Main Idea 1

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Main Idea Quizzes & Trivia

The main idea sentence of a paragraph tells what the paragraph is about. The other sentences are details. Read the story and find the main idea.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Thursday, I went Trick-or-Treating.  I love to get a whole sack full of candy.  It’s fun to see all of the different costumes.  Halloween is my favorite holiday.  It is so much fun to dress up and meet my friends.
    • A. 

      Halloween is my favorite holiday.

    • B. 

      It's fun to see the different costumes.

    • C. 

      Dressing up and meeting my friends is fun.

    • D. 

      I love to get a whole sack full of candy.

  • 2. 
    Dear Judy, Thank you for helping me with my bike.  You are a very good friend.  I enjoy playing with you, because you are always nice to me.  I am lucky to have you for a friend. From, Kathy
    • A. 

      Kathy likes to write notes.

    • B. 

      Judy fixed Kathy's bike.

    • C. 

      Judy is a good friend to Kathy.

    • D. 

      Kathy is glad her bike is fixed.

  • 3. 
    I do not remember much of this time, except that many suns rose and set.  I thought about what I was going to do now that I was alone.  I did not leave the village.  Not until I had eaten all of the bananas did I leave and then only to gather more.  Yet, I do remember the day that I decided I would never live in the village again. 
    • A. 

      She liked to eat bananas.

    • B. 

      She lives in a village with her brother.

    • C. 

      She is alone and must survive.

    • D. 

      She is leaving the village.

  • 4. 
    Saturn is a large planet.  The only planet bigger than Saturn is Jupiter. Saturn Is called a gas giant because of its size.  It is also known for having rings.  Saturn is the second larges planet in our solar system.
    • A. 

      Saturn is known for having rings.

    • B. 

      Jupiter is a large planet.

    • C. 

      Jupiter is a gas giant.

    • D. 

      Saturn is a large planet.

  • 5. 
    Leo the lion went to the park one day.  He sat on a bench and watched everyone playing on the toys.  Then he ate his lunch that he had brought along.  Leo had peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.  Which title tells the main idea?
    • A. 

      Where did Leo Go?

    • B. 

      Leo Picnics in the Park

    • C. 

      Going to the Park

    • D. 

      Lions Like Peanut Butter and Jelly.

  • 6. 
    Insects live in many places.  Some live on land, some live in water. Others live in the air.  Some insects even live in the ground. 
    • A. 

      Some insects live in the ground.

    • B. 

      Insects live in water.

    • C. 

      Insects can live in the air or on land.

    • D. 

      Insects live in many different places.