Reading for Understanding Two #11A

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Sometimes the berries in the top of the box are much larger than those in the
  2. Your answer:
    bottom.
    patch.
    box.
    basket.


  3. Calm people and calm surroundings help people to enjoy eating. A quiet time before dinner especially helps young children to calm down so that they are ready to
  4. Your answer:
    eat.
    talk.
    listen to TV.
    go to bed.


  5. One of the reasons that plastic is being used for babies' bottles in place of glass is that a plastic bottle will not break easily when it is
  6. Your answer:
    emptied.
    used.
    dropped.
    filled.


  7. Raquel felt a hard tug on her fishing line. She quickly pulled the line out of the water, but the hook was empty. The fish had eaten the bait and had gotten
  8. Your answer:
    hooked.
    away.
    eaten.
    pulled.


  9. The city assigned a police officer to the school crossing because the traffic was so
  10. Your answer:
    early.
    slow.
    light.
    heavy.


  11. River otters are very playful animals. They love to slide down mud banks into the water. In winter they enjoy sliding down
  12. Your answer:
    dead branches.
    tree trunks.
    snowbanks.
    grassy banks.


  13. Tiger fathers usually have no fondness for their children and may even try to kill them. When their mothers protect them, the young cubs
  14. Your answer:
    are killed.
    are safe.
    never die.
    do not grow.


  15. She did not know on which day she had been born, and so she did not know exactly
  16. Your answer:
    where her home was.
    how old she was.
    where she was going.
    what her name was.


  17. There is an old saying that lightning never strikes twice in the same place. I know that this saying is not true because a tree near our house has been struck by lightning
  18. Your answer:
    and burned.
    and cracked.
    once.
    three times.


  19. Bruce had finished swimming, but he could not get dressed until he had dried off in the sun. He had forgotten to bring
  20. Your answer:
    any money.
    his clothes.
    a blanket.
    a towel.



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