2017-02-20 14:38 来源：小牛英语
Bridge are built for many reasons. Some bridges are built so that cars can cross over rivers. Others are made for trains to use. In the state of Washington, there is a very unusual bridge - it was built for squirrels.
The town of Longview has a very busy street. Many cars use it every day. Squirrels were being killed as they tried to cross the street. Mr. Peters built a bridge for the squirrels - one that would pass above the traffic. For years now, the squirrels have been able to cross safely from one side of the street to the other.
reason n. 理由；原因
cross v. 横过
unusual adj. 不平常的；与众不同的
squirrel n. 松鼠
town n. 镇
traffic n. 交通；通行；运输
be able to v. 能；会
safely adv. 安全地
一、Read the passage and write "T" for true and "F" for false.
( ) 1. Bridges are built only for cars.
( ) 2. The unusual bridge is built in the city of Washington.
( ) 3. In Longview, the squirrel can cross the street freely.
( ) 4. Mr. Peters loves squirrels very much.
( ) 5. This unusual bridge was built last year.
二、According to the passage, choose the best answer:A, B, C or D.
( ) 1. The best title is _______ .
A. Bridges That Cross Rivers
B. How to Build a Bridge
C. A Bridge for Squirrels
D. A Very Busy Street
( ) 2. The story says that some bridges are used by ________ .
A. swimmers B. airplanes C. trains D. mice
( ) 3. Before the bridge was built, many squirrels were ________ .
A. happy B. killed C. sick D. tame
( ) 4. The story suggests that Mr. Peters ______ .
A. hates children B. is old C. eats a lot D. likes animals
( ) 5. The word "traffic" means _______ .
A. clouds B. state C. deep river D. moving cars
三、Answer the questions about the story.
1. What are the bridges built for?
Some bridges are built so that cars can ______ ______ rivers. Others are made for _______ to use.
2. In the state of Washington, what was that unusual bridge built for?
The unusual bridge was built for _______ .
3. Why was the bridge built for squirrels?
Because squirrels were being _______ as they tried to cross the ______ street.
4. Where is the busy street in?
In the _______ of ________ .
5. Can the squirrels cress safely from one side of the street to the other?
_______ , they ________ .