A thirsty bee went to a river to drink. As it was drinking, the bee was 1 away by the running water.
A kind bird saw that the bee was in 2 . It picked 3 off a tree and threw 4 into the water in front of the bee. The bee climbed 5 the leaf, and it was brought 6 to the land. The bee thanked the bee a lot and then 7 .
Not 8 that, the bird was sitting 9 the branch of a tree. It did not know that a man was shooting at it. But the bee saw 10 the man was doing. So it flew into the man’s 11 and stung(刺蜇) him. The 12 in the man’s eye was so great that he was not able to 13 the bird, and the bird flew away.
14 the bee, 15 life had been saved by the bird, was able to save the life of the bird.
1. A. flying B. brought C. flowing D. carried
2. A. trouble B. a trouble C. danger D. dangerous
3. A. a leaf B. leaves C. leaf D. the leaf
4. A. them B. one C. it D. this
5. A. onto B. on C. to D. at
6. A. safety B. safe C. saved D. safely
7. A. climbed away B. ran away C. flew away D. got away
8. A. long before B. before long C. after long D. long after
9. A. in B. on C. at D. by
10. A. that B. what C. which D. when
11. A. eye B. nose C. mouth D. ear
12. A. pain B. bee C. bird D. earache
13. A. shoot B. shoot at C. shoot to D. shoot on
14. A. In the way B. On the way C. In a way D. In this way
15. A. her B. the C. whose D. its
2. C。in danger的意思为“处于危险之中”的意思。根据下文小鸟设法救蜜蜂的过程可以推断蜜蜂处于危险之中。
3. A。一方面根据句意，从树上摘下的可能是“树叶(leaf)”,另一方面从下文The bee climbed __5__ the leaf，可以断定应选leaf。
5. A。本题考介词的正确用法，climb onto是“爬到……上面”的意思，故选A。
13. A。shoot是“射中、射死”的意思;shoot at是“瞄准、朝……射击”的意思，故选A。
14. D。In the way是“挡路”的意思;On the way是“在路上”的意思;In a way是“从某种程度上”的意思;In this way是“以这种方式”的意思。