Statue of Liberty

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Which is NOT represented by the seven points on the crown of the Statue of Liberty according to the text?
The points represent the seven continents.
The points represent how liberty enlightens the world.
The points represent the sun.
The points represent the seven days of creation.
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Information in the SECOND paragraph is mainly organized using which text structure?
Chronological order
Cause and effect
Spatial order
Order of importance
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Which best expresses the main idea of the THIRD paragraph?
The U.S. was once a colony of Great Britain.
France assisted the United States in the Revolutionary War.
The statue of liberty was dedicated 100 years after America declared its independence.
The statue was a joint effort between France and the U.S. just like U.S. independence.
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Which is NOT a reason why people criticized the Statue of Liberty during its construction?
Some people felt that America shouldn't spend money on a statue during a depression.
Some people felt that France should have paid for the statue and the pedestal.
Some people felt that the statue should have been bigger.
Some people felt that the statue should have been built by an American.
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Which of the following statements is FALSE?
The Statue of Liberty's waste size is 35 feet.
The pedestal underneath the Statue of Liberty is 305 feet tall.
The tablet that the Statue of Liberty holds is 23 feet long.
The Statue of Liberty is over 151 feet tall.
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How do you know this? Cite the text in your response.
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Which best expresses the author's purpose in writing the last paragraph?
To show that some people did not think very highly of the French
To describe how a depression affects people
To argue why the Statue of Liberty was a good investment
To explain why some people were against building the statue
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Which of the following is an opinion?
The Statue of Liberty is over 151 feet tall.
The Statue of Liberty cost a tremendous amount of money to build.
The Statue of Liberty may sway 3 inches on a windy day.
The Statue of Liberty was sculpted by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi.
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Why do you believe this? Explain your answer completely.
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Which of the following statements is FALSE?
Bartholdi got permission from both the French and the US to build the statue.
The Statue of Liberty is located on federal property.
The Eiffel Tower was a gift to the Americans from the people of France.
The guy who built the Eiffel Tower also designed the inside of the Statue of Liberty.
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How do you know? Explain your answer.
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Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that Bartholdi contributed to the statue?
He designed the interior of the statue.
He sculpted the exterior of the statue.
He gained financing to complete the project from France.
He gained approval for the project from the U.S. and from France.
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Which best expresses the author's purpose in writing this text?
To describe the appearance of the Statue of Liberty
To provide readers with interesting facts about the Statue of Liberty and its construction
To entertain readers with stories about the construction of the Statue of Liberty and Bartholdi's life
To persuade people to visit the Statue of Liberty
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Why is it significant or important that the Statue of Liberty is a product of both French and American efforts? Make your point, quote text to support it, explain your quote, and connect it back to your point.
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Why were Gustave Eiffel's contributions to the Statue of Liberty important? Refer to the text to support your response.
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Why were some Americans against the construction of the Statue of Liberty? Cite text to support your response.
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Why does the Statue of Liberty look the way that she does? Use text to support your response.
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