ENGLISH Questions & Answer

ENGLISH
MIDDLE SCHOOL
HELP PLEASE ASAP! 1. Which statement is an effective claim?

I think mini-vans are more practical than economy cars.
Rules about teenage curfews should be changed.
There are several advantages to having a library card.
Traditional schools should allow students to attend online courses.

2. An author claims that "zoos do more good than harm." The author provides the following as support for the claim:

Without zoos, there are 37 endangered species that would now be extinct. The white rhinoceros and the South China tiger are just two examples. They survive today because the last two of each species were carefully bred in captivity. If not for zoos, these species would have died in the wild.

Which choice best describes the support the author provides?

It is effective support for the claim.
It is ineffective support because it does not help prove the claim.
It is ineffective support because it presents opinion rather than fact.
It is ineffective support because it provides no source for the information.

3. An author claims that "zoos do more good than harm." The author provides the following as support for the claim:

I believe zoos are great because they give animals exactly what they need. I have seen caretakers feed animals and give them medicine when they are sick. I have watched zookeepers cuddle baby monkeys and place blankets over cold piglets. They train animals to do tricks, too, so that the animals have fans who love and cheer for them. I am sure this makes the animals happy.

Which choice best describes the support the author provides?

It is effective support for the claim.
It is ineffective support because it does not help prove the claim.
It is ineffective support because it presents opinion rather than fact.
It is ineffective support because it provides no source for the information.

4. Read the following claim and then answer the question that follows:

Public school students should wear uniforms.

Which statement best describes the claim?

The claim is effective.
The claim is ineffective because it does not state a clear position.
The claim is ineffective because it expresses a first person preference.
The claim is ineffective because it suggests the essay will inform rather than argue.

5. Read the following claim and then answer the question that follows:

I believe that middle school students are better off without smartphones.

Which statement best describes the claim?

The claim is effective.
The claim is ineffective because it does not state a clear position.
The claim is ineffective because it expresses a first person preference.
The claim is ineffective because it suggests the essay will inform rather than argue.
ENGLISH
MIDDLE SCHOOL