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Inferred Meaning Questions and Answers

Inferred Meaning Questions​

Formula

Definition of Inferred Meaning

The inference is a conclusion that is drawn on the basis of some specified facts and information. These are introduced by “the para implies” or “the author infers,” where the word “suggests” is at times replaced. It is also known as the special ability of a reader to read the lines which are not specifically mentioned. Also inference questions are likely to check you to make a logical conclusion that is disguised but still there in the passage. Such questions develop an inference in reading. For deriving inference from the paragraph it is essential to understand the meaning of passage even though the whole information is not given. The paragraph will provide you information about the types, design, time period and situation with some hints. The reader has to understand the provided hints and draw conclusions based on the given information and knowledge. More than one inference can be drawn based on the information given

Rules

  • Sometimes there may be various choice that looks like associating with the statement or the argument, or even appears to be slightly supported by the passage. However, only one option will be the most logical and supported. Therefore, do not fall for half the right option early on.
  • Skimming the passage means to read and understand the useful information correctly. Acquire the author’s ideas and opinions and skip the other given details. There will always be some connection between the paragraphs, mostly with the essential impression of the paragraph.
  • Carefully observe the words such as but, except, and not as they are important for answers. Paraphrasing the question is always a good idea that will help in acquiring the correct answer.
  • Always choose to read the options first and then other details in the paragraph. It will help in saving time. Also the idea will be developed on what is going to be there in the paragraph. As the correct answer comes from 2-3 sentences information. Therefore, it will help in understanding which option supports the paragraph.
  • Remove the obviously incorrect options as that will take you more close to the correct answer. You should know how to avoid the wrong things such as if, in any option, you see a repeat or rephrase information from the passage then that is wrong.
  • Words such as, never, any, always, none, and all should be clearly watched. Such words are comprehensive which should rarely get support.

Question 1

Time: 00:00:00
Kyle ran into his house, slamming the door behind him.  He threw his book bag on the floor and plopped onto the couch.  After six hours of playing Grand Larceny VII, he ate some pizza and fell asleep with a slice on his stomach and his feet on his book bag. When Kyle came home from school the next day, he was noticeably distraught.  He balled up his report card and placed it inside a soup can in the garbage. He then flipped the soup can upside down in the garbage can and arranged loose pieces of trash over it.  As he plopped down on the couch, he let out a sigh and picked up his controller.

Kyle was distraught. Why?

He had a fight with someone in the school.

He had a fight with someone in the school.

His father scolded him the same day in the morning.

His father scolded him the same day in the morning.

He probably got bad grades

He probably got bad grades

His friend got good marks

His friend got good marks

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Question 2

Time: 00:00:00
Kyle ran into his house, slamming the door behind him.  He threw his book bag on the floor and plopped onto the couch.  After six hours of playing Grand Larceny VII, he ate some pizza and fell asleep with a slice on his stomach and his feet on his book bag. When Kyle came home from school the next day, he was noticeably distraught.  He balled up his report card and placed it inside a soup can in the garbage. He then flipped the soup can upside down in the garbage can and arranged loose pieces of trash over it.  As he plopped down on the couch, he let out a sigh and picked up his controller.

Kyle put the report card in a soup can. Why?

Kyle was very disappointed

Kyle was very disappointed

Kyle was a short tempered person

Kyle was a short tempered person

Kyle was trying to dispose the evidence

Kyle was trying to dispose the evidence

None of the above

None of the above

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Question 3

Time: 00:00:00
Kyle ran into his house, slamming the door behind him.  He threw his book bag on the floor and plopped onto the couch.  After six hours of playing Grand Larceny VII, he ate some pizza and fell asleep with a slice on his stomach and his feet on his book bag. When Kyle came home from school the next day, he was noticeably distraught.  He balled up his report card and placed it inside a soup can in the garbage. He then flipped the soup can upside down in the garbage can and arranged loose pieces of trash over it.  As he plopped down on the couch, he let out a sigh and picked up his controller.

