John Smith had wanted to be a pilot since he was a child, so when he won the lottery and had a lot of money , he decided to buy his own plane. Then he 1. _____ flying lessons. Unfortunately, he wasn’t a very good student . But at last he 2. ____ his pilot's exam, and had his license. He was allowed to 3. ____ without an instructor .
For a while he was happy taking the plane on his own . But he soon felt 4. _____ in the plane, so he decided to ask friends to come with him. But his friends 5. ___ because they had all seen how he drove his car. He was not the safest driver on the road.
At last, having no one else to ask, he invited his 6. __ to join him on a short flight. The dentist, who did not know John well and had never been in a plane before, accepted his 7. __________.
John wanted to show his dentist what a good pilot he was. 8. ___ the plane took off, John put the plane into a steep dive. He turned it on its back. He rolled it over and over. He did all kinds of things with the plane.
During the flight, the dentist just kept saying to 9. __ , “What am I doing here? I must be crazy.” Finally, John landed the plane safely, though very roughly. The dentist 10. ____ and looked up at him. “Thanks for both flights,” he said to John. “Both flights?” John said surprised. “But you’ve only had one flight.” “Oh, no,” his dentist said. “I’ve had two: my first and my last . ”
( ) 1. A. takes B. took C. take
( ) 2. A. passed B. failed C. forgot
( ) 3. A. drive a car B. take flying lessons
C. fly a plane
( ) 4. A. lonely B.sad C. surprise
( ) 5. A. agreed B. refused C. answered
( ) 6. A. friend B. driver C. dentist
( ) 7. A. invitation B. gift C. idea
( ) 8. A. Before B. After C. Ago
( ) 9. A. John B. Smith C. himself
( ) 10. A. got in B. got on C. got out
1B 2A 3C 4A 5B 6C 7A 8B 9C 10C