Reading for Understanding Two #23B

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. One's skin is more likely to be smooth and clear if one eats the right foods. Many persons could improve the way their skin looks by improving their
  2. Your answer:
    features.
    diet.
    bath.
    clothes.


  3. The fire completely destroyed the large dormitory. Since all students had gone home for the holidays, there was no lost
  4. Your answer:
    property.
    clothing.
    life.
    rooms.


  5. Every person in Johann Sebastian Bach's family likes music. For nearly two centuries prior to his birth, at least one memeber of the Bach family had been among the town
  6. Your answer:
    musicians.
    councillors.
    actors.
    criers.


  7. Baldness is much more common among men than among women. The causes of baldness are not completely understood, but it is believed that there is a hereditary factor that is partly responsible. A man may inherit baldness from his mother's family although she
  8. Your answer:
    has thin hair.
    has inherited baldness.
    is not bald.
    is bald.


  9. The morning weather reports on radio and television will give you an idea of what the weather will be. After you listen to the weather report, you will know if you should wear a
  10. Your answer:
    smile.
    lunch.
    coat.
    watch.


  11. Because of its hardness, oak resists wear and burns. This hardness makes oak particularly suitable for barrels, fence posts, heavy piling, building materials and furniture. The wood from an oak tree has many
  12. Your answer:
    leaves.
    branches.
    acorns.
    uses.


  13. The great high stone wall around the old part of the city is well preserved. The wall has several round towers with little windows. There is a large entrance, or gate, with the old locks and bolts. Many years ago, the gate was always locked to protect the city against the attacks of
  14. Your answer:
    cold weather.
    friends.
    robbers.
    atom bombs.


  15. Mining is still a dangerous occupation. We are all distressed by reports of mine disasters. Sometimes it is several days before we know whether any of the victims will be brought out alive. Miners and their families are
  16. Your answer:
    poor people.
    brave people.
    explorers.
    dangerous people.


  17. An acute infection of the ear is potentially serious and should have immediate professional attention. Whenever there is a persistent pain in the ear, one should
  18. Your answer:
    go to a clinic the next week.
    treat it oneself.
    see a doctor.
    get a friend to look at it.


  19. Their home is in the South of the United States, but they take their holidays in July and go to a northern resort to get away from the
  20. Your answer:
    heat.
    farm.
    schools.
    mountains.



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