Metal Detectors

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Which was not one of the problems with the first metal detectors?
They were unsafe.
They were too big.
They were too expensive.
They didn't work well.
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Which best describes the main idea of the second paragraph?
It describes the sounds of a metal detector.
It explains how magnetic waves move.
It warns about the effects of metal detectors.
It explains how metal detectors work.
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How do metal detectors make clothing safer?
Metal detectors make sure factory machines are working the right way.
Metal detectors help people recover lost clothing at the beach.
Metal detectors make sure that broken needles don't get into clothing.
Metal detectors keep workers from bringing weapons into factories.
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Why were metal detectors first used?
To help security guards
To help miners
To help doctors
To help soldiers
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According to the text, metal detectors have been used in all of the following except which?
airports
churches
schools
court houses
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How do metal detectors help soldiers?
Metal detectors find weaknesses in their armor.
Metal detectors create a relaxing beeping noise.
Metal detectors help soldiers find hidden bombs.
Metal detectors warn soldiers when bullets are coming.
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Why do people bring metal detectors to the beach?
Metal detectors help people find valuable items.
Metal detectors help people keep the sand clean and safe.
Metal detectors are fashionable and look cool.
Metal detectors help guards keep weapons away from the beach.
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Which happens first?
The magnetic waves hit metal and change.
The metal detector beeps alarmingly.
The metal detector creates magnetic waves.
The magnetic waves go through the ground.
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How did metal detectors get better over time?
They became cheaper.
They became lighter.
They began working better.
All of these
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Which title would best describe the purpose of this text?
Magnetism and More: How a Metal Detector Works
Metal Detectors: What They Do and How We Use Them
Metal Detectors: a Complete the Story of Their Invention
A Day at the Beach: Using Your Metal Detector to Find Things
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Why do you believe this? Explain your argument completely.
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How do metal detectors make save lives? Explain your answer using the text.
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Why would buying an early metal detector have been disappointing? Refer to the text in your answer.
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In your own words, explain how metal detectors make buying clothes a safer experience.
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