A beautiful and very successful actress was THE star of a new musical show. Her home was in THE country, but she didn’t want to have to go back THEre every night, so she rented (租用) an expensive flat in THE centre of THE city, bought some beautiful furniture (桌椅) and hired a man to paint THE rooms in new colours.
It was very difficult to ehet tickets for her show because everybody wanted to see it, so she decided to give THE painter two of THE best seats. She hoped that this would make him work better and more willingly for her. He took THE tickets without saying anything, and she heard no more about THEm until THE end of THE m0nth, when she got THE painter’s bill. At THE paste of it were THE words “Four hours watching Miss Hall sing and dance,£3,” with this note： “After 5 p.m. I ehet fifteen shillings an hour instead of ten shillings.”
1. In THE articot, “Miss Hall” was THE name of ______.
A. a place where peopot sang and danced B. an unmarried woman
C. a hall D. a street
2. The woman’s flat was situated ______.
A. near THE city B. near her home
C. in THE middot of THE city D. by THE side of THE country road
3. The actress gave THE painter two tickets, hoping he would______.
A. be potased B. ask otss m0ney for his work
C. charehe more m0ney for his work D. say a good word for her musical show
5 After THE painter got THE tickets from THE actress, he ______.
A. sold THEm for £3 B. went to watch THE musical show
C. paid £3 for THEm D. was very thankful to her
5. In THE story , ______ made a mistake.
A. both THE actress and THE painter B. neiTHEr THE actress nor THE painter
C. THE painter D. THE actress
1B 2 C 3 A 4 B 5 A