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Amazon Teen Account

Quiz by Tamera Hannon

Grade 9-10
English Language Arts
Florida Standards

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Florida Standards


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  • Q1
    Which of the following people quoted in the article would MOST LIKELY agree with Susan Beacham that teens should be shopping in stores instead of online?
    the third parent whose online reaction is quoted in the article
    Winnie Sun
    the first parent whose online reaction is quoted in the article
    Michael Carr
  • Q2
    Which of the following BEST describes the author's reaction to Amazon's new teen account?
    The author thinks that teens need some driver education before they get their own shopping account.
    The author is skeptical that teens will get any pleasure from using the teen account.
    The author is worried that teens will spend more time shopping online than being with friends
    The author is concerned that teens will spend money inappropriately when shopping online.
  • Q3
    Which section introduces a point of view that opposes the author's perspective?
    "Teens Still Prefer Stores"
    "Empowering Kid Spending Or Amazon's Profits?"
    Introduction [paragraphs 1-3]
    "Going To The Mall ... Online"
  • Q4
    Which answer choice BEST explains why the author wrote this article?
    to prove that Amazon will benefit greatly from its new service that gives shopping accounts to teens
    to provide advice to parents who are considering letting their teens get an Amazon shopping account
    to debate whether Amazon has enough safeguards in place for teens who have shopping accounts
    to let teens know they can now get their own personal shopping account through Amazon
  • Q5
    Which option BEST summarizes how teen shopping habits have affected Amazon's decision to give teens their own accounts?
    Amazon recognizes that teens are spending less time shopping in malls, so it established teen accounts to attract their business.
    Amazon knows that teens need money to purchase items, so it created teen shopping accounts tied to parent accounts.
    Amazon knows that teens spend a lot of time online, so giving teens an opportunity to shop online made a lot of sense to Amazon.
    Amazon is aware that teens have different shopping needs than their parents do, so it let teens open accounts to meet those needs.
  • Q6
    How does the author describe Amazon's new shopping account for teens over the course of the article?
    The author begins with a neutral attitude about the account, and then shifts to a more negative attitude by the end of the article.
    The author begins with a negative attitude about the account, and then shifts to a more positive attitude by the end of the article.
    The author begins by declaring skepticism about the existence of such an account, and then explains reasons for that skepticism.
    The author begins by questioning whether the new account is helpful to teens, and then explains why the author has these concerns.
  • Q7
    Read the following quote from the article. “Will this convey the value of money to children? Try self-restraint.” Why does the author include this quote in the article?
    It illustrates the author's view that giving teens their own Amazon accounts could prove disastrous for both teens and Amazon.
    It echoes one of the author's concerns about Amazon's new teen account.
    It emphasizes the author's belief that Amazon should be teaching teens the value of money rather than giving them a teen account.
    It gives an opposing perspective to the author's attitude toward Amazon's new teen account.
  • Q8
    Read the sentence from the article. Is the teen account more about empowering Amazon’s bottom line, now and in the future? How does this sentence contribute to the effectiveness of the author's argument overall?
    It clearly establishes that the author believes that Amazon's teen account benefits the company's bottom line.
    It raises the question of whether Amazon's teen account will benefit its bottom line more now or in the future.
    It clearly focuses attention on one of the reasons the author doubts that the Amazon teen account is in the best interest of teens.
    It raises the question of whether Amazon developed its teen account because it was losing teen customers.

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