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Read the passage carefully. Then choose the correct answer.
 

Farah was a simple girl. She believed everything and anything. Her friends found it amusing. they would tell her tall tales and Farah would always believe them. One day, while walking home from school, she came across an old man. He seemed to have lost something. Farah approached him and asked if she could help. He said that he was looking for his magic coin.

At first Farah thought that he was joking but he insisted that he was really looking for his magic coin. So Farah looked for it and eventually found it. The old man was so overjoyed. He thanked Farah. Before he went off, he took something out of his pocket and pressed it into Farah's hand. She looked and saw that it was another magic coin. "Believe," he said.

When Farah got home, she saw that there was nothing to eat. "I wish I had a burger," she said. Instantly, one appeared. She looked at the magic coin and smiled. It was true ! When she told her friends, they just laughed at her and said she had been tricked but Farah knew better.

     
  1.

Farah was a/an ______ girl, she believed all that anyone told her.

       
    (A) trusting
    (B) silly
    (C) grateful
    (D) ignorant
       
  2. 'Tall tales' mean ______.
       
    (A) stories about tall things and people
    (B) unbelievable stories
    (C) unusual stories
    (D) fairy stories
       
  3.

Farah thought the old man was joking because ______.

       
    (A) he was old
    (B) the coin was not magic
    (C) she thought there was no such thing as magic coins
    (D) he looked like he was joking
       
  4. The old man said 'Believe' because he wanted Farah to believe in ______.
       
    (A) herself
    (B) him
    (C) her friends
    (D) the magic coin
       
  5. What do you think 'She knew better' meant ?
       
    (A) She knew the girls better
    (B) She knew the magic coin was real
    (C) She knew the old man
    (D) She knew about magic
       
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  Answers : 1A   2B   3C   4D   5B
 
 
 
 

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