DISCUSSION: One of these answers has support from the passage, and the other four are designed to trick you. You should always check your answer against the passage. That way you can be 100% certain you’re correct.
- Lines 7-12 mention the origins of proverbs, but they tell us nothing about proverbs that comes from outside Europe.
- Lines 7-12 tell us that some English proverbs have equivalents in Spanish, but we don’t know if any English proverbs came from Mexican Americans.
- English proverbs are only mentioned in lines 10-12 and line 24. We don’t know much about them. We only know that English shares some proverbs with Spanish, and that English speakers are less likely to use proverbs for education.
- No other ethnic groups are mentioned.
- CORRECT. Lines 21-24 say this is true.
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