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Title: Nonfiction Test Study Guide


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Nonfiction Test Study Guide
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Question 1
  • In Exploring the Titanic, after delivering the
    iceberg warning to the Captain, Bride thought
    what?

3
Answer 1
  • The captain seemed unconcerned or didnt seem to
    care.

4
Question 2
  • Describe the atmosphere as Jack Thayer hurries up
    on deck after the collision.

5
Answer 2
  • The atmosphere is scary, upsetting, and
    horrifying.

6
Question 3
  • Why does the Titanics near collision with
    another ship create suspense at the beginning of
    the story?

7
Answer 3
  • We know the Titanic will sink on this voyage .

8
Question 4
  • Describe the situation aboard ship immediately
    after the Titanic hit the iceberg.

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Answer 4
  • Passengers did not know how serious the situation
    was.

10
Question 5
  • What is the difference between a fact and an
    opinion?

11
Answer 5
  • A fact is a statement that can be proved while an
    opinion is a statement that can be supported but
    cannot be proven.

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Question 6
  • What creates an atmosphere of suspense on board
    of the Titanic?

13
Answer 6
  • There was so much confusion in the radio room
    that one of the iceberg warnings was never
    delivered.

14
Question 7
  • Why were the two wireless operators were tired
    Sunday morning?

15
Answer 7
  • Theyd transmitting messages from passengers late
    into the night.

16
Question 8
  • Why were some passengers on deck playing football
    with pieces of ice after the collision?

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Answer 8
  • They didnt know how bad the boat was really
    damaged and what was going to happen next.

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Question 9
  • Why does Brides decision to take a nap late
    Sunday night add suspense to the story?

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Answer 9
  • You know that they will crash into the iceberg
    very soon.

20
Question 10
  • In Jackie Robinson Justice at Last, the
    authors use facts about racism to explain what
    about Jackie Robinson?

21
Answer 10
  • Jackie Robinson had great courage to go up
    against all of the racism.

22
Question 11
  • In Jackie Robinson Justice at Last, why did
    Branch Rickey want Robinson to take abuse from
    whites?

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Answer 11
  • He wanted Robinson to be a dignified or noble
    hero.

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Question 12
  • In Jackie Robinson Justice at Last, Branch
    Rickey wanted baseball to be how?

25
Answer 12
  • He wanted baseball to be integrated.

26
Question 13
  • The authors think one main reason for Jackie
    Robinsons greatness was his ability to do what?

27
Answer 13
  • He had an amazing ability to play the game of
    baseball.

28
Question 14
  • His teammates finally accepted Robinson why?

29
Answer 14
  • He was a team player and tried to help everyone
    on his team succeed and win.

30
Question 15
  • What is the purpose or most important point the
    author of The Shutout was trying to get across
    to the readers of the story?

31
Answer 15
  • After the Civil War, African American players
    were kept from major-league baseball.

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Question 16
  • In 1867, the National Association of Base Ball
    Players ruled what?

33
Answer 16
  • It ruled that teams with African American players
    would not be allowed in the Association.

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Question 17
  • What was the reason why researchers are not able
    to find out much about the early Negro Leagues?

35
Answer 17
  • Records were not well kept, and the white press
    generally ignored the Negro Leagues.

36
Question 18
  • What was the racial situation in baseball before
    the Civil War?

37
Answer 18
  • There was general open-mindedness for integrated
    teams in the North.

38
Question 19
  • What reason was given by the National Association
    of Base Ball Players for not allowing Association
    teams to be integrated?

39
Answer 19
  • The Association wanted to keep away from personal
    and political problems.

40
Question 20
  • What is the authors opinion of the exclusion of
    African Americans by the National Association of
    Base Ball Players?

41
Answer 20
  • It was wrong that they made the decision based on
    prejudice.

42
Question 21
  • According to The Loch Ness Monster, the local
    government in Scotland has made what official
    regarding the monster?

43
Answer 21
  • The government has taken steps to protect the
    Loch Ness monster.

44
Question 22
  • What kinds of stories from oral tradition are
    mentioned in The Loch Ness Monster?

45
Answer 22
  • The stories are ones that describe sightings of
    Nessie.

46
Question 23
  • George Laycocks purpose in writing The Loch
    Ness Monster is what?

47
Answer 23
  • He wanted to notify readers about scientific
    research about the monster of Loch Ness.

48
Question 24
  • According to The Loch Ness Monster, photographs
    that are said to show the Loch Ness monster are
    in what condition?

49
Answer 24
  • They contain unclear or indistinct images of a
    giant animal in the water.

50
Question 25
  • After reading The Loch Ness Monster, what you
    can conclude that the depth of the water in Loch
    Ness?

51
Answer 25
  • Because the water is supposed to be so deep, this
    provides support for those who think that the
    Loch Ness monster does exist.

52
Question 26
  • How does Julia Alvarezs describe her family in
    Names / Nombres?

53
Answer 26
  • She describes her family as being close to each
    other, big, and loving.

54
Question 27
  • How did Julia Alvarez feel about her last name
    when she arrived in New York City as a young girl?

55
Answer 27
  • She felt that it was beautiful and rich sounding.

56
Question 28
  • How does Julia react when her high-school friends
    call her Jules, Hey Jude, and Judy Alcatraz?

57
Answer 28
  • She feels well-liked.

58
Question 29
  • During junior and senior high, how does Julia
    feel about her name being different than the
    other students?

59
Answer 29
  • She would prefer to have a name similar to
    everyone elses so that she would be normal.

60
Question 30
  • How do Julia Alvarezs parents react to her
    interest in reading and writing stories and poems?

61
Answer 30
  • They try to support Julia in her writing.

62
Question 31
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • atmosphere

63
Answer 31
the feeling in a work or passage mood
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Question 32
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • fact

65
Answer 32
information that can be proved true or false
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Question 33
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • opinion

67
Answer 33
expresses a belief that can be supported but not
proved
68
Question 34
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • majestically

69
Answer 34
grandly
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Question 35
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • novelty

71
Answer 35
something new or unusual
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Question 36
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • collision

73
Answer 36
coming together with a sudden force
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Question 37
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • anecdotes

75
Answer 37
short, entertaining tales
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Question 38
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • irrational

77
Answer 38
unreasonable
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Question 39
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • elusive

79
Answer 39
Always escaping
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Question 40
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • orator

81
Answer 40
speaker
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Question 41
  • What is the definition of the following word?
  • retaliate

83
Answer 41
To do wrong to someone in return for a wrong he
or she did
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Question 42
  • What is the definition and example for the
    following type of sentence?
  • Declarative

85
Answer 42
  • States a fact or gives information
  • My dogs name is Cujo.

86
Question 43
  • What is the definition and example for the
    following type of sentence?
  • Imperative

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Answer 43
  • Gives a command or makes a request
  • Please pass that pencil.

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Question 44
  • What is the definition and example for the
    following type of sentence?
  • Interrogative

89
Answer 44
  • Asks a question
  • Where is your notebook?

90
Question 45
  • What is the definition and example for the
    following type of sentence?
  • Declarative

91
Answer 45
  • Shows strong emotion
  • What a great day!
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