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  • Q1
    Which statement from "The Wild Horses of Assateague Island" best supports the answer to Part A?
    "This helps maintain a hardy, healthy population of wild horses."
    "Genetically they are considered horses, even though they are now pony size."
    "Foals are usually born in late spring .... "
    "Many of the horses live in the marshes close to their best food sources."
  • Q2
    Which statement provides the BEST explanation of why the Assateague horses have survived on the barrier island for so long?
    The fire department provides the horses with some veterinary care.
    The horses are protected when visitors drive cautiously.
    The townspeople have kept the horses as pets for many years.
    The horses adjusted to the island.
  • Q3
    Which statement about how the horses came to live on Assateague Island has the MOST support in "The Wild Horses of Assateague Island"?
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    The horses were placed on the island by the government.
    The horses were put on the island by farmers.
    The horses swam to the island after a shipwreck.
    The horses were native to the island.
  • Q4
    Which statement BEST explains why the ponies travel from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island?
    On Chincoteague Island, there is more food for large numbers of ponies to eat.
    On Assateague Island, the poor weather is harmful to the ponies.
    On Assateague Island, there is limited space for large numbers of ponies to live.
    On Chincoteague Island, there is better grass for the ponies to graze
  • Q5
    How does the author mainly organize the information in "Wild Ponies of Chincoteague"?
    by explaining events in the order that they happened
    by stating a point of view and then comparing ideas
    by explaining the causes and effects of an event
    by stating a problem and how it can be solved
  • Q6
    Which statement BEST describes a difference between the information in "The Wild Horses of Assateague Island" and the information in "Wild Ponies of Chincoteague"?
    "Wild Ponies of Chincoteague" includes more information about how the horses first came to the island.
    "The Wild Horses of Assateague Island" tells more about the work people do with horses.
    "Wild Ponies of Chincoteague'' includes more information about how people feel about the horses.
    "The Wild Horses of Assateague Island" tells more about what it is like to visit the horses.
  • Q7
    Which statement describes a main idea of the article?
    Some people choose the yearly pony event as a special trip to take with their families.
    The pony swim takes place every year, and people come from all over the world to see it.
    Severe weather caused concern for the people involved in the event, but the ponies still crossed the channel successfully.
    People had trouble seeing the ponies because more visitors arrived than were expected.
  • Q8
    What is a main idea of the article?
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    George Washington Carver was a bright young man and an excellent teacher.
    George Washington Carver was recognized by Congress for his accomplishment.
    George Washington Carver learned about caring for plants as a young boy.
    George Washington Carver taught farmers how to improve crop production.
  • Q9
    How does the author of the article use key details to support the main idea?
    by explaining how Carver studied nutrients in the soil
    by describing the farming conditions in the South
    by telling how farmers became self-sufficient
    by showing Carver's attention to plants since childhood
  • Q10
    Which sentence BEST summarizes "The Peanut Man"?
    Because George Washington Carver wanted to help farmers, he taught them how to replace cotton plants with peanut plants.
    Because George Washington Carver invented many uses for peanuts, they became a major crop in the United States.
    Because George Washington Carver used his interest in plants to help farmers become self-sufficient, peanuts became an important crop.
    Because George Washington Carver was interested in plants, he became a teacher who taught his students how to grow different types of crops.
  • Q11
    How does the author use evidence to support the idea that peanuts had become one of the major crops in the United States?
    by explaining why crop rotation is good for the soil
    by explaining why growing cotton was harming struggling farmers
    by providing examples of products made from peanuts
    by describing the creation of a national group of peanut farmers
  • Q12
    How did Carver become well known across the country?
    He spoke to Congress about the many uses of peanuts.
    He organized the United Peanut Association of America.
    He worked at the Tuskegee Institute.
    He helped people make their sick plants well.

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