Vocabulary
Main Idea
Comprehension Questions
Refer to
Bonus -Mix
100

A ______ can tell us many things about a period in history or a particular culture.

novel

100

Match the main idea with the correct paragraph.

" Changing use of alphabets. " is the main idea of paragraph _______.

Paragraph 3

100

Which two countries learned to make paper after China?

Japan and Korea (paragprah 4)

100

Paragraph 6, line 3 " them " refers to ______.

more people

100

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Match the main idea with the correct paragraph.

"Technology’s effect on writing. " is the main idea of paragraph ______ .

paragraph 8

200

My computer is the most important piece of _______ I need to work.

equipment

200

Match the main idea with the correct paragraph.

" Copying and producing texts. " is the main idea of paragraph ______ .

Paragraph 5

200

Where in public can we see calligraphy?

fountains and schools (paragraph 3)

200

Paragraph 7, line 9 " they " refers to ______.

These pens

200

Paragraph 8, line 20 " we " refers to ______.

people

300

We need to read stories to children so we can teach them as well as _______ them.

entertain

300

Match the main idea with the correct paragraph.

" Inventing a good writing material . " is the main idea of paragraph ______ .

Paragraph 4

300

Who invented the first ballpoint pen?

John J. Loud (paragraph 7)

300

Paragraph 8, Line 13 " their " refers to ______.

more and more people's

300

Who copied books before the printing press?

people who had a good education (paragraph 5) 

400

Books should only be written and read to _______ and educate.

inform

400

Match the main idea with the correct paragraph.

" Beginning to communicate with many people . " is the main idea of paragraph ______ .

paragraph 6

400

What things other than animal skins did people write on?

plants and cloth ( paragraph 4)

400

Paragraph 3, Line 4 " their " refers to ______.

Different cultures'

400

What part of communication today do people think is like cave paintings

or hieroglyphics?

the use of images and emojis in text messages and social media (paragraph 8)

500

Products produced ________ are better than ones made by machine.

by hand

500

Match the paragraphs with the main ideas.

" The first writing systems. " is the main idea of paragraph ______ .

paragraph 2

500

What two types of storytelling and entertainment were popular before

the novel?

poems and plays (paragraph 6)

500

Paragraph 1 , Line 4 " this " refers to ______.

Human communication

500

Match the main idea with the correct paragraph.

"The creation of writing equipment and pens . " is the main idea of paragraph ______ .

paragraph 7

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