Thanks to Janet Fowler for letting me use her story.

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Dan is in the kitchen. He likes to cook. He is making a cake. He is reading the recipe very carefully. The kitchen is very dirty. There is flour on the counter. There is flour on Dan's face. There is sugar on the floor. There is butter on the refrigerator door. There are three dirty bowls in the sink. There are many dirty spoons on the counter. Now Dan is breaking an egg. Dan is very happy. The cake is for his son. Today is his son's birthday. John is eight years old today. They're going to have pizza for dinner. They're going to eat cake. Pizza and chocolate cake are John's favorite foods.

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  1. Is Dan using a recipe to make a cake?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.

  2. Is the kitchen clean or dirty now?
    1. Clean.
    2. Dirty.
    3. I don't know.

  3. Is Dan going to make pizza?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.

  4. Is Dan having a birthday party for his son John?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.

  5. Are there three bowls in the sink?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.

  6. Is Dan's face dirty?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.

  7. Is the floor clean?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.

  8. Does Dan have a day off today?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.

  9. Are pizza and chocolate cake Dan's favorite foods?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.

  10. Does John like to eat chocolate cake?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
    3. I don't know.