Reading for Understanding Two #74C

Thelma Thurstone -- The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Many golf professional choose that occupation largely because they enjoy playing golf. They find their occupation rewarding not only financially, but also because of
  2. Your answer:
    the pleasure of the work itself.
    free meals at the country club.
    association with other golfers.
    the high prestige of the job.


  3. History is written by each succeeding generation. Not only does the content increase, but the interpretation of past events is forever
  4. Your answer:
    traditional.
    interesting.
    the same.
    changing.


  5. Physicians and nutrition specailist urge people to take the time to eat a good breakfast. An inadequatee breakfast invites physical and mental fatigue. Many studies show that when you do not eat a good breakfast, fatigue will overtake you while the moring is still
  6. Your answer:
    fresh.
    cool.
    late.
    young.


  7. Thomas Babington Macaulay, the English historian, had a phenomenal memory. He remembered exactly what he had read in every detail. Some people said that if every copy of Milton's Paradise Lost had been destroyed, Macaulay could have
  8. Your answer:
    reproduced it.
    destroyed it.
    reread it.
    memorized it.


  9. The U.S. colonist of 1789, having rid themeselves of a king and elected a president, might have been surprised to know that George Washington was a descendent of four
  10. Your answer:
    senators.
    kings.
    presidents.
    generations.


  11. The mayfly spends years in the immature larval stage. The adult mayfly can eat no food, liquid or soild; so its mature stage is
  12. Your answer:
    short.
    happy.
    long.
    larval.


  13. The principal obstacle in the provision of adequate housing for the nation is its high cost. We hope to minimize the importance of this factor with the introduction of procedures designed to
  14. Your answer:
    build more adequate homes.
    utilize better-quality materials.
    reduce hosing costs.
    lower construction standards.


  15. Children of tender years who, in the opinion of the court, have not sufficient maturity to understand the nature of an oath may give evidence without being
  16. Your answer:
    sworn.
    fined.
    coached.
    taught.


  17. The original purpose of shoes was to protect the wearer's feet from the cold and from stones. But soon shoes became a means of decorating the wearer. Certainly, if shoes were for protection alone, they did not need
  18. Your answer:
    heavy soles.
    silver buckles.
    closed toes.
    leather tops.


  19. When the weather at any place on the earth's surface becomes unsuitable for life, the animals can do one of two things. Either they can leave that place and go to another that is more suitable, or they can
  20. Your answer:
    stay and die.
    go south.
    fly away.
    migrate.



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