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By Shirleybraga43 | Last updated: Aug 20, 2018
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When it comes to writing one has to ensure that the reader can follow through the story and understand it clearly. This is made possible by how the paragraphs and ideas are arranged in the document. Test out your ability to do so by taking this quiz on arrangement of paragraphs and ideas.
Questions and Answers
Which shape illustrates a paragraph or a story when the main idea is in the first sentence and the supporting details follows after?
How do you summarize the implied main idea?
Focus only on the major details
Include the minor details
Paraphrase the topic sentence
Use open punctuation in between sentences
What is the difference between a topic and a main idea?
There is no difference
A topic is a single word or phrase, while a main idea is a complete sentence
A topic is more narrow in scope, while a main idea is broad
A topic includes specific details, while a main idea does not
All of the following statements about major details are true EXCEPT:
Major details are directly tied to the main idea
Major details are the primary points the author is making about the topic
Major details are supported by minor details
Major details could be left out, and the main idea would still be clear
An _____________________________ is a main idea that is not stated directly but is strongly supported by the supporting details in a passage.
Expressed main idea
Implied main idea
Elaborated main idea
Excluded main idea
Express in one word the following: smoking, drinking, gambling and womanizing. What is the main idea?
Family problems can cause stress. The more you think about it, the more it will give you headaches and heartaches. In addition, too much work could also lead to stress. Moreover, relationship issues also adds to the list. Finally, financial problems sums up all that were mentioned. How many supporting details are there in this paragraph?
Family problems can cause stress. The more you think about it, the more it will give you headaches and heartaches. In addition, too much work could also lead to stress. Moreover, relationship issues also adds to the list. Finally, financial problems sums up all that were mentioned. What is the main idea of the paragraph?
This quiz is to test your understanding of finding the main idea of a reading passage. SELECT THE MAIN IDEA FOR EACH PASSAGE. There is only one correct answer per question. This is not a graded activity. ...
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For young children, losing privileges for short amounts of time can be very effective. One way for this to happen is by using what is called “Time-Out.” Time-Out means time away from all those fun things in a child’s life. It is a way of disciplining your child without raising your hand or your voice. Basically, Time-Out involves having your child sit in one place for a certain amount of time. You can easily see that most kids wouldn’t like Time-Out because they would rather be doing fun things (Burke & Herron, 1996, p. 40).
There are moments when the parents of a teen-ager say, or at least think, "Why don't you act your age?" But what age is the young adolescent to act? One minute he is twelve years old; the very next, he seems sixteen; and a moment later he crawls back into childish comfort. The betwixt-and-between junior-high-school pupil offers parents and teachers exciting challenge, for adults cannot guide seventh, eighth and ninth graders without growing themselves.Neither "fish nor fowl," the junior-high-school pupil is caught between tender childishness and manly promise. During these years of change and unashamed enthusiasm, the young adolescent explores a million quandaries, test a hundred selves and questions tumbling values as he rapidly constructs others.What is the main idea of this passage about teenagers?
It's time to answer some cool and interesting questions about some main ideas and details!
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Do you ever wonder how you taste things? You owe
your sense of taste to your taste buds. We have nine thousand taste buds just
on the tongue alone. There are also taste buds on the roof of your mouth. You
even have taste buds on the back of your throat.