ELA

Read this excerpt from Immigrant Kids by Russell Freedman.

Those who failed to get past both doctors had to undergo a more thorough medical exam. The others moved on to the registration clerk, who questioned them with the aid of an interpreter: What is your name? Your nationality? Your occupation? Can you read and write? Have you ever been in prison? How much money do you have with you? Where are you going?

Some immigrants were so flustered that they could not answer. They were allowed to sit and rest and try again.Which detail best supports the idea that being interviewed at Ellis Island was very stressful for the immigrants?

Immigrants sometimes were exhausted and hungry after the voyage.
Some immigrants got so nervous that they couldn’t answer the questions.
Clerks at Ellis Island asked if immigrants could read and write.
The registration clerk used an interpreter to question immigrants.

Help me please.

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. The answer is B I just took the test. :)

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. b is correct i am on it right now

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  3. The answer is B: After passing a medical exam, immigrants would be asked their name and questioned by a clerk in their native language. Topics included nationality, what kind of work they could do, and literacy. Each person was also asked if they had been to prison, how much money they had brought, and their destination in the United States.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  4. its b

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. English

    1. Which is an example of paraphrasing the excerpt? (1 point) O The immigrants' next stop after landing in the States was Ellis Island. This was the place where they would be given health exams and other tests to see if they would

  2. Language Arts

    Read the excerpt from The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone: Clues to the Puzzle, by James Cross Giblin. Young had learned to read before he was two, and by the age of twenty had mastered a dozen foreign languages including Arabic,

  3. English grammar

    Which of the following is a simple sentence? a) He ran fast but he failed to win the prize. b) Although he ran fast he failed to win the prize. c) In spite of running past, he failed to win the prize. d) He failed to win the prize

  4. Language arts

    pls hep me. Read the excerpt from Immigrant Kids by Russell Freedman. But the journey was not yet over. Before they could be admitted to the United States, immigrants had to pass through Ellis Island, which became the nation's

  1. English

    Read the excerpt from Immigrant Kids, and then answer the question. In the years around the turn of the century, immigration to America reached an all-time high. Between 1880 and 1920, 23 million immigrants arrived in the United

  2. Language Arts

    Underline the main verb in each sentence. Write present, present participle, past, or past participle to label the main verbs. 1. Randy's class studies world history. - underlines class studies and this is present participle 2.

  3. ELA Perseverance & Rising to the Challenge

    Read this excerpt from The Call of the Wild by Jack London What does the excerpt reveal about the historical context of the story? 1. A 2. B 3. B 4. C 5. C 6. B

  4. Language arts 7 Check my answers

    1. Which line is an example of internal conflict in The Outsiders? A. "Someone put his hand over my mouth, and I bit it as hard as I could, tasting the blood running through my teeth." **My Answer** B. "My hair is longer than a

  1. language arts

    1. which element of a folktale is included in this excerpt contain 2. which characteristic of a folktale contained in this excerpt 3. which element of heritage is preserved by this excerpt 4. what does the setting reveal in this

  2. lang arts

    Read this excerpt from The mircale worker. Which element of drama does the author use in this excerpt? AND IF U KNOW THE ANSWER FOR ALL OF IT PLEASE AHH

  3. language arts

    Read this excerpt from “Incidents in Life of a Slave Girl.” I went about my evening work with trembling steps. Mr. Flint twice called from his chamber door to inquire why the house was not locked up. I replied that I had not

  4. laughage arts

    Read this excerpt from Immigrant Kids, by Russell Freedman. Now the examinations began. First the immigrants were examined by two doctors of the United States Health Service. One doctor looked for physical and mental

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.