Fact and Opinion Practice 3 Key

Determine whether the following sentences are statements of fact, opinion, or mixed (fact and opinion).
Opinion words are highlighted in blue.

1. Pachelbel's composed the beautifully exquisite "Canon in D."
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion 

2. Bach is the brilliant and prolific composer who wrote the "Brandenburg Concerto."
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

3. Vivaldi wrote The Four Seasons.
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

4. Classical music is easy to listen to when you are studying.
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

5. According to "Crossing the Finish Line," 30% of today's 8th graders will earn a bachelor's degree by age 26.
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion
     Note: You can read "Crossing the Finish Line" to prove whether the article stated this. 

6. Financial aid needs to be simpler than it is.
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

7. You should not listen to music when you study.
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion

8. Once you graduate, you will get a great job.
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion
    Note: Predictions into the future are opinions.

9. My 10-year-old refrigerator will last another five years.
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion
    Note: You can verify that the refrigerator is 10 years old (fact), but predictions are opinions.

10. My daughter's dog Juliet eats tuna fish.
    a. Fact    b. Opinion    c. Mixed Fact and Opinion
    Note: This can be verified by watching the dog!

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