The Sequoias
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by Brian Faloon
| 12 Questions
Note from the author:
This exercise was conducted with an ESL level 3 class.
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What are the "oldest living things" in the World?
A insects
B humans
C sequoia trees
D palm trees
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How tall are some sequoia trees?
A 10 feet
B 100 feet
C 200 feet
D over 250 feet
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How old can sequois trees be?
A 100 years old
B 200 years old
C 1000 years old
D 3000 years old
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Who was Sequoyah?
A An Indian
B An American Indian
C A African American
D An American
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What did Sequoyah do for his people?
A taught them to type
B developed an alphabet
C invented a pen
D wrote a book
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What protects the sequoia tree from fire and insects?
A tree bark
B tree branches
C special tannin
D special leaves
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Which sequoia tree is the biggest?
A General Custer
B General Grant
C General Washington
D General Sherman
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What three things are true about The General Sherman tree?
A it is 267 feet tall
B it is 4000 years old
C it is 100 feet around the base
D it is a young tree
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What did John Muir study?
A birds and insects
B plants and wild life
C cats and dogs
D plants and animals
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When did President Theodore Roosevelt come to see the sequoias?
A 1910
B 1920
C 1930
D 1903
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How did President Roosevelt protect the sequoias?
A he cut them down
B he fenced them in
C he created a national park
D he took photographs of all the trees
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Do you think President Roosevelt was right to save the sequoias? If YES, why?
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