Smarter Balanced Assessments - ELA Grades 3-5: Test Prep & Practice Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following sentences is intended to encourage a response from the reader?

Question 2 2. How current should an article be in order for it to be reliable?

Question 3 3. What is a good example of a specific noun?

Question 4 4. Which of the following does NOT add tone and voice to your writing?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is the main thing you can find in a thesaurus?

Question 6 6. An author creating a structure is NOT similar to:

Question 7 7. Changes in the lowness or highness of a person's voice is known as _____.

Question 8 8. Steve wants to write a convincing argument supporting the need for reducing carbon emissions from cars. Which of the following is NOT an approach he should use to write a good argument?

Question 9 9. 'America is a melting pot' is an example of:

Question 10 10. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

Question 11 11.

In the following sentence, which word serves as a definition of 'transient'?

'Her transient thoughts of quitting her dead-end job are fleeting, lasting only as long as the weekly meeting she abhors.'

Question 12 12. What does it mean to give credit to sources you use?

Question 13 13. Which sentence correctly uses to, too, or two?

Question 14 14. Two friends go to lunch together. One says to the other, 'Let's have a pepperoni pizza.' How might the other have responded that involves a connotation?

Question 15 15.

What is the ARGUMENT of the following paragraph?

Public health authorities constantly repeat the argument that calories cause weight gain or loss, and that counting calories is all that is required to manipulate one's weight. But if this is true, why do naturally thin people fail to gain weight in controlled experiments even on a calorie surplus? And why do different kinds of calories seem to cause weight gain at different rates? Calories may tell part of the story, but something else is clearly going on.

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