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09年PETS四级考试冲刺训练03
Grandma Moses is among the most celebreted twentieth-century painters of the United States,yet she __1_ painting before she was in her late seventies.As she once spoken __2_ herself:" I would never sit back in a rocking chair,__3_ for some to help me."No one could have a __4_ old age.

She was born Anna Mary Robertson _5__ a farm in New York State,one of five boys and girls.("We came in bunches,_6__ radishes.") At twelve she left home and was __7_ domestic service until ,at twnety-seven,she _8__ Thomas Moses,one of the hired hands of her employers.They farms most of their _9__,first in Virginia and www.pets12345.com State,_10__ Eagle Bridge.She had ten children,of _11__ five survived; her husband died in 1927.

Grandma Moses _12__ a little as a child and made embroidery pictures as a _13__, but only switched to oil in old age because her hands become too stiff __14_, and she wanted to keep busy and pass the time.Her _15__ were first sold at the local drugstore and at a fair, and were soon _16__ by a dealer who bought everything _17__ she painted.Three of the pictures were exhibition in the museum of Modern Art,and in 1940 she had her first exhibition in New York .__18_ the 1930s and her death she produced some 2000 pictures;detailed and lively portrayals of the _19__ life she had known for so long ,with a marvellous _20__ of color and form." I think real hard till think of something real pretty,and then I pain it."she said.

1) A barely startedt B was barely strated
C had barely started D barely start
2) A about B of C on D over
3) A waiting B to waiting C and writing D am writing
4) A very productive B productive
C most productive D more productive
5) A in B at C on D about
6) A unlike B like C likely D unlikely
7) A for B in C at D under
8) A married with B married to C marry D married
9) A life B live C lives D lifes
10) A in B at C under D on
11) A whom B whichC that D who
12) A worked B read C studied D painted
13) A job B fun C hobby D interest
14) A sewing B to sew C to sewing D to be sewing
15) A books B pictures C arts D clothes
16) A spotted B recognized C damaged D featured
17) A which B who C whom D that
18) A for B in C during D between
19) A urban B town C rural D suburban
20) A feeling B sense C consciousness D feature