GK Reading Full 2
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Dramar and Sensorship: Which of the following claims best supports the assertion that throughout history culture have had a tendency toward pushing the boundaries of what is considered socially acceptable?
The theater-as it has all through history has one again reached that point at which community standards cannot tolerate what it offers.
Dramar and Sensorship: The passage suggest the primary reason for the censorship in theatre is
Lack of tolerance from the community in regards to their standards
Dramar and Sensorship: Which inference can be made from this sentence taken from the passage?
Theatre has a historical aspect that examines society and the development of periods
Dramar and Sensorship: Which statement is the best inference that can be drawn from the sentences?
Roman theaters downfall can be foreshadowed through Greek drama's suppression
Dramar and Sensorship: Make inference from the photo
During the renaissance the Charles Famous Theatre was built by Richard Burbarge but it was frankly and openly short lived, relevant from religious inclinations.
Dramar and Sensorship: The words licentious and lewd are
Dramar and Sensorship: Which of the following provides the best definition of licentious in the passage?
Deviate from accepted practice
Dramar and Sensorship: With which of the following statements would the author agree with?
The theatre is a reflection of the world we live in today and yesterday
Dramar and Sensorship: How does inclusion of the following statement commercially originate theatre?
Theatre whether it is initiated through commercial channels or religious means, will eventually be criticized by concerned citizens
Dramar and Sensorship: Reading the passage, what is the best form of organization?
Chronological and comparison
Dramar and Sensorship: What was the theme the author expresses in the passage?
Dram a involved from religion and worship and has endured the reigns of censorship and community standards
Dramar and Sensorship: In what was can English theatre and Middle Age theatre be compared?
Dramar and Sensorship: Which of the following sentences is supposed by the passage?
The Supreme Court and the community had a major role in the censorship laws and policies that exist today
Dramar and Sensorship: The use of the word "despite" int he give excerpt leads the reader to what inference?
The country must outlaw such vulgar forms of entertainment
Dramar and Sensorship: Which point of view or perspective is used in the paragraph four?
Dramar and Sensorship: The passage shows bias in favor of
Dramar and Sensorship: Read the following sentence from the passage
Shakespeare ridiculed the Puritans
E-wastes: Which of the following statements best supports the authors purpose?
Instead of tossing old televisions, computers and other electronic equipment be environmentally responsible
E-wastes: Which of the following is NOT true about the toxic chemicals contained in electronics?
Lessons each year because of the strong recycling efforts and incentives
E-wastes: Which of the following recommendations will help to reduce potential environmental contamination in the United States
Purchasing products that have reduced toxic content
E-wastes: Which of the following best characterizes the given statement?
E-wastes: The central message of the passage is that
Citizens must be environmentally responsible and contribute to keeping planet Earth cleaner and its inhabitants healthier.
E-wastes: Which of the following statements best summarizes the given passage?
The responsible management of electronic waste and purchase of new electronic with toxic component positively impacts the environment
E-wastes: Which of the following is an explanation for why the problem of e-waste is continuing in the United States
Advancement in the technology render more electronics obsolete each year.
E-wastes: Based on paragraph 4 what effect does recycling have on the environment?
It reduces the energy used and the pollution generated by manufacturing new products and preserves natural resources.
E-wastes: What is synonym for the word incinerated as used in paragraph 2
E-wastes: What is the meaning of the word feasible used in paragraph 4
E-wastes: What is the authors tone in the following expert? So instead of tossing...
E-wastes: what is the authors tone in the following excerpt? Electronics can contain substances...
E-wastes: Select the signal word the author uses with the text structure
E-wastes: The authors claim that: Preventing e-wastes...
Valid because the author gives relevant and sufficient evidence
E-wastes: The intent of the author is to persuade readers to be more
Environmentally responsible so that the Earth will be cleaner and people healthier
Food additives: Both passages have
explained the positive reasons for using one thing to enhance another
Food additives: Why did the authors choose to present their ideas in different formats?
