Reading for Understanding Two #8B

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. The little boy was so excited when his grandmother gave him his own flashlight that he wanted to use it even in the
  2. Your answer:
    car.
    battery.
    daytime.
    night.


  3. This summer it does not matter that the old heater is worn out. But a new one will have to be installed before
  4. Your answer:
    the rains begin.
    winter comes.
    the fire goes out.
    company comes.


  5. Nell was always hungry when she got home from school. The first thing she asked for when she came in the door was something to
  6. Your answer:
    study.
    play with.
    eat.
    drink.


  7. At noon the sun was shining and the temperature was high. But by nightfall the temperature had dropped considerably. The night was going to be
  8. Your answer:
    cold.
    warm.
    rainy.
    long.


  9. Helga has just moved here from Germany. She finds her schoolwork hard because she does not speak much
  10. Your answer:
    German.
    French.
    Dutch.
    English.


  11. I turned down the volume on the television set because my father was
  12. Your answer:
    watching the news.
    talking on the telephone.
    cooking dinner.
    shopping downtown.


  13. The fire tower is very tall. High above the tops of the trees is the lookout station, which has many windows. From there the rangers can look in all directions and see everything for a long distance, as if they were in a
  14. Your answer:
    window.
    fire.
    plane.
    train.


  15. The water buffalo is a very quiet animal. In fact, it is so gentle that children are allowed to
  16. Your answer:
    make friends with it.
    laugh at it.
    chase it around.
    throw stones at it.


  17. Tina's birthday present was a tent. Now, when the weather is good, she can
  18. Your answer:
    camp out.
    ride her bike.
    go swimming.
    play football.


  19. The new office building was very tall and beautiful. It had cost a lot of money to
  20. Your answer:
    see it.
    build it.
    find it.
    sell it.



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