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Comprehension (5.3)

Read the passage and answer the questions.

The Greedy Boy

Menghwa lived in the nursery with many other children, but nobody

liked him very much. For one thing, he was very thin and for another he

was greedy.

If ever the children had a party, Menghwa was sure to eat most of

the food and cakes. Once he even put some sandwiches into his pockets

when he thought no one was looking at him. He wanted to eat them all by

himself in the night.

When the children were at play, they seldom invited him because he

was not co-operative and always wanted to do things his way. The teacher

often had to explain to Menghwa the importance of living, playing and

caring among friends.

1. Where did Menghwa live?

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2. Why didn't the children like Menghwa?

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3. Why did Menghwa put sandwiches into his pockets?

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4. What is the meaning of the word "co-operative" ?

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5. What did the teacher explain to Menghwa?

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