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In all of recent American history, there has been no worse river flooding than what occurred on the Mississippi River between late June and the middle of August in 1993. Record flooding affected communities from Minnesota to Missouri. Iowa and Illinois joined those states as the hardest hammered by the floods. At St. Louis, Missouri, the river crested at 49.6 feet—more than nineteen feet above “flood stage.” It was six feet higher than any level that had been recorded before.

Of the 1,300 levees that had been built to contain Mississippi River floods, more than 1,000 failed. Almost 50,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, and more than 70,000 people had to move because of the floods. Damage was estimated to be between 15 and 20 billion dollars. Worst of all, 52 people lost their lives in the great flood of 1993.

1. Which type of reader most liekly enjoy this passage ?

a) someone who reads to be entertained
b) someone who reads about natural disasters
c) someone who reads to learn different points of view
d) someone who reads about bodies of water

2. Which sentence from the passage expresses an opinion ?

a)In all of recent American History there has been no worse river flooding than what occurred on the Mississippi river between late June and the middle of august in 1993

b) It was six feet higher than any level that had been recorded before

c) Damage was established to be between 15 and 20 billion dollars

d) none of these

3. what is the main idea of the second paragraph ?

a) the flooding in 1993 was deadly
b) severe damage was caused by the flooding in 1993
c) efforts to stop the flooding damage were useless
d) living through a flood is very frighting

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  1. I'll be glad to check your answers.

  2. 1. B
    2. A
    3. C

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  3. I agree.

  4. So, Kelsey is right?

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