Main Idea

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Main Idea Quizzes & Trivia

Directions: Choose the main idea of the paragraphs. Remember to make sure the main idea the entire paragraph is about. Not just one detail.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Farmers in Japan have a problem. There is not much land to farm, and there are many people to feed. Some farmers cut rows in the hillsides and gwo crops there.This help a little, but many kinds of food are shipped to Japan. They can choose anything they want to eat!
    • A. 

      There is little land to farm in Japan; so many kinds of food are shipped to Japan.

    • B. 

      Growing food on the hillside in Japan is hard work.

    • C. 

      The Japanese like getting food from different countries.

  • 2. 
      Do you ever wonder how you taste things? You owe your sense of taste to your taste buds. We have nine thousand taste buds just on the tongue alone. There are also taste buds on the roop of your mouth. You even have taste buds on the back of your throat.
    • A. 

      Why we can taste only sweet things.

    • B. 

      That we taste through our nose.

    • C. 

      Where taste buds are found

  • 3. 
    Goldilocks had nothing to do. Her friends were busy, so she decided to take a walk in the woods alone. She noticed a house. She knew it was a stranger's house, but she still entered. There was not anyone home; therefore, she decided to eat some food and take a nap in the stranger's home.
    • A. 

      Goldilocks was bored and wanted an adventure.

    • B. 

      Goldilocks didn't follow safety procedures

    • C. 

      It is okay to do the wrong things as long as it isn't hurting anybody.

  • 4. 
    Where you born after 1985? If so, how long do you expect to live? Most people born after 1985 can expect to live more than 70 years. Of course, this is just a guess based on past records. By the way, females can expect to live about six years longer than males. That's from past records too!
    • A. 

      Why people live to be 70.

    • B. 

      How long you might expect to live.

    • C. 

      About the health of females.

  • 5. 
    Babies use both hands, but they use one hand more than the other. This hand may become the preferred one. How can you tell? Lay a baby on it's back. Notice which side the baby faces. If the baby looks to the right most of the time, it will probably be right-handed. What does it mean if the baby faces left more often? The baby will most likely be left-handed.
    • A. 

      How to tell right-from left-handed babies.

    • B. 

      That babies use their hands for many things.

    • C. 

      That there are more left-handed babies than right-handed babies.