Henry Ford was the first person to build cars which were cheap, strong and fast. He was able to sell millions of models because he mass produced them; i.e. he made great many cars of exactly the same type. Ford's father hoped that his son would become a farmer, but the young man did not like the idea and he went to Detroit where he worked as a machine. by the age of 29 , in 1892 ,he had built his first car. However , the first mass-produced car in the world , famous Model T , did not appear until 1908 - five years after Ford had started his great Motor company. This car proved to be so popular that it remained unchanged for twenty years. Since Ford's time , mass produced methods have become common in industry and have reduced the price of many articles which would otherwise by very expensive.
A. Answer the following questions.
i . What were the three qualities of ford's car ?
ii . What was the peculiarity of Model T ?
iii . Why did Ford not fulfill the hope of his father ?
i. The three qualities of ford's car were cheap , strong and fast.
ii . Model T car was proved to be so popular and unchanged fo 20 years.
iii . Ford did not fulfill the hope of his father because he did not like the idea of being a farmer.
B. write the words from the passage that give opposite meaning to the following words.
ii . slow
iii . enhanced
iv . despaired.
ii . fast
iii . reduced
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