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2 Fact or Opinion Read the sentences and decide if they are fact or opinion. To begin the quiz, make sure you are in slide show view and click start. Take notes on what makes a sentence a fact or an opinion. by Patricia Galien http://pjgalien.wordpress.com

3 Lawyers are rich. Next Question Previous Slide

4 Great! Good job. This is an overgeneralization. Also, one person’s definition of “rich” may be different from another person’s. Back to the Quiz

5 Governments should not use the death penalty to punish criminals. Next Question Previous Slide

6 Great! Good job. “Should” is a word that often shows that the sentence is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

7 The U.S. government is the largest government in the world. Previous Slide Next Question

8 Great! Good job. This is a fact because “largest” can be measured. We can count how many people work for the U.S. government and how much money the U.S. government spends. Back to the Quiz

9 An office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet. Next Question Previous Slide

10 Great! Good job. We can check research to see if this is true. After we check the research, we can answer “yes” or “no.” In other words, we can verify or prove this. Back to the Quiz

11 Golf is more relaxing than soccer. Next Question Previous Slide

12 Great! Good job. Relaxing is an adjective that is an opinion. For example, What I think is relaxing, you may think is boring. Back to the Quiz

13 Mexico is the best place for a winter vacation. Next Question Previous Slide

14 Great! Good job.“Best” is the superlative of good. One person’s definition of “good” may be different from another person’s. Back to the Quiz

15 Chicago is the third largest city in the U.S. Next Question Previous Slide

16 Great! Good job. This is a fact because “largest” can be measured. We can prove this. Back to the Quiz

17 People should not be allowed to get tattoos until they are 18 years old. Next Question Previous Slide

18 Great! Good job. “Should” is a word that often shows that the sentence is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

19 It is illegal to smoke cigarettes in public places in Chicago. Next Question Previous Slide

20 Great! Good job. We can check the law to see if this is true. We can verify this. Back to the Quiz

21 High school students should wear uniforms. Next Question Previous Slide

22 Great! Good job. “Should” is a word that often shows that the sentence is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

23 Eating a vegetarian diet is the best way to stay healthy. Next Question Previous Slide

24 Great! Good job. Best is the superlative of good. Good is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

25 Smoking should be banned in public places. Next Question Previous Slide

26 Great! Good job. “Should” is a word that often shows that the sentence is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

27 93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women. Next Question Previous Slide

28 Great! Good job. We can check the research and verify this percentage. Back to the Quiz

29 The U.S. government is too large. Next Question Previous Slide

30 Great! Good job. One of the meanings of too is that there is a problem. I may think something is a problem, but you might disagree. Back to the Quiz

31 Security alarms are the most effective way to protect homes from burglaries. Next Question Previous Slide

32 Great! Good job. The adjective effective is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

33 It is best to get married when you are 30 years old or older. Next Question Previous Slide

34 Great! Good job. Best is the superlative of good. Good is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

35 Medical marijuana should be legal. Next Question Previous Slide

36 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

37 Americans are fat. Next Question Previous Slide

38 Great! Good job. This is an overgeneralization. Back to the Quiz

39 The Nile River splits into the White Nile and Blue Nile in Sudan. Next Question Previous Slide

40 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

41 The single life is better than married life. Next Question Previous Slide

42 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

43 Pets improve your life. Next Question Previous Slide

44 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

45 One study shows that heart attack survivors who have pets live longer than those who do not. Next Question Previous Slide

46 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

47 Soccer is a much more interesting game to play than golf. Next Question Previous Slide

48 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

49 A nurse is busy. Next Question Previous Slide

50 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

51 John F. Kennedy's rocking chair was sold for $453,500. Next Question Previous Slide

52 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

53 You are cute. Next Question Previous Slide

54 Great! Good job. (You are cute though!) Back to the Quiz

55 When there is no pet in the home 33% of children have allergies, but if there is a pet in the home only 19% of the children have allergies. Back to the Beginning Previous Slide

56 Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

57 Good job. You have finished the quiz. Now make two lists of what makes something a fact or an opinion. Fact Opinion Push this button if you would like to take the quiz again.

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