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There was once a man and his wife who loved each other very much. They were very poor. While her husband went out to find work as a farmhand, she would go from house to house to wash clothes. Their earnings were not much. The wife had lovely long hair which she was proud of. He had  watch which was very precious to him. It used to be his father's.

Once, the rain fell so hard for a few days that they had no work. Their money was running out. Both of them were worried that the other would go hungry. So, when the sun came out, they immediately left without saying a word to each other. When they came back a few hours later, they were each carrying bags full of food. the wife asked her husband where he got the money from. He had sold his precious watch to buy food for his wife. When her husband asked her the same question, she took off the shawl covering her head. The man gasped ! Her hair was very short  She did it to get money for her husband's food. they hugged each other and laughed. They had both sacrificed something they loved for their beloved.

     
  1.

Although they both worked, they were poor because ______.

       
    (A) their jobs did not pay well
    (B) they spent too much on food
    (C) they spent on each other
    (D) they did not work hard enough
       
  2. the watch once belonged to ______.
       
    (A) the man
    (B) the wife
    (C) the man's father
    (D) the wife's father
       
  3.

Their money was running out because ______.

       
    (A) they couldn't find any work when it rained
    (B) they spent a lot on food during the rain
    (C) they had no savings
    (D) they overspent
       
  4. When the rain stopped, they went out to ______.
       
    (A) buy food
    (B) find work
    (C) sell things
    (D) look for food
       
  5. What do you think she did to her hair ?
       
    (A) She cut it off herself.
    (B) She sold her hair to a wigmaker.
    (C) She cut her hair at the hairdresser
    (D) She sold her hair to the hairdresser
       
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  Answers : 1A   2C   3A   4A   5B
 
 
 
 

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