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Second Grade (Grade 2) Main Idea Questions

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Grade 2 Main Idea
Grade 2 Main Idea

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Which detail supports the main idea?
  1. Kittens are cute.
  2. A kitten can also be a lot of fun.
  3. You must teach your kitten how to use a litter box.
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

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What is the main idea?
  1. Kittens are cute.
  2. Caring for kittens is a lot of work.
  3. You must feed a kitten 3-4 times a day.
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

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What detail could you add?
  1. Kittens come in many colors.
  2. You must brush your kitten every day.
  3. Sometimes kittens like to climb on things.
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

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Which statement is true?
  1. It was hard to have fun because it was windy.
  2. The wind made the water rise higher and higher.
  3. The weatherman said it was not going to be windy.
Grade 2 Main Idea

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What is the main idea?
  1. It was a windy day at the beach.
  2. No one had any fun at the beach that day.
  3. The narrator and her family went to the beach.
Grade 2 Main Idea

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Which detail is more important?
  1. The sand blew in my face.
  2. The grass was swaying on the dunes.
  3. We wanted to swim and build sand castles.
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
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