When my husband, Jack, was a police officer, he once approached a home guarded by two ferocious dogs. They lunged at the screen door with such force that it opened, and they tore out into the yard.
Thinking quickly, Jack, stepped into the house, closing the door tightly behind him. " It's all right, ma'am," he reassured the homeowner " I'm a police officer."
"Not a very brave one," 'she observed.
(1) guard v.保护；保卫
(2) ferocious adj.凶猛的；残忍的
(3) lunge v.冲刺；前冲
(4) tear v.急奔；冲
(5) reassure v.消除对……的恐惧；使安心
① What was once Jack?
A. He was once a soldier.
B. He was once a government official.
C. He was once a police officer.
D. He was once a gardener.
② The word "ferocious" in "a home guarded by two ferocious dogs'? means______ .
A. very nice
B. very strong
C. very big and strong
D. cruel and violent
③ What is a screen door?
A. A door which is made of glass.
B. A door which is a frame holding a net used for separating things, which do not pass through the holes.
C. A door which is made of iron .
D. A door which is made of wood.
④ What did Jack do when he found that the dogs tore into the yard?
A. He ran away quickly.
B. He stood still.
C. He locked the dogs inside the house.
D. Instead of running away, he stepped into the house and shut the door tightly.
⑤ From this passage, we can see that ______.
A. Jack was very quick
B. Jack was not so brave
C. Jack was very helpful
D. Jack was a competent policeman