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How does the author organize paragraphs 2-4?
a) from least to most important b) from most to least important c) in chronological order d) by problem and solution
Which of these sentences expresses an opinion?
a) New products can be tested on human tissue samples obtained from operating rooms. b) More than 100 million animals die each year in the laboratories of the world. c) A large percentage are used for testing the latest brand of sun block. d) It's easy for us not to think about the suffering that's involved, because we don't see it.
Which of these statements belongs in a summary of the selections?
a) Testing commercial products subjects millions of animals to needless suffering. b) Animals are probably more sensitive to pain than animals. c) Many animals are used to test sun block. d) Manufacturers of commercial products lack a conscience.
Which of the following is the best definition of disrupt in paragraph 3?
a) interrupt brieflt b) pause for a moment c) bring to an end d) destroy the order of
By presenting the details in paragraph 4, the writer specifically targets readers who --
a) care deeply about the plight of animals b) are more concerned about ethics than about science c) have more concern for people than for animals d) make laws
'According to veterinarian and animal-rights advocate Dr. Michael W. Fox, more than 100 million animals die each year in the laboratories of the world.' Why does the author include this information?
a) to inform the reader about the number of animals that die b) to add credibility to the author's argument c) to persuade the reader to believe their argument d) to inform the reader about the cruel treatment of animals
Which sentence is the author's call to action?
a) It’s easy for us not to think about the suffering that’s involved, because we don’t see it. b) Read about the subject, find the organizations in your area—and then do your part! c) Go into a rain forest with a troop of twenty or more people... d) Therefore, manufacturers who test new products on animals may be tragically fooling themselves.
Which of the following is the best definition of cultures in paragraph 4?
a) the act of developing the intellectual and moral faculties especially by education b) expert care and training c) the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group d) the act or process of cultivating living material
Which sentence from paragraph 1 does NOT have examples of loaded terms?
a) Most of us go through our entire lives without ever seeing an animal dying in a laboratory cage. b) It’s easy for us not to think about the suffering that’s involved, because we don’t see it. c) For a moment, however, try to imagine an island populated by 100 million sick, injured, and dying animals... d) A large percentage are used for testing the latest brand of sun block or other commercial products.
Paragraph 3 is organized mainly by --
a) cause and effect b) chronological c) problem and solution d) description
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