Drill 2- Main Idea

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  • 1. 
    . Juan loves to play games. His favorite game is chess because it requires a great deal of thought. Juan also likes to play less demanding board games that are based mostly on luck. He prefers Monopoly because it requires luck and skill. If he’s alone, Juan likes to play action video games as long as they aren’t too violent.What is the main idea of this paragraph?
    • A. 

      Juan enjoys Monopoly.

    • B. 

      Juan enjoys playing games.

    • C. 

      Juan's favorite game

  • 2. 
    Maria is watching too much television. A toddler shouldn’t be spending hours staring blankly at a screen. Worse yet, some of her wild behavior has been inspired by those awful cartoons she watches. We need to spend more time reading books with her and pull the plug on the TV! What is the main idea of this paragraph?
    • A. 

      Watching a lot of television isn’t good for Maria.

    • B. 

      Some cartoons are bad for Maria.

    • C. 

      Parents should spend more time with their children

  • 3. 
    Samantha, I can’t eat or sleep when you are gone. I need to hear your scratchy voice and see your lovely toothless smile. I miss that special way that you eat soup with your fingers. Please come home soon!What is the main idea of this paragraph?
    • A. 

      Samantha, you have bad manners.

    • B. 

      Samantha, you should see a dentist.

    • C. 

      Samantha, I have lost my appetite

    • D. 

      Samantha, I miss you.

  • 4. 
    “If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.”    *to rein: to controlWhat is the main idea of this quote?
    • A. 

      avoid being passionate

    • B. 

      You should think before you act

    • C. 

      Let someone else drive

    • D. 

      do whatever you feel like doing

  • 5. 
    “You must do the things you think you cannot do.”   This means that  _______.
    • A. 

      we can't do all that much

    • B. 

      We should fool ourselves

    • C. 

      We're capable of doing more than we realize

    • D. 

      We are confused

  • 6. 
    “A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.” This means that  _______. 
    • A. 

      Reading isn't necessary

    • B. 

      Reading ability is nothing if it isn't used

    • C. 

      You should learn how to read

  • 7. 
    Squidward said :“Too bad SpongeBob isn't here to enjoy SpongeBob not being here.”    Squidward actually means that _______.
    • A. 

      He misses SpongeBob

    • B. 

      He likes SpongeBob's visits

    • C. 

      He enjoys SpongBob's absense

    • D. 

      He hates SpongBob

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