Reading for Understanding Two #11C

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Eugene was very easy to get along with. He was generous and helpful. He was always cheerful and never mean. He had many friends and was never
  2. Your answer:
    ill.
    lonely.
    away.
    happy.


  3. The young man had just had a haircut. His suit was carefully tailored and freshly pressed. You could see your reflection in his shoes. From head to toe, he was
  4. Your answer:
    tired.
    afraid.
    strong.
    well groomed.


  5. Dogs can be trained to guard the homes and property of their owners. They may bark to frighten burglars away or to waken a sleeping family when there is a
  6. Your answer:
    rain.
    telephone call.
    cat.
    fire.


  7. Bread dries out very quickly if left uncovered. Andy's sandwiches were wrapped in waxed paper to keep them
  8. Your answer:
    warm.
    moist.
    dry.
    clean.


  9. Gloria put paper covers on her schoolbooks to keep them from getting
  10. Your answer:
    lost.
    stolen.
    borrowed.
    dirty.


  11. We have much more time for recreation than people had long ago. Every member of the family then was expected to work from early morning until dark. There was a little time after the evening meal; but bedtime came early, for fuel and light had to be conserved. Everyone had to be rested
  12. Your answer:
    for Sunday.
    before nine o'clock.
    for their lessons.
    for another day's work.


  13. The evening before they left on their trip, they were much too excited to sleep. For a long time after they turned off the light, they lay in bed
  14. Your answer:
    calmly.
    sleeping.
    awake.
    reading.


  15. The power line had broken in the storm that afternoon, so that night the houses in the town were
  16. Your answer:
    empty.
    dark.
    locked.
    rebuilt.


  17. During the day Mattie enjoyed the many activities at camp and did not have time to think of her family. But, at night, Mattie missed them very much and was quite
  18. Your answer:
    selfish.
    sleepy.
    homesick.
    busy.


  19. All during the winter the roads were so bad and the weather was so cold and wet that most people
  20. Your answer:
    went out quite often.
    built new roads.
    took sunbaths.
    stayed safe at home.



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