Friends or Exams?
Tina had two exams that day. Physics was first and she hated physics, it was her worst 31 . Her friend Lily had promised to help her study for the physics exam. But for two weeks, Lily didn't answer any of her calls or messages. Tina was disappointed and angry.
While taking the exam, Tina found it difficult to answer question number five. She looked up and was surprised to see Lily holding her 32 under the table and reading from it. Lily would get a good grade by cheating. It wasn’t fair! Tina felt really angry at Lily and even thought about telling the teacher. But what would everyone else think of her? Just then# Mr. Reed started to collect the exam papers. Oh no，Tina hadn’t 33 it and she was going to fail again!
At lunch time，Tina wanted to talk to Lily but couldn't find her. Tina thought about 34 the teacher，but everyone would hate her if she did that. “ It wasn’t fair! ” she thought. Just then, Mr. Reed walked past her table. “ Mr. Reed. . . ” Tina 35 him.
That afternoon，Tina was sitting behind Lily in the history exam. Lily didn’t take her phone out. Maybe she didn’t need to cheat at history. Tina felt a little 36 that she had told Mr. Reed.
But it was too late now. Tina was on the last question when she saw Lily holding her phone under the table. Without thinking，Tina looked up and nodded to Mr. Reed. Lily was looking at her phone and didn’t hear Mr. Reed as he walked 37 up to her table. Mr. Reed picked up Lily’s exam paper，pointed to the door and told her to go outside. Everyone was staring at Lily and Tina felt really sorry now.
When Tina was leaving school，Lily stopped her. “Tina, I'm really sorry I didn’t answer your calls，but my family is having a 38 time. My dad had a heart attack and he’s in hospital. He had a big operation today and I was very worried. I knew it was stupid，but I was reading 39 from my mom to see how it was going. Mr. Reed caught me. He thought I was cheating. But he 40 and understands me now. I'm sorry I didn，t tell you what was happening. I know you're a good friend. Will you forgive me?”
31. A. month B. subject C. market D. name
32. A. book B. dictionary C. camera D. phone
33. A . finished B . forgotten C . collected D . built
34. A . telling B . asking C . leaving D . watching
35 A saved B supported C stopped D served
36 A wonderful B useful C harmful D regretful
37. A . lazily B . weakly C . silently D . patiently
38. A . terrible B . simple C . boring D . comfortable
39. A. instructions B . papers C . signs D . messages
40 A refuses B believes C criticizes D praises
答案 31. B 32.D 33.A 34.A 35. C 36. D 37.C 38.A 39.D 40.B