Inferences
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• Question 1
60 seconds
Q. Which sentence from the selection shows that the pet is a cat?
Bryan had to feed his pet every day.
Bryan had to take his pet outside right away after school.
It was Bryan's job to clean out the litter box every 3 days.
Bryanʼs pet never bites.
• Question 2
60 seconds
Q. Before the 1800's people didn't have right or left shoes.  They had shoes of just one shape that they used for both feet.  When people first saw right and left shoes, they laughed.  They called them "crooked shoes."  "What a silly idea," they said.  You can tell that shoes before 1800:
were pretty
didn't look alike
didn't fit very well
• Question 3
180 seconds
Q.

Many breeds of dogs are used for work. In many cultures dogs are used to herd sheep. The dogs keep the flock from being attacked by animals such as wolves. They also keep sheep from wandering off. Sheepdogs are known for their loyalty and gentleness. Based on your reading of the text, you can INFER that:

Sheepdogs are not very smart dogs.

Sheepdogs are gentle and loyal.

There are many breeds of dogs.

Wolves are afraid of sheepdogs.

• Question 4
30 seconds
Q. What does Inference mean?
finding details in a story
Use clues and what you already know to come up with an idea
Using what I know
• Question 5
120 seconds
Q. Every four years, February has an extra day.  When this happens, it is called Leap Year.  But even with the extra day, February is still the shortest month of the year.  Some months, like June and November, have 30 days.  Other months like March and August, have 31 days.
It is likely that:
February has longer days
February has less than 30 days
February has more than 31 days
• Question 6
60 seconds
Q. It was raining outside. Sue got out of bed and got dressed for school. Then, she ate breakfast and grabbed her backpack.  Before Sue left the house, she probably ___________________.
got her sunglasses
picked up her umbrella
put on sandals
• Question 7
60 seconds
Q. Amy opened the door to the bathroom. “What is that dripping sound? Why is the carpet wet and squishy all around the bathtub? The rest of the carpet is dry. Oh no!”
What is the problem?
The TV is broken.
The bathtub is overflowing.
There is no soap in the bathroom.
The stove was left turned on.
• Question 8
120 seconds
Q. Macey's mom noticed that she was squinting as she read her book, which was only a few inches away from her face. She scheduled a doctor's appointment for the next week, and when the doctor said Macey needed glasses, she tried on every single pair in the office. After spending an hour looking at glasses, mom suggested that perhaps she should sleep on it and come back and decide in the morning. Macey agreed, but she kept talking about the pros and cons of each pair all night long.
What can you infer about Macey?
Macey is mad at her mother.
Macey does not want glasses.
Macey is very excited about getting glasses.
Macey has trouble making decisions.
• Question 9
120 seconds
Q. As the teacher lectured the class about how important it was to pay attention, Brian found himself staring out the window again. Suddenly, a little boy came up to the window and peeked in. The boy blew a bubble with his gum and it exploded all over his face and the window. Brian began laughing so hard he fell out of his seat. The rest of the class silently stared at him as the teacher walked to his desk.
What can you infer about how the teacher will react?
She will ignore him and pretend she doesn't see.
She will laugh at him because he's on the ground.
She will help him up and give him a piece of gum.
She will scold Brian for not paying attention in class.
• Question 10
120 seconds
Q. Every day after work Paul took his muddy boots off on the steps of the front porch.  Alice would have a fit if the boots made it so far as the welcome mat.  He then took off his dusty overalls and threw them into a plastic garbage bag; Alice left a new garbage bag tied to the porch railing for him every morning.  On his way in the house, he dropped the garbage bag off at the washing machine and went straight up the stairs to the shower as he was instructed.  He would eat dinner with her after he was "presentable," as Alice had often said.
What type of relationship do Paul and Alice have?
They are brother and sister
They are neighbors
They are colleagues
They are husband and wife
• Question 11
60 seconds
Q. In real life, people who can back up an opinion about a text with Textual Evidence are taken more seriously than people who can only give a reason of “just because".
True
False
• Question 12
60 seconds
Q. To make an inference, we use evidence from the text, and our prior knowledge.
True
False
• Question 13
120 seconds
Q. Rosario was enjoying her vacation in the California sun. She was lying on araft in the ocean. This was perfect, Rosario thought. There was no noise—no childrenscreaming, no horns honking—and there were no papers to grade. All she couldhear was the crashing of the waves onto the beach. Rosario sighed and lookedaround her at the beauty of the ocean. Then she saw something long and graycoming toward her on an approaching wave. She thought, “This could only be onething!” and started yelling for help. She paddled back to shore as quickly as she could.She made it to the shore in one piece , but she realized that many people were laughing at her.
We can infer that the "thing" was not a...
shark
surfer
swimmer
• Question 14
120 seconds
Q. Due to their incredible force and unpredictability, floods can cause tremendous damage. They can ruin houses, roads and buildings. Floods can take down trees and cause mudslides. It often leaves mud, sand and debris behind. It can take months to clean up after a flood.
Based on what you have read, you can INFER that:
Cleaning up after a flood can be expensive and take time.
Floods only occur along the coast.
Floods are not that dangerous.
After flood waters dry up then the problem is over.
• Question 15
60 seconds
Q. When writers do not state the way a character feels, the writer will include details that readers must use to make inferences or form opinions about how a character feels. When you make inferences, you use:
Dictionaries and Wikipedia to locate answers.
Your own imagination and ignore the text.
Observations, prior knowledge and experiences, and details from the text.
None of the above.
• Question 16
120 seconds
Q. Albert stormed into his apartment and threw down his lunchbox. He had just lost his job. Albert had worked for the same company for over ten years. But today he was informed that he was no longer needed. Albert didn't know what to do.
Based on what you have read, you can INFER  that:
Albert threw down his lunchbox.
Albert's job lasted over ten years.
Losing his job made Albert upset.
Albert lived in a house with his parents.
• Question 17
120 seconds
Q. What can you "infer" by reading the passage below?

"I hate the idea of having all those people out there watching me...I just don't like it when I'm around so many people. I wish I just could hide somewhere," whispered Violet.
Violet can be a mean girl.
Violet can be somewhat relaxed.
Violet is probably somewhat shy.
Violet is afraid of everything.
• Question 18
120 seconds
Q. The toothbrush as we know it today was not invented until 1938. However, early forms of the toothbrush have been in existence since 3000 BC. Ancient civilizations used a "chew stick," which was a thin twig with a frayed end. These 'chew sticks' were rubbed against the teeth. The bristle toothbrush, similar to the type used today, was not invented until 1498 in China. The bristles were actually the stiff, coarse hairs taken from the back of a hog's neck and attached to handles made of bone or bamboo. Boar bristles were used until 1938, when nylon bristles were introduced by Dupont de Nemours. The first nylon toothbrush was called Doctor West's Miracle Toothbrush. Later, Americans were influenced by the disciplined hygiene habits of soldiers from World War II. They became increasingly concerned with the practice of good oral hygiene and quickly adopted the nylon toothbrush. What can you infer about the nylon toothbrush?
It was cheaper than previous toothbrushes.
It worked better than any toothbrush before it.
It was very popular when it was invented.
It originally used animal hairs.
• Question 19
120 seconds
Q. Eight people are carrying a large inflatable down the bank of a river. The water in the river is moving very fast. Each person buckles up their life preserver and puts on a helmet. They climb into the raft and paddle to catch the rapid current.
What do you think the eight people are doing?