2012-01-30

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Polar bear is a very big white bear. We call it the polar bear because it lives inside the Arctic Circle near the North Pole. There are no polar bear at the South Pole. Polar bears live at the North Pole. There is only snow, ice and water. There is not any land. These bears are three meters long, and weight 450 kilos. They can stand up on their back legs because they have very wide feet. They can use their front legs like arms. The polar ears can swim very well they can swim 120 kilometers out into the water. They catch fish and sea animals for food. They go into the sea when they are afraid.
People like to kill the polar bears for their beautiful white coats. The government of Canada, the United State and Russia say that no one can kill polar bears now. They do not want all of these beautiful animals die.


1. What does the passage mainly discuss?
A. The size of polar bears.
B. Where polar bears live.
C. The habitat of polar bears
D. Why people hunt polar bears.
E. A brief description of Polar bears.

2. What is the main idea of the last paragraph?
A. Polar bears are very big animals.
B. Polar bears are tame animals.
C. Polar bears live at the North Pole.
D. There are no polar bears at the South Pole.
E. Polar bears are hunted because of their beautiful white coat.

3. Which of the following statement is NOT TRUE about a polar bear?
A. A polar bear weighs 450 kilos
B. A polar bear is three meters long.
C. A polar bear catches fish for food.
D. A polar bear goes into the sea when it is angry.
E. A polar bear likes to kill people

4. “A polar bear goes into the sea when it is afraid
The underlined word is closest in meaning to …………….
A. shy            C. scared       E. brave
B. furious       D. angry




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