Dynamic Duo
by Jann Gregory Haynes
| 7 Questions
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Which statement is supported by the selection?
Twins always like the same things.
Many twins shop on the same days.
Most twins are not mirror images of each other.
Twins have interesting sleeping habits.
Based on paragraph 3, what is "twin language"?
a language of hand signs and gestures
a language invented and used between twins
a language of both spoken and written words
a language of spoken by only young children
What are the central ideas of paragraphs 2 and 4?
Twins have problems because they are so alike, and they can never surprise each other.
Twins look exactly alike, and they always finish each other's sentences.
Twins buy similar outfits to dress alike, and they only talk to each other in twin language.
Twins ususally think alike, and they can feel each other's pain.
As used in paragraph 5, what does the word connections mean?
organs that are linked together
voices that imitate other people
powerful influences on twins
similarities in looks and actions
In paragraph 5, what did the parents' figurative language describe?
The twins are together forever.
The twins must promise to love one another.
The twins must take turns being in charge.
The twins are around each other most of the time.
What do the authors suggest in the last paragraph?
Twins have been studied and are well understood by scientists.
New information about twins is still being discovered through research.
Research about the mysteries of twin connections is finished.
Twins know more about themselves than most scientists do.
Why is the twin relationship referred to as a "unique connection" in the selection?
There is nothing like it.
Everyone understands it.
Scientists first discovered it.
Parents are unable to explain it.
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