What can you infer from the passage whether Kyle’s report card was good or bad and why it was like that?

Kyle plays too many video games and probably his report card was bad

Kyle plays too many video games and probably his report card was bad

Kyle report card was good

Kyle report card was good

Kyle report card was good but not better than his friend

Kyle report card was good but not better than his friend

None of the above

None of the above

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Question 4

Time: 00:00:00
Ryan was looking forward to sleeping over at his friend Robert's house. Though they had been classmates for a while, the two had only recently become good friends. Ryan packed up his sleeping bag, a pillow, and a few of his favorite toys and games, and then his mom dropped him off at Robert's. Robert met Ryan on the porch and the two did their secret handshake and started playing right away. First they played pirates in Robert's tree fort. Next they played ninjas in the driveway. Then it started getting dark and they went inside of Robert's house. As soon as they walked in the house, Ryan's eyes starting getting red and itchy. He saw a big orange cat sitting on the couch. Then he started sneezing uncontrollably. "I'm sorry, Robert. It's been a lot of fun, but I have to call my mom."

Why do Ryan's eyes get red and itchy when he walks into Robert's house?

Suddenly he started feeling uncomfortable

Suddenly he started feeling uncomfortable

After playing too much Ryan got tired

After playing too much Ryan got tired

Ryan was allergic to cats

Ryan was allergic to cats

None of the above

None of the above

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Question 5

Time: 00:00:00
Ryan was looking forward to sleeping over at his friend Robert's house. Though they had been classmates for a while, the two had only recently become good friends. Ryan packed up his sleeping bag, a pillow, and a few of his favorite toys and games, and then his mom dropped him off at Robert's. Robert met Ryan on the porch and the two did their secret handshake and started playing right away. First they played pirates in Robert's tree fort. Next they played ninjas in the driveway. Then it started getting dark and they went inside of Robert's house. As soon as they walked in the house, Ryan's eyes starting getting red and itchy. He saw a big orange cat sitting on the couch. Then he started sneezing uncontrollably. "I'm sorry, Robert. It's been a lot of fun, but I have to call my mom."

Ryan wanted to call his mother, why?

Ryan was not comfortable with his friend

Ryan was not comfortable with his friend

Ryan wanted to go home

Ryan wanted to go home

Ryan wanted to tell something to his mother

Ryan wanted to tell something to his mother

None of the above

None of the above

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Question 6

Time: 00:00:00
Ryan was looking forward to sleeping over at his friend Robert's house. Though they had been classmates for a while, the two had only recently become good friends. Ryan packed up his sleeping bag, a pillow, and a few of his favorite toys and games, and then his mom dropped him off at Robert's. Robert met Ryan on the porch and the two did their secret handshake and started playing right away. First they played pirates in Robert's tree fort. Next they played ninjas in the driveway. Then it started getting dark and they went inside of Robert's house. As soon as they walked in the house, Ryan's eyes starting getting red and itchy. He saw a big orange cat sitting on the couch. Then he started sneezing uncontrollably. "I'm sorry, Robert. It's been a lot of fun, but I have to call my mom."

Ryan apologized to his friend, why?

Ryan was having an allergic reaction and he was not able to stay more at his friend’s place.

Ryan was having an allergic reaction and he was not able to stay more at his friend’s place.

Ryan’s mother instructed him to come home soon

Ryan’s mother instructed him to come home soon

Ryan wanted to play outside the house but Robert insisted him to come inside.

Ryan wanted to play outside the house but Robert insisted him to come inside.

None of the above

None of the above

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Question 7

Time: 00:00:00
"William, don't forget your towel!" Mom shouted as she applied sunblock on the baby. William threw the folding chairs in the back of the minivan and shouted through the garage door, "OK Mom!" He then ran up and grabbed his towel. "Georgia!" William shouted. There was no response. Mom packed the baby up into the car seat. "William, can you help me with his umbrella?" William ran down the stairs, almost tripping over a chew toy, and then he helped his mother lode the large umbrella in the minivan. "Mom, I can't find Georgia," William said. His mother shrugged and replied, "That's OK, William. He probably shouldn't come with us anyway."

