Asked by IBella Pacheco on Jul 09, 2024

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Each group of sentences below could be unscrambled and written as a paragraph. Read each group, and select the letter of the topic sentence for each. Select the topic sentence.

A) Muslims say a brief ritualistic prayer five times a day while facing the direction of Mecca, kneeling, and bowing their heads to the ground.
B) Jews pray three times a day and even more often on holy days.
C) Hindus sing or recite a prayer called the Gayatri mantra on a daily basis.
D) All of the world's major religions include some form of prayer.
E) Followers of the Christian faith usually pray during worship services, before meals, and before going to sleep at night.

Gayatri Mantra

A highly revered and powerful mantra from Hinduism, chanted for enlightenment and the purification of the mind.

Muslims

Followers of Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion based on the Quran.

Jews

people belonging to the Jewish faith or descending from Jewish ancestors.

  • Identify topic sentences and their crucial position in the structural design of paragraphs.
  • Acknowledge the role of prayer and religious practices in different major world religions.
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Lindsey Nguyen

1 week ago

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
Each sentence in the group provides a different example of prayer across various religions, ultimately leading to the overarching statement that all major religions include some form of prayer. The other sentences provide specific examples but are not broad enough to function as topic sentences for the group.