Once there was a boy in Toronto. His name was Jimmy. He started drawing when he was three years old, and when he was five he was already very ___1___ at it. He drew many beautiful interesting pictures, and many people ___2___ his pictures. They thought this boy was going to be ___3___ when he was a little older, and then they were going to ___4___ these pictures for a lot of money.
Jimmy’s pictures were quite different from other ___5___ because he never drew on all of the paper. He drew on ___6___ of it, and the other half was always ___7___.
“That’s very clever,” everybody said. “___8___ other people have ever done that before.”
One day somebody asked him, “Please tell me, Jimmy. Why do you draw on the bottom (底部) half of your pictures, ___9___ not on the top half?”
“Because I’m small,” Jimmy said, “and my brushes (毛笔) can’t ___10___ very high.”
1. A. poor B. sad C. glad D. good
2. A. bought B. brought C. sold D. took
3. A. different B. clever C. famous D. rich
4. A. buy B. show C. leave D. sell
5. A. men’s B. people’s C. boy’s D. child’s
6. A. half B. part C. side D. end
7. A. full B. empty C. wrong D. ready
8. A. No B. Some C. Any D. Many
9. A. then B. and C. but D. or
10. A. change B. turn C. pull D. reach