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1. The word abolish in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
2. Why did thousands of runaway slaves immigrate to Canada?CorrectIncorrect
3. Which sentence below best expresses the essential information in the highlighted sentence in paragraph 3? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information.CorrectIncorrect
4. The word fugitives in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
5. All of the following are mentioned as methods of escape on the Underground Railroad EXCEPTCorrectIncorrect
6. The author discusses the language of the Underground Railroad in paragraph 5 in order toCorrectIncorrect
7. The word elude in paragraph 5 is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
8. The phrase break for in paragraph 5 is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
9. Which of the following statements is true about passengers on the Underground Railroad?CorrectIncorrect
10. In stating that She was wanted dead or alive in the South in paragraph 6, the author means that Harriet TubmanCorrectIncorrect
11. The author points out that workers on the Underground RailroadCorrectIncorrect
12. It can be inferred from paragraph 8 that the author most likely believes which of the following about the Underground Railroad?CorrectIncorrect
13. Look at the four squares, A , B , C and D , which indicate where the following sentence could be added to the passage. Where would the sentence best fit?
Women and children also escaped, but they were more easily captured.
Runaway slaves usually traveled alone or in small groups. Most were young men between the ages of 16 and 35. A The fugitives hid in wagons under loads of hay or potatoes, or in furniture and boxes in steamers and on rafts. B They traveled on foot through swamps and woods, moving only a few miles each night, using the North Star as a compass. Sometimes they moved in broad daylight. C Boys disguised themselves as girls, and girls dressed as boys. In one well–known incident, twenty–eight slaves escaped by walking in a funeral procession from Kentucky to Ohio. DCorrectIncorrect