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OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Research & Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a type of persuasion?

Question 2 2. When reading a book about the U.S. Civil War, which of the following lists would be considered forms of textual evidence?

Question 3 3. The overall idea of the story that the author wants to convey is known as the _____.

Question 4 4. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 6 6. What is the first step in evaluating reasoning in an essay or article?

Question 7 7. Jerald was given the assignment of finding peer-reviewed research articles on the subject of auto safety. Which of the following statements best describes the kind of articles that Jerald needs to find?

Question 8 8. How current should an article be in order for it to be reliable?

Question 9 9. Which of the following could be a clue that a coin is faulty or a fake?

Question 10 10. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

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Question 11 11. You are reading two books about early colonist settlements and you are comparing the reasons and evidence listed in each book. Which process are you doing while reading?

Question 12 12. Why is an informed opinion more trustworthy than an opinion?

Question 13 13. You are reading a text that's attempting to convince you chocolate cake is the best dessert. What is the purpose of the text?

Question 14 14. What term is used for the words, phrases, and statements that support, define, or explain the main idea?

Question 15 15. '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?

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Question 16 16. After reading an informational text, what should you NOT do?

Question 17 17. Texts providing sensory details allowing readers to form a mental picture of some person, place, thing, or event are texts that _____.

Question 18 18. If you're taking a multiple-choice test, and you must choose a conclusion that can be drawn from a text, you should:

Question 19 19. Which best describes the image created by Florence Nightingale?

Question 20 20. After John Brown's 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, northerners and southerns made different claims and drew different conclusions because they held different ____.

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Question 21 21. Which of these would be most useful in helping a historian explain the population growth of a city over time?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of changing styles that help historians determine where in time (or place) a particular item belongs?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a step in analyzing an individual text?

Question 24 24. Which of the following should you do as you read an informational text?

Question 25 25. What does it mean to make an inference?

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Question 26 26. Ethan is trying to convince Serena to go to a movie with him instead of studying for her mid-terms. This situation is an example of:

Question 27 27.

Read the passage below. Then determine which answer is the best example to illustrate the main idea through supporting details?

''The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'' by Aesop

One day a hungry wolf was wandering around, looking for his next meal. He stumbled upon a group of sheep. Before he made his attack, he noticed a shepherd with attack dogs. He plotted the whole day how he would find his way to the sheep without being caught. He saw in the distance sheep pelt, laying in a far away area. The wolf made his way to the pelt, placing it upon his own pelt. Shortly after, he walked over to where the sheep were. The wolf would trick sheep, one by one, to lead the sheep away from the others. Once alone, the wolf would eat the sheep. He continued doing this for weeks, enjoying good meals. Appearances can at times be deceptive.

Question 28 28. What should you NOT do before reading an informational text?

Question 29 29. Drawing conclusions is:

Question 30 30. In order to draw conclusions, readers need to:

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Research & Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

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