Tutorial World Primary 1
 
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Comprehension (5.5)

Read the passage and answer the questions.

Three Little Pigs

 
Once upon a time, there lived an old mother pig and her three little pigs. The first little pig didn't like work. The second little pig was a glutton. But the third little pig was clever and hardworking.
One day the mother pig said, "Now that you are grown up, go out and build your own houses."
"Oh dear !" said the first little pig. "I hate working. Well, I can easily make a straw house !"
But the second pig said, "A straw house can be blown away by the wind. I'll build a house of wood. It would be strong against the wind"
"I'll build a house that is safe and solid and can never be blown away," declared the third pig. "It has to be a brick house."
This made his brothers angry and they shouted, "Before you carry all the bricks. It will be dark and the wolf will come and eat you up!"
1. What is the meaning of the word "glutton" ?

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2. Why did the first pig build his house of straw?

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3. Why didn't the second pig build his house of straw?

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4. Why did the third pig build his house of bricks?

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5. Who were the pigs afraid of?

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