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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Main Idea
Level: Grade 5
Author: Khalilah
Last Modified: 4 months ago

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Grade 5 Main Idea

It is estimated that over twenty million pounds of candy corn are sold in the US each year. Brach’s, the top manufacturer, sells enough candy corn to circle the earth 4.25 times if each piece were laid end to end. That’s a lot of candy corn, but that’s nothing compared to Tootsie Roll production. Over 64 million
Tootsie Rolls are produced every day! But even Tootsie Rolls have got nothing on the candy industry’s staple product, chocolate. Confectioners manufacture over twenty billion pounds of chocolate in the United States each year. Now that’s a mouthful!

What is the main idea of the passage?
  1. The United States only produces candy corn.
  2. The United States produces many types of candies in large amounts.
  3. It is estimated that over twenty million pounds of candy corn are sold in the US each year.
  4. But even Tootsie Rolls have got nothing on the candy industry’s staple product, chocolate.
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