There are many firefighters around the world. They
save people from buildings that are on fire. They also save
the environment from fires. One boy wanted to do
something to thank firefighters. The five-year-old boy and
his grandmother sent a Baby Yoda toy to firefighters. He
put a note with the toy. The note said, “Here is a friend for
you in case you get lonely.” The firefighters loved the toy.
It is now going from fire crew to fire crew around the US.
【題組】36. Why did the boy send a toy to firefighters?
(A) He believed the toy could bring them good luck.
(B) A firefighter saved him before.
(C) His grandmother wanted him to do so.
(D) He wanted to give thanks to them.
22.【題組】37. What does the writer say about the Baby Yoda?
(A) It is traveling around the country.
(B) It was the boy’s birthday gift.
(C) It has the same name as the boy.
(D) It got badly burned in a big fire.
Venice is a city in Italy. It sits on some islands.
Tourists like to see Venice’s buildings, bridges, and canals.
That may not be possible in the future, though. That is
because the city is sinking. The land under Venice is
getting smaller, and the Earth’s plates under that keep
moving. Venice’s boats are causing problems, too. Most
boats have gas engines and can go fast. They make waves,
which destroy the buildings over time. Now, there is a new
boat on the market. It uses electricity. It has wings under
the boat. When it starts to go fast, it rises from the water.
This means it makes fewer big waves.
【題組】38. How are boats making problems in Venice?
(A) They make the water dirty.
(B) They make too much noise.
(C) They cause water to hit walls.
(D) They don’t work well in cold weather.
24.【題組】39. .What is the problem that most affects Venice?
(A) Foreigners are bothering local people’s lives.
(B) Fish in the ocean are dying from pollution.
(C) Young people are leaving the city every year.
(D) The city is getting lower in the water.
25.【題組】40. .What does the passage say about the new boat?
(A) All the people in Italy use it.
(B) It runs on a different kind of energy.
(C) Tourists like it very much.
(D) It is faster than older boats.
Lily and Ryan are at home. Lily is watching a
VTuber on her phone. Ryan asks what the VTuber is
vlogging about. The VTuber is playing a new video game.
Ryan likes it when VTubers do that because he’s able to
see the game and play along. Lily sometimes talks to
VTubers while they are playing. It’s a good way to learn
about the game. Ryan thinks it’s great when VTubers talk
to real people in their videos. His favorite VTuber does
that all the time. The VTuber that Lily is watching now
does that a lot, too.
【題組】41. What does Ryan say about his favorite VTuber?
(A) She often talks with her fans.
(B) She is not good at playing games.
(C) She doesn’t talk a lot.
(D) She asks people to buy her products.
Sandra’s parents used to hope she would be a
doctor. Sandra wanted to please them, so she promised to
become a doctor. She changed her mind as a teenager,
though. She decided to focus on being a teacher.
However, she had second thoughts about that idea at the
end of high school. She guessed her purpose in life wasn’t
to be a teacher because she doesn’t like kids. One day,
Sandra made a vision board to find her purpose. She put
lots of photos on a big board. The pictures showed her
that her life’s purpose has something to do with food and
【題組】43. Why did Sandra want to be a doctor?
(A) She wanted to learn more about medicine.
(B) She wanted to make a lot of money.
(C) She wanted to help sick people.
(D) She wanted to make her parents happy.
30.【題組】45. How does Sandra feel about children?
(A) She thinks they don’t understand anything about
(B) She thinks they cause trouble when they are
(C) She doesn’t enjoy spending time with them.
(D) She finds them fun to play with sometimes.