Cloze Passage (4.3)Read the passage carefully and fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.
Cried "Wolf !"
There was once a ____________ boy who tendered his sheep
everyday. As the sheep grazed the ______________, he sat idly by
staring into the sky most of the time. But he ___________ for some
excitment and one day an idea came into his ____________.
"Wolf! Wolf!" he shouted as loud as he ____________.
On hearing the shepherd boy's cry for ________, the villagers
rushed into the field to save him. But when they __________, they
saw no wolf but the boy roaring with ____________. The villagers
did not think it was funny and all left feeling very upset.
The next week, the shepherd boy __________ the same trick
on the villagers again. This time, the villagers again rushed to help
him only to find they were fooled once more and the boy laughing
louder than ____________.
The next day, a wolf really came to _________ the shepherd
boy's sheep. "Wolf! Wolf!" the boy yelled and yelled and yelled.
When the villagers heard the boy yelling, they ___________
him. They thought he must be playing his trick again.
©COPYRIGHT 1998 Strategic Thinking Business P/L Singapore ALL RIGHTS RESERVED