Fact and Opinion II

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1. Which of the following best describes a fact?

a. The feelings of the main character
b. Something that can be proven.
c. Something that can't be proven
d. How much the main character likes something.

2. Which of the following best describes an opinion?

a. A person who can prove something
b. Making a good choice
c. A person's thoughts or feelings about something
d. Something that can be proven

3. Which of the following is an opinion?

a. Todd is wearing a blue tie.
b. Gary was unhappy that his team lost.
c. Sheila woke up at 7:30 in the morning
d. Jose won the race at field day.

4. Which of the following is a fact?

a. I'm the smartest student in the fifth grade
b. I received a 98% on the reading test
c. Reading is very easy
d. Gary Paulsen is my favorite author.

 


Read the following paragraph to answer questions 5 and 6.

Andrew's mother and father unloaded the van after the family returned from the soccer tournament. Andrew was exhausted from playing in all eight games over the weekend. Andrew wasn't helping, because he ran inside the house to call his grandparents to tell them about the games. He had won a trophy for being the most valuable player, and his team had won all of their games. He scored at least two goals in each of the games. He was extremely excited.

5. Which of these sentences is NOT a fact stated in the paragraph?

a. Andrew won a trophy at the soccer tournament.
b. Andrew scored at least 2 goals in every game.
c. Andrew was exhausted, but excited about the tournament.
d. Andrew's team won all of their games in the tournament

6. Which of these sentences is an opinion stated in the paragraph?

a. Andrew was exhausted, but excited about the tournament.
b. Andrew's parents unloaded the van after the tournament.
c. Andrew called his grandparents to tell them about the tournament.
d. Andrew's team won the tournament

 

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Read the following paragraph to answer questions 7 and 8.

Steve, Raphael, Karen, and I all went to the movies last Friday night. Steve had picked the movie, because it was his birthday. He really likes comedies, so we chose one that starred his favorite comedian. We made it just in time, because the movie was starting in fifteen minutes. We got really great seats. They were in the middle of the theater, fourteen rows from the front. Steve and Karen laughed through the entire movie. They just loved it! Raphael and I didn't think it was funny at all. The only thing Raphael and I thought was funny was when Steve laughed so hard that he spilled his popcorn all over Karen.

7. Which of the following is NOT a fact stated in the paragraph?

a. Steve spilled his popcorn on Karen
b. Steve, Raphael, Karen and I went to the movies last Friday night.
c. We has seats in the front row of the theater
d. It was Steve's birthday, so he chose the movie

8. Which of the following is an opinion stated in the paragraph?

a. Steve's favorite comedian was in the movie
b. Steve spilled his popcorn on Karen.
c. It was Steve's birthday, so he chose the movie
d. Steve and Karen loved the movie.

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