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Second Grade (Grade 2) Main Idea Questions

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Grade 2 Main Idea
Grade 2 Main Idea
Have you ever visit the city? Many people live in the city. There are many tall buildings in the city. Many people work in the city.

What is the main idea?
  1. Everyone lives in the city.
  2. The city is fun.
  3. There are many people in the city.
  4. The city is a good place to live.
Grade 2 Main Idea
Squirrels live in the park. They are gray and fluffy. They pick up nuts off the ground. Then they hide the nuts. They run up and down trees.

What is the main idea?
  1. To show how to catch a squirrel
  2. To tell about squirrels
  3. To tell what squirrels eat
  4. To show where squirrels live
Grade 2 Main Idea
Michael has a baby sister. He loves his sister very much. He helps dress her. He helps feed her. He likes to take her for walks. He helps her learn to talk.

What is the main idea?
  1. To tell about Michael and his baby sister
  2. To tell about Michael's big family
  3. To show why babies are nice
  4. To tell about Micheal and his baby brother
Grade 2 Main Idea
There is a rabbit hole in the field. A rabbit family lives there. Five baby rabbits live there. They are brown. They can hop fast.

What is the main idea?
  1. To tell about five baby rabbits
  2. To show where all rabbits live
  3. To show why rabbits hide
  4. To tell that rabbits love to eat carrots
Grade 2 Main Idea
William loves peanuts. He could eat them any time. He eats them after school. He eats them after dinner. He even puts them on ice cream.

What is the main idea?
  1. Peanuts are good for you.
  2. Peanuts are easy to grow.
  3. William eats lots of peanuts.
  4. William only eats peanuts after dinner.
Grade 2 Main Idea
Grandmother has a garden. She has many flowers in her garden. They are red, yellow, and white. Some flowers are big. Some are small. Grandmother likes flowers very much.

What is the main idea?
  1. Grandmother works in the garden.
  2. Grandmother grows many flowers.
  3. Grandmother loves vegetables.
  4. Grandmother has a vegetable garden.
Grade 2 Main Idea
Bears live in many places. Most bears are brown or black. Some bears are small. Many bears are large. Most bears are not friendly.

What is the main idea?
  1. To show why bears are bad
  2. To tell about bears
  3. To show how to catch bears
  4. To explain that all bears are big
Grade 2 Main Idea
All turtles have shells. Some turtles hide in their shells. They pull their head, legs, and tail into the shell. Turtles can live on land and in water.

What is the main idea?
  1. To tell about turtles
  2. To tell what turtles eat
  3. To show why turtles are good pets
  4. To show why turtles have no shells
Grade 2 Main Idea
Grade 2 Main Idea
Grade 2 Main Idea
Grade 2 Main Idea
There is a duck pond in town. Joan goes there a lot. She likes to see the ducks swimming around. She likes to feed the ducks too.

What is the main idea?
  1. Every town has a duck pound.
  2. Ducks make good pets.
  3. Joan likes to visit the duck pond.
  4. Many people go to the duck pound.
Grade 2 Main Idea
It is hard to find a good friend. Brian is lucky because he has many friends. His best friend is Larry. They go to the same school and live in the same neighborhood.

What is the main idea?
  1. It is easy to make friends.
  2. Brian doesn't have many friends.
  3. Brian has many friends and one best friend.
  4. Brian's friends live far away.
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