GED Social Studies: Analysis Skills Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An implied main ideas is _____.

Question 2 2. The major difference between comparing and contrasting is...

Question 3 3. 'Jenny is Chinese, so she'll definitely excel in math.' This statement is an example of _____.

Question 4 4. 'College basketball players practice and play just as hard as professional players in the NBA. Therefore, they should be compensated, especially because they earn lots of money for the universities.' Which of the following is NOT an assumption based on this claim?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is an opinion?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements about assumptions in written work is FALSE?

Question 7 7. Which of these represents the primary point or argument of a sentence or passage?

Question 8 8.

The word 'authenticity' is the antonym of the word 'spurious' in the following sentence. Why?

'The spurious accusations of the disgusting liar will be proven false since they completely lack authenticity.'

Question 9 9. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 10 10. What is a fact?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is NOT a step in the process to finding a passage's implied main idea?

Question 12 12.

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 13 13. Why is it important for readers to identify stereotypes, biases and assumptions in written work?

Question 14 14.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

Question 15 15. An implied main idea is the primary point of a sentence or passage that is…

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is a fact?

Question 17 17.

Read the brief passage below and identify its implied main idea.

You wouldn't peel carrots with a nail file. And you can't tune an engine with a cheese grater. So why would you buy a wrench to do a screwdriver's job?

Question 18 18. Which situation is best to use a Venn Diagram?

Question 19 19. What is a graphic organizer?

Question 20 20. What do you do in the Method step?

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Question 21 21. Which lists the steps for comparing or contrasting in the correct order?

Question 22 22.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

Question 23 23. All of the following indicators point to bias in written work EXCEPT:

Question 24 24. What is an opinion?

Question 25 25. Which question can help you determine whether a statement is a fact or an opinion?

GED Social Studies: Analysis Skills Chapter Exam Instructions

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