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 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