Making Inferences 2

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Kyle ran in his house and slammed the door behind him. He paused with his back to the wall and tried to catch his breath. The puppy in his coat struggled to escape. Kyle peeked out the window worriedly. Nobody was coming. Kyle exhaled deeply and released the puppy from his coat. The puppy sniffed around cautiously. Kyle removed the dog collar from the dog's neck and threw it in the trash can. He started walking away but then went back to the trash can. He put the collar in an old soup can in the trash and carefully flipped over the can. The dog's eyes darted from left to right as he rapidly sniffed his surroundings.
Which best explains why Kyle is out of breath at the start of the passage?
Kyle has just committed a crime.
Kyle has been training to make the track team.
Kyle was walking his dog at a fast pace.
A bully has been chasing Kyle.
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Making Inferences 2
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Kyle ran in his house and slammed the door behind him. He paused with his back to the wall and tried to catch his breath. The puppy in his coat struggled to escape. Kyle peeked out the window worriedly. Nobody was coming. Kyle exhaled deeply and released the puppy from his coat. The puppy sniffed around cautiously. Kyle removed the dog collar from the dog's neck and threw it in the trash can. He started walking away but then went back to the trash can. He put the collar in an old soup can in the trash and carefully flipped over the can. The dog's eyes darted from left to right as he rapidly sniffed his surroundings.
Which best explains why the dog is nervous?
The dog doesn't know Kyle or Kyle's home.
The dog is tired from running.
The dog had an accident on Kyle's carpet.
The dog is scared of the bully.
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Making Inferences 2
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Kyle ran in his house and slammed the door behind him. He paused with his back to the wall and tried to catch his breath. The puppy in his coat struggled to escape. Kyle peeked out the window worriedly. Nobody was coming. Kyle exhaled deeply and released the puppy from his coat. The puppy sniffed around cautiously. Kyle removed the dog collar from the dog's neck and threw it in the trash can. He started walking away but then went back to the trash can. He put the collar in an old soup can in the trash and carefully flipped over the can. The dog's eyes darted from left to right as he rapidly sniffed his surroundings.
Which best explains why Kyle put the collar in the soup can?
Kyle noticed that the wrong name was printed on the dog tags.
Kyle got new tags for his dog's birthday.
Kyle got something gross on the dog tags.
Kyle is trying to hide evidence from his misdoing.
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Anastasia sat by the fountain in the park with her head in her palms. She was weeping mournfully and wearing all black. In between gasps and sobs, Anastasia cried out a name: "Oh... John..." And then her phone beeped. Her hand ran into her purse and her heart fluttered. The text message was from John. She opened up the message and read the few bare words, "I need to get my jacket back from you." Anastasia threw her head into her arms and continued sobbing.
Which relationship do John and Anastasia probably have?
They are mother and son.
They are brother and sister.
They are boyfriend and girlfriend.
They are close friends.
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Making Inferences 2
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Anastasia sat by the fountain in the park with her head in her palms. She was weeping mournfully and wearing all black. In between gasps and sobs, Anastasia cried out a name: "Oh... John..." And then her phone beeped. Her hand ran into her purse and her heart fluttered. The text message was from John. She opened up the message and read the few bare words, "I need to get my jacket back from you." Anastasia threw her head into her arms and continued sobbing.
Which best explains why Anastasia is sad?
John is very sick.
John passed away.
John got a new job.
John ended their relationship.
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Cassie rolled over in her bed as she felt the sunlight hit her face. The beams warmed the back of her neck. Slowly she realized that it was a Thursday. She felt a little too good for a Thursday. Struggling to open her eyes, she looked up at the clock. "9:48," she shouted, "Holy cow!" Cassie jumped out of bed in a flurry. She threw on the first outfit that she grabbed from the floor. She brushed her teeth in two swipes. Then she threw her books into her backpack and ran out the door.
Which problem is Cassie most likely having?
She can't find an outfit to wear.
She is late.
She didn't do her homework.
She is being bullied.
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Making Inferences 2
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Cassie rolled over in her bed as she felt the sunlight hit her face. The beams warmed the back of her neck. Slowly she realized that it was a Thursday. She felt a little too good for a Thursday. Struggling to open her eyes, she looked up at the clock. "9:48," she shouted, "Holy cow!" Cassie jumped out of bed in a flurry. She threw on the first outfit that she grabbed from the floor. She brushed her teeth in two swipes. Then she threw her books into her backpack and ran out the door.
Where is Cassie probably going?
Cassie is going to her friend's house.
Cassie is going to school.
Cassie is going to work.
Cassie is going to a job interview.
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Kelvin was waiting in front of the corner store at 3:56. His muscles were tense and he was sweating a bit more than usual. Other kids gathered in front of the little storefront too. They were much more relaxed, even playful. They joked back and forth lightly, enjoying the day. But for Kelvin, time slowed. 3:57. "Don't worry, Kelvin. He ain't even gonna show up," said a skinny boy. Kelvin hoped that he was right. Just then a black Camry with tinted windows pulled up and parked across the street. Kelvin gulped. 3:58. A group of teenagers swarmed from the car. James was in the front. "Hi-ya, Kelvin. Glad you could make it," James said. Kelvin felt smaller.
Which best explains why Kelvin is waiting at the store?
He is meeting James so that they can study together.
He is going to play basketball.
He is going to have a dance battle with James.
He is going to fight James.
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Making Inferences 2
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Kelvin was waiting in front of the corner store at 3:56. His muscles were tense and he was sweating a bit more than usual. Other kids gathered in front of the little storefront too. They were much more relaxed, even playful. They joked back and forth lightly, enjoying the day. But for Kelvin, time slowed. 3:57. "Don't worry, Kelvin. He ain't even gonna show up," said a skinny boy. Kelvin hoped that he was right. Just then a black Camry with tinted windows pulled up and parked across the street. Kelvin gulped. 3:58. A group of teenagers swarmed from the car. James was in the front. "Hi-ya, Kelvin. Glad you could make it," James said. Kelvin felt smaller.
What relationship do Kelvin and James probably have?
They are coworkers.
They are brothers.
They are study buddies.
They are rivals.
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Making Inferences 2
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Kelvin was waiting in front of the corner store at 3:56. His muscles were tense and he was sweating a bit more than usual. Other kids gathered in front of the little storefront too. They were much more relaxed, even playful. They joked back and forth lightly, enjoying the day. But for Kelvin, time slowed. 3:57. "Don't worry, Kelvin. He ain't even gonna show up," said a skinny boy. Kelvin hoped that he was right. Just then a black Camry with tinted windows pulled up and parked across the street. Kelvin gulped. 3:58. A group of teenagers swarmed from the car. James was in the front. "Hi-ya, Kelvin. Glad you could make it," James said. Kelvin felt smaller.
Which best explains why Kelvin is so nervous?
He doesn't want to fight.
He doesn't want to study for the test.
He doesn't want to go to work.
He hasn't seen his brother James in a long time.
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