Exercise 1 - Skimming

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  • 1. 
    The main idea of paragraph one is:
    • A. 

      Scientists are worried about New York City

    • B. 

      Logging is destroying the rainforests

    • C. 

      Governments make money from logging

    • D. 

      Salmon are an endangered species

  • 2. 
    The main idea of paragraph two is:
    • A. 

      Canadian forests are especially under threat

    • B. 

      Hemp is a kind of plant

    • C. 

      Canada is a major supplier of paper and pulp

    • D. 

      Canada produces a lot of hemp

  • 3. 
    The main idea of paragraph three is:
    • A. 

      Paper could be made from hemp instead of trees

    • B. 

      Hemp is useful for fuel

    • C. 

      Hemp has been cultivated throughout history

    • D. 

      Hemp is essential for building large ships

  • 4. 
    The main idea of paragraph four is:
    • A. 

      Hemp is used to produce drugs

    • B. 

      Many famous people used to grow hemp

    • C. 

      It is illegal to grow hemp

    • D. 

      Hemp is useful for producing many things

  • 5. 
    The main idea of paragraph five is:
    • A. 

      Hemp should be illegal because it is dangerous

    • B. 

      Recently, many people have been working to legalize hemp

    • C. 

      Hemp was made illegal in 1938

    • D. 

      Marijuana is not a dangerous drug