רוצים לקבל עדכונים על פתרון בחינות הבגרות הבאות? הצטרפו לחדשות 2 בפייסבוק
THE BUS STOP LIBRARY
1) The Clinton Community Center started a project to help people (-). (lines 1-3)
ii) have more books to read.
2) What do we learn from lines 1-3?
i) where the library is.
3) According to lines 4-8, what can we do with the book you take from the library?
i) Read it at the bus stop.
iv) Bring it back to any bus stop in the city.
4) According to lines 9-14, people from the Community Center (-).
iii) come to take your old books.
5) "Cookbooks" (line 13) are an example of books that (-).
ii) the Bus Stop Library wants.
6) What does the Community Center do with the books it collects before putting them in the Bus Stop Library? (lines 9-14)
ANSWER: It checks all the books.
LIVING WITH A BEAR
7) In lines 1-5 we learn about (-).
a. the Logan's new pet.
8) According to the neighbors, what should the Logans do With Brownie?
ANSWER: They should send it/Brownie to a zoo//To send Brownie to a zoo.
9) What do we learn in lines 6-11?
ii) How old Brownie is now.
iv) What will happen when Brownie grows up.
10) What fact do experts mention to show that pet bears become "aggressive and dangerous"?
ANSWER: Some pet bears have even hurt and killed their owners.
11) How do people in Canada know about Brownie? (lines 12-13)
ANSWER: There are a lot of stories about him in the newspapers.
WASTING FOOD IN AMERICA
1) What do we learn from lines 1-4?
ii) What Stuart's book is about.
2) What is the problem that Stuart writes about?
i) People waste a lot of food.
3) What did people tell Stuart?
ANSWER: They don't use all the food that they buy.
4) According to Stuart, what is the problem with Americans' shopping habits?
iii) They buy food in big packages.
5) What will happen in the future if Americans waste even more food than today?
ANSWER: The results will be a disaster to the environment.
6) According to Stuart, how can people waste less food? Give ONE way.
ANSWER: To go shopping with a list// To buy food in small packages// To use leftover food instead of throwing it away.
7) What does Susan Parker like about the first part of the book? Give ONE thing.
ANSWER: Stuart writes with humor// Stuart tells stories about his own experience// It is very interesting// It is well written.
8) Susan Parker recommends this book because she thinks Americans need (-).
ii) to know how serious food waste is.
A NEW PROBLEM: TOO MANY CYCLISTS IN THE CITY
1) What do we learn in lines 1-3?
iii) Cycling is better than driving a car in a city.
2) Copenhagen is mentioned in lines 4-11 to show (-).
ii) what happens when the number of cyclists grow.
3) What makes Copenhagen a "bike-friendly" city?
ANSWER: It/The city has wide bicycle lanes which only cyclists are permitted to use.
4) According to lines 4-18, how is the use of bicycle lanes in New York different from their use in Copenhagen?
COMPLETE THE SENTENCE.
In New York (both) pedestrians and cyclists are allowed to use the same lanes.
5) Stopping at a red light mentioned in line 14 as an example of a traffic law that (-).
i) cyclists often ignore.
6) What has happened to some pedestrians in New York?
ANSWER: They were injured and one was even killed.
7) How will New York solve its cycling problems?
i) There will be lanes only for cyclists.
v) Cyclists will use the lanes only at certain times.
8) According to lines 24-31, the method used by the mayor of Copenhagen is friendlier than the method used by (-).
ii) worried cyclists in New York.
9) Why do some cyclists get a reward from the mayor of Copenhagen?
ANSWER: Because they obey the law and respect others.
10) What does the writer of this report say about the attempt to solve the problem of cyclists' behavior?
iii) the attempts made are not enough.
11) In line 31 the writer mentions "the benefits of cycling". Give ONE of these benefits. Take your answer from another paragragh.
ANSWER: Reducing the number of cars// Fewer traffic jams// More parking places// Less pollution.
GOING TO MARS? HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL EAT
1) What do you learn from lines 1-5?
i) Why a trip to Mars presents many challenges.
v) What Dr. Brown's team is working on.
