Language Arts CHECK AND CORRECT, THANKS! :)

Selection 1: There's good news and bad news about grizzly bears in the American West. The good news? Their numbers have been increasing in recent years. In 1975, grizzlies made the threatened-species list under the federal Endangered Species Act. The bad news? Some politicians want to abandon federal protection for the bears. Powerful energy corporations want to invade bear habitats to look for oil and gas. Developers want to build houses and shopping malls in bear territory. The bears are also losing their natural food source. Disease is killing the Whitebark Pines that grizzlies eat. If you care about these great bears, please help us save them.

Selection 2: Grizzly bears are no pushovers. The food sources and habitats for the grizzly bears are drastically vanishing, which is causing a problem for not just the bears. From Wyoming to Washington, the overcrowding of grizzly bears us causing the species to move closer to more abundant food sources and into human habitats. Because of the increased risk to humans and the bear species, bears should be caught and placed in captivity until the bear population reaches a safer number.

Which of the following best expresses the author's point of view in Selection 1?

a. The author is protecting against powerful energy corporations.
b. The author thinks grizzlies are endangering humans and should be destroyed.
c. The author believes the public should help save grizzlies by preserving their natural habitat. <---- My lucky answer.
d. The author believes that major energy corporations and developers should not tear down forests.

The authors of Selection 1 and Selection 2 both

a. think bears are harmful to society.
b. believe that bears should be protected in captivity.
c. believe that people are harmful to bears.
d. want to help the bears. <--- My lucky answer.

Which detail from Selection 2 BEST supports the author's point of view in the previous question?

a. ...the overcrowding of grizzly bears is causing the species to move closer to more abundant food sources and into human habitats.
b. ...bears should be caught and placed in captivity until the bear population reaches a safer number.
c. The food sources and habitats got the grizzly bears are drastically vanishing...
d. Grizzly bears are no pushovers. <--- My lucky answer.

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  1. Oh, sorry if it's so long. :|

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  2. I agree with 1 and 2, not with 3.

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  3. It's not too long. :) We can't assess your answers unless we know what you have read. No problem! Do rethink your answer to the third question.

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  4. How about c for 3? :/

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  5. I don't think so. If the author of the second excerpt wants to protect the bears, that's not the key phrase is it? You're on your own now. We'll check two answers, not a third out of four possible choices.

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  6. I'm sorry, my brain is just not functioning. It's 11:00 here in New York City, and I stayed up until 5:00 this morning. I had a huge, actually final exam on chemistry. It turns out, I got a 96% grade on it. But, thank you for the help anyway. :) I'll go with my gut, and do 1. Again, thank you for the help! I'm just not great a L.A., I mean, just a 91%.

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  7. Is number 3 b? i need help now

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  8. Answers to the test (7th grade)
    1. D
    2. B
    3.C
    4. D
    5. C
    6. A
    7. A
    8. a lil hint... stage directions help you visualize the scene..
    9. C
    10. B
    11. A
    12.
    13. D
    14. B
    15.C
    16. A
    17. D
    18. B

    These are the real test answers... Don't get all of them right though...they're already suspecting us cheating..

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  9. Are the answers right though?

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  10. dont mind me is wrong i got 8/18 the correct answers are
    c
    b
    b
    c
    a
    a
    a
    do it on your own
    c
    b
    a
    c
    d
    b
    d
    c
    c
    c

    you dont have to trust me but these are the correct answers stay safe and stay home.
    did we make it 2025 students

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  11. @average connexus is wrong

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