Reading for Understanding Two #9C

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. Traffic laws are planned to prevent accidents. When the police enforce traffic laws, they are helping
  2. Your answer:
    cars.
    rides.
    everyone.
    signs.


  3. Mac and his dog, Speck, ran and played until they were very tired. Then they lay down and
  4. Your answer:
    talked to each other.
    told stories.
    studied their lessons.
    rested for a few minutes.


  5. After breakfast Mr. Adams reads the news section of the paper, Mrs. Adams reads the arts pages, their daughter Brenda takes the sports section, and ten-year-old Scott chooses the comics. The paper is large enough for everyone to have
  6. Your answer:
    a good game.
    the best part.
    a choice.
    all of it.


  7. Young frogs are known as tadpoles. Tadpoles have no legs, and they have long tails. They do not look much like
  8. Your answer:
    animals.
    frogs.
    tadpoles.
    fish.


  9. The book that Barry was reading was so exciting that he stayed up very late in order to
  10. Your answer:
    watch television.
    have his breakfast.
    finish reading it.
    go to school.


  11. When driving alone on long trips, one is likely to become sleepy. That is why one should stop every few hours on such trips to take a
  12. Your answer:
    rest.
    new car.
    passenger.
    detour.


  13. In most parts of the world cattle are important livestock. They furnish meat, leather, and
  14. Your answer:
    mutton.
    pasture.
    corn.
    milk


  15. The old house needs painting, the roof leaks, there are many broken windows, and the porch steps have rotted. It needs
  16. Your answer:
    police protection.
    many repairs.
    lower taxes.
    a new owner.


  17. There was no place on earth dearer to her than her home. She was unhappy when she was forced to
  18. Your answer:
    find it.
    see it.
    leave it.
    return to it.


  19. All the lights went out in the dining room and the kitchen. We must have blown a
  20. Your answer:
    nose.
    bugle.
    fuse.
    breath.



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