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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     Katina and her brother, Jess were playing with the water hose outside one day. Jess was hiding from Katina so she wouldn't squirt him with the water. The back door opened and Katina pointed the water hose toward the door. It was Mom and she was dripping wet! 

    • A.

      Persuade

    • B.

      Inform

    • C.

      Entertain

    Correct Answer
    C. Entertain
    Explanation
    The passage describes a playful scenario where Katina and her brother are playing with a water hose. The unexpected twist occurs when Katina accidentally squirts their mom, who enters through the back door. This passage is meant to entertain the reader by presenting a humorous situation.

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  • 2. 

    The easy Chopper 3 will chop your vegetables for you in about 30 seconds. It is easy to use and you can use any vegetable. The cost is $ 29.95. Order yours today! 

    • A.

      Persuade

    • B.

      Inform

    • C.

      Entertain

    Correct Answer
    A. Persuade
    Explanation
    The given text is trying to convince the reader to buy the easy Chopper 3 by highlighting its benefits and features such as chopping vegetables in 30 seconds, being easy to use, and compatible with any vegetable. The mention of the cost and urging the reader to order today further emphasizes the persuasive nature of the text. Therefore, the correct answer is "Persuade".

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  • 3. 

    Number 3 is a video clip you have to watch... when you are ready put your hands on your head and wait patiently.... do not choose an answer on this page until after the clip has played. 

    • A.

      Persuade

    • B.

      Inform

    • C.

      Entertain

    Correct Answer
    C. Entertain
  • 4. 

         Abraham Lincoln's birthday is on Feb. 12th. He was a great President of the United States. He was our 16th President. He is remembered for freeing the slaves. 

    • A.

      Persuade

    • B.

      Inform

    • C.

      Entertain

    Correct Answer
    B. Inform
    Explanation
    The given passage provides factual information about Abraham Lincoln, such as his birthday, his position as the 16th President of the United States, and his role in freeing the slaves. It does not aim to persuade or entertain the reader, but rather to provide information and educate the reader about the historical figure. Therefore, the correct answer is "Inform."

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  • 5. 

    Another video... when you are ready to watch put your hands on your head and wait patiently.  

    • A.

      Persuade

    • B.

      Inform

    • C.

      Entertain

    Correct Answer
    B. Inform
    Explanation
    The video is instructing the viewer to put their hands on their head and wait patiently, indicating that it wants to provide information rather than entertain or persuade. The video is likely to contain instructions, guidelines, or educational content that aims to inform the viewer about a specific topic or procedure.

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  • 6. 

    The absolute coolest 6th Grade teacher is.... (Choose your answer wisely... and remember rule #5)

    • A.

      Mrs. King

    • B.

      Mrs. McDaniel

    • C.

      MRS. MCENTURFF

    • D.

      Mrs. Bell

    Correct Answer
    C. MRS. MCENTURFF

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