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  • 1. 

    "The remaining distance was short, but Larissa soaked in every silent moment, knowing that when she got home, she wouldn’t have a moment of silence until she slipped into bed." From this line, I can infere that Larissa's house is

    • A.

      Busy and loud

    • B.

      Empty and quiet

    • C.

      Peaceful and happy

    Correct Answer
    A. Busy and loud
    Explanation
    Based on the given line, Larissa is savoring the silence because she knows that once she reaches home, there will be no more moments of silence until she goes to bed. This suggests that Larissa's house is busy and loud, as there is constant noise and activity that prevents her from experiencing moments of silence.

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  • 2. 

    A generalization that can be drawn from this quote is

    • A.

      Many people ride horses as a form a transportation

    • B.

      Many people find nature and being alone peaceful

    • C.

      Larissa has a busy and difficult life

    Correct Answer
    B. Many people find nature and being alone peaceful
    Explanation
    The quote suggests that many people find nature and being alone peaceful. This implies that being in nature and having solitude is a source of tranquility and contentment for many individuals. It can be inferred that the quote is highlighting the positive effects of being in nature and experiencing solitude on one's well-being and mental state.

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  • 3. 

    “Larissa, hurry and wash up, so that you can setthe table for dinner,” Larissa’s mother commanded as she handed her daughter a washcloth. Larissa obediently followed her mother’s directions, for she knew that complaining would get her nowhere. From this quote the following inference can be made.

    • A.

      Larissa is sick of being told what to do

    • B.

      Larissa complains a lot about all of the demands being made of her

    • C.

      Larissa's mom expects that her directions will be followed

    Correct Answer
    C. Larissa's mom expects that her directions will be followed
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, Larissa's mother commanded her to wash up and set the table for dinner. The statement also mentions that Larissa obediently followed her mother's directions and knew that complaining would get her nowhere. This implies that Larissa's mom expects her directions to be followed.

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  • 4. 

    A generalization about this quote would be

    • A.

      It is normal not to do what you are told

    • B.

      Larissa's mom is very demanding

    • C.

      Complaining will not get you out of your obligations

    Correct Answer
    C. Complaining will not get you out of your obligations
    Explanation
    This quote suggests that complaining about your obligations or tasks will not excuse you from completing them. It implies that it is normal for people to sometimes not follow instructions or do what they are told, but this does not mean they can avoid their responsibilities by complaining. The quote implies that Larissa's mom is strict or demanding, but it does not directly relate to the generalization that complaining will not help in escaping obligations.

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  • 5. 

    Being the youngest and the only girl, Larissa usually found herself silent, even though she wanted nothing more than to have her voice heard. Based on this quote, we can infer

    • A.

      Larissa is very quiet and shy

    • B.

      Larissa's family does not care what she has to say

    • C.

      Larissa feels like she wants to speak up and be heard

    Correct Answer
    C. Larissa feels like she wants to speak up and be heard
    Explanation
    Larissa's position as the youngest and only girl in her family often leaves her feeling unheard and silenced. Despite her desire to have her voice heard, she usually finds herself remaining silent. This suggests that Larissa feels the need to speak up and be heard, indicating that she is not inherently quiet or shy. It also implies that her family may not prioritize or value her opinions, leading to her frustration.

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  • 6. 

    Being the youngest and the only girl, Larissa usually found herself silent, even though she wanted nothing more than to have her voice heard.  We can infer that

    • A.

      People don't listen to Larissa because she is young and female

    • B.

      Larissa's brothers are loud and obnoxious and respected more then Larissa

    • C.

      Larissa's family is abusive and ignore Larissa and her cry for attention

    Correct Answer
    A. People don't listen to Larissa because she is young and female
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that Larissa is not being heard because she is young and female. This implies that there may be a bias or prejudice against her based on her age and gender, resulting in her voice being ignored or overlooked.

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  • 7. 

    “Cameron, you’re already set to ride Brown Sugar. Benjamin has Misty. Jake has Gulliver. And Larissa will be riding Restless,” Larissa’s father said. Forks and knives stopped in midair as the announcement was made... We can infer

    • A.

      That everyone is surprised that Larissa was chosen

    • B.

