A strong wind was blowing hard,thunder was rumbling（雷声隆隆地响），and lightning flashed across the dark sky.Rain was 1 down;it looked as if heaven had been broken open.
Gleams of light appeared from windows of 2 houses,shining like jewels in all the dark.
A 3 woman dressed in rags and trembling with cold was 4 on a lonely road,while the merciless rain was 5 her without pause.
She knocked at a door,and a 6 answered it.She begged him to let her stay a while 7.The boy then let her into the sitting room and 8 her sitting by the fire.
The woman 9 old and tired under the bright electric light,10 she was only in her early thirties.She sat 11 for a moment,and then her eyes began to look about the 12.When her wandering eyes rested on the picture of a young man,she 13 up,looking thunderstruck.
Just then,the boy came with his 14.The man at once recognized the woman as his 15.They had 16 touch with each other during the war,and he thought he had lost her forever.
17 words needed to be spoken.They ran into each other’s arms 18 the boy stared at them,puzzled.
The storm was over and the sky cleared.Feeling very 19,the couple stood face to face with their child between them,watching the rain as it gradually 20.
1.A.pouring B.falling C.dropping D.flooding
2.A.poor B.black C.faraway D.nearby
3.A.rich B.beautiful C.poor D.ugly
4.A.crying B.wandering C.struggling D.wondering
5.A.striking B.hitting C.flowing D.beating
6.A.boy B.girl C.woman D.man
7.A.out B.near C.outside D.inside
8.A.made B.left C.asked D.told
9.A.became B.showed C.appeared D.sounded
10.A.so B.and C.however D.though
11.A.straight B.thirsty C.hungry D.still
12.A.room B.house C.picture D.fire
13.A.picked B.stood C.came D.looked
14.A.father B.mother C.friend D.brother
15.A.wife B.sister C.mother D.girlfriend
16.A.kept B.got C.made D.lost
17.A.Much B.Many C.No D.Not
18.A.as B.while C.when D.since
19.A.disappointed B.sorry C.happy D.sad
20.A.began B.stopped C.ended D.went
1~5 ACCCD 6~10 ADBCD 11~15 DABAA 16~20 DCBCB