Reading for Understanding Two #10B

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. "Do come in," she said. Shivering a little, she added, "I am afraid that it is so cold you will not want to
  2. Your answer:
    wear your sweater."
    put on your overshoes."
    use your umbrella."
    take off your coat."


  3. A canoe upsets easily if it is unbalanced. It is a good rule that only people able to swim should take a canoe into
  4. Your answer:
    the forest.
    the shore.
    deep water.
    the dock.


  5. When Emily had finished painting the garden shed, she saw that she had splashed paint on herself in several places. She was glad that she had worn her
  6. Your answer:
    long dress.
    new suit.
    old clothes.
    school clothes.


  7. Ted lives on a farm. He gets up so early in the morning that he sees the sun
  8. Your answer:
    fade.
    set.
    shine.
    rise.


  9. Living depends upon a regular heartbeat. The heart begins to beat before we are born and stops
  10. Your answer:
    after an accident.
    in old people.
    when we die.
    at birth.


  11. The eye is a very delicate organ. It has a special covering, the eyelid, to keep it from being
  12. Your answer:
    moist.
    open.
    blue.
    injured.


  13. The greyhound is the fastest of all dogs. It has long, strong legs, and it can run more than fifty kilometers an hour. It is widely used in the sport of
  14. Your answer:
    driving.
    racing.
    swimming.
    herding.


  15. Rosa had a new pair of ice skates. She had not been able to use them because the winter had been so mild the pond had never
  16. Your answer:
    flooded.
    frozen.
    thawed.
    melted.


  17. Mowing a large lawn used to be hard work. It is really not so bad if one has a
  18. Your answer:
    diesel engine.
    power mower.
    good rake.
    day off.


  19. She studied maps and read books about foreign lands. She hoped that some day she could
  20. Your answer:
    work.
    win.
    travel.
    read.



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