English Test 3 Section 2

25 August 2022
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Which excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes" is an opinion? We are a group of twelve- and thirteen-year-olds from Canada. . . . We raised all the money ourselves to come six thousand miles. . . . I used to go fishing in Vancouver with my dad. . . . Losing my future is not like losing an election. . . .
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Losing my future is not like losing an election. . . .
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Read the excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes." At school, even in kindergarten, you teach us to behave in the world. You teach us . . . • not to hurt other creatures, • to share - not be greedy. Then why do you go out and do the things you tell us not to do? Based on the excerpt, Suzuki most likely believes that adults should behave more maturely than children. better than they did when they were in kindergarten. the same way they expect young children to. as examples for their children.
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the same way they expect young children to.
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Which excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes" is a fact? I am here to speak for all generations to come. I am afraid to go out in the sun now. . . . . . . a few years ago we found the fish full of cancers. . . . we act as if we have all the time we want. . . .
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a few years ago we found the fish full of cancers.
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Which excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes" is a fact? . . . we all share the same air, water, and soil. . . . In my anger, I am not blind. . . . . . . I am not afraid to tell the world how I feel. . . . we are afraid to lose some of our wealth. . . .
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. . . we all share the same air, water, and soil. . . .
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In "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes," what is the most likely reason Suzuki speaks about herself as "only a child"? to admit that although adults are older, they may not be wiser than she to warn adults that she is going to offend them in her speech to state that she is young; therefore, she has more answers than adults to make sure that adults do not take her thoughts too seriously
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to admit that although adults are older, they may not be wiser than she
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Read the excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes." In my life, I have dreamt of seeing the great herds of wild animals, jungles, and rain forests full of birds and butterflies, but now I wonder if they will even exist for my children to see. Did you have to worry about these little things when you were my age? Suzuki most likely asks this question to make her audience feel disappointed. ashamed. helpless. annoyed.
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ashamed.
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Which excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes" is a fact? In Canada, we live the privileged life. . . . We cannot afford to be not heard. I am afraid to breathe the air. . . . . . . animals and plants going extinct every day . . .
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. . . animals and plants going extinct every day . . .
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Read the excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes." I am only a child yet I know if all the money spent on war was spent on finding environmental answers, ending poverty, and finding treaties, what a wonderful place this earth would be! At school, even in kindergarten, you teach us how to behave in the world. You teach us: • to not to fight with others. • to work things out. • to respect others. • to clean up our mess. • not to hurt other creatures. • to share, not be greedy. Then why do you go out and do the things you tell us not to do? In this excerpt, the author argues that kindergarten is the best place to solve problems. adults must follow the advice they give children. children should be allowed to speak freely to adults. more money should be spent on funding war.
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adults must follow the advice they give children.
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Which excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes" expresses an opinion? starving children around the world countless animals dying across this planet holes in the ozone I wonder if they will even exist for my children
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I wonder if they will even exist for my children