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NAME--

NEWS SPECIAL: HURRICANE KATRINA: ONE YEAR LATER, PAGES 7-9

Write the letter of the correct answer on the line before each question.

--1. In which place[s] did Hurricane Katrina destroy roads and buildings?

A. Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

B. New Orleans alone

C. Oklahoma and Texas

--2. Which best describes New Orleans's current population?

A. Almost all New Orleanians have returned.

B. Half of the remaining people voted to rebuild the city on higher ground.

C. More than half the people have not returned to the city.

--3. Many poor homeowners lacked what?

A. flood insurance

B. floodwalls

C. levees

--4. Most of New Orleans lies where?

A. atop levees

B. below sea level

C. in the Lower Ninth Ward

--5. A rapid rise in sea level caused by high winds blowing ocean water ashore is called what?

A. blastwater

B. sea surge

C. storm surge

WORLD: JS GOES INSIDE IRAN, PAGES 10-13

Use a word from this list to correctly complete each sentence.

Bidhand, Buddhism, carpets, cotton, Farsi, golab giri, Greece, hijab, mosque, Muslim, nuclear power, nuclear weapons, oil, Persia, sari, Shah, Shia Islam, Sunni Islam, Tehran

6. The leader overthrown by the 1979 revolution was the--.

7. Iran's major language is called --.

8. Iran's current government sags it wants to develop--.

9. In public, Iranian women and girls must wear the--.

10. Iran's economy is heavily dependent on exports of--.

USA: BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, PAGES 14-15

Decide whether each quote from the article is a statement of fact or of opinion. Write your answer (F or O) on the blank line provided.

--11. "[Teens'] bodies are changing."

--12. "I think he may have some problems."

--13. "You're the most annoying person."

--14. "He asked me if I was pregnant."

--15. "I try hard in school, but I hide it because my classmates make me feel bad."
AMERICAN HISTORY PLAY:

DID POCAHONTAS SAVE JAMESTOWN?, PAGES 16-19

Match each person or group in the left column with
the correct description in the right column.

--16. Naturals A. a Jamestown settler
 who married
 Pocahontas
--17. Powhatan B. what English settlers
 called the American
 Indians
--18. John Rolfe C. an English settler
 and a leader of
 Jamestown
--19. John Smith D. a kinsman to
 Pocahontas's father
--20. Uttamatomakin E. the most powerful
 chief in the area


ANSWERS

1. A

2. C

3. A

4. B

5. E

6. Shah

7. Farsi (Persian)

8. nuclear power

9. hijab

10. oil

11. F

12. 0

13. 0

14. F

15. F

16. B

17. E

18. A

19. C

20. D
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