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Read the passage carefully. Then choose the correct answer.
 

The picture in the art shop showed a pretty lady. It was Tina's favorite. She would stand in front of the shop, just staring at the lady. he imagined that the lady was her mother. It made the pain at not knowing how her mother looked like disappear for a while.

She was an orphan. he orphanage had always been her home. The other orphans who had relatives would go home for the holidays but she would stay at the orphanage. Mr and Mrs Chan, the caretakers there, felt sorry for her because she had no one. They would try their best to cheer her up by bringing her out and giving her special treats.

Tina knew that Mr and Mrs Chan loved her very much but they were not her parents. "If only I had a picture of my mother," she thought to herself.

One day while she was standing outside the art shop, the owner invited her in. She headed straight for the picture. He offered to give it to Tina and she accepted it. She went home and eagerly showed it to Mrs Chan. When Mrs Chan saw the picture, she hugged Tina tightly. Tina was puzzled. Mrs Chan then told her that it was a picture of her mother. Tina was so overjoyed when she heard that.

     
    ALL ANSWERS MUST BE IN COMPLETE SENTENCES
     
  1.

What made Tina feel sad ?

     
  2. What happened to Tina's parents ? Which sentence tells you this ?
     
  3. Why didn't Tina go home for the holidays ?
     
  4. How did the couple show Tina that they loved her a lot ?
     
  5. Why do you think Mrs Chan hugged Tina tightly when Tina showed her the picture ?
       
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  Answers
   
  1. Not knowing how her mother looked like made Tina feel sad.
   
  2. They died. The sentence is 'She was an orphan.'
   
  3. She had no relatives to go home to.
   
  4. They would bring her out and give her special treats.
   
  5. Mrs Chan was so happy for Tina because she finally got her wish.
   
 
 
 
 

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