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  1. Fact or Opinion Read the sentences and decide if they are fact or opinion. To begin the quiz, make sure you are in slide show view and click start. Take notes on what makes a sentence a fact or an opinion. by Patricia Galien http://pjgalien.wordpress.com

  2. Lawyers are rich. Previous Slide Next Question

  3. Great! Good job. This is an overgeneralization. Also, one person’s definition of “rich” may be different from another person’s. Back to the Quiz

  4. Governments should not use the death penalty to punish criminals. Previous Slide Next Question

  5. Great! Good job. “Should” is a word that often shows that the sentence is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

  6. The U.S. government is the largest government in the world. Previous Slide Next Question

  7. Great! Good job. This is a fact because “largest” can be measured. We can count how many people work for the U.S. government and how much money the U.S. government spends. Back to the Quiz

  8. An office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet. Previous Slide Next Question

  9. Great! Good job. We can check research to see if this is true. After we check the research, we can answer “yes” or “no.” In other words, we can verify or prove this. Back to the Quiz

  10. Golf is more relaxing than soccer. Previous Slide Next Question

  11. Great! Good job. Relaxing is an adjective that is an opinion. For example, What I think is relaxing, you may think is boring. Back to the Quiz

  12. Mexico is the best place for a winter vacation. Previous Slide Next Question

  13. Great! Good job.“Best” is the superlative of good. One person’s definition of “good” may be different from another person’s. Back to the Quiz

  14. Chicago is the third largest city in the U.S. Previous Slide Next Question

  15. Great! Good job. This is a fact because “largest” can be measured. We can prove this. Back to the Quiz

  16. People should not be allowed to get tattoos until they are 18 years old. Previous Slide Next Question

  17. Great! Good job. “Should” is a word that often shows that the sentence is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

  18. It is illegal to smoke cigarettes in public places in Chicago. Previous Slide Next Question

  19. Great! Good job. We can check the law to see if this is true. We can verify this. Back to the Quiz

  20. High school students should wear uniforms. Previous Slide Next Question

  21. Great! Good job. “Should” is a word that often shows that the sentence is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

  22. Eating a vegetarian diet is the best way to stay healthy. Previous Slide Next Question

  23. Great! Good job. Best is the superlative of good. Good is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

  24. Smoking should be banned in public places. Previous Slide Next Question

  25. Great! Good job. “Should” is a word that often shows that the sentence is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

  26. 93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women. Previous Slide Next Question

  27. Great! Good job. We can check the research and verify this percentage. Back to the Quiz

  28. The U.S. government is too large. Previous Slide Next Question

  29. Great! Good job. One of the meanings of too is that there is a problem. I may think something is a problem, but you might disagree. Back to the Quiz

  30. Security alarms are the most effective way to protect homes from burglaries. Previous Slide Next Question

  31. Great! Good job. The adjective effective is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

  32. It is best to get married when you are 30 years old or older. Previous Slide Next Question

  33. Great! Good job. Best is the superlative of good. Good is an opinion. Back to the Quiz

  34. Medical marijuana should be legal. Previous Slide Next Question

  35. Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

  36. Americans are fat. Previous Slide Next Question

  37. Great! Good job. This is an overgeneralization. Back to the Quiz

  38. The Nile River splits into the White Nile and Blue Nile in Sudan. Previous Slide Next Question

  39. Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

  40. The single life is better than married life. Previous Slide Next Question

  41. Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

  42. Pets improve your life. Previous Slide Next Question

  43. Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

  44. One study shows that heart attack survivors who have pets live longer than those who do not. Previous Slide Next Question

  45. Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

  46. Soccer is a much more interesting game to play than golf. Previous Slide Next Question

  47. Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

  48. A nurse is busy. Previous Slide Next Question

  49. Great! Good job. Back to the Quiz

  50. John F. Kennedy's rocking chair was sold for $453,500. Previous Slide Next Question