Story 91 First Flight
Mr. Johnson had never been up in an aeroplane
before and he had read a lot about air accidents
, so one day when a friend offered
to take him for a ride in his own small phane, Mr. Johnson was very worried about accepting
Finally, however, his friend persuaded
him that it was very safe, and Mr. Johnson boarded
Mr. Johnson had heard that the most dangerous
part of a flight were the take-off
and the landing, so he was extremely
frightened and closed his eyes.
After a minute or two he opened them again, looked out of the window of the plane, and said to his friend, "Look at those people down there. They look as small as ants, don't they?"
"Those are ants," answered his friend. "We're still on the ground."
Where were they when Mr. Johnson said that people looked like small ants?
A. They had already token off from the ground.
B. They were already in the sky.
C. They were still on the ground.
D. They were taking off from the ground.