      Her brothers will be jealous of Larissa

    • C.

      She is not able to train or ride difficult horses

    Correct Answer
    A. That everyone is surprised that Larissa was chosen
  • 8. 

    “Do you really think that skinny little Larissa will be able to handle a brute like Restless?” Cameron moaned, pointing at his sister.  From this we can infer that

    • A.

      Larissa's brothers do not respect her and pick on her

    • B.

      Larissa's father respects her ability to handle horses

    • C.

      Larissa's mother is very supportive of Larissa

    Correct Answer
    A. Larissa's brothers do not respect her and pick on her
    Explanation
    The correct answer can be inferred from the statement "Cameron moaned, pointing at his sister." This suggests that Cameron is expressing doubt about Larissa's ability to handle Restless, implying that Larissa's brothers do not respect her and may even pick on her.

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  • 9. 

    A generalization that we can make would be

    • A.

      Sisters and brothers have loving relationships

    • B.

      Sometimes siblings tease each other

    • C.

      Larissa's brother is not very nice to her and is jealous of her

    Correct Answer
    B. Sometimes siblings tease each other
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that sometimes siblings tease each other. This implies that not all sibling relationships are always loving and harmonious. It acknowledges the fact that siblings can have moments of teasing or rivalry, which may be influenced by factors such as jealousy or competition.

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  • 10. 

    It was Larissa’s father’s turn to roll his eyes because he knew that Cameron’s bark was often bigger than his bite.  We can infer that

    • A.

      Larissa's father is disappointed in his son

    • B.

      Larissa's brother talks a lot of mess, but will not do harm

    • C.

      Larissa's relationship with her brother is really bad

    Correct Answer
    B. Larissa's brother talks a lot of mess, but will not do harm
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, we can infer that Larissa's father knows that Cameron's bark is often bigger than his bite. This implies that Larissa's brother talks a lot and makes a lot of noise, but he is not actually harmful or dangerous. Therefore, the correct answer is that Larissa's brother talks a lot of mess, but will not do harm.

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  • 11. 

    She looked out at the beautiful sunset coloring the sky and took in a deep breath, taking in the beauty of the place and this special moment.  We can infer that

    • A.

      Larissa is thinking about being able to ride Restless and she is feeling proud

    • B.

      Larissa is nervous about riding Restless and does not know if she can handle it

    • C.

      Larissa's dad is very proud of her and is looking forward to her riding the horse

    Correct Answer
    A. Larissa is thinking about being able to ride Restless and she is feeling proud
    Explanation
    Based on the given information, Larissa is looking at the beautiful sunset and taking in the beauty of the place and the special moment. This suggests that Larissa is feeling proud and thinking about being able to ride Restless. The mention of the sunset and the deep breath indicates a sense of appreciation and contentment, which aligns with feeling proud and thinking positively about the upcoming experience.

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  • 12. 

    A conclusion that can be drawn from this story would be

    • A.

      Larissa has a special way with horses and will get more opportunity to work with the horses in the future.

    • B.

      Larissa will have problems and conflicts with her brothers because of her ability with horses

    • C.

      Larissa is the favorite child in her family

    Correct Answer
    A. Larissa has a special way with horses and will get more opportunity to work with the horses in the future.
    Explanation
    Based on the information provided, the conclusion that can be drawn from the story is that Larissa has a special way with horses and will get more opportunities to work with them in the future. This can be inferred from the fact that the story mentions Larissa's ability with horses but does not mention any problems or conflicts with her brothers, nor does it indicate that she is the favorite child in her family. Therefore, the most logical conclusion is that Larissa's talent with horses will lead to more opportunities for her in the future.

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  • 13. 

    A generalization about his story would be

    • A.

      Larissa has special skills dealing with horses

    • B.

      Sometimes people have talent even if it is not expected

    • C.

      People who deal with horses are old and strong

    Correct Answer
    B. Sometimes people have talent even if it is not expected
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the generalization about the story is that sometimes people have talent even if it is not expected. This means that Larissa, despite not being expected to have special skills dealing with horses, possesses these skills. The answer implies that talent can exist in unexpected places, challenging preconceived notions and stereotypes.

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