Suzy And Leah Comprehension

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  • 1. 

    Why was Suzy giving out candy to the refugees?

    • A.

      Her friends recommended her to.

    • B.

      She was forced by her mother.

    • C.

      She felt it was the nice thing to do.

    • D.

      Her school is donating food to the refugees.

    Correct Answer
    A. Her friends recommended her to.
    Explanation
    Suzy was giving out candy to the refugees because her friends recommended her to. This implies that Suzy's friends suggested or advised her to distribute candy to the refugees, possibly as a kind gesture or to show support and solidarity towards them. The reason behind her friends' recommendation is not provided in the question.

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  • 2. 

    Why were all the refugee children placed in the lower grades at school?

    • A.

      They were behind in school.

    • B.

      There wasn't enough room in the other grades.

    • C.

      Most of them knew very little English or no English at all.

    • D.

      The refugees preferred to be in the lower grades.

    Correct Answer
    C. Most of them knew very little English or no English at all.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that most of the refugee children knew very little English or no English at all. This suggests that their placement in lower grades was due to their language barrier, as they would need additional support and resources to catch up with their peers who were already fluent in English. Placing them in lower grades would provide them with the necessary language instruction and help them integrate into the school system more effectively.

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  • 3. 

    Why does Leah feel so unsure that she and the other refugees are safe?

    • A.

      Because she decided to never believed anybody anymore.

    • B.

      She worried to much to believe she was safe.

    • C.

      She was told so by her friends at the shelter where she stayed.

    • D.

      Because the Germans had said they were safe at the other camp, and they were not.

    Correct Answer
    D. Because the Germans had said they were safe at the other camp, and they were not.
    Explanation
    Leah feels unsure that she and the other refugees are safe because in the past, the Germans had claimed that they were safe at another camp, but it turned out to be untrue. This experience has made Leah skeptical and doubtful about the assurances of safety given by others.

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  • 4. 

    Why are Suzy and Leah at odds with one another?

    • A.

      Suzy and Leah argue to much.

    • B.

      Leah refuses to like Suzy.

    • C.

      The girls do not understand each other.

    • D.

      Suzy made Leah upset by reading her diary.

    Correct Answer
    C. The girls do not understand each other.
    Explanation
    Suzy and Leah are at odds with each other because they do not understand each other. This lack of understanding has led to arguments and a refusal to like each other. The fact that Suzy made Leah upset by reading her diary might be a contributing factor to their misunderstanding and conflict.

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  • 5. 

    What is the best word to describe Leah?

    • A.

      Stubborn

    • B.

      Quiet

    • C.

      Rude

    • D.

      Scared

    Correct Answer
    A. Stubborn
    Explanation
    Leah is described as stubborn because this word implies that she is determined and unwilling to change her opinions or behavior. It suggests that she is strong-willed and persistent in pursuing her own ideas or desires, even in the face of opposition or difficulties. This word captures Leah's personality trait of being obstinate and resolute in her actions and decisions.

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  • 6. 

    Why did Leah not eat her food during dinner at Suzys house?

    • A.

      Her stomach was upset.

    • B.

      She saved it for a little boy named Avi back at the shelter.

    • C.

      She was a picky eater and disliked the food.

    • D.

      Leah wasn't hungry at the time.

    Correct Answer
    B. She saved it for a little boy named Avi back at the shelter.
    Explanation
    Leah did not eat her food during dinner at Suzy's house because she saved it for a little boy named Avi back at the shelter.

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  • 7. 

    How does Suzy react to Leah being in the hospital?

    • A.

      She is curious.

    • B.

      She disregards it.

    • C.

      She is confused and worried.

    • D.

      She cries about it.

    Correct Answer
    C. She is confused and worried.
    Explanation
    Suzy's reaction to Leah being in the hospital is described as confused and worried. This suggests that Suzy is unsure about the situation and concerned for Leah's well-being.

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