Americans usually eat three meals a day. Breakfast usually comes before eight o’clock in the morning. They usually have eggs, some meat, bread, fruit juice and coffee. Lunch is between twelve and one o’clock. It is like a light meal and working people must take lunch with them or get it near workplace.
Children in school take sandwiches, fruit, and cookies with them or eat in school. Supper, the main meal, is between six and eight in the evening. People cook it carefully. They may have meat or chicken, turkey and duck. They may all have potatoes or rice, vegetables or salad. The drink is coffee, tea or milk. Then comes the dessert.
( )1. Americans have breakfast ________.
A. after eight o’clock B. at eight o’clock
C. before eight o’clock in the morning D. in the morning
( )2. _______ is the most important meal in a day.
A. Breakfast B. Lunch C. Meals D. Supper
( )3. What does “light” mean in Chinese? _______
A. 重的 B. 有用的 C. 轻的 D. 不太重要的
( )4. Americans usually have breakfast and supper at ______.
A. home B. office C. inn D. work place
( )5. When Americans have supper, _______ comes last.
A. drink B. meat C. dessert D. vegetables
One day Bob took two of his friends into the mountains. They put up their tents(帐篷) and then rode off to a forest to see how the trees were growing.
In the afternoon when they were about ten kilometers from their camp(营地)， it started to snow. More and more snow fell. Soon Bob could hardly see his hands before his face. He could not find the road. Bob knew there were two roads. One road went to the camp， and the other went to his house. But all was white snow. Everything was the same. How could he take his friends back to the camp？ Bob had an idea. The horses！ Let the horses take them back！ But what would happen if the horses took the road to his house？ That would be a trip of thirty-five kilometers in such cold weather！
It was getting late. They rode on(一直骑) and on. At last the horses stopped. Where were they？ None of them could tell. John looked around(环顾四周). What was that under the tree？ It was one of their tents！
26. John and his two friends went to the forest to _______.
A. find their way home
B. build their camp
C. watch the trees in the forest
D. enjoy the mountains in the snow
27. They could not find their way back because _______.
A. there were no roads in the mountains at all
B. everything was covered by the white snow
C. there was only one road to their camp
D. they couldn‘t decide which of the two roads led to their tents 28. It is clear that they wanted the horses to take them to _______.
A. the mountains
B. the forest
C. the camp
D. John’s house
29. The horses stopped because _______.
A. they knew that they had got to the camp
B. they had seen John‘s house
C. they were tired after running for a long way
D. it was getting late
30. The story happened _______.
A. at night when nothing could be seen
B. on a cold winter day
C. on a dark snowy evening
D. in a cold camp far from villages