Mr. Lang worked in a factory. As a driver, he was busy but he was paidmuch. His wife was an able woman and did all the housework. When he came back,she took good care of him and he never did anything at home. So he had enoughtime when he had a holiday. A few friends of his liked gambling(赌博) and he learnedit soon. So he was interested in it and hardly forgot anything except gambling.He lost all his money and later he began to sell the television, watches and soon. His wife told him not to do it but he didn’t listen to her. She had to tellthe police. He and his friends were punished for it. And he was hardly sentaway. After he came out of lockup(拘留所), he hated her very muchand the woman had to leave him.
It was New Year’s Day. Mr. Lang didn’t go to work. He felt lonely andwanted to gamble again. He called his friends and they came soon. But they wereafraid the police would come. He told his five-year-old son to go to find outif there were the policemen outside. They waited for a long time and didn’tthink the police would come and began to gamble. Suddenly opened the door andin came a few policemen.
“I saw there weren’t any policemen outside, daddy,” said the boy, “so Iwent to the crossing and asked some to come.”
1. Mr. Lang was paid much because _______.
A. he was a driver
B. he worked in a factory
C. he had a lot of work to do
D. he had worked there for a long time
2. Mrs. Lang did all housework because _______.
A. she couldn’t find any work
B. she thought her husband was tired
C. her husband spent all time in gambling
D. she wouldn’t stop her husband gambling
3. _______, so he was put into lockup.
A. Mr. Lang often gambled
B. Mr. Lang was late for work
C. Mr. Lang didn’t help his wife at home
D. Mr. Lang wasn’t polite to the police
4. The woman had to leave Mr. Lang because _______.
A. he didn’t love her any longer
B. he wouldn’t stop gambling
C. he had been put into lockup
D. he was hardly sent away by the factory
5. Which of the following is right?
A. The boy hoped his father to be put into lockup again.
B. The boy thought his father needed some policemen.
C. The boy hoped his father to stop gambling soon.
D. The boy hoped his mother to come back.