits
Roadrunner > insects
S: The roadrunner is a bird that catches insects and very small reptiles.
Question #14: Blackbeard was one of the most famous and feared British pirates of all time. The people called him Blackbeard because he braided his long, black beard and tied ribbons on the braids. Blackbeard looked and acted fierce; including setting off explosions on his own ship and firing pistols at friends beneath the table. In 1717 and 1718, Blackbeard terrorized the Carolina and Virginia coasts, stealing plantation property. He captured ships and held their passengers for ransom, which included money and medicine, since his crew was frequently sick or wounded. He was finally captured and killed in November 1718 by the Carolina and Virginia plantation owners. Blackbeard fought back desperately, but finally fell with 25 wounds in his body.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Blackbeard = famous + feared
Name > beard
Blackbeard = vicious
Vicious = thief
thief = ruthless
Blackbeard > owners
Owners x Blackbeard
S: Blackbeard was an evil pirate.

B
Blackbeard = famous + feared
Name > beard
Blackbeard = vicious
Vicious = thief
thief = ruthless
Blackbeard > owners
Owners x Blackbeard
S: Blackbeard killed and stole from people.
Question #15: Travis strutted into the restaurant and found the manager. He wanted a dishwashing job and the manager told him to meet her in the back booth. Travis leaned back in the booth waiting, with his feet up on the table. When the manager came to speak to him, Travis interrupted her and told her that he did not work weekends or before 10 in the morning. Then he waited for her response.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Travis > manager
Manager > booth
Travis = inappropriate
inappropriate = rude + demanding
Travis >>> response
S: Travis was disrespectful to the manager.

B
Travis > manager
Manager > Travis > booth
Travis > legs ^
Travis = rude + demanding
Travis >>> response
S: Travis was rude.
Question #16: Connie and Paige live together in an apartment and have separate bedrooms. Connie is very neat and Paige is diametrically opposite. Paige’s room looks like a bomb went off. She cooks without cleaning her own mess, and Connie finds Paige’s belongs all over the common living area. Connie finds herself continually cleaning up after her. Finally, when she could not handle cleaning up after her any longer, she decided to sit down and talk with her. Connie told Paige that if she was not going to clean up after herself, she would have to leave and look for another roommate.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Connie + Paige > apartment
Connie + Paige = opposite
Paige = messy
Messy <> apartment
Mess < Connie
Connie > Paige
Paige < Ultimatum
S: Connie threatened Paige

B
Connie + Paige > apartment
Connie + Paige = opposite
Paige = messy
Messy <> apartment
Mess < Connie
Connie > Paige
Paige < Ultimatum
S: Connie gave Paige an ultimatum.
Question #17: Lindsey and Hailey are college roommates. Since they like eating the same foods, they decide that it would be easier to buy groceries together and split the cost. Lindsey finds that Hailey is eating more than half of the food and not leaving enough for her. Hailey is also using more paper goods such as toilet paper and paper towels.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Lindsey and Hailey = roommates
Both > groceries
Groceries x split
x Split + paper goods
S: Lindsey finds that Hailey is using more groceries.

B
Lindsey and Hailey = roommates
Groceries = split
Groceries x split
x Split + paper goods
S: Hailey is using more than her allotted half of the groceries.
Question #18: Jennifer is a year younger her oldest brother Bob. They are very close in the family and have always been good friends. For years, Jennifer and Bob have gone places together, had parties, and done many things with each other’s friends. Bob’s best friend, Larry, began dating Jennifer about a year ago. This caused some friction between Bob and Jennifer because Bob felt that he was steadily losing Larry’s friendship. Recently, Jennifer and Larry decided to get married.

Is set A, B, or both correct?

A
Bob ^ Jennifer
Both = ++ friends
Both > same
Jennifer + Larry
Dating (J and L) > loss
Jennifer and Bob + married --cannot see getting married. The better “seeing” word is “engaged.”
S: The impending marriage is straining Bob and Larry’s relationship.

B
Bob ^ Jennifer
Both = ++ friends
Both > others
Jennifer + Larry
Dating (J and L) > friction
Jennifer and Bob = engaged
S: Bob and Jennifer’s relationship is straining Bob and Larry’s relationship.
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