Making Inferences Quiz

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Making Inferences Quiz

Making an inference involves using what you know to make a guess about what you don't know or reading between the lines. Here one uses the clues in the text along with their own experiences to help them figure out what is not directly said. Do you think you have a knack for this or do you need some practice? Read each sentence carefully then reply these making inferences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Turner almost wished that he hadn’t listened to the radio. He went to the closet and grabbed his umbrella. He would feel silly carrying it to the bus stop on such a sunny morning. What probably happened?
    • A. 

      Turner realized that he had an unnatural fear of falling radio parts.

    • B. 

      Turner had promised himself to do something silly that morning.

    • C. 

      Turner had heard a weather forecast that predicted rain.

    • D. 

      Turner planned to trade his umbrella for a bus ride.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      She would feel really bad if he decided to quit.

    • B. 

      He was being fired.

    • C. 

      He was getting a raise in pay.

    • D. 

      She really enjoyed having him in the office.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      I don’t want a gift.

    • B. 

      Buy me a new car.

    • C. 

      The mall is fun.

    • D. 

      I’ll carry a bucket for you.

  • 4. 
    Bill and Jessica were almost done taking turns to choose the players for their teams. It was Jessica’s turn to choose, and only Kurt was left. Jessica said, “Kurt.” We can infer that?
    • A. 

      Kurt was the best player on either team.

    • B. 

      Jessica was inconsiderate of Kurt’s feelings.

    • C. 

      Kurt is not a very good player.

    • D. 

      Jessica was pleased to have Kurt on her team.

  • 5. 
    Chloe wasn't much of a writer but what she could do with a brush and canvas was incredible. You give her any topic to write on, she would do a decent job but if you explain her a scenery she would incredibly bring it to life on a canvas. Everyone complimented her for what she was amazing at. What does it infer?
    • A. 

      Chloe could do anything with incredible means.

    • B. 

      Chloe could write anything incredibly.

    • C. 

      She was the worst writer ever.

    • D. 

      Her art skills were amazing.

  • 6. 
    Maxine was not able to sleep and it was a late night. She knew she should not have chosen that movie to watch. She could have picked a drama or a romantic comedy over it.  Now all she could think of was that movie and the white face character in that movie. What is it being inferred here?
    • A. 

      The movie was so interesting.

    • B. 

      It was so awful and boring.

    • C. 

      It was too scary.

    • D. 

      Maxine was insomniac.

  • 7. 
    Peter was trying as hard as he could to stay awake but unfortunately fell asleep. Everyone has told him that he was real, so he had to make it sure with his own eyes. That's why he tried to stay awake at night but fell asleep at 9:45 PM. Next thing he saw that it was already 7:00 AM and presents all around in his room. Why was Peter trying so hard to stay awake at night?
    • A. 

      It was his birthday night

    • B. 

      It was Halloween night and wanted to see a monster. 

    • C. 

      It was Christmas Eve and he wanted to see Santa with his own eyes.

    • D. 

      He had a horror movie plan with his friends.

  • 8. 
    Maya had always counted on her grandfather for any kind of help and guidance. But now without him, she was feeling sad and lonely. With that feeling, it made her even more adamantly opposed to drunk driving. What was the obvious reason Maya was feeling that way?
    • A. 

      Her grandfather moved to a rehab center.

    • B. 

      Her grandfather drank too much alcohol that day.

    • C. 

      She had moved to another city, away from her grandfather.

    • D. 

      Her grandfather died in a car accident.