2) In lines 7-12, Dr. Brown presents (-)
iv) different types of meals for astronauts.
3) Why did NASA have to change the food that it used on space flights in the 1960s?
COMPLETE THE ANSWER ACCORDING TO LINES 7-12.
Because astronauts disliked it so much that they refused to eat it.
4) In line 7 Dr. Brown says, "NASA has made a lot of progress." What progress has it made? (lines 7-12)
ANSWER: It has managed to produce complete meals of real food.
5) For the flight to Mars, NASA needs to solve problems with its packaged meals.
Give TWO of these problems according to lines 14-19.
(1) They are too heavy for a spacecraft to carry.
(2) The/Today's methods of packing only keep the food fresh for about 18 months.
6) Lettuce and radishes are given as examples of (-).
ii) vegetables that astronauts could eat in space.
7) What is presented in lines 21-26?
iii) the benefits of growing food in space.
SEEING WITH YOUR EARS
1) What are we told in lines 1-6 about echolocation?
iii) What information is provides.
v) How it works.
2) In lines 9-10 the writer describes some things that Kish can do. Why does he give this information?
COMPLETE THE ANSWER ACCORDING TO LINES 7-10.
To show that Kish uses echolocation rather than sight// has developed extraordinary skills at echolocation.
3) What are we told about Kish in lines 7-13?
ii) How he helps blind people.
4) What was the click described in lines 16-17 effective for? Base your answer on lines 14-17.
ANSWER: Getting/To get a picture of the surroundings.
5) What point does Martinez make about echolocation?
iv) It is quite easy to learn.
6) COMPLETE THE SENTENCE.
In lines 25-26, "working in thick fog" is mention as a situation in which echolocation can benefit not only the blind// can be of enormous value not only for the blind.
7) Which of the following statements is true according to lines 23-27?
iii) Not only blind people should learn to use echolocation.
8) According to line 24, blind people can benefit from using echolocation. Give ONE possible benefit. Take your answer from lines 1-13.
ANSWER: They can detect the presence of a building.//They can play ball//They can go mountain climbing//They can go skiing//They can gain greater independence.
GOING TO MARS? HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL EAT
1) What are we told in lines 1-7?
iv)What Dr.Brown's team is responsible for.
2) Why will a trip to Mars present different challenges from earlier space trips?
iii)Because of the duration of the trip.
3) COMPLETE THE SENTENCE.
in lines 10-16, Dr. Brown explains why astronauts in the 1960s returned to earth with most of their "meals" uneaten.
4) How is Dr. Brown's team trying to solve the problems related to the flight to Mars?
Give the TWO ways mentioned in lines 18-25.
(1) By testing various ways to reduce the weight of the food.
(2 By experimenting with new materials and techniques that will keep the food fresh (for the duration of the trip).
5) Lettuce and radishes are given as examples of (-). (lines 27-36)
iii)vegetables that astronauts could eat in space
6) What is presented in lines 27-36?
iii)Reasons why growing plants in space is difficult.
v)The benefits of growing food in the spacecraft.
THE FUTURE OF ZOOS
1) In lines 1-6 the writer presents (-).
iv) changes that were made in zoos.
2) According to Adrian Fuller, zoo reforms have not fully achieved their goal. What is that goal?
ANSWER: Increasing the well-being of the animals.
3) The "northern USA" (line 15) is mentioned as an example of an area where (-).
ii) conditions are hard for many zoo animals.
4) In lines 1-6 the writer mentions "far more fundamental changes" that zoos might need to make. Give TWO examples of fundamental changes from lines 7-21.
Take each answer from a different paragraph.
(1) Lines 7-12: Closing down the displays of large animals.
(2) Lines 13-21: Displaying only local wildlife.
5) What points does Nora Crowley make?
ii) Most animal don't suffer in zoos.
v) Many zoo animals cannot live in the wild.
6) COMPLETE THE SENTENCE.
In lines 30-36, Michael Gibson explains why he thinks that zoos shouldn't be shut down.
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