The Incredible Machine: Ferris Wheel

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1.  As used in paragraph 1, the word attraction most nearly means
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2.  It can be understood that Coney Island, Navy Pier, and the Santa Monica Pier are all examples of
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3.  The impressive engineering and beauty of Ferris wheels is what the author likes best about them. 
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4.  Select all that are correct.  According to the passage, the Ferris wheel was originally designed for
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5.  In paragraph 1, the author uses an antonym for the word simple. What is the vocabulary word given in the text. 
6.  This passage was most likely written to
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7.  Match the height to the correct Ferris wheel.
A. 264 feet
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B. between 250-500 feet
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8.  In the final section of the passage, we learn how Ferris wheels "keep reaching higher and higher." This seems to be a common trend among the developers of modern technology. What makes us want to continually strive to create something bigger and better? Is this good? Please explain using 150 words or more and no more than 400 words.
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