Read the following and then answer the questions :
It was the end of the summer holiday and Nadia was worried. She had
still not done her homework. Nadia had missed the day of school because she had
been ill . She had phoned her friend Azza and asked what homework their teacher
had set for the summer holiday. Azza had told her that teacher had asked them
to write a composition. Nadia had written down the title. It was “ The
best things in life are three “
Nadia didn’t know what to write. When she thought about the best
things in life, they didn’t seem to be “ three “ at all . She thought about her
parents. There were two of them. Her brothers and sisters, there were four of
them . She thought about happiness, love, nature. She couldn’t count these at
all . On the first day school , Nadia’s teacher asked her to read her
composition to the class. Nadia stood up and began. “ I don’t think the best things
in life are three at all, “ she said. “ I think they are things you can’t count
“ The other students stated to laugh . “ Nadia “ said her teacher gently. “ The
title of the composition was : The best things in life are free . “
A) Answer the following
Why wasn’t Nadia at school when the teacher set
the homework ?
Why did the rest of the class laugh when Nadia
started to read her composition ?
What does the word “ It “ in the first paragraph
refer to ?
Do you agree that the best things in life are
free ? Why ?
B) Choose the correct
5- Nadia communicated
with Azza by ----------------------------
a) phone b) letter c) e-mail d) message
6- Nadia’s teacher was
-------------------- with Nadia .
a) happy b) pleased c) angry d) worried
7- Nadia disagreed with
the title of the composition because -------------------
a) She wrote it down
b) She couldn’t count
the best things in life
c) She didn’t want to
write the composition
d) She didn’t have time
to write the composition .