English Comprehension – Very Short Passages 11-20

Passage 11 – Many cities haves distributed standardized recycling containers to all households with directions that read: “We would prefer that you use this new container as your primary recycling container as this will expedite pick-up of recyclables. Additional recycling containers may be purchased from the City.”

I. According to the directions, each household
a. may only use one recycling container.
b. must use the new recycling container.
c. should use the new recycling container.
d. must buy a new recycling container.

II. According to the directions, which of the following is true about the new containers?
a. The new containers are far better than other containers in every way.
b. The new containers will help increase the efficiency of the recycling program.
c. The new containers hold more than the old containers did.
d. The new containers are less expensive than the old containers.

Answer is on the last page.


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