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Topic: Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Procedural Texts

Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 9
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 9
ELAR (2009)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

110.31.b.11
110.32.b.11
110.31.b.11.A

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7 questions
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  • Q1
    What information from the article is highlighted by the map?
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    The size of New Zealand in square miles
    The location of penguin habitats in Antarctica
    The distance from New Zealand to Antarctica
    The places where other penguins have been found in New Zealand
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  • Q2
    Like the Tehuelche in "Tehuelche," the Inughuit in "Linguist on Mission to Save Inuit 'Fossil Language' Disappearing with the Ice" are native people -
    whose way of life is threatened by climate change
    facing the end of their linguistic and cultural heritage
    in South America, with a small, aging population
    whose traditional land has become a popular tourist spot
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  • Q3
    In the boxed information titled "Did You Know?," which fact about Robert Allman directly supports the selection's theme?
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    He was the recipient of the Class of 1915 Award, bestowed annually on a member of the senior class who most closely approaches the ideal University of Pennsylvania student-athlete.
    After college he became a successful lawyer in the Philadelphia area and worked until his death at age 75.
    At the University of Pennsylvania, Allman was an intercollegiate wrestling champion and captain of the Quaker wrestling squad during his senior year.
    He once said, "I have done nothing more than the average American boy. . . . Courage is nothing more than doing the best you can in the good old American Way."
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  • Q4
    What is the overall message of the boxed information about teen texting?
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    Texting is interfering with face-to-face interaction among teens.
    Teens text on a frequent basis.
    Teachers are concerned about teen texting.
    Teens prefer texting to other activities.
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  • Q5
    The graphic titled "Where They're Living Solo" suggests that the practice of living alone is -
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    global
    temporary
    dominant
    cyclical
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  • Q6
    Which of the following statements best characterizes the objective of the boxed information about yawning?
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    To provide possible explanations for why people yawn
    To amuse the reader with common myths about yawning
    To suggest that scientists are close to understanding the cause of yawning
    To provide facts about yawning to supplement information given in the article.
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  • Q7
    Which inference about Little Free Libraries from the article does the map support?
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    They provide low-tech entertainment.
    They appeal primarily to children.
    They offer an unusual selection of books.
    They benefit local communities.
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