Information related to Day of the Dead does not read well in a list while information that is scientific in nature is better presented in that fashion
Food additives: Which of the two passages provided insufficient reasons to support its claim and why?
passage 1 is invalid because most of the evidence is assumptive and insufficient
Food additives: Which of the following best explains how both passages explain a "desired effect"
In passage 1 the author explained that Mexican culture has historically viewed death as a part of life and that it should be embraced and not feared. While passage 2 the author presented evidence of why adding compounds to food produced an expected result
Food additives: Which of the following is true about both passages?
Neither of the passages spends anytime discussing the negative aspects of their respective issues.
Food additives: Which of the following supports the purpose of the author of each passages?
Passage 1 See death as a part of life/passage 2 makes food look and taste better
Graffiti vs Art: Which of the following statements assists in adding more validity to the first passage?
Graffiti is rebellion against conformity as it exemplifies freedom of expression
Graffiti vs Art: Which type of evidence will weaken the claim for both passages?
Graffiti vs Art: After reading both passages which sentence portrays the best theme
Taking a closer look at the culture of Primitive people and their culture made art historians think people were far more advanced intellectually than is indicated
Graffiti vs Art: After reading both passages which concept is used to heighten the themes better?
Graffiti vs Art: The purpose of both passages is to
Graffiti vs Art: What combination of types of writing is evident in both passages?
narrative and persuasion
Buchanan: Why did the Eads design build the "Father of Waters" bridge with prefabricated modules?
So the bridge could easily be repaired
Buchanan: Which of the following statements nest supports Eads being generally considered the first great american emgineer
at hand when certain tasks needed undertaking did them satisfactorily
Buchanan: Which of the following statements best supports the author opinion of Eads being at the right place at the right time?
doubtful that he deserved either fame of fortune he was accorded
Buchanan: Which of the following best supports evidence demonstrating the use of language promoting Eads as first great american marine engineer
Was selected to design and build the first bridge across the father of waters. He built three steel arch steal restraints on four stone piers carrying a double rail road track and a broad high way for vehicles and pedestrians. Opened in 1874 the bridge was designed in prefabricated modules....
Buchanan: Why was Eads willing to make a ridiculous bet with the government to dredge the channel risking his payment if he did not succeed
He knew what would work based on past experiences.
Buchanan: What did the author mean when stating that Eads forces the Mississippi to dig its own channel
the desired idea unclogged the channel
Buchanan: How does the author contribute ro the development and refinement of his claim that recognition came to Eads more or less automatically?
The author reminds that it was hardly justified demonstrates how former opportunities led to his selection and details how the bridge was effectively constructed
Buchanan: Which of the following characterizes the given statement?
Buchanan: Twice within the passage Eads central goal was clearing a channel to allow navigation How did these two situations differ?
Wehn eads was a steamboat clerk he independiatlly discovered ways to obtain the result while during the government task he already anticipated a successful theory
Buchanan: Which of the following best summarizes the excerpt from the passage?
Eads early experience allowed advancement in his job field which led to credit and compensation
Buchanan: Why did the author of the passage include several examples of Eads accomplishment
To explain why he had an inflated reputation
Buchanan: The idea of Eads receiving accidental recognition through his accomplishments is developed by which sequence of textual evidence
Acquiring a foundation training on steamboats assisting a political leader with warfare tactics fabricating a connection designed for quick repair eliminating a waterway of silt and deposits.
Buchanan: Based on the 5th paragraph what effects does the inclusion of the information about the Federal Government have on the overall message conveyed in the passage?
It develops the idea that Eats had his hypothesis before setting the wager
Buchanan: What is the connotation of the word accorded as used in the passage
Buchanan: Describe the tone of the following sentence
Buchanan: What is the author clarifying by including the parenthetical (a pair of willow-brush mattress capped with stone)?
The author is modifying the meaning of jetties but uses the parenthetical because the clarification is only referring to that word in the sentence
Buchanan: Which word in the following excerpt best exemplifies the authors point of Eads accomplishments?
