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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Main Idea Questions

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Grade 7 :: Main Idea by ReadingMatters

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Which detail would fit best at the end of the last paragraph of the text?
  1. The height of the mountain in the Nandewar Range
  2. The name of the park rangers who found the first slug
  3. The reason this new slug is such an unusual color
  4. The description of Australia’s other deadliest creatures
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by ReadingMatters

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What does the term "land down under" most likely refer to?
  1. New South Wales
  2. Australia
  3. Mountain peaks
  4. Nandewar Range
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by pcwyatt
If you can't figure out the main idea of a passage, what should you do?
  1. Try to recall every specific detail in the passage.
  2. Ask yourself general questions about the passage.
  3. Read the passage over and over until you have it memorized.
  4. Read the passage once and don't look at it again.
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by ReadingMatters

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What is the main idea of this passage?
  1. Australia has a new type of creature to add to its list.
  2. The most unusual animals are found on mountain peaks.
  3. These pink slugs are one of Australia's most intimidating creatures
  4. New creatures are found daily in remote places all over the planet.
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by ReadingMatters

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Which detail would fit best with the main idea in point #9?
  1. How spam is reported to its sender
  2. The function of "preview pane" on a computer
  3. Why spam has grown so much in recent years
  4. Where to find "preview pane" on a computer
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by ReadingMatters

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What would make the best title for this passage?
  1. A Dozen Simple Ways to Avoid Getting Spam
  2. The Importance of Choosing the Best Internet Service Provider
  3. Creating the Strongest Possible Password to Avoid Spam
  4. Why You Should Never Hit "Unsubscribe" or "Preview Pane"
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by tamz44
What are the two most important things to look for when trying to find the main idea?
  1. general ideas and the purpose
  2. specific details and the purpose
  3. general ideas and the setting
  4. specific details and the setting
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by ReadingMatters

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Which detail would fit best after the last sentence of the text?
  1. These types of gases trap heat in the atmosphere.
  2. Temperatures in this city have dropped ten degrees a year.
  3. Like dominoes, one change sets off another in a cascade.
  4. Some politicians do not accept global warming is a reality.
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by ReadingMatters

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Based on the information in this passage, what does the author most likely believe about global warming?
  1. It can be stopped if people just become more aware.
  2. Fossil fuels will run out soon and end the overall problem.
  3. People's actions are the main cause of the international crisis.
  4. Soon the world will lose its reliance on fossil fuels and begin healing
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by Debbiepalazzolo
What are some clues to the Topic Location?
  1. bold print
  2. headings or titles
  3. repeated throughout the passage or paragraph
  4. all of the above
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by Akeiah
What is an implied main idea?
  • A main idea that is not clearly stated in the paragraph
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by ReadingMatters

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Which detail would best fit in the first paragraph of the passage?
  1. How Crystal was chosen to speak to the city council
  2. Why the children's hospital needed new toys and games
  3. When the people in the neighborhood should plan to hold their sales
  4. What people said about Crystal's speech after the meeting
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by Akeiah
Explain how to figure out a main idea that is not clearly stated in the paragraph.
  • You would make an inference, which means to combine your prior knowledge with the information provided in the text an make an educated guess.
Grade 7 :: Main Idea by Akeiah
Where can you find the location of the main idea?
  • The main idea can be found anywhere in the paragraph.
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