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Back Roads

Quiz by Nicole Garcia

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  • Q1
    Joe and Sam are on their way to which location?
    Dauphin Borough
    the back roads of Pennsylvania
    New York City
  • Q2
    The main setting of this story is
    an airplane flight to Texas
    Pittsburgh on a hot summer day
    along back roads over the course of a day
    Rockville Bridge on a lazy afternoon
  • Q3
    Read the sentences: “Sam hated rushing things and insisted that they take back roads. Joe was in.” Based on this information, it can be concluded that
    Sam and Joe are generally relaxed on road trips.
    Sam and Joe have known each other for a very long time.
    Sam and Joe are generally very stressed on road trips.
    Sam and Joe did not want to go to Pittsburgh.
  • Q4
    How do people in Dauphin Borough most likely feel about the statue?
    They pay little attention to it.
    They believe it is a sign from a higher power.
    They are confused by its miraculous appearance.
    They embrace its presence.
  • Q5
    This story is mostly about
    the importance of taking time to appreciate nature
    a friendship formed through the bond of sharing a car ride together
    the difference between natural and man-made landmarks
    the beautiful and interesting things to be discovered along back roads
  • Q6
    The tone of the writing throughout the passage can be described as
    relaxed and smooth
    suspenseful and unusual
    frantic, or hurried
    exhilarating, or exciting
  • Q7
    Choose the answer that best completes the sentence below. Joe and Sam decide not to take the highway _______ they could drive through back roads.
    even though

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