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Example Question #14 : Craft And Structure

Text 1: Where to see African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which have many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world.You can see Polar Bears found in Alaska or Kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun. 

 

Text 2: African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habits and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles. 

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards. 

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and chetahs call home. However, many other animal call the plaines their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them. 

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforest. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches, or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, bright colored parrots can be seeing flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest. 

Where can the answer to the question below be found in the passages?

What animals can be found in a zoo?

Possible Answers:

Visiting a Zoo

Jungles

African Safari

Deserts

Correct answer:

Visiting a Zoo

Explanation:

We want to use the headings in these passages to help us answer this question. The question is asking which animals can be found in the zoo. The keyword is "zoo". This answer can be found in the "Visiting a Zoo" section. 

Example Question #2 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

If we wanted to learn where we could see African animals, which text would we use?

Possible Answers:

Text 2

Text 1

Correct answer:

Text 1

Explanation:

To answer this question we can start by looking at the texts’ titles. Text 1 is “Where to See African Animals” and Text 2 is “African Animals”. This question specifically asks about seeing African animals, we could use Text 1 because based on the title, that is what that text will be about.

Example Question #3 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

If we wanted to learn about African animals, which text would we use?

Possible Answers:

Text 2

Text 1

Correct answer:

Text 2

Explanation:

To answer this question we can start by looking at the texts’ titles. Text 1 is “Where to See African Animals” and Text 2 is “African Animals”. For this question, we want to learn about African animals. Since we want to learn about African animals, and not just see them, we should use Text 2 because it has a general title about African animals.

Example Question #4 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

What section of Text 2 would I use to learn about cheetahs?

Possible Answers:

Jungles

Plains

Desert

Correct answer:

Plains

Explanation:

Since this question is asking about cheetahs, we should use the “Plains” section of the text because this is the section that explains animals that live in this region including cheetahs.

Example Question #5 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

What section of Text 2 would I use to learn about monkeys?

Possible Answers:

Jungles

Deserts

Plains

Correct answer:

Jungles

Explanation:

Since this question is asking about monkeys, we should use the “Jungles” section of the text since this is where they live.

Example Question #6 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

What section of Text 2 would I use to learn about camels?

Possible Answers:

Plains

Desert

Jungle

Correct answer:

Desert

Explanation:

Since this question is asking about camels, we should use the “Desert” section of the text since this is the area of Africa that is very hot and is where camels live.

Example Question #7 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

What section of the Text 2 describe animals that live in very hot, dry places?

Possible Answers:

Desert

Plains

Jungles

Correct answer:

Desert

Explanation:

Looking at Text 2, we see that desert animals can live in very hot, dry places. This answer is found in the “Desert” section of Text 2.

Example Question #8 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

Where can the answer to the following question be found?

What is an African safari?

Possible Answers:

Text 2, section Jungles

Text 1, section African Safari

Text 2, section Deserts

Test 1, section Visiting a Zoo

Correct answer:

Text 1, section African Safari

Explanation:

The answer to the question, “What is an African safari?” is “a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild.” This answer was found in Text 1, section African Safari.

Example Question #9 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

Where can the answer to the following question be found?

What is a rainforest?

Possible Answers:

Text 1, section Visiting a Zoo

Text 1, section African Safari

Text 2, section Jungles

Text 2, section Desert

Correct answer:

Text 2, section Jungles

Explanation:

Looking at the texts, a rainforest is discussed in the Jungles section of Text 2. “The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals.”

Example Question #10 : Use Text Features

Text 1:

Where to See African Animals

Animals that are from Africa are some of the most fascinating animals to see. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing the animals that live in Africa, there are two ways to make this happen. The first is to visit a local zoo. Most zoos have an African section, which has many of the animals that you would find in Africa. The other, and probably the more exciting option, would be to take a trip to Africa and go on an African safari!

Visiting a Zoo

If you go to a zoo to see African animals, you can usually follow signs straight to the African section. There you will see an area that is modeled off of what an African habitat, or area where animals live, would look like. There will be tall trees for the giraffes and lots of grass and small plants for the elephants. The neat thing about seeing animals in a zoo is that you can see tons of different animals from all over the world. You can see polar bears found in Alaska or kangaroos found in Australia, just to name a few!

African Safari

An African safari is a trip that is very popular in Africa. People sign up for tours and ride around Africa to see many African animals in their homes in the wild. During an African safari, the driver is also the tour guide. He, or she, will know many facts and details about the area and the animals. During the safari, you might go by giraffes eating from tall trees, elephants spraying water from their noses, and lions laying in the sun.

Text 2:

African Animals

Africa is home to many amazing and different animals! The weather in Africa is generally very warm, but depending on where in Africa you are, you will see different habitats and animals. The top half of Africa, or the northern part, is mainly made up of deserts. The bottom half of Africa, or the southern part, is made up of plains and jungles.

Desert

African deserts are home to animals that can live in very hot temperatures, with very little water. If you were to visit an African desert you might see animals such as camels, foxes, or sheep. Reptiles also live in African deserts. Reptiles that you might see include snakes or lizards.

Plains

African plains are flat areas with a lot of grass. You might see some tall trees spread out, but the majority of this area is covered in grass. If you visit this area of Africa, you might run into some dangerous animals. The plains are where lions and cheetahs call home. However, many other animals call the plains their home. If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.

Jungles

The jungles in Africa are rainforests. They are filled with tall trees, plants, and many animals. If you were in an African rainforest, you might see monkeys hanging from branches or big snakes wrapped around trees. Also, brightly-colored parrots can be seen flying from tree to tree. Much bigger animals, such as gorillas and jaguars also live within all of the trees of the rainforest.

Where can the answer to the following question be found?

Where do zebras call home?

Possible Answers:

Text 1, section Visiting a Zoo

Text 2, section Plains

Text 2, section Desert

Text 1, section African Safari

Correct answer:

Text 2, section Plains

Explanation:

Reading the texts, we learn that zebras live in Plains. “ If you want to see elephants, giraffes, or zebras, the plains are where you will find them.” This answer can be found in Text 2, section Plains.

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