Reading for Understanding Two #8A

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. The football team had three injuries last Saturday. The players were not seriously injured, but they will be missed in the
  2. Your answer:
    winning game.
    next game.
    hospital.
    reserved seats.


  3. June bought her mother a blouse. She had to return it to the shop because it
  4. Your answer:
    was buttoned.
    did not fit.
    was too pretty.
    was clean.


  5. Big cities have factories, stores, tall buildings, cement streets, and long rows of
  6. Your answer:
    corn.
    schools.
    churches.
    houses.


  7. Frank likes to play the piano. Luke likes to play tennis. Frank and Luke are great friends even though
  8. Your answer:
    they have different interests.
    they are in different classrooms.
    they are both boys.
    one is more intelligent than the other.


  9. Most of the crops have been harvested, and the air is cool and brisk. It is time to get ready for
  10. Your answer:
    company.
    bed.
    winter.
    dinner.


  11. The little lake near the farmhouse is a good place for the children to play. In summer they swim; in the winter when the lake is covered with ice, they
  12. Your answer:
    freeze.
    go to school.
    skate.
    have a picnic.


  13. The top shelves in my kitchen are very high. If I did not have a small stepladder, I could not
  14. Your answer:
    reach them.
    have them.
    find them.
    see them.


  15. A cyclone is a very violent storm. Its winds can rip a house apart as easily as if it were made of cardboard. The winds are very
  16. Your answer:
    cold.
    long-lasting.
    widespread.
    powerful.


  17. Kathy does not like vegetables. She ate all of her lunch except the
  18. Your answer:
    pastry.
    carrots.
    milk.
    meat.


  19. Lucy played the piano and her brother played the violin. Sometimes they played separately and sometimes they played together. They both enjoyed playing solos and playing
  20. Your answer:
    inside.
    alone.
    separately.
    duets.



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