Mahalia Jackson Reading Test

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According to the selection, how were Mahalia Jackson and Bessie Smith alike?
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What is the Genre of this story?
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Which happened first?
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The author states, 'The people who had owned the slaves still owned the land. How could the slaves truly be free if they had to keep working for the same people who had owned them?" What does this mean?
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Vocabulary
We learn about SLAVERY in social studies.
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What is the Title of this story?
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What is the MOST LIKELY reason the author wrote this selection?
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Vocabulary
My sister is a TEENAGER.
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Vocabulary
He doesn't APPRECIATE expensive clothes.
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Why did slaves sing the blues?
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Vocabulary
He is a RELIGIOUS man.
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The title of the selection is Mahalia Jackson. Which of these would be another good name for the selection?
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Vocabulary
My mother is in the CHOIR.
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Who is the author of this story?
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Vocabulary
Her cousin is a BARBER.
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Which of the following could be used to prove the statement of fact "The roots of the blues go back to slavery"?
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A sentence from the selection says, "One of the ways black people fought against slavery was with the breath in their bodies." What does this mean?
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Vocabulary
Police RELEASED a picture of the man they were looking for.
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Which of the following is a statement of opinion?
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Which of the following details supports the selection's main idea?