Fact Vs Opinon In The New York Times

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Fact Vs Opinon In The New York Times

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
           "Ms. [Mary] Barra, 51, completed a remarkable personal odyssey when she was named as the next chief executive of G.M.--and the first woman to ascend to the top job at a major auto company."
    • A. 

      FACT

    • B. 

      OPINION

  • 2. 
           "A big reason America is falling behind other countries in science and math is that we have effectively written off a huge chunk of our population as uninterested in those fields or incapable of succeeding in them."
    • A. 

      FACT

    • B. 

      OPINION

  • 3. 
           In November 2013, "the N.B.A. issued 21 fines and suspensions — a punitive spree that amounted to about $602,882."
    • A. 

      FACT

    • B. 

      OPINION

  • 4. 
               "The inspiration for the original “Anchorman” came one evening more than a decade ago when Mr. Ferrell was watching a television documentary about Jessica Savitch, one of the first women to anchor news telecasts."
    • A. 

      FACT

    • B. 

      OPINION

  • 5. 
           "Cowbirds are brood parasites, meaning they lay their eggs in the nests of other bird species, thus unloading the messy and demanding business of chick-rearing."
    • A. 

      FACT

    • B. 

      OPINION

  • 6. 
           "Instead of striving to make work fun, managers should concentrate on creating the conditions in which a variety of personality types, from the excitable to the naturally downbeat, can flourish."
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      FACT

    • B. 

      OPINION

  • 7. 
           "In the first step to formally eradicating a thrilling but dangerous staple of the game — and an emphatic response to the concussion crisis that has gripped other sports — Major League Baseball’s rules committee   voted to eliminate home-plate collisions."
    • A. 

      FACT

    • B. 

      OPINION