Level_2_Passage_2.pdf (englishforeveryone.org)

Level 2 Passage 2

alt : Level_2_Passage_2.pdf © Copyright Read Theory LLC, 2012. All rights reserved. 1 READTHEORY Name________________ Date________________ •• RReeaaddiinngg CCoommpprreehheennssiioonn 22 Level 2 DDiirreeccttiioonnss:: Read the passage. Then answer the questions below. Passage James wants a dog. He walks to the pet store. James sees the animals at the pet store. He sees the cats. He sees the rabbits. He sees the birds. He sees the mice. He sees the dogs. “How much does the dog cost?” James says. “Twenty dollars,” the man says. James gives the man twenty dollars. James buys the dog. The dog walks home with James. Now James has a pet. Questions 1) What kind of pet does James want? A. a bird B. a cat C. a dog 2) What kinds of animals does James see at the pet store? I. rabbits II. mice III. lizards A. I only B. I and II only C. I, II, and III 3) James does not see the A. Mice B. fish C. cats 4) What pet does James buy? A. a bird B. a rabbit C. a dog 5) How much does the dog cost? A. 15 dollars B. 20 dollars C. 30 dollars 6) What is the best title for this passage? A. James Sees the Cats B. James Buys a Pet C. Twenty Dollars © Copyright Read Theory LLC, 2012. All rights reserved. 2 Answers and Explanations 1) C In the beginning of the passage, it says “James wants a dog.” Choice (C) is correct. 2) B James goes to the pet store. The passage says, "He sees the rabbits." This means option (I) is true. James goes to the pet store. The passage says, "He sees the mice." This means option (II) is true. James goes to the pet store. The passage does not say that he sees the lizards. This means option (III) is not true. Choice (B) is correct. 3) B James goes to the pet store. The passage says, "He sees the cats. He sees the rabbits. He sees the birds. He sees the mice. He sees the dogs." The passage does not say that James sees the fish. Choice (B) is correct. 4) C At the end of the passage, it says, “James buys the dog.” Choice (C) is correct. 5) B James asks the man how much the dog costs. The man says “twenty dollars.” James gives the man twenty (20) dollars. Choice (B) is correct. 6) B A good title describes the main idea of the passage. In this passage, James goes to the pet store, looks and the pets, and buys a dog. So, James buys a pet. This is the main idea of the passage. Choice (B) is correct. James sees the cats, but this is only one kind of animal that he sees. So, this is a detail, not the main idea. Choice (A) is incorrect. James pays twenty dollars for the dog. But this is also a detail, not the main idea. Choice (C) is incorrect. To download the pdf, simply point your cursor to the pdf above: 1) wait for the download button to show up at the top. OR 2) right click your mouse, then click "save as".