Mom and William were going somewhere, where it was?

At Hospital

At Hospital

At Beach

At Beach

At daycare

At daycare

A family function

A family function

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Question 8

Time: 00:00:00
"William, don't forget your towel!" Mom shouted as she applied sunblock on the baby. William threw the folding chairs in the back of the minivan and shouted through the garage door, "OK Mom!" He then ran up and grabbed his towel. "Georgia!" William shouted. There was no response. Mom packed the baby up into the car seat. "William, can you help me with his umbrella?" William ran down the stairs, almost tripping over a chew toy, and then he helped his mother lode the large umbrella in the minivan. "Mom, I can't find Georgia," William said. His mother shrugged and replied, "That's OK, William. He probably shouldn't come with us anyway."

In the passage there is a discussion about Georgia. Who is Georgia?

A baby

A baby

A dog

A dog

William’s father

William’s father

William’s sister

William’s sister

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Question 9

Time: 00:00:00
"William, don't forget your towel!" Mom shouted as she applied sunblock on the baby. William threw the folding chairs in the back of the minivan and shouted through the garage door, "OK Mom!" He then ran up and grabbed his towel. "Georgia!" William shouted. There was no response. Mom packed the baby up into the car seat. "William, can you help me with his umbrella?" William ran down the stairs, almost tripping over a chew toy, and then he helped his mother lode the large umbrella in the minivan. "Mom, I can't find Georgia," William said. His mother shrugged and replied, "That's OK, William. He probably shouldn't come with us anyway."

William shouted Georgia but there were no response, why?

As Georgia was a kid he can’t speak

As Georgia was a kid he can’t speak

Georgia was a dog

Georgia was a dog

Georgia was not interested to join them

Georgia was not interested to join them

Information not given

Information not given

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Question 10

Time: 00:00:00
As the teacher brought the class back from the washroom, he noticed that Alvin and Elijah were nowhere to be seen. He asked the class, "Has anyone seen Alvin or Elijah?" Most of the students confirmed that they had not seen them, except for Rodney, who remained silent while tapping his foot on the floor anxiously. The teacher noticed this. "Rodney, do you happen to know where your best buddies Alvin and Elijah went?" Rodney looked away and said, "Nah, I haven't seen them." The teacher notified the office of the missing students. An announcement was made over the PA system and a few minutes later, Alvin and Elijah returned to class. Both of them were very sweaty and Elijah was carrying a basketball. "Sorry we took so long. We had to use the bathroom," said Elijah. "Yeah," chimed in Alvin, "it took longer than we thought."

What were Alvin and Elijah doing while they were gone?

They went to gym for some sports

They went to gym for some sports

They were probably playing a basketball

They were probably playing a basketball

They wanted to hide themselves from everyone so went to meeting room

They wanted to hide themselves from everyone so went to meeting room

None of the above

None of the above

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Question 11

Time: 00:00:00
As the teacher brought the class back from the washroom, he noticed that Alvin and Elijah were nowhere to be seen. He asked the class, "Has anyone seen Alvin or Elijah?" Most of the students confirmed that they had not seen them, except for Rodney, who remained silent while tapping his foot on the floor anxiously. The teacher noticed this. "Rodney, do you happen to know where your best buddies Alvin and Elijah went?" Rodney looked away and said, "Nah, I haven't seen them." The teacher notified the office of the missing students. An announcement was made over the PA system and a few minutes later, Alvin and Elijah returned to class. Both of them were very sweaty and Elijah was carrying a basketball. "Sorry we took so long. We had to use the bathroom," said Elijah. "Yeah," chimed in Alvin, "it took longer than we thought."

Rodney was acting so strangely, why?

He was a good friend of Alvin and Elijah

He was a good friend of Alvin and Elijah

He knew that where Alvin and Elijah went

He knew that where Alvin and Elijah went

He was not aware so he was behaving strangely

He was not aware so he was behaving strangely

None of the above

None of the above