QUIZ 3_2nd Quarter
A. Paraphrase (2 points each=6 points)
1-2. Death rates for males are substantially higher than for females for every age group of children and youth, but the largest difference occurs among teens, ages 15 to 19 (Goutas, et al., 2011, p. 11).
3-4. “In the more than a century and a half of their existence, Washington Irving’s two most famous stories, ‘Rip Van Winkle’ and ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,’ have taken on a life of their own. They have been read, listened to, and, from the time of Joseph Jefferson’s first staging of “Rip” to our own age of mass media, watched in various productions, by generations of adults and children alike.
Yet relatively few people are aware that they were onceand, for that matter, still technically arepart of of an apparently miscellaneous, but actually quite coherent unified, collection of sketches, essays, and stories called The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon” (Rubin-Dorsky 393).
5-6. “So dynamic is the Web that new technologies and techniques are emerging all the time.
What’s commonplace one year becomes old hat the next. The only thing that seems to remain constant is people’s desire to transmit and receive information efficiently and to communicate with others, no matter what the means. That’s what drives people to shop, invest, and converse online, and it is the same force that is propelling them to learn online as well” (Ko & Rossen, 2008, p. 5).
B. Summarize in one sentence. (2 points each = 6 points)
7-8. Baseball has been a part of American life for more than 100 years. There are 30 professional teams in 28 American cities and hundreds of minor league teams throughout the 50 states. More Americans attend major league baseball games than any other professional team sport in the United States. Baseball is a part of American slang, fashion, music, and movies.
9-10. For most of us, getting older means getting better. We might not have as much energy as we used to, but we know how to use it more efficiently. We think more clearly. We have more experience and get less intimidated. We’re more focused on what we love best. That’s what maturity is all about.
11-12. Cats are affectionate, cuddly, and independent. Unlike dogs, cats can stay on their own if you go away overnight. They do not need to be walked, and can monitor their own food so they don’t overeat. Also, cats do not bark, so your neighbors won’t have any noise to complain about. If someone wants to have a pet, a cat is a great choice!
C. Quotation. Add quotation marks where they are needed in the following sentences. (8 points)
13. Jam said, Ill bring the sandwiches.
14. May I go with you? Briana asked.
15. Look at that lizard! Richard yelled. Its huge!
16. Lets find some seats, suggested Mara, before the theater gets too crowded.
17. Id like to go along, said Babes.
18. Eric asked, Who will bring soda for everyone?
19. Barbara shouted, Ill bring them!
20. My dad will drive, said Caloy. He has a van.