Reading for Understanding Two #14A

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. The smoke from burning soft coal is full of black soot. When the soot settles, it makes everything very
  2. Your answer:
    clean.
    dirty.
    dry.
    wet.


  3. Mike's mother checked to see that Mike had his boots and umbrella. The day was cloudy, and Mike's mother was preparing for
  4. Your answer:
    guests.
    rain.
    winter.
    dinner.


  5. The roads of long ago were so poor that in winter they often became
  6. Your answer:
    wider.
    busy.
    roads.
    unusable.


  7. My cousins live on a farm and like to help feed the calves. Their parents gave them two calves of their own to raise. When they sell the calves, my cousins will get the
  8. Your answer:
    meat.
    feed.
    money.
    calves.


  9. It was the middle of winter in the Eskimo village. A storm had been blowing for a week. The frozen ground in the village was covered with a blanket of
  10. Your answer:
    grass.
    mud.
    flowers.
    snow.


  11. Elsa called the fire fighters when she saw smoke coming from
  12. Your answer:
    the chimney.
    her father's pipe.
    the barn.
    a smokestack.


  13. From the time that Susan was a tiny baby, John was devoted to her. Nothing pleased him more than to be allowed to take care of her for an afternoon. Even as a teenager, he is still proud of his
  14. Your answer:
    older brother.
    younger brother.
    younger sister.
    older sister.


  15. In the late afternoon we scatter bits of bread on the grass. Then we sit a short distance away under a large oak tree and watch the birds
  16. Your answer:
    drink.
    fly.
    eat.
    sing.


  17. All of the clothing stores in our town have great sales when the warm season is coming to an end. They must sell their summer stock in order to have room for the
  18. Your answer:
    new autumn clothes.
    tourist trade.This is
    great sales.
    many customers.


  19. This is a college town of about fifteen thousand persons. Crowds of forty or fifty thousand drive from all over the countryside to the football games. Extra police are assigned to handle the heavy
  20. Your answer:
    traffic.
    games.
    speed.
    highways.



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