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Juan Angel's Story In Everyday Heroes

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This quiz tests comprehension of Juan Angel's story in the book "Everyday Heroes" by Beth Johnson (Townsend Press, 1996)

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  • 1. 
    Juan Angel grew up in rural Mexico.  In this sentence, "rural" means:
    • A. 

      In the city, where there are lots of people and buildings.

    • B. 

      In the countryside, where there are lots of farms or forests.

    • C. 

      At the beach by the Pacific Ocean.

  • 2. 
    "But he shrugs off the idea that he tries to cram too much into every twenty-four-hour day."  In this sentence "shrugs off the idea" means:
    • A. 

      "Doesn't agree with the idea"

    • B. 

      "agrees with" "Agrees with the idea"

    • C. 

      "Doesn't understand the idea"

    • D. 

      "Understands the idea"

  • 3. 
    "But he shrugs off the idea that he tries to cram too much into every twenty-four-hour day."  In this sentence "cram too much" means:
    • A. 

      "Not do very much"

    • B. 

      "Do very few things"

    • C. 

      "Do lots and lots of things in a short time"

    • D. 

      "Take a long time to do lots of things"

  • 4. 
    "Juan's struggle began when he was two years old."  In this sentence, "struggle" means:
    • A. 

      "begin "begin"

    • B. 

      "difficult time in his life"

    • C. 

      "easier life"

    • D. 

      "new opportunities to learn"