Tigers

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Which is NOT a reason in the article explaining why tigers are hunted?
Because tiger skins are worth a lot of money
Because tiger parts are used as medicines in some cultures
Because tigers are hunted for enjoyment by some people
Because some tigers attack local villages
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Which animal does NOT grow larger than the tiger?
Brown bear
Lion
Polar bear
All of these animals grow larger than a tiger
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Which number is CLOSEST to the estimation of the wild Tiger population in 2003?
30,000
3,000
100,000
140
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Which best describes the author's main purpose in writing this article?
To persuade readers to help the world's tiger population and to offer ways to help
To entertain readers with stories about how tigers hunt and are hunted
To provide readers with interesting information about the lifestyles of tigers
To explain to readers why the world's tiger population is endangered
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Information in the third paragraph is MAINLY organized using which text structure?
Compare and contrast
Spatial order
Cause and effect
Chronological order
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Which best explains why tigers have lost so much of their habitat according to the text?
Because humans are afraid of tigers
Because humans have changed the land
Because tigers need so much space to survive
Because tiger skins are extremely valuable
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Based on information in the text, which best explains why tigers are poached?
Poachers hunt tigers for medicine to cure sick family members.
Poachers hunt tigers because they enjoy killing dangerous animals.
Poachers hunt tigers to earn large amounts money.
Poachers hunt tigers to protect their families from dangerous animals.
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Which best explains why it is so difficult to preserve the wild tiger population?
Tigers hunt in large packs and there are too few tigers left to make these packs.
Wild tigers must make their homes close to rivers and the world's rivers are evaporating.
Wild tigers require a lot of space.
Wild Tigers do not get along with most other animals.
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Which of the following is an opinion?
Humans have endangered the world's wild tiger population.
South China tigers were brought to live in South Africa.
Tigers can grow up to eleven feet long.
Saving the wild tiger population is important.
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Based on context, which best defines the term "rewilded" as used in the last paragraph?
To preserve animals by keeping them in zoos
To bring animals born in zoos back to nature
To teach animals to coexist with humans
To teach humans to coexist with animals
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What does the following idiom mean?

"other parts of the tiger can also fetch a pretty penny."
The tiger is a very beautiful animal.
The fur is the only valuable part of the tiger.
Other parts of the tiger are worth a lot of money.
Tigers can be trained to do tricks like in the circus.
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Which conclusion could be best supported by information from the text?
Efforts to save tigers have failed before, but there are many economic reasons to keep trying.
Efforts to save tigers have failed completely.
Efforts to save tigers have been so successful that they saved tigers from endangerment.
Efforts to save tigers have had some success, but there are many obstacles to recovery.
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