Unit 8 Week 1 Assessment cloned 1/10/2019
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by Dunisha Wright
| 12 Questions
Note from the author:
BA Unit 8 Week 1 Assessment
1
1 pt
This question has two parts. First, answer Part A. Then answer Part B.
Part A What is the main idea of this passage?
A Hawaii has many different types of weather.
B The weather in Hawaii is not good all the time.
C People should not expect sunny weather in Hawaii.
D The Hawaiian Islands are bigger than people think.
2
2 pts
Part B Choose two sentences from the passage that support the main idea in Part A.
A “When people dream of being in Hawaii, they often imagine sunny
days and blue skies.”
B “That’s greater than the length of the East Coast from Maine to
Florida!”
C “So while some people in Hawaii might be swimming at the beach,
others might be hiking in the snow in the mountains nearby.”
D “They are called trade winds.”
E “The moist air rises and gets colder.”
F “There are rain forests and deserts just a few miles apart.”
3
1 pt
Reread paragraph 2 from the passage. Type the sentence that compares Hawaii with another part of the United States.
Most Americans think of Hawaii as a state made up of seven islands that are close together. But Hawaii actually includes dozens of islands, ranging from large to very small. They stretch over 1,600 miles from north to south. That’s greater than the length of the East Coast from Maine to Florida! So they don’t all have the same weather.
4
1 pt
Which sentence from the passage compares Hawaii to other lands?
A “They stretch over 1,600 miles from north to south.”
B “The highest mountain is almost 14,000 feet.”
C “Regular winds from the northeast affect Hawaii’s weather, too.”
D “Some parts of Hawaii are among the wettest places in the world.”
5
1 pt
Place a check in the box beside each sentence that describes Hawaii’s weather.
A "Most Americans think of Hawaii as a state made up of seven islands that are fairly close together."
B "But Hawaii actually includes dozens of islands, ranging
from large to very small."
C "They stretch over 1,600 miles from north to south."
D "More than twenty peaks measure over 11,000 feet."
E "This creates rain storms on the windward sides of the
mountains."
F "Some areas average less than 10 inches of rain a year."
6
1 pt
What does the footnote in paragraph 3 help the reader understand?
A where the mountains of Hawaii are located
B how the height of a mountain is measured
C why the ocean surrounds the islands of Hawaii
D how the mountains are formed on an island
7
1 pt
What does the footnote in paragraph 5 help the reader understand
about trade winds?
A They cause rain to fall on the windward side of mountains near the Pacific Ocean.
B They help people trade in many places.
C Trade winds blow in a certain direction depending on which hemisphere they occur in.
D They usually cause bad weather when they blow.
8
1 pt
This question has two parts. First, answer Part A. Then answer Part B.
Part A What is the meaning of the word factorin paragraph 3?
A a place surrounded by water
B a pattern created by the wind
C a thing that affects something else
D a person who studies weather and climate
9
1 pt
Part B Which sentence from paragraph 3 gives a clue to the meaning
of factor?
A “One cause is the mountains.”
B “They rise quickly from the beaches at sea level.”
C “The highest mountain is almost 14,000 feet.”
D “More than twenty peaks measure over 11,000 feet.”
10
1 pt
Which sentence from the passage supports the idea that some parts of
Hawaii get a lot of rain?
A ”Regular winds from the northeast affect Hawaii’s weather, too.”
B “They average more than 400 inches of rain each year.”
C “Some areas average less than 10 inches of rain a year.”
D “The weather in Hawaii definitely depends on where you are.”
11
1 pt
The c in certainly is pronounced like the c in —
A cut.
B change.
C cover.
D decided.
12
1 pt
The c in decorate is pronounced like the c in —
A color.
B searching.
C ice.
D place.
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