One day in early March of 1993, Pauline and Tom N..
one day in early march of 1993, pauline and tom nichter and their 11-year-old son, jason, were
shopping for a toy in buena park, ca. suddenly, pauline saw a wallet lying on the floor. when she looked
inside, she found $200. the family, homeless and without work, knew that would change their lives. but they
took the wallet to the nearby police station and turned it in. the wallet was found to have some other pockets,
and more money in...over $2,000! the police called the man who lost the wallet to pick it up. the man thanked
the nichters and shook their hands, but did not reward them. luckily for the family, a tv news reporter
filmed the story. people from all over the world heard the story and sent them letters, money, and even jobs.
a businessman even let them live in his house for free for six months. so far, the family has received over
$100,000. now the nichters"future is bright.
1. the best title of the reading would be ________.
a. money is everything
b. from poor to rich
c. a kind businessman
d. a lost wallet and the police
2. who found out the secret of the wallet?
a. the police.
c. someone else in the shop.
d. the man who lost the wallet.
3. from the reading , we know many people ________.
a. work hard to change their lives
b. are frily to the loser
c. are ready to help others
d. often have good luck
4. the words "reward them" in the reading mean ________.
a. speak to the nichters
b. give something to the nichters
c. pay the police
d. meet the news reporter
5. which of the following is true about the nichters?
a. they gave the wallet to the businessman.
b. they got lots of money from a reporter.
c. they posted letters to the people all over the world.
d. they became known to many people.
1-5: b a c b d