The word « smeared » in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to :
According to paragraph 1, what material was used to create the colors for the paintings ?
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In paragraph 2, the author mentions all of the following about the location of the paintings EXCEPT:
In paragraph 2, what can be inferred about the artists of most cave paintings other than in Lascaux ?
The word « them » in paragraph 4 refers to :
Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the highlighted sentence in the passage?
Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information
In paragraph 1, why does the author mention the fact that pigment was found inside the hollow bones ?
Look at the four squares (❒) that indicate where the following sentence could be added to paragraph 1.
The creatures portrayed in these ancient paintings are remarkable for their size, sometimes as much as 16 feet (almost five meters) high.
Where would the sentence best fit?
Directions: An introductory sentence for a brief summary of the passage is provided below. Complete the summary by selecting the THREE answer choices that express the most important ideas in the passage. Some sentences do not belong in the summary because they express ideas that are not presented in the passage or are minor ideas in the passage.
The cave paintings at Lascaux represent a major artistic achievement, but their unusual nature has led to different theories about their purpose.