Paragraph Quizzes & Trivia

For a formal definition, a topic sentence is the very first one of a paragraph that provides an overview of the sentences to follow whereas, supporting sentences are the ones that come after the topic sentence to help form the...

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    Choose the best topic sentence: [_______________________________]  Unlike some breeds of dogs, they do not need a lot of exercise every day. Crowds and loud noises do not make them nervous. Also, they do not mind being alone for hours, if you need to be away at work. On top of all this, they are known to be patient and loving with children. If you are a city-dwelling family looking for a pet, I highly recommend this breed of dog.

Below is a paragraph quiz, can you answer the question? In this special quiz, you will get to test out just how well you understand the English language, and all you have to do is to answer the question from the passage you read...

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    Alex couldn't go diving with his family because he had hurt his ankle in track practice. Despite his protests, his Mom ordered him to stay close to the hotel. While Alex was picking up the shells along the beach, he thought he heard a cry for help. He looked around, but he couldn't see anything. He heard the yell again, but this time louder and more desperate. A couple of yards away, he saw a girl frantically waving her arms, trying to grab something to keep her head above water. Without hesitation, Alex jumped in the water to save a stranger. After pulling the girl from the ocean, he was called a hero by everyone.  QUESTION: Alex couldn't go diving because

 A paragraph is a unit of writings in larger volume than a sentence. A paragraph consists of multiple sentences bundled together so they can form a body of information or knowledge. But it takes more than just sentences to...

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    A paragraph should cover how many topics?

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    Paragraph 1 The way a bird flies often shows what it is doing. When it is flying to warmer places for winter, it flies straight. When it is catching insects, it moves about in many directions.

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Paragraph Questions & Answers

What is the best topic for this paragraph?
Jean Pierre Sostre A. It is time to raise the minimum wage.
Which are the two supporting sentences for this topic sentence? I need to look for a new job.
Jeniffer Reyes1. Since we now have another child, my salary really isn t enough for our family.2. The commute is very long, and I would like to spend more time with my family.
Which of the given options can be good supporting sentences for following sentence? Young children should not be allowed to cross Fourth Avenue by themselves.
The correct answers are: B. Last year, two children were injured while crossing that street. and C. Cars are always speeding down that avenue.