Explanation Text Quiz

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Explanation Text Quiz

Explanation text is a piece of non-fiction writing explaining an action process or event in a detailed but simple way. It features numbered points, time connectives, pictures, diagrams, labels and captions to help the receiver understand the process of what's being delivered. Do you know what are Explanation Texts? Find out in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. What is the definition of explanation text?
    • A. 

      A text which is designed to describe how something is achieved through a sequence of actions or steps.

    • B. 

      A story with complication or problematic events and it tries to find the resolutions to solve the problems.

    • C. 

      A text which tells processes relating to forming of natural, social, scientific and cultural phenomena.

    • D. 

      A text which retells events or experiences in the past for informing or entertaining.

    • E. 

      A text that elaborates the writer’s idea about the phenomenon surrounding.

  • 2. 
    2. What is the communicative purpose of the Explanation text?
    • A. 

      To present information about something generally.

    • B. 

      To describe and reveal a particular person, place, or thing.

    • C. 

      To analyze and evaluate some creative art works and to inform about its strengths and weaknesses.

    • D. 

      To explain the processes that occur in the formation or activity associated with natural, social, scientific, cultural phenomena.

    • E. 

      To persuade the readers by presenting arguments so that they will agree and follow the writer’s view.

  • 3. 
    What is the text structure of Explanation text?
    • A. 

      Identification - Description.

    • B. 

      Thesis – Arguments - Reiteration.

    • C. 

      Goal – Materials/ Ingredients - Steps.

    • D. 

      Orientation – Complication- Resolution.

    • E. 

      General Statement – Sequenced Explanation.

  • 4. 
    One of the linguistic features of Explanation is the usage of Simple Present Tense. Which the following sentence does NOT use Simple Present Tense?
    • A. 

      It takes place more rapidly when the air is dry.

    • B. 

      The displaced rock pushes water above it like a giant paddle.

    • C. 

      The first phase of respiration begins with breathing in or inhalation.

    • D. 

      People in most regions in the world have seen a very rare natural phenomenon.

    • E. 

      The exhaust from vehicles releases nitrogen oxides and sulphur dioxide into the air

  • 5. 
    One of the linguistic features of Explanation is the usage of Passive Sentence. Which is the correct pattern of Passive Sentence?
    • A. 

      Be + Verb 1

    • B. 

      Be + Verb 2

    • C. 

      Be + Verb 3

    • D. 

      Be + Verb-ing

    • E. 

      Be + to infinitive

  • 6. 
    What does the text tell about?
    • A. 

      How we breathe out.

    • B. 

      How we breathe in.

    • C. 

      Parts of our lungs.

    • D. 

      How lungs work.

    • E. 

      Why lungs work.

  • 7. 
    What does the word 'they' (Paragraph 1) refer to?
    • A. 

      Alveolus

    • B. 

      Squeeze

    • C. 

      Muscles

    • D. 

      Chests

    • E. 

      Lungs

  • 8. 
    How are the idea in paragraph 2 and 3 related?
    • A. 

      Both paragraphs tell about the process of inhalation.

    • B. 

      Both paragraphs tell about the process of exhalation.

    • C. 

      Neither paragraph 2 nor paragraph 3 tells about the process of inhalation.

    • D. 

      Paragraph 3 tells about the process of exhalation while paragraph 2 is about the process of inhalation.

    • E. 

      Paragraph 2 tells about the process of inhalation while paragraph 3 is about the process of exhalation.

  • 9. 
    The purpose of the text is to ...
    • A. 

      Explain how market works.

    • B. 

      Describe the situation in a market.

    • C. 

      Inform about the difference of supply from demand.

    • D. 

      Tell about the interaction between buyers and sellers.

    • E. 

      Persuade the readers to buy goods in traditional market.

  • 10. 
    The ‘Law of Demand works if ...
    • A. 

      More people buy the good when it’s getting more and more expensive.

    • B. 

      The price of the goods rises when more people tend to buy it.

    • C. 

      The price of goods comes down when fewer people buy it.

    • D. 

      Very few people buy goods when its price rises up.

    • E. 

      More people buy goods when its price rises up.

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