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Read the text carefully and then decide if the statements on the opposite sheet are best described by true or false.

The mad tea party.

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There was a table set out under a tree in front of the house, and the March hare and the Hatter were having tea at it. The dormouse was sitting between them, fast asleep, and the other two were using it as a cushion, resting their elbows on it, and talking over its head. 'Very uncomfortable for the dormouse, " thought Alice; "only, as it's asleep, I suppose it doesn't mind."

The table was a large one, but the three were all crowded together at one corner of it. "No room! No room!" They cried out when they saw Alice coming. "There is plenty of room!" said Alice, and she sat down in a large chair at one end of the table. "Have some wine" said the March hare to Alice. She looked around, but she could see nothing on the table but tea. "I don't see any wine," she said.

"There isn't any," said the March hare.

"Then it wasn't very polite of you to offer me some," said Alice.

"Well, it wasn't very polite of you to sit down without being invited" said the March hare.

"You need a haircut," said the Hatter. He had been looking at Alice with great curiosity, and now he spoke to her for the first time.

"You should learn not to make personal remarks, it's very rude." Alice said angrily.

From Alice in Wonderland,by Lewis Carroll.

  True False
1. Everybody was out of doors.
2. Alice was the last one to arrive.
3. The others were talking to her over the dormouse's head.
4. They were pleased to see her.
5. Alice thought that dormouse must feel very uncomfortable.
6. There was not very much room at the table.
7. Alice was given some wine by the March hare.
8. Alice thought the March hare was rude.
9. The Hatter offered to give Alice a haircut.
10. The Hatter was making remarks about his person.

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