About once a month I have to go to Degford for my work. One day I went into a hotel to have something to 1 . The waiter 2 my coat and put it in a small room.
About an hour later I was 3 to go. The waiter 4 me my coat. 5 something fell out of the pocket onto the floor. It was a small white box. Then I took a good look at the 6 .“Oh, you’ve brought someone 7 coat.”I said to the waiter. “It looks very much like mine, 8 it is quite new, and this isn’t my box, either.”
“Oh, then I 9 someone has taken your coat and left this.”said the waiter. “This kind of thing 10 sometimes.”
I opened the box. There was a beautiful gold ring in it. So I went 11 to the police station.
“ 12 lost a ring?”I asked.
“Yes.”said a policeman,“A young man who came in this morning lost a ring, he lost it in London.”
He 13 the young man. A few minutes later, the man arrived.
“Yes, this is my ring.”he said,“How can I 14 you, sir? You see, I paid a lot of money for this ring and 15 I lost it on the train!”
After I told him the 16 of the coat, he said, “You haven’t been on the train, I haven’t been in the hotel, so how did my ring 17 in the coat?”
“Did 18 sit or stand next to you on the train?” asked the policeman.
“Yes.”said the young man.“But I don’t remember his face.”
“You may remember this coat.”said the policeman,“Was it like this one?”
“Yes, it was.”said the young man,“But my friend here 19 the thief.”
The policeman laughed.“ 20 ”He said.“The thief on the train stole your ring, and like our friend here, he went into the hotel to get some food. Only he didn’t take the right coat away with him.”
1.A.do B.buy C.eat D.deal with
2.A.took B.found C.liked D.watched
3.A.anxious B.glad C.invited D.ready
4A.showed B.returned C.brought D.dressed
5.A.Luckily B.Suddenly C.Obviously D.At once
6.A.ring B.box C.coat D.pocket
7.A.lost B.missed C.new D.else’s
8.A.but B.and C.instead D.for
9. A.know B.wonder C.think D.find
10. A.appears B.happens C.meets D.changes
11. A.around B.about C.above D.along
12. A.Who B.Has she C.Has anyone D.Have you
13. A.wrote to B.remembered C.telephoned D.knew
14. A.return B.thank C.find D.help
15 A.then B.so C.yet D.however
16 A.model B.price C.story D.size
17. A.enter B.put C.set D.get
18 A.no one B.someone C.everyone D.anyone
19. A.discovered B.isn’t C.has caught D.doesn’t know
20. A.I’m afraid not B.Yes C.No D.Surely