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MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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GRADE Grade 10
Download PDF Document 2012, SESSION THREE, READING SELECTION
One of the great accomplishments in modern engineering is the 32-mile tunnel that runs from Britain to France. Read about the challenges the builders faced during the project and answer the questions that follow.

The Channel Tunnelby Peter Ross

Students read a selection titled “The Channel Tunnel” and then answered questions 28 through 36 that followed.
Due to copyright restrictions, the excerpt cannot be released to the public over the Internet. For more information, see the copyright citation below.
“The Channel Tunnel” by Peter Ross, from The Seventy Wonders of the Modern World. Text and illustrations copyright © 2002 by Thames & Hudson Ltd. Reprinted by permission of Thames & Hudson Ltd. Photograph copyright © David Sailors/Corbis.

2012 Spring Release, English Language Arts - Grade 10
Download PDF Document Question 34 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Language
Topic: 5 - Structure and Origins of Modern English

 
In the selection, why is the term “Chalk Marl” capitalized?
 
 
 

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