Reading for Understanding Two #19B

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Animal trainers know that kindness and patience, praise and rewards are required in their teaching. The animal quickly learns that if it obeys the trainer, it will be
  2. Your answer:
    patient.
    rewarded.
    punished.
    trained.


  3. An electric pencil-sharpener may not be as necessary at home as in a busy office. Nevertheless, we have a small sharpener in our den that is operated by two small batteries, and it is
  4. Your answer:
    good at writing.
    too expensive.
    bright.
    quick.


  5. The most reliable and effective means of identifying individuals is through their fingerprints. People cannot disguise their fingerprints, even by surgery. Criminals may disguise their faces, but they cannot change their
  6. Your answer:
    clothing.
    fingerprints.
    hair.
    size.


  7. That big bird could be dangerous. It has long, pointed claws and a sharp
  8. Your answer:
    look.
    neck.
    beak.
    eye.


  9. The storm had disrupted transportation. The trains could not run because bridges had been broken down by swollen rivers. People could not travel by car because trees blocked the roads. All planes were grounded. Ships could not leave port because the sea was too
  10. Your answer:
    still.
    rough.
    cold.
    salty.


  11. All films are perishable. Films supplied in moisture-proof packages require no further protection until they are opened. Until you are ready to use the film, you should not
  12. Your answer:
    purchase the film.
    protect the film.
    keep it in a dry place.
    open the package.


  13. Liz was not feeling well. Her head felt so warm that before calling the doctor Liz's mother took her
  14. Your answer:
    clothes.
    toys.
    temperature.
    picture.


  15. Many medicine cabinets contain harmful drugs. Small children are so curious that it is important to keep medicine
  16. Your answer:
    locked up.
    in bottles.
    on the shelves.
    out of the kitchen.


  17. Vacuum bottles are used to keep liquids hot or cold. Since our school does not serve hot lunches, we often pack our lunches with a vacuum bottle of
  18. Your answer:
    cold milk.
    hot soup.
    frozen dessert.
    iced tea.


  19. In the cafeteria I was at the end of a very long line. By the time I had chosen my food and paid for it, there were no
  20. Your answer:
    used tables.
    empty trays.
    people left.
    empty tables.



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