Mr. Black was young and able. The boss liked him. Last month he was sent to China on business. Before he went back from China, he decided to buy something for Tony, the son of his boss. At first he didn' t know what to buy for the boy. Suddenly he remembered that the boy liked birds very much, so he went to the bird market. He was glad to find that there were so many kinds of birds there. He bought four beautiful birds, then he told the boy about it on the telephone.
As soon as Mr. Black returned to London by air, he went to Tony with the four birds. But on his way to the boss ’s home.one of them flew out of the cage(笼子)and there were only three birds left in it.Then Mr.Black bought a local(当地的)bird to take the place of the missing Chinese one.
Tony of course was very happy when he saw the birds.But soon he found one of them was different from the other three.He asked， “It’s a local bird，isn’t it，Mr.Black?’’
大色欧美Av “Yes, it is”Mr.black answered,“It’s an interpreter (译员).”
大色欧美Av 托尼看见那些鸟的时候很高兴。但他很快发现其中的1只和另外3只不一样。他问： “这是一只本地的鸟，不是吗，布菜克先生?”
Why did the boss send Mr. Black to China on business?
A.Mr. Black had never been to China before.
B.Mr. Black was an able and hard-working man.
大色欧美Av C.Mr. Black could buy something interesting for Tony.
How did Mr. Black return to London?
大色欧美Av B.By ship.
大色欧美Av C.By plane.
大色欧美Av 参考解析：C【解析】by air意为“乘飞机”。
大色欧美Av Whom did Mr. Black buy a present for?
B.The son of his boss.
C.Mr. Black' s wife.
Mr. Black said the local bird was an interpreter because __
大色欧美Av A.the three Chinese birds didn't know English
B.it was different from the Chinese birds
C.he was making a joke
大色欧美Av What happened to one of the four birds?
A.It was dead on the way to London.
B.It flew away from the cage.
C.It was stolen by someone.