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Lynette long was once the principal of an elementary

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Lynette Long was once the principal of an elementary school. She said, “We had a school rule against wearing jewelry. A lot of kids had chains around their necks with keys attached. I was constantly telling them to put the keys inside shirts. There were so many keys; it never came to my mind what they meant.” Slowly, she learned that they were house keys. She and her husband began talking to the children who had keys. They learned of the effect working couples and single parents were having on their children. Fear was the biggest problem faced by children at home alone. One in three latchkey children the Longs talked to reported being frightened. Many had nightmares and were worried about their own safety. The most common way latchkey children deal with their fears is by hiding. They may hide in a shower stall, under a bed or in a closet. The second is TV. They often turn the volume up. It’s hard to get statistics on latchkey children, the Longs have learned. Most parents are slow to admit that they leave their children alone.
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Question 1 : The phrase “ an empty house ” in the passage mostly means . A. a house with no people inside B. a house with no furniture C. a house with nothing inside D. a house with too much space Question 2 : One thing that the children in the passage share is that . A. they all watch TV B. they spend part of each day alone C. they are from single-parent families D. they all wear jewelry Question 3 : The phrase “ latchkey children ” in the passage means children who . A. close doors with keys and watch TV by themselves B. like to carry latches and keys with them everywhere C. are locked inside houses with latches and keys D. look after themselves while their parents are not at home Question 4 : The main problem of latchkey children is that they . A. are also found in middle-class families B. watch too much television during the day C. suffer a lot from being left alone D. are growing in numbers Question 5 : What is the main idea of the first paragraph? A. How kids spend free time. B. Why kids hate going home. C. Bad condition of latchkey children. D. Children’s activities at home. Question 6 : Why did a lot of kids have chains around their necks with keys attached? A.They had to use the keys to open school doors. B.Schools didn’t allow them to wear jewelry, so they wore keys instead. C.They were fully grown and had become independent. D.They would use the keys to enter their houses when they came home. Question 7 : What do latchkey children suffer most from when they are at home alone? A. Fear. B. Tiredness. C. Boredom. D. Loneliness. Question 8 : Lynette Long learned of latchkey children’s problems by . A. visiting their homes B. delivering questionnaires C. interviewing their parents D. talking to them Question 9 : What is the most common way for latchkey children to deal with fears?
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