Reading Comprehension: Main Idea Questions

Which of the following titles best summarizes the contents of the passage?

Incorrect.

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The passage does not reveal any information about the daily lives of the bog people, only their diet and possible reasons for their manner of death.

Incorrect.

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This answer choice is too narrow because it focuses only on the study of the bog people's diet, whereas the passage also focuses on their manner of death.

Incorrect.

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This answer choice presents the bog people as sacrificial victims, whereas the author insists that it is still unclear whether the bog people were human sacrifices or not.

Great!

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This answer choice summarizes all the main ideas of the passage (the study of the bog people's diet and manner of death) and maintains the author's uncertainty over the reason for the bog peoples' deaths.

Incorrect.

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Although the passage mentions modern scientists, it does not emphasize the importance of modern science in the study of the bog people.

The Advantages of Modern Science: Studying the Bog People's Diet and Manner of Death
Were They Sacrificial Victims? A Study of the Bog People's Diet and Manner of Death
The Sacrificial Victims of the Iron Age: The Bog People Tell Their Story Through a Study of Their Diet and Manner of Death
What Can We Learn From the Bog People? A Study of the Iron Age Diet Based on Bodies Naturally Preserved in Sphagnum Bogs
The Bog People: A Thorough Look at Their Daily Lives and Manner of Death

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