Reading for Understanding Two #13C

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Thousands of people were arriving from the surrounding districts to watch the final game. Traffic was very heavy on the streets leading to the
  2. Your answer:
    shopping area
    roads
    restaurants
    playing field


  3. Tania's foot left a print in the soft concrete, which had been poured only
  4. Your answer:
    last year
    that morning
    last month
    once


  5. During the day they had been happy. But now, in the evening hours, home seemed very distant. Tom played his violin to raise their spirits, but the tunes that he chose were all sad ones. The campers were not very cheered by his
  6. Your answer:
    music
    jokes
    trip
    stories


  7. Alice was to make a report on Antarctica. To get information for her report, she went to the school
  8. Your answer:
    library
    custodian
    lunchroom
    gym


  9. Campers run the risk of having accidents in places where it is hard to get help. Camping equipment should therefore include a
  10. Your answer:
    good tent
    compass
    telephone
    first-aid kit


  11. When two people are riding together, one should drive, and the other should watch the road map and road signs so that they do not make a wrong
  12. Your answer:
    turn
    driver
    sign
    rest


  13. The ostrich is the largest bird. It eats leaves, seeds, and fruit. Since, like a camel, the ostrich can go without water for days at a time, it is sometimes called the
  14. Your answer:
    camel bird
    water bird
    thirsty bird
    well bird


  15. Even after a large chunk of ice begins to thaw in warm weather, it may not melt completely for several weeks. Large pieces of ice melt very
  16. Your answer:
    rapidly
    warmly
    slowly
    coldly


  17. The winter afternoon was no longer bright and sunny. The sun was
  18. Your answer:
    rising in the east
    hidden by clouds
    bright and warm
    melting the snow


  19. Johann Strauss was called the Waltz King because he wrote so many very beautiful
  20. Your answer:
    waltzes
    polkas
    marches
    minuets



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