Using details from the article what would be an appropriate caption for the image
Eads bridge completion is an engineering marvel
Buchanan: The main idea expressed in tis passage is that Eads
Was a man in the right place at the right time
A synonym for the word accrued in paragraph 1 is
Graffiti vs Museum: Both passages encouraged the public to embrace art in its many forms. How did that approaches differ?
Commissioned art was approved free classical works were gathered
Graffiti vs Museum: Which of the following statements from the 2 passage suggest different environment for the enjoyment of art
Although he was ridiculed for his conviction that the art of the day belonged in a museum he assiduously acquired Picassos Matisses and bones until Moma had the finest collection of the 20th century
Graffiti vs Museum: Read the authors claims from Passage 1 and 2. Determine which of the claims uses valid reasoning and why
2 is valid because the authors claim us based on sufficient and relevant evidence
Graffiti vs Museum: Which of the following issues can be found in both passages
People appreciating the art of today
Graffiti vs Museum: Imagine that the author od the 1 passage was alive during the time Alfred Barr Jr. was being ridiculed
Why was so much money wasted to bring this into a museum
According to the passage which of the following represents something that the city of Montreal Canada have Alfred have in common
Both reduced the publics perception of where art belongs
Graffiti vs Museum: If someone wants to write another passage opposing views of these two passages which of the following pairs of statements might one expect to find in the passage
1 It is a form of destruction of public property and it needs to be stopped. 2 With all of the antique around the world we have to look at this
Graffiti vs Museum: The author of both passages would agree that
public perception of different types of art can change over time
Graffiti vs Museum: Which of the following statements best characterizes the approach of the author in developing the common themes of acceptance and perseverance
1 convinces local citizen to accept a certain type of art in its natural environment. 2 recognizes the dedication and passion for one individual
Graffiti vs Museum: The two passages differ in that the first is
a persuasive essay while the second is an expository essay
Graffiti vs Museum: Based on the last paragraph of passage 2 which one of the following from the passage 1 supports the same point of view
Development such as this provides hope that more people will begin to realize that while graffiti may sometimes be vandalism it is also a colorful and unique form of artistic expression
Diabetes: Which statement best describes the authors primary message in the following excerpt. The risk..60%
Recent cases of adult blindlness in the US shows a high correlation w/ diabetes
Diabetes: Based in the excerpt which of the following describe the given statement: Laser photo coagulations the best treatment option for patients suffering from diabetic retinopathy
Diabetes: Which of the following statements best summarizes the passage
Diabetic retinopathy is a disease that leads to blurred vision or blindness as a result of lacking blood vessels in the eye. If detected early a trained ophthalmologist may reduce the adv of the eye damage with laser
Diabetes: What does the word choice in this passage indicate the writers view of the laser photo treatment
The writer believes that laser can reduce damage to the eye and the possibility go future loss of vision
Diabetes: Study the image of a healthy eye below and then review the passage for characteristics of the diabetic retinopathy
enlarge blood vessels with brush like branches
The authors argument that diabetic retinopathy should be a concern of all diabetics is
valid because the author gives appropriate info relating to retinopathy
Diabetes: Which of the following statements based on evidence from the text is correct
Patients with diabetes may develop damage to the blood vessels
American Retirees: Which of the following statements best states the central idea of the passage
The volunteers skills knowledge and experience make a difference to individuals nonprofits and other community organizations across the US
American Retirees: What is the effect of paragraph 2 on the overall meaning of the passage
It informs the reader about the purpose for establishing Senior Corps
American Retirees: What id the meaning of the word respite in paragraph 6
American Retirees: Which of the following statements best describes how seniors would respond to the authors tone
They would be grateful for the reverent tine
American Retirees: Through which theoretical device is the authors point of view revealed in the passage
Problem-solution and ethical appeal
American Retirees: Analyze the authors claim that American society often regard its elderly population as a burden rather than an asset valid and why
Invalid because the author relates insufficient or irrelevant evidence
Chautauqua: According to the passage a few living Americans have never attended a Chautauqua mainly because
Technology and transportation improvements made the events unnecessary
Chautauqua: Which of the following gourd of words identifies the overall effects of the passage
Culture, education, vital, influence
Chautauqua: What is the relationship between the following sentences
Sentence 2 provides additional info to support sentence 1
Chautauqua: Which of the following statements nest summarizes the passage
Chautauqua are a form of entertainment that includes educational and cultural components.
