Leaves And Blue Jay Test

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Short quiz over two stories - Leaves and Blue Jays

  
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1.                    According to “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall,” the green chlorophyll in leaves is camouflage, which means that it
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2.                    What is the meaning of the word guffawed in the following passage from “What Stumped the Blue Jays”? Well, sir, they roosted around here on the house-top and the trees for an hour, and guffawed over that thing like human beings.
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3.                    In “What Stumped the Blue Jays,” which of the following characteristics do the blue jays seem to share with human beings?
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4.                   What purpose might have inspired this final sentence of “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall”? Sometimes one finds in fossil stones the imprint of a leaf, long since disintegrated, whose outlines remind us how detailed, vibrant, and alive are the things of this earth that perish.
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5.  What is the main purpose of “What Stumped the Blue Jays”?
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6.  Which of the following sentences is one of the main ideas of  “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall”?
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7.                      In “What Stumped the Blue Jays,” what is Jim Baker’s story about?
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8.                     Twain’s style in “What Stumped the Blue Jays” is
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9.  “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall,” the author compares people to leopards because she wants to stress
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10.  “What Stumped the Blue Jays,” what special gift does Jim Baker say that blue jays have over other birds?
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11.  Which of the following examples reflects Ackerman’s style in “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall”?
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12.                    Ackerman’s style in “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall” is
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13.                     According to “What Stumped the Blue Jays,” blue jays
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14.                        What is the main purpose of “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall”?
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15.                    According to “Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall,” why does the United States have brighter fall foliage than Europe?
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16.   What purpose does the author have for including the following description in “What Stumped the Blue Jays”? You may say a cat uses good grammar. Well, a cat does—but you let a cat get excited once; you let a cat get to pulling fur with another cat on a shed, nights, and you’ll hear grammar that will give you the lockjaw.
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