Quiz: Choose The Topic Sentence From The Paragraph

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Quiz: Choose The Topic Sentence From The Paragraph

What do you understand by topic sentences? Can you identify them in a paragraph? Would you be able to pass the quiz? A topic sentence is a sentence that expresses the central idea of the paragraph in which it appears. Take the online quiz and choose the topic sentences from the given paragraphs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Paragraph 1 The way a bird flies often shows what it is doing. When it is flying to warmer places for winter, it flies straight. When it is catching insects, it moves about in many directions.
    • A. 

      The way a bird flies often shows what it is doing.

    • B. 

      When it is flying to warmer places for winter, it flies straight.

    • C. 

      When it is catching insects, it moves about in many directions.

  • 2. 
    Paragraph 2 Heavy rain stops many of our activities. Games, sports, picnics and other outdoor activities are interrupted by rain. Heavy rain also prevents fishermen from going out to sea.
    • A. 

      Heavy rain stops many of our activities.

    • B. 

      Games, sports, picnics and other outdoor activities are interrupted by rain.

    • C. 

      Heavy rain also prevents fishermen from going out to sea.

  • 3. 
    Paragraph 3 Malaysians spend more than $50 million a year to buy imported fruits. Much of this money can be kept in the country if Malaysians consume more local fruits of which there are more than twenty varieties. Except for durians, mangoes and rambutans, Malaysians generally like imported fruits. 
    • A. 

      Malaysians spend more than $50 million a year to buy imported fruits.

    • B. 

      Much of this money can be kept in the country if Malaysians consume more local fruits of which there are more than twenty varieties.

    • C. 

      Except for durians, mangoes and rambutans, Malaysians generally like imported fruits.

  • 4. 
    Paragraph 4 Psychology has become one of the most popular and important subjects nowadays. The subject deals with our day-to-day lives problem. Psychology assists us in understanding the behavior of individuals all around us.
    • A. 

      Psychology has become one of the most popular and important subjects nowadays.

    • B. 

      The subject deals with our day-to-day lives problem.

    • C. 

      Psychology assists us in understanding the behavior of individuals all around us.

  • 5. 
    Paragraph 5 The topic of Happiness is of the utmost importance. There is no one hard and fast definition for the term happiness. Happiness differs from person to person. Different people have different perceptions and conceptions of being happy.
    • A. 

      Happiness differs from person to person.

    • B. 

      Different people have different perceptions and conceptions of being happy.

    • C. 

      There is no one hard and fast definition for the term happiness.

    • D. 

      The topic of Happiness is of the utmost importance. 

  • 6. 
    Paragraph 6 Kindness is an essential and universal quality that is based on the concepts of altruism and prosocial behavior. Kindness towards nature, animals and other people can transform the world and make it a beautiful place to live. However, kindness towards yourself is also crucial in the journey of personal growth and achievement.
    • A. 

      Kindness towards nature, animals and other people can transform the world and make it a beautiful place to live.

    • B. 

      Kindness is an essential and universal quality that is based on the concepts of altruism and prosocial behavior.

    • C. 

      However, kindness towards yourself is also crucial in the journey of personal growth and achievement. 

  • 7. 
    Paragraph 7 Time is the only thing that cannot be taken back until it has gone. Even after knowing this fact, a large number of people waste time. They finish their assignments and essential tasks at the last moment.
    • A. 

      Time is the only thing that cannot be taken back until it has gone.

    • B. 

      Even after knowing this fact, a large number of people waste time.

    • C. 

      They finish their assignments and essential tasks at the last moment.

  • 8. 
    Paragraph 8 The word ‘small’ conveys that something is minor or not of much importance. But ‘small’ can also be a ‘thing of beauty.’ There are countless examples from nature and in the material world, which reflect that small things have their own charm.
    • A. 

      There are countless examples from nature and in the material world, which reflect that small things have their own charm.

    • B. 

      The word ‘small’ conveys that something is minor or not of much importance.

    • C. 

      But ‘small’ can also be a ‘thing of beauty.’

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    Paragraph 9 Education is an essential tool that imparts knowledge to improve one’s life. The process of Education comprises various steps depending upon the quality of Education. Education is a key process that plays a significant role in molding the ethics and culture of society.
    • A. 

      Education is an essential tool that imparts knowledge to improve one’s life.

    • B. 

      The process of Education comprises various steps depending upon the quality of Education.

    • C. 

      Education is a key process that plays a significant role in molding the ethics and culture of society.

  • 10. 
    Paragraph 10 Communication plays a vital role in our business, personal, and social life. Every human activity needs some kind of communication. The success of communication depends on the understanding of the parties involved in it.
    • A. 

      The success of communication depends on the understanding of the parties involved in it.

    • B. 

      Every human activity needs some kind of communication.

    • C. 

      Communication plays a vital role in our business, personal, and social life.

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