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Quiz by Katie Warwick

Grade 6
English Language Arts
Common Core

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Grade 6
English Language Arts
Common Core

RI.6.6
RI.6.1
RI.6.7
RI.6.2

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  • Q1
    Based upon the information in the passage, which phrase accurately describes the author?
    a person who enjoys being sarcastic
    a person who lives wastefully
    A person who cares about the environment
    a person who is a risk- taker
    30s
    RI.6.6
  • Q2
    Which detail from the passage best supports the answer to Part A?
    "Looking for an energy- efficient TV can be challenging." (paragraph 9)
    "Since these details are not included in most shopping situations, customers need to complete their own research." (paragraph 9)
    "Using a sample cost of .15 per kilowatt-hour and five hours of viewing a day, that's $1.83 to $9.13/month." (paragraph 2)
    "Adjust the LCD's backlight to its lowest position to save energy while maintaining the better picture quality." (paragraph 14)
    30s
    RI.6.1
  • Q3
    Why did the author write this passage?
    To argue that poor picture quality in televisions results from too much electricity
    To inform readers how television types can impact energy conservation.
    To describe how energy consumption can benefit modern television sets
    To inspire television manufacturers to create energy-efficient products
    30s
    RI.6.6
  • Q4
    Which detail from the passage best supports the answer to Part A?
    "Since energy consumption is related to screen size, the larger the screen, the more electricity is required." (paragraph 3)
    "Manufacturers seldom advertise their televisions' energy consumption, and stores generally do not display the information on their labels." (paragraph 9)
    "Rear projection (DLP) TVs are the most energy efficient even though they have the largest screens." (paragraph 8)
    "Today's larger, thinner television screens require a tremendous amount of energy to operate-almost as much as a refrigerator." (paragraph 1)
    30s
    RI.6.1
  • Q5
    What could the author add to this selection to help the reader understand it better?
    A chart comparing the energy use of the various types of TVs
    a graph comparing the number of various types of TVs sold last year
    an interview with a scientist discussing the need to reduce energy use
    a list of stores that carry flat screen TVs
    30s
    RI.6.7
  • Q6
    Which sentence gives the central idea of the passage?
    Although modern televisions have a better picture, they use more energy.
    Even though televisions consume energy, using them properly will conserve energy.
    Different types of televisions consume different amounts of energy
    Plasma televisions consume more energy than any other type of television.
    30s
    RI.6.2
  • Q7
    Which choice is an appropriate heading to pace before the third and fourth paragraphs?
    Saving Money with Your LCD
    Using Your TV Properly
    Saving Watts Now
    Off is Good
    30s
    RI.6.2
  • Q8
    Based upon the information in this passage, which conclusion will the reader draw?
    New televisions use too much energy and should be avoided.
    Always try to buy an older model TV.
    Never buy a plasma television.
    Knowing how much energy TVs use will help you make a smart purchase.
    30s
    RI.6.1
  • Q9
    Based upon the information in the passage, which phrase accurately describes the author?
    economically thrifty
    environmentally friendly
    experienced
    personable
    30s
    RI.6.6
  • Q10
    Which choice is a correct evaluation of the message about plasma TVs?
    They consume too much energy.
    They are not expensive.
    They have a great picture
    They have a big screen.
    30s
    RI.6.1
  • Q11
    Based upon the information found in the passage, which word accurately describes the energy consumption of newer televisions?
    consistent
    conservative
    excessive
    varied
    30s
    RI.6.1

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