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Sandwich Quiz

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    cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"></span><span style="font-size: 13.000000pt; font-family: 'Eldorado'; font-weight: bold;">Which of these word stories would best fit in this article? </span></p>Armadillo comes from a Spanish word meaning “armed.” The animal’s hard shell looks like armor.Braille is a system of writing for the blind that was developed by Louis Braille.Cricket is a word that imitates the sound a cricket makes.Dynamite comes from a Greek word meaning “power.” Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, created the word.2100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>Which of these words came from a person's name?</strong></span></p>trapezeeditorboycottacrobat7100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><strong><span style="font-size: 18px;">What is this passage mainly about?</span></strong></p>It is about the definition of the word "sandwich."It is about the ugly clothes that people wore a long time ago.It is about the Earl of Sandwich.It is about eponyms, or words that come from people’s names. 12100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><strong><span style="font-size: 18px;">Why did the Earl of Sandwich invent the "sandwich"?</span></strong></p>He could eat while playing cards without stopping the game. He wanted something named after him.He was hungry.The diesel engine was named for its inventor, Rudolf Diesel.100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>What are "bloomers," and where did the word <em>bloomers</em> come from?</strong></span></p>"Bloomers" was a fashion magazine. The magazine was named for the editor of the magazine, Amelia Bloomer.Bloomers are knitted jackets with buttons. The "bloomer" was named for an officer in the British army from the 1800's.Bloomers are flowers that are opening up. The word comes from a Spanish word meaning “armed.” The animal’s hard shell looks like a blooming flower.Bloomers are pants worn under a dress. They were first shown in a magazine edited by Amelia Bloomer, and reporters called the pants “bloomers.” 7100
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