Memory a Matter of Brains & Brawn Test
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by Kathleen Leisten
| 27 Questions
Note from the author:
Proposition & Support
1
2
Irrevocable means
A. unchangeable
B. to talk
C. cannot be undone
D. can't get cable
2
3
What is important to do for the brain?
A. to use it
B. to exercise it
C. to watch T.V.
D. to eat healthy
3
2
What can lower the risk of getting Alzheimer's?
A. watching T.V.
B. reading, reading, reading
C. education
D. sleeping
4
2
What does provacative mean?
A. to go on vacation
B. not provoking
C. to stir up feelings
D. to stir up emotions
5
5
What support does the article NOT use
A. facts
B. statistics
C. opinions of experts
D. anecdotes
6
4
According to the article, what are some actions that can be done to improve mental health?
A. reading
B. crossword puzzles
C. playing scrabble
D. mental exercises
7
1
Crucial means not important.
True
False
8
1
Brain-cell research that makes scientist hopeful about preserving mental function is that people can still grow neurons at old age.
True
False
9
5
Direct quotes from experts on the topic that is being proposed are considered _________________
10
2
Cognitive is
A. knowing
B. a part for a bike
C. a video game
D. remembering
11
5
The proposition of the article is, "The brain is like a muscle, use it or lose it."
True
False
12
2
What is an anecdote and what does it do?
A. It is a short story.
B. It is something to help a sick person to get better.
C. It helps with bee stings and snake bites.
D. It helps to make an important point.
13
1
The writer's attitude about the possibility of increasing and preserving intelligence is...
A. negative
B. angry
C. pessimistic
D. hopeful
14
1
Inevitable means something is
A. exciting
B. unavoidable
C. scary
D. upsetting
15
3
The 3 factors linked to bad memory are
A. heart disease
B. diabetes
C. watching too much T.V.
D. high fat diet
16
2
In order to stay strong and healthy, the brain and a muscles need
A. to be used
B. a high fat diet
C. medication
D. need to be exercised
17
1
The benefits of mental exercise begin
A. when you are in your twenties and thirties
B. in childhood
C. when you are grandparent
D. when you are a newborn
18
3
In writing, examples
A. give specific instances
B. illustrate reasons
C. illustrate facts
D. tell people they are wrong
19
1
In the article, is it an opinion or a fact that doing crossword puzzles keeps the brain healthy?
A. It is an opinion
B. It is a fact because an expert gave the information
C. It is a fact
D. It is an expert opinion, as no evidence is given to prove that it is true.
20
1
What answers "why" about a proposition?
A. It tells about where the character in the story is going.
B. The descriptive words.
C. The reasons.
D. The narrator.
21
5
The brain goes into nuetral when a person watches T.V.
True
False
22
5
A fact is something that cannot be proven true.
True
False
23
1
An idea or an opinion that someone is proposing is a
A. preposition
B. good idea
C. proposition
D. superstition
24
1
Brawn is
A. strength
B. a paper towel
C. weak
D. something that everyone has
25
5
Facts in number form are referred to as...
26
2
Facts are
A. results of research that can be proven to be true
B. results that can NOT be proven to be true
C. results of studies that can NOT be proven to be true
D. results of studies that can be proven to be true
27
5
The author's attitude toward an article is called
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