Reading for Understanding Two #8C

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. There are no streetlamps in the country. One night, though, we played outside until very late. We could see fairly well because of the unusually bright
  2. Your answer:
    electricity.
    sunshine.
    streetlamps.
    moonlight.


  3. Baboons do not like the water. They do not enjoy
  4. Your answer:
    climbing.
    playing.
    chattering.
    swimming.


  5. Glen was anxious to get well quickly so that he would go out and play with his friends; but he hated to take his medicine because it was so
  6. Your answer:
    pleasant.
    sweet.
    milky.
    bitter.


  7. Years ago in the U.S., schools often had only one room. They were heated by large wood-burning stoves that the teachers kept filled in the winter. Today U.S. schools are heated by large furnaces in the basement, which are tended by custodians. Teachers now have more time for
  8. Your answer:
    travel.
    teaching.
    lunch.
    carrying wood.


  9. At breakfast Carmen's father told her that she could take the car if she would be sure to drive
  10. Your answer:
    carefully.
    carelessly.
    at school.
    home.


  11. Please be careful not to brush against the fence. The sign says
  12. Your answer:
    TURN RIGHT.
    WET PAINT.
    CHILDREN WELCOME.
    SCHOOL ZONE.


  13. Daryl helped in the school library as often as he could. He looked forward to the day when he would be a
  14. Your answer:
    teacher.
    printer.
    librarian.
    mother.


  15. Because elephants have very strong legs, they are able to stand for hours without tiring. Indian elephants lie down frequently, but African elephants seldom lie down unless they are sick or wounded. It is said that they seldom lie down even to
  16. Your answer:
    get well.
    eat.
    play.
    sleep.


  17. Harry found out that he had made a mistake in working the mathematics problem when the teacher told him that his answer was
  18. Your answer:
    wrong.
    interesting.
    good.
    copied.


  19. It is so foggy today that the airport is closed. No planes are leaving or
  20. Your answer:
    crashing.
    staying.
    selling.
    arriving.



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