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1.
What is the main reason to consider thinning forests? (1 point)

to control damage from wildfires
to cut down more trees
to make room for new trees
to create open fields

2.
"This area is a beautiful woodland, partly shaded by the overhanging branches of 300-year-old trees" is a description that appeals to your sense of (1 point)

sound.
smell.

sight.
taste.

3.
What is the meaning of the word condensed as used in this sentence from the passage: "This cold air condensed the vapor into liquid water droplets"? (1 point)

concentrated
melted
expanded

4.
Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? (1 point)

Even though our team lost, they played a great game.
Despite a bad call, from the referee, the Canadian hockey team won Olympic gold.
After the storm Bill and Helen noticed water, in the basement.

5.
In which word are the letters "co-" a prefix? (1 point)

construct
coach
coauthor

my answers
1a
2c
3a
4b
5a

  • reading - , Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 8:12am

    1, 2, and 3 are correct.

  • reading - , Monday, March 18, 2013 at 6:55pm

    Question 1–2 correspond to "Fireproofing the Forests." Question 3 corresponds to "Missing!"
    1. What is the main reason to consider thinning forests? (1 point)
    (1 pt) to control damage from wildfires
    (0 pts) to cut down more trees
    (0 pts) to make room for new trees
    (0 pts) to create open fields
    1 /1 point
    2. "This area is a beautiful woodland, partly shaded by the overhanging branches of 300-year-old trees" is a description that appeals to your sense of (1 point)
    (0 pts) sound.
    (0 pts) smell.
    (1 pt) sight.

    (0 pts) taste.
    1 /1 point
    3. What is the meaning of the word condensed as used in this sentence from the passage: "This cold air condensed the vapor into liquid water droplets"? (1 point)
    (1 pt) concentrated
    (0 pts) melted
    (0 pts) expanded
    1 /1 point
    4. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? (1 point)
    (1 pt) Even though our team lost, they played a great game.
    (0 pts) Despite a bad call, from the referee, the Canadian hockey team won Olympic gold.
    (0 pts) After the storm Bill and Helen noticed water, in the basement.
    1 /1 point
    5. In which word are the letters "co-" a prefix? (1 point)
    (0 pts) construct
    (0 pts) coach
    (1 pt) coauthor
    1 /1 point

    The final score is 5/5 (100%).

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