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