Reading for Understanding Two #3B

Thelma Thurstone with permission from McGraw-Hill Companies

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  1. A magnifying glass makes things look larger than they are. When I look at an ant through this instrument, the ant looks
  2. Your answer:
    much bigger than it is.
    black.
    much smaller than it is.
    older than it is.


  3. The city bus was due at our corner at 8:00. It is now 8:25. The bus is
  4. Your answer:
    lost.
    early.
    late.
    broken.


  5. His children enjoyed playing in their tent. They thought they would like to spend the night sleeping on the ground, but when it got dark they were afraid. They
  6. Your answer:
    went into the house.
    asked for supper.
    slept on the ground.
    went to see a film.


  7. Eva found a book on the bus. She looked inside the cover for the owner's name so that she could
  8. Your answer:
    read it.
    return it.
    write in it.
    keep it.


  9. When my grandfather cooks breakfast, he wears an apron to keep his clothes
  10. Your answer:
    ironed.
    soiled.
    clean.
    new.


  11. The helicopter is a valuable aircraft. It can fly straight up and down as well as forwards and sideways. It can hover in the air; this ability allows the crew to drop off or pick up passengers or objects. These are some of the reasons the helicopter is useful in
  12. Your answer:
    bombing.
    fishing.
    rescue work.
    racing.


  13. After the blizzard, the snow was so deep that everyone had to stay
  14. Your answer:
    outdoors.
    indoors.
    on the wagon.
    in the park.


  15. Ladybird beetles have bright, spotted wings. There are males as well as females. We call them all ladybirds even though they are not all
  16. Your answer:
    spotted.
    colorful.
    females.
    beetles.


  17. We should keep our pets off the street. Many pets are accidentally killed by
  18. Your answer:
    cars.
    storms.
    police officers.
    guns.


  19. Rudy lost his football just before his birthday. He hoped there would be a new one among his
  20. Your answer:
    clothes.
    books.
    pets.
    presents.



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