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Comprehension QuestionsUNIT 1 — Lesson 1A — Comprehension Questions
Parts of the Introduction

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your understanding of opening statements, supporting sentences, and thesis statements. Select the best answers and read the explanations in the pop-up windows.

 
 

1.

Which part of the introduction "hooks" the reader?

 

a

The opening statement

 

b

The supporting sentences

 

c

The thesis statement

 

2.

Which of the following are qualities of a good thesis statement? Click on all the correct answers.

 

a

Presents the main points in order

 

b

Gives information about the topic

 

c

States the direction of the paper

 

d

Introduces the points of the essay

 

e

Sets the tone of the essay

 

f

Starts with "This essay will..."

 

3.

Which part of the introduction clearly shows what the writer is going to explain in the essay?

 

a

The supporting sentences

 

b

The thesis statement

 

c

The opening statement