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First, Jenna put a dime in the copying machine and pressed the ON button. Next she put the paper she wanted to copy under the glass. Then she set the darkness control and punched in the number of copies she needed. Finally, she pressed the COPY button. 1. Which is the first step? A. Set the darkness control. B. Put money in the machine. C. Press the ON button. D. Press the COPY button.
Soak in water for one minute and then scrub well. Slice into thin sections. Place in steamer above boiling water for five minutes. Fry quickly in vegetable oil. Drain well and salt. 2. When do you fry the radish? A.Before you soak it in water B.Before you slice it into sections C.Before placing it in a steamer D.Before draining and salting RECIPE FOR JAPANESE RADISH
Wait until the engine has started. Open the gas valve. Put into gear and press 1. 3. Which step comes last? A.Press 1 B.Open the gas valve C.Put into gear D.Start the engine
Mr. Jones and his wife were both teachers. Mr. Jones was popular. He was one of the school’s best teachers. He was strict, but no one cared. He knew everyone’s name, and he liked everyone. Mr. Jones’ wife wasn’t strict. She told a lot of jokes, but she didn’t enjoy teaching. Also, she just didn’t care much about her students. And she wasn’t as good a teacher as Mr. Jones. 4. What is an important difference between Mr. Jones and his wife? A.Mrs. Jones was more popular. B.Mrs. Jones knew everyone’s name. C.Mr. Jones liked teaching and his students. D.Mr. Jones told more jokes.
Audrey and Felix joined the line. An elderly woman edged in ahead of them. Audrey said nothing. She hardly even noticed. But when a young couple tried to sneak in, too, she told them in a loud, sharp voice to go to the back of the line. 5. Why did Audrey say nothing to the elderly woman? A. She never says anything angry. B. She wanted to talk to Felix C. She is gently with elderly people. D. She did not see her.
Fluffy wasn’t a pretty cat. She wasn’t affectionate, either. She was neat and clean, but that wasn’t important to Sonny. He kept her because she got rid of the rats. 6. What was the main reason Sonny kept his pet cat? A. She was pretty. B. She was clean. C. She was not affectionate D. She got rid of rats.
About 75 million people died of the Bubonic Plague during the 14 th century. It was called the “Black Death.” Half the population of Italy was victim to the horrible disease. There were so many dead that they were buried without prayers. Dozens of victims were put into one large grave. The plague caused high fevers, swollen glands, and dark splotches on the face. Most people died within five days after getting the disease. The plague was spread by fleas from rats. Rats and lack of cleanliness accounted for many breakouts of the plague throughout the 14 th century. 7. Why were the plague victims buried without prayers? A.The plague was spread by fleas from rats. B.People weren’t clean. C.The plague caused high fevers and swollen glands. D.There were too many dead to say prayers for each one.
Homophone: words that have the same sound but different spelling and meaning. 8. The breaks/brakes in our car were not working properly. 9. It was plain/plane to see that he was hurt. 10. After the snowstorm, the sunshine was a welcome scene/seen.
If movie stars wear too much expensive jewelry at one time, it makes them look ostentatious. They look like they are showing off how rich they are. 11. Ostentatious means A. friendly B. beautiful C. simple D. showy
The children bent down so they wouldn’t hit their heads. The path was narrow and winding. It was pitch black. Then they reached a larger area. Vicki waved her flashlight. The children could see that the walls were damp. 12. Where are the children? A. In a cave B. In a forest C. In their house d. Under the sea
13. An antonym for accurate is: A. Alert B. Wrong C. Smart D. ugly
The next wave nearly tipped the fishermen into the sea. Their tiny rowboat bounced helplessly on the rough sea. For two hours they crouched in the boat. The boat was slowly filling with water. Unless a ship appeared soon, it would be too late. 14. What is the mood of this passage. A. Excitement B. Disappointment C. Pleasure D. Danger
A topic sentence states the main idea of a paragraph or selection. A. The air on that Saturday before Easter had a crisp feel. B. It was so different from our Indian summers in Georgia. As I walked along New York City’s many avenues and gazed up at the buildings, I was astounded by how small I felt. C. There were so many people I did not know. My head was reeling. D. My first trip to New York City was definitely unforgettable. 15. Which sentence is the topic sentence? A. A B. B C. C. D. D
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