EOC Practice--diary Of Alice Morgan

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EOC Practice--Diary of Alice Morgan


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  • 1. 
    Which of these sentences best summarizes the passage?
    • A. 

      Alice Morgan observes many inventions during her visits to the fair.

    • B. 

      Alice Morgan writes a journal about her experiences at the world's fair.

    • C. 

      Education is not as important as working hard and earning a living in the early 1900s.

    • D. 

      The weather plays an important part in shaping the history of the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition.

  • 2. 
    Read these sentences from the passage. "The Pike is my favorite part so far. . . . This is where the entertainment takes place–animals doing tricks, singers performing, and some people juggling." Which modified version of these sentences best reflects the use of personification?
    • A. 

      The Pike's performers promenade with pride through the center of the fair.

    • B. 

      The Pike is like a river flowing through the center of the fair–full of animals, singers, and jugglers.

    • C. 

      The Pike dances through the center of the World's Fair–bragging of its performing animals, singers, and jugglers.

    • D. 

      The Pike is a hotbed of activity, teeming with animals jumping through rings of fire, singers crooning, and jugglers serenading the crowd.

  • 3. 
    Which best explains how the setting of the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition contributed to the invention of new items?
    • A. 

      The weather forced vendors to improvise and create new ways of selling products.

    • B. 

      The centennial of the Louisiana Purchase prompted inventors to create new products.

    • C. 

      The fair was located near the Mississippi River, which eased transportation of goods.

    • D. 

      The large crowds demanded spectacular entertainment and accommodating surroundings.

  • 4. 
    Which is the best reason for the narrator's dating what she is writing?
    • A. 

      She is organizing her thoughts for future readers.

    • B. 

      She is counting down the days until a big event.

    • C. 

      Certain things at the exhibition are being recorded.

    • D. 

      Specific dates were more important to people at that time.

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