"The Experiment" And "Superstitions: The Truth Uncovered"

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"The Experiment" And "Superstitions: The Truth Uncovered"

EDGE: Unit 1, Cluster 1 Read each question and choose the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A belief is
    • A. 

      A reason.

    • B. 

      A chance.

    • C. 

      A promise.

    • D. 

      An opinion.

  • 2. 
    To escape means to
    • A. 

      Hide.

    • B. 

      Chase.

    • C. 

      Get free.

    • D. 

      Finish early.

  • 3. 
    Evidence means
    • A. 

      Trust.

    • B. 

      Hope.

    • C. 

      Proof.

    • D. 

      Safety.

  • 4. 
    A failure is a
    • A. 

      Bad result.

    • B. 

      Big surprise.

    • C. 

      Strange idea.

    • D. 

      Second chance.

  • 5. 
    Misfortune means that something
    • A. 

      Bad happens.

    • B. 

      New happens.

    • C. 

      Happens quickly.

    • D. 

      Happens all the time.

  • 6. 
    An experiement is a kind of
    • A. 

      Trip.

    • B. 

      Test.

    • C. 

      Trap.

    • D. 

      Tube.

  • 7. 
    Mistaken means
    • A. 

      Stolen.

    • B. 

      Broken.

    • C. 

      Trapped.

    • D. 

      Confused.

  • 8. 
    A superstition is an idea based on
    • A. 

      Fear.

    • B. 

      News.

    • C. 

      Science.

    • D. 

      Surprise.

  • 9. 
    Which of these is true about the setting of the story?
    • A. 

      It affects the events of theplot.

    • B. 

      It tells the reader the order of plot events.

    • C. 

      It shows what the characters are thinking.

    • D. 

      It changes from the beginning to the end of a story.

  • 10. 
    In "The Experiement," the events of the plot are most directly affected by the
    • A. 

      Size of the cell door.

    • B. 

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    • C. 

      Time limit of the experiment.

    • D. 

      Pain in the volunteer's hand.

  • 11. 
    Which sentence from "The Experiment" tells about the setting?
    • A. 

      The work dragged on.

    • B. 

      At last he broke through.

    • C. 

      Then he had a brilliant idea.

    • D. 

      The only light came from a light bulb.

  • 12. 
    Why is the door an important part of "The Experiement"?
    • A. 

      The door is too difficult to open.

    • B. 

      The door was built before the cell.

    • C. 

      The man believes the door is locked.

    • D. 

      The man opens the door to escape.

  • 13. 
    The man's attention is on the shield, so he does not
    • A. 

      Hurt his hands and back.

    • B. 

      Look for other ways to escape.

    • C. 

      Search the floor for a trap door.

    • D. 

      Remember that his time is limited.

  • 14. 
    From the beginning to the end of the story, the man's feelings change from
    • A. 

      Anger to rage.

    • B. 

      Panic to relief.

    • C. 

      Joy to sadness.

    • D. 

      confidence to defeat.

  • 15. 
    He man cannot escape from the cell because
    • A. 

      He gives up too soon.

    • B. 

      He does not try to open the door.

    • C. 

      The shield breaks while he is using it.

    • D. 

      The tools he is using are not strong enough.

  • 16. 
    Finish this sentence:While I was reading "The Experiement," I predicted _____________________________________________________________________________.Then give details from the story that support your prediction.
  • 17. 
    Tell a friend how to predict what a story will be about.