Les. 19 Buildings In Disguise Test

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  • 1. 
    Why did the author write "Buildings in Disguise"?
    • A. 

      To persuade readers to visit a popular tourist site.

    • B. 

      To describe the accomplishments of a famous engineer.

    • C. 

      To inform readers about an unusual style of architecture.

    • D. 

      To argue that an important bulding should be preserved.

  • 2. 
    Most of the structures describe in "Buildings in Disguise" were built to
    • A. 

      Attract customers

    • B. 

      Entertain children

    • C. 

      Bring stories to life

    • D. 

      Host stage performance

  • 3. 
    Which statement BEST explains why people worked to save Mr. Lafferty's elephant?
    • A. 

      They wanted to help the Gertzen family.

    • B. 

      They hoped to turn Lucy into a gift shop.

    • C. 

      They wanted to preserve a local landmark.

    • D. 

      They thought Lucy was a beautiful building.

  • 4. 
    Why is the building in Mitchell, South Dakota, unusual?
    • A. 

      It was made with crops and grasses.

    • B. 

      It was built in 1892 and enlarged in 1921.

    • C. 

      It is a one-of-a-kind building used for concerts.

    • D. 

      It is a building with many purposes.

  • 5. 
    Why did the people of Mitchell, South Dakota, choose to build a mimetic structure?
    • A. 

      To compete with structures built in other cities in the state.

    • B. 

      To prove that the area was a good place to visit or live.

    • C. 

      To sell the crops that they grew in the nearby area.

    • D. 

      To show that they were creative and artistic.

  • 6. 
    According to the selection, what is the MAIN reason that mimetic structures suddenly became popular?
    • A. 

      Affordable automobiles led to more roadsice businesses.

    • B. 

      Superhighways made traveling across country faster.

    • C. 

      People had more leisure time for traveling.

    • D. 

      Toursits began to visit more seaside resorts.

  • 7. 
    How do youknow "Buildings in Disguise" is expository nonfiction?
    • A. 

      It is a person's account of his or her own life.

    • B. 

      It presents facts and details about a subject or topic.

    • C. 

      It presents a problem and challenges readers to find the answer.

    • D. 

      It has characters and events in real life.

  • 8. 
    Which sentence BEST states the main idea of  "Buildings in Disguise"?
    • A. 

      Structures that imitate other objects are not worthy of restoration.

    • B. 

      The Trojan Horse demonstrates that mimeitc architrecture has been around for centuries.

    • C. 

      Lucy the elephant is our country's oldest example of mimetic architecture.

    • D. 

      People are working together to save mimetic buildings that symbolize our country's past.

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