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Reading Comprehension: Main Idea Questions

In Reading Comprehension, are Main Idea questions general or specific?  

The correct answer is general. The main idea of the passage is discussed throughout the entire passage.

Specific questions ask about a certain detail that is mentioned in the passage. Main Idea questions are about the main idea of the passage, which is discussed throughout the entire passage. Therefore, Main Idea questions are general questions.

Correct!

General
Specific

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