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AIMS Practice - Main Idea/Supporting details, Vocabulary in Context, Roots & Affixes


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  • 1. 

    Lesson 1Question 1. What brief sentence would BEST explain to Herman the main idea of "My First Goose"?

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    D. D
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    2.  What do you think the topic will be?

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    3.  Based on the title and introductory paragraph, what do you think will happen in the passage?

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    4.  Which sentence did you underline?  Please type the complete sentence in exactly as it is stated in the text.  

    Correct Answer
    On his first day of practice, however, this young man from Harlem learns that his challenges have only just begun.
    I had thought the scholarship meant that I would be on the team automatically.
    Teufel had seen me play and had offered me the scholarship.
    All in all, there are twenty positions available, and if you look around you, you'll see that there are twenty-one players trying for these positions.
    Lonnie Jackson has earned a scholarship to play basketball at a Midwestern college.
    Explanation
    Any error will cause the sentence to be counted as incorrect.

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    5.  Write a sentence that you could use to tell a friend what the excerpt from The Outside Shot is mostly about.

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    6.  What is the main idea of this passage?

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The main idea of the passage is A.

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    7.  Which of the answers are only details from the passage?

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      A, B, D

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      A, C, D

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      A, B, C

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      B, C, D

    Correct Answer
    D. B, C, D
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B, C, D. This means that only the details mentioned in options B, C, and D are found in the passage. The passage likely contains information that supports or explains these specific details, while the other options (A and/or D) may include information that is not mentioned in the passage or is not relevant to the topic discussed.

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    8.  Which of these details are those that strongly support the main idea?

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    C. C
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    9.  What key words might help you find the answer in the passage?

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      What, serious

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      Locker room, deeply serious

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      Lonnie, made

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      Made, locker room

    Correct Answer
    B. Locker room, deeply serious
    Explanation
    The key words "locker room" and "deeply serious" are likely to help you find the answer in the passage. These words suggest that the answer is related to a serious situation or discussion that takes place in the locker room. The passage may provide more information about what specifically happened or was discussed in the locker room.

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    11.  What made Lonnie think that the locker room was "deeply serious"?

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
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    12.  Which of these is the best summary of the excerpt from The Outside Shot?

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
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    13.  Which of these best describes the theme of the excerpt from The Outside Shot?

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
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    LESSON 1 READING PRACTICE - Sample Idea and Detail QuestionsQuestion 1.  What is the main idea of this passage?

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    The passage discusses a main idea, and the correct answer is B.

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    2.  Which lesson can be learned from this passage?

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    C. C
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    3.  What main subject did Carson study in college?

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
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    4.  Which of these details best supports the idea that DDT was having a destructive effect?

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    C. C
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    5.  What is the topic of Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring?

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
    Explanation
    The topic of Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring is not provided in the question.

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    6.  What is the best summary of this passage?

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
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    Additional Practice Questions, Pg. 17 7.  What does the word verify mean?

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    B. B
    Explanation
    The word "verify" means to confirm or prove that something is true, accurate, or valid. It involves checking and examining evidence or information to ensure its correctness or authenticity.

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    8.  What does the word avid mean?

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The word "avid" means having a strong interest or enthusiasm for something.

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    9.  Based on the passage, what does the word ominous mean?

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    B. B
    Explanation
    The word "ominous" means something that suggests that something bad is going to happen. In the given passage, there is likely a description or context that indicates a negative or threatening situation, leading to the conclusion that the word "ominous" is the correct answer.

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    10.  In the last sentence of the passage, what does the word legacy mean?

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    D. D
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    11.  Which of these inferences is supported by the passage?

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
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    12.  Which of these expresses the author's point of view about Carson's work?

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    Correct Answer
    C. C
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    LESSON 2 - Vocabulary SkillsQuestion 1.  What is the meaning of the word tenaciously as it is used in the sentence?

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    D. D
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    2.  Which word did you circle?  Make sure you type the word CORRECTLY.

    Correct Answer
    hidden
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hidden" because it is the word that the person circled.

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    3.  What is the meaning of the word covert?

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    A. A
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    4.  Type in the sentence you wrote to describe the feeling(s) of the fans. 

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    5.  Which of these is closest in meaning to euphoric as it is used in the example sentence?

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    B. B
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    6.  Which word did you circle?

    Correct Answer
    fine
    upstanding
    honest
    gentleman
    Explanation
    The correct answer is all of the words: fine, upstanding, honest, and gentleman. The question asks which word was circled, and since all four words were circled, they are all correct answers.

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    7.  What is the meaning of the word rogue as it is used in the passage?

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    C. C
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    8.  What is the meaning of the word treat as it is used in the passage?

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer (D) is not available.

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    9.  What does the word cavalier mean in the context?

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    C. C
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    10.  What does "life under a microscope" mean in this passage?

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    D. D
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    11.  What does "down in the dumps" mean in this example?

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    B. B
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    12.  Based on the passage, what is a sysatron?

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    Correct Answer
    A. A
    Explanation
    The passage does not provide any information about what a sysatron is. Therefore, without any context or details, it is not possible to determine what a sysatron is based on the passage.

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    13.  What does scathing mean?

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    Scathing means severely critical or harshly condemning.

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    14.  Which pronunciation is correct?

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    Correct Answer
    D. D
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    15.  What part of speech is the word divagate?

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    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is B. The word "divagate" is a verb. It means to wander or stray from a course or topic.

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  • 40. 

    LESSON 2 - Sample Vocabulary Questions Havasupai-People of the Blue-Green Waters.  Select the letter for your choice.Question  #1. 

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    D. D
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    Question #2

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    QUESTION #3

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    C. C
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    QUESTION #4

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    A. A
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    QUESTION #5

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    QUESTION #6

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    QUESTION #7

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    QUESTION #8

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    B. B
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    QUESTION #9

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    QUESTION #10

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    QUESTION #11

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    D. D

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