Chautauqua: Advances worked with local business to ensure
Chautauqua: The author reveals a bias against entertainment when he says that
Audiences who formally had a considered their tickets as education and cultural were shocked to have discovered that they had been attending entertainment
Chautauqua: All of the following are valid arguments explaining the decline of the Chautauqua except
The secretary of state abandoned an attempt to delay WWI to appear on the Chautauqua circus
Chautauqua: According to the passage Chautauqua brought education and entertainment and culture to an eager....
Chautauqua: Based on evidence in the text what argument can be made about the authors claim that a few living Americans attended a Chautauqua
The claim is not valid because there is a lack of sufficient and relevant support within the text
Chautauqua: Analyze the authors claim: The Chautauqua institution was a kind of traveling cultural and education institution
Paragraph 1 and 3
Chautauqua: Which of the following statements best summarizes the given passage
Chautauqua performances currently exist in limited form as a result of improved communication through radio and tv and improved transportation to epicenters of culture
Chautauqua: Which of the flowing paragraphs best represents the authors own views on the Chautauqua institution specifically
So Chautauqua like vaudeville and burlesque is a memory but a vital memory of an important influence on the culture of out nation
What is the main idea expressed in the passage? (Lord Chesterfield)
A) Correct spelling of the English language is very important
The purpose of the passage? (Lord Chesterfield)
C) Persuade the reader that spelling is very important
Organizational pattern that of the passage can best be described as (Lord Chesterfield)
Which sentence statement is a fact? (Lord Chesterfield)
A) First, English spelling is not haphazard; irregularities are systematic
This passage illustrates bias in favor of (Lord Chesterfield)
B) Traditional spelling of the English language
The tone of the passage (Lord Chesterfield)
What is the relationship between the two sentences? (Lord Chesterfield)
Sentence1 & Sentence2
Sentence 2 contradicts the opinion of sentence 1
"All these objectors to standard english spelling forget several circumstances" (Lord Chesterfield)
B) Valid because it is supported with several facts
From the passage one can infer? (Lord Chesterfield)
D) controversy exists over whether traditional or phonetic spelling is preferable
The phrase conspicuous consumption was used to describe? (Lord Chesterfield)
Flaunting ones wealth and achievement use of abilities
main idea of this passage is that "operation crossroads" (Justice Douglas)
universally accepted nor rejected
supporters of the program are in favor of (Justice Douglas)
international involvement for our youth
the example of celebrities was used to bolster the
the following were given as reasons for subsidizing American visits EXCEPT
trips would be available to a select few
which sentence is a statement of fact
A) consequently he established "operation crossroads"
idealistic most nearly means
"this program would not be educational" is
C) invalid because it is not supported with facts and details
The relationship between these to sentences: (Justice Douglas) sentence 1 & 2
A) cause and effect
the statement that "america could become a world leader in international affairs" (Justice Douglas)
A) invalid lack of evidence
subsidize means to support (Justice Douglas)
identify the statement below that best expresses the main idea of this passage (drama ancient Greece)
A) films like theater throughout history, have exceeded the bounds
the example of Richard Burbage's theater was used to illustrate that (drama ancient greece)
B) even during the Renaissance the theater moved to excesses
D) shunned by society
what is relationship between these two sentences from the passage? (drama ancient greece)
C) sentence 2 restates sentence 1
which sentence is a statement of fact? (drama ancient greece)
C) one of the latest Supreme Court decisions regarding cencorship