Informational Texts Examples for CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH11-12.10 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements about Thoreau's time near Walden Pond is FALSE?

Question 2 2. How did the principle of the consent of the governed impact the Declaration of Independence?

Question 3 3. 'The Bill of Rights guarantees the rights of U.S. citizens as much, or more, than the citizens any other country. It does this in a way that had never been done before. The Bill of Rights is also important because {Blank}'

Question 4 4. According to Richard Wright in his autobiography Black Boy, what do Southern white people want black people to do?

Question 5 5. When was the Declaration of Independence approved?

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Question 6 6. In his autobiography Black Boy, what does Richard Wright attribute his childhood hunger to?

Question 7 7. Why did Paine start The American Crisis with the line, These are the times that try men's souls?

Question 8 8. Why was it unusual that the first draft of the Declaration opposed slavery?

Question 9 9. How could Thomas Paine's early life be described?

Question 10 10. The Ninth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 11 11. According to his autobiography Black Boy, what leads to Richard Wright to become an alcoholic at a very young age?

Question 12 12. The Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 13 13. Which amendment guarantees the right of trial by jury in civil cases?

Question 14 14. In his autobiography Black Boy, why does Richard Wright part ways with the Communists?

Question 15 15. Why did Henry David Thoreau choose to spend two years in a cabin?

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Question 16 16. As a transcendentalist, why was Henry David Thoreau not interested in travel?

Question 17 17. The Second Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 18 18. The police have raided your house, but they do not have a warrant or the legal authority to do so. Why is this prohibited by the fourth amendment?

Question 19 19. Why did Thomas Paine write Common Sense?

Question 20 20. According to Thomas Paine's personal philosophy, what would be the ideal form of government?

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Question 21 21. Why did Thomas Paine use simple, straightforward language in his writings?

Question 22 22. Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration?

Question 23 23. The Tenth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 24 24. Before and during the American Revolution, colonists were required to provide housing to soldiers at any time. Which amendment in the Bill of Rights protects current U.S citizens from this challenge?

Question 25 25. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 26 26. In his autobiography Black Boy, what was the main cause of the violent clashes between Richard and the women of his family?

Question 27 27. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

Question 28 28. How did Thoreau make money during his time near Walden pond?

Question 29 29. Which prominent American writer owned the land that Thoreau lived on?

Question 30 30. What is NOT true of the Declaration?

Informational Texts Examples for CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH11-12.10 Chapter Exam Instructions

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