Quiz 1 Second Term Reading Skills/Reading Comprehension

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Quiz 1 Second Term Reading Skills/Reading Comprehension

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    DIRECTIONS: Choose the best answer for each question. What is true about the Titanic?
    • A. 

        Deep-sea robots protect it.

    • B. 

      It broke in three main parts.

    • C. 

      Other explorers took away all its items.

    • D. 

      There are photos of its outside and inside.

  • 2. 
    Which paragraph is mainly about why Ballard wanted to find the Titanic?
    • A. 

      Paragraph 1

    • B. 

      Paragraph 2

    • C. 

      Paragraph 3

    • D. 

      Paragraph 5

  • 3. 
    What does the last sentence of the passage, "As long as she needs protection, the Titanic will always be part of my life," mean?
    • A. 

      The Titanic is the most important thing in Ballard's life.

    • B. 

      Ballard will always try to take care of the Titanic.

    • C. 

      Ballard will take the Titanic to a museum.

    • D. 

      Ballard will visit the Titanic every day.

  • 4. 
    DIRECTIONS: Choose the best answer for each question.   What is the purpose of this passage?
    • A. 

      To tell a story

    • B. 

      To solve a mystery

    • C. 

      To compare two ships

    • D. 

      To describe life at sea

  • 5. 
      In paragraph 1, why does it say, "Not many seamen wanted to sail on her"?
    • A. 

      Because they were not paid enough money

    • B. 

      Because Mary Celeste was unlucky

    • C. 

      Because they did not like the captain

    • D. 

      Because they had to work too hard

  • 6. 
    Which of these events happened last?
    • A. 

      The crew was missing.

    • B. 

      There was a fire onboard.

    • C. 

      Three captains died aboard Mary Celeste.

    • D. 

      The ship was sold to an American company.

  • 7. 
    What does cargo mean in paragraph 2?
    • A. 

      Items taken from one place to another

    • B. 

      Something to drink on a journey

    • C. 

      A ship that costs a lot of money

    • D. 

      An Italian drink

  • 8. 
    DIRECTIONS: Decide if the underlined words are compound subjects or compound objects. Choose ‘S' for subject or ‘O' for object. Captain Briggs' wife and daughter were on board Mary Celeste.
    • A. 

      S

    • B. 

      O

  • 9. 
    Dei Gratia and Mary Celeste were sailing in the Atlantic Ocean.
    • A. 

      S

    • B. 

      O

  • 10. 
    Mary Celeste is called a ghost ship because she had many unlucky events and one complete mystery.
    • A. 

      S

    • B. 

      O

  • 11. 
    Mary Celeste's crew was made up of Americans and Europeans
    • A. 

      S

    • B. 

      O

  • 12. 
    Paragraph 1
    • A. 

      There are many stories about treasure hunters.

    • B. 

      Today's treasure hunters are different.

  • 13. 
    Paragraph 4
    • A. 

      There are a lot of historical and other valuable objects below the sea.

    • B. 

      There are different things that today's treasure hunter needs to do.

  • 14. 
    Paragraph 2
    • A. 

      Treasure hunting is a good business.

    • B. 

      Different kinds of people look for sunken treasure.

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