Reading for Understanding Two #1B

Thelma Thurstone The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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  1. John never works on his car outside when it is raining because he does not want
  2. Your answer:
    to get wet.
    to stay indoors.
    the sun to shine.
    the rain to stop.


  3. Moki likes diamonds and gems more than anything else. For a birthday present, she would like
  4. Your answer:
    a set of books.
    a new stove.
    a piece of jewelry.
    flowers.


  5. It is winter, and there is snow on the ground. When we go out to jog, we have to
  6. Your answer:
    come inside.
    wear our swimsuits.
    wear our coats.
    take off our shoes.


  7. Parents are glad when their children are old enough to go to school because the children immediately will begin to learn to
  8. Your answer:
    sew.
    read.
    dance.
    talk.


  9. Mark and Cynthia did not get to work on time because the bus was
  10. Your answer:
    late.
    crowded.
    orange.
    electric-powered.


  11. Tim was so tired after swimming laps that he curled up on a big towel. When his wife called him later, he did not hear her. He was
  12. Your answer:
    hungry.
    gone.
    asleep.
    disobedient.


  13. It is easy to fall out of a boat. Anyone who cannot swim should not go out in a boat without a
  14. Your answer:
    sweatshirt.
    life jacket.
    motor.
    lunch.


  15. She did not mind working on very hot days because her office was
  16. Your answer:
    air-conditioned.
    large.
    quiet.
    closed.


  17. The blade was so dull that the knife would not
  18. Your answer:
    hit.
    bleed.
    break.
    cut.


  19. They were unable to lift the book because it was too
  20. Your answer:
    tired.
    early.
    heavy.
    weak.



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