Seat Belts

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Which title best expresses the main idea of this text?
Why Not? Improve Your Odds with Seat Belts
Car Accidents: Ways That We Can Prevent Them
Seat Belts: Wear Them to Survive Any Wreck
Slow Down: Save Lives By Driving Slower
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Why do you believe this? Explain your answer completely.
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Which best expresses the author's main purpose in writing this text?
To entertain readers with stories and jokes about seat belts
To persuade readers to wear seat belts
To inform readers about seat belt laws
To describe what car accidents are like without seat belts
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Which best describes the text structure in the fourth paragraph?
Problem and solution
Chronological order
Compare and contrast
Sequential order
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Which best defines the word "alternatives" as it is used in the third paragraph?
Being unsafe
Driving fast
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Being safe
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Which best expresses the main idea of the fifth paragraph?
Seat belt laws save lives.
Seat belts are a waste of money.
Not wearing a seat belt may cost you.
People don't like to give money away.
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Which best defines the word "invincible" as it is used in the last paragraph?
Glow-in-the-dark
Unable to be harmed
Uncool
Difficult or impossible to see
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Which statement would the author most likely agree with?
Seat belts will keep you safe in any car accident.
Seat belts are annoying.
Being safe is more important than being cool.
You should be most concerned with your comfort.
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Why do you believe this? Refer to the text in your response.
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Which argument is not made by the author?
Penalties for not wearing a seat belt should increase.
Not wearing a seat belt can be expensive.
Seat belts keep you from flying through the windshield.
Wearing a seat belt is cooler than suffering an injury.
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Which statement would the author most likely disagree with?
Seat belts increase your chances of being injured in a car wreck.
Every state in America has seat belt laws.
Seat belts save lives.
You shouldn't drive anywhere until you are wearing your seat belt.
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Why do you believe this? Explain your answer completely.
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Which best explains why the author starts his essay with the word "click"?
He is trying to teach readers what it's like to ride in a car.
He is trying to remind readers how seat belts sound when clasped.
He is trying to scare readers.
He is trying to get the reader's attention.
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What are three main points that the author uses to support his argument? Put them in your own words.
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Why does the author write about driving in a car in the second paragraph? What is his purpose? Refer to the text in your explanation.
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Do you believe that the author is more interested in being safe or being comfortable? Refer to the text in your response.
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