Idea And Supporting Quiz

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Idea And Supporting Quiz

This could be a good exercise to measure reading comprehension and critical analysis of students. It aims to teach learners the importance of the topic sentence and how it affects the ideas of the supporting details.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is the most important idea in a paragraph?
    • A. 

      Main idea

    • B. 

      Supporting details

    • C. 

      Teaser statement

    • D. 

      First sentence

  • 2. 
    It makes your topic sentence stronger and more colorful
    • A. 

      Main idea

    • B. 

      Supporting details

    • C. 

      Teaser statement

    • D. 

      First sentence

  • 3. 
    Which of these items compose the supporting details?
    • A. 

      Main idea

    • B. 

      Major details

    • C. 

      Minor details

    • D. 

      B & c

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a transitional word?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Next

    • C. 

      Then

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following details are introduced by transitional words?
    • A. 

      Major details

    • B. 

      Minor details

    • C. 

      Main idea

    • D. 

      Teaser statement

  • 6. 
    What is the function of the minor details in the paragraph?
    • A. 

      It supports the major details

    • B. 

      They provide more information about the major details

    • C. 

      It specifies or breaks down information from the major details

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    If the major details in the paragraph talks about loss of appetite, lack of sleep and improper hygiene, what could the subject be suffering from?
    • A. 

      Drug addiction

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Hepatitis

  • 8. 
    Which of the following could be the supporting detail of this topic sentence:Although no one really knows what causes anorexia nervosa --- excessive or irrational dieting--- several theories have been put forward.
    • A. 

      At one time many therapists believed that anorexia nervosa, also called the starvation disease, was a form of rebellion.

    • B. 

      However, other therapists have argued that anorexia was a way of avoiding adulthood.

    • C. 

      Researchers are now suggesting that the disease may be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain.

    • D. 

      All of the above