Read the excerpt from "It's Only Fair.”
"It’s only fair,” Maritza told her friend Avery as they sat in their empty classroom after school. "The first person to do a famous thing should get the most credit for it. I mean, how much do you hear about the second person to fly an airplane over the Atlantic Ocean? Or the second guy who landed on the moon?”
To draw a conclusion about Maritza’s character based on this excerpt, what is the best question for the reader to ask?
What does she say?
The best question to ask in this excerpt is "what does she say?" This is because we do not know anything about Maritza besides the things that she has said. She tells us that she believes that the first person who achieves something deserves to get the most credit for it. We do not know anything of what Maritza has done, who she is or what she does. Therefore, the only conclusion we can draw is what she says.
who is she?
All the questions that are asked in the other options have been answered in the given passage. The only information that is not given is what Maritza has done. So, to get to know more about her character the right question to ask is 'what does she do?'.
By asking "What does she say?", you can reach inferences on her portrayal as an individual values' identity the first to accomplish something.
Maritza makes accentuation on the way that she is the second individual to achieve something imperative like flying over the Atlantic Ocean or arriving on the moon isn't well known or important in light of the fact that somebody has effectively done it.