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Assignment: Text Evidence Match-up Question

Quiz by Christine French

Grade 7
ELA (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1

    16. Read this sentence from paragraph 1 of the selection "A Massive Mission."

    As one observer said, the move was a "once-in-forever moment in history."

    Which statement from the selection best supports the idea in this sentence?

    Dozens of photographers and filmmakers were on hand to capture every minute (paragraph 4).

    Huge steel plates were placed atop streets along the route. (paragraph 3)

    Strapped to the back of a specially adapted Boeing 747 airplane, it was blown across the country to Edwards Air Force Base in California.

    After soaring past the famous Hollywood sign, Endeavour landed at the Los Angeles International Airport. (paragraph 2)

  • Q2

    34. Read line 14 from the poem.

    Soon I'd be a rich young man.

    Which sentence from the selection best matches the feeling expressed by the speaker in line 14 of the poem?

    The Tlingit, people native to the area, offered their services as guides.

    One city that was drastically changed by the discovery of gold in the Yukon was Seattle, Washington.

    News of the gold find gave people hope.

    Before the gold rush was over, Mulroney had opened several restaurants and hotels in Dawson.

  • Q3

    7. Which sentence best supports the idea that more than one language is spoken in La Gomera?

    The whistles were often used to make public announcements or to send invitations to events. (paragraph 4)

    Cyro loves whistling to communicate.

    It is far from being the common language that it used to be. (paragraph 5)

    Whistling allowed islanders to deliver messages across the ravines without having to walk great distances around them. (paragraph 4)

  • Q4

    26. Read this sentence from "Soaring to New Heights."

    Her coach now uses a whistle to keep her centered, and Brown uses a beeper that alerts her when to plant her pole."

    Which phrase from "See It Through" illustrates that the mother also accomplishes tasks in a creative way?

    mother showed me how to live outside of limits

    mention that my mom is in a wheelchair

    strapping herself to some stranger's lap in order to zip-line

    a cheerleader on the sideline of my soccer games

  • Q5

    23. Which sentence from the selection "DO Look Down!" best explains why the Hualapai wanted to create the Grand Canyon Skywalk?

    They needed an extreme attraction to bring new economic life to their home. (paragraph 2)

    Nature lovers from around the world come to see the Grand Canyon. (paragraph 1)

    After much discussion, tribal elders supported the idea to build the skywalk. (paragraph 4)

    Then one day David Jin, a businessman from Las Vegas, suggested this unique project to the Hualapai tribe members. (paragraph 3)

  • Q6

    25. Read this sentence from paragraph 5 of "George Washington's Portrait."

    People have always believed that the portrait truly captures this great man's presence.

    Which sentence from the second selection shows that Tokien's The Silmarillion was not as well received?

    Some stories required organizing, and some parts were still incomplete and needed finishing.

    They knew that Christopher had started the task with many incomplete pieces.

    Some people believed it was too different from what they had come to expect from Tolkien's writing.

    It is an account of the history of this fantasy world before The Hobbit takes place.

  • Q7

    18 Which sentence from the selection "A Massive Mission" best shows that people were enthusiastic about Endeavour's journey?

    On October 13, 2012, the space shuttle Endeavour, one of four retired NASA shuttles, began its last mission (paragraph 1)

    On a celebratory flight around its new home state, Endeavour circled over the Capitol in Sacramento (paragraph 2)

    This historic move, which cost approximately 10 million dollars to complete, also became a huge social event. (paragraph 4)

    Several police officers were needed to redirect traffic as the shuttle passed. (paragraph 3)

  • Q8

    11. Which sentence suggests that Junior Achievement students will be well prepared to join the working world?

    Growing up and entering the "real world" is a challenge everyone must face.

    The program is run largely by volunteers from area businesses and universities, parents, and senior citizens-all of whom believe in the potential of young people.

    It is not unusual to see a BizTown student wearing a hard hat and learning about construction or interviewing for a job with actual business owners.

    In San Francisco a new library opened recently with a preschool program that offers books about money management for children as young as three years old.

  • Q9

    31 Read this sentence from paragraph 4 of "A Little Common Courtesy, Please."

    We teach these manners to children so that they can use them throughout their lives.

    Which event from "The View from Saturday" best demonstrates this message?

    Noah points out that his brother has something to be thankful for.

    Noah explains why he believes he should receive a thank-you letter.

    Noah's mother insists that he write a thank-you letter to his grandparents

    Noah's mother expresses concern about the youth of her sons' generation.

  • Q10

    33. Read these lines from the poem.

    Before I joined the great stampede,

    I thought: What will stampeders need?

    Now I'm a Dawson millionaire!

    I sell them ALL long underwear.

    Thousands of businesspeople came to Seattle ready to offer goods and services to the prospectors.

    The Seattle Chamber of Commerce moved quickly to take advantage of this upswing in the economy.

    During 1898 some $10 million in gold was found in the Yukon.

    This marked the beginning of the Klondike gold rush.

  • Q11

    27 Read this sentence from "Reinforcing the Past."

    In 1934 an attempt to stabilize the tower included injecting concrete into the stone foundation, but some of the concrete seeped under the foundation, causing the tower to lean even more.

    Which sentence from "The Cutty Sark" relates a similar idea?

    Unfortunately, during the renovation in 2007, the ship caught fire when a vacuum cleaner was left on.

    The clipper was later used for training officers who served in the Royal Navy in World War II.

    A clipper is a fast sailing ship, and the Cutty Sark's sleek hull made it ideal to serve in the tea trade between China and England.

    The trust closed the ship to the public in 2006, and an architectural firm began a long conservation project.


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