Les. 16 The Man Who Made Time Travel Test

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  • 1. 
    How do you know "The Man Who Made Time Travel"is a biography?
    • A. 

      It tell a about one even in the author's life.

    • B. 

      It gives information about why a person is important

    • C. 

      It tells the author's thoughs and feelings

  • 2. 
    Based on the selection, which word BEST describes John Harrison?
    • A. 

      Agreeable

    • B. 

      Dedicated

    • C. 

      Obedient

    • D. 

      Respectful

  • 3. 
    What is the MAIN idea of this selection?
    • A. 

      People have made clocks throughout history.

    • B. 

      Clocks made by John Harrison have become famous.

    • C. 

      Building a clock that could travel on a ship was simple.

    • D. 

      John Harrison spent his life trying to make the perfect ship clock.

  • 4. 
    Why does the author describe Harrison's clock as a "mechanical forest of turning wheels"?
    • A. 

      It was decorated with leaves.

    • B. 

      It had many wooden parts.

    • C. 

      It was extrememly accurate.

    • D. 

      It looked like a small tree.

  • 5. 
    Why didn't John Harrison get the award after H1 proved itself at sea?
    • A. 

      He asked for money to make more improvements on the clock.

    • B. 

      The Board did not like the appearance of the clock.

    • C. 

      He could not prove the clock solved the longitude.

    • D. 

      The Board preferred a clock that included a pendulum.

  • 6. 
    Which statement BEST supports the idea that Nevil Maskelyne wanted H4 to fail?
    • A. 

      He tested it under conditions that would make it unreliable.

    • B. 

      He moved the three clocks to the Royal Observatory.

    • C. 

      He called John Harrison a "mere mechanic."

    • D. 

      He decided to test the timepieces himself.

  • 7. 
    Who tells the story of "The Man Who Made Time Travel"?
    • A. 

      John Harrison

    • B. 

      Nevil Maskelyne

    • C. 

      A narrator outside the story

    • D. 

      John Harrison's grown son

  • 8. 
    The information in "The Man Who Made Time Travel"could BEST be used for a student research project on
    • A. 

      Famous ships of the 1700s.

    • B. 

      Commerce in the port of Hull.

    • C. 

      Longitude and sea navigation.

    • D. 

      The history of public education.

  • 9. 
    What is an important fact from this story?
    • A. 

      John Harrison had children.

    • B. 

      John Harrison was devoted in solving a problem that finally got him prize money.

    • C. 

      John Harrison grew old as he created different clocks.

    • D. 

      John Harrison like to travel around the world.

  • 10. 
    How is the information in the text organized?
    • A. 

      In alphabetical order

    • B. 

      In chronological order

    • C. 

      In numerical order

    • D. 

      In order of importance

  • 11. 
    When the narrator writes about himself, which point of view is being used?
    • A. 

      First person

    • B. 

      Third person

  • 12. 
    Which pronouns would be used in a first person point of view? (3)
    • A. 

      Me

    • B. 

      He

    • C. 

      I

    • D. 

      We

    • E. 

      She

  • 13. 
    Which pronouns would be used in a third person point of view? (3)
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      She

    • C. 

      My

    • D. 

      They

    • E. 

      We

  • 14. 
    Biographies are written in third person point of view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Autobiographies are written in first person point of view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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