John Timothy is four score and four years old and in spite of his age , he has been a very active and alert snake -catcher. He is the proud owner of a snake farm and hasbeen associated with snakes for more than half a century perhaps , it would be not an exaggeration to say that John Timothy. He will travel many thousands of miles just to see a rare type of reptiles . Most of his leisure hours were spent in tracking and catching reptiles. It was a hot Sunday morning and ideal for the snake hunting. He had been searching carefully without success for over an hour , when a faint rusting sound caught his ears. He spotted the latter half a male adder diapered slowly into the tangle of grass which surrounded the base of a small birch bush. he laid his fork - like stick across the snake's back and pressing it hard against the ground , he picked it up by the tail and swung it in the air. The reptiles headed downwards.
A. Write the words from the passage that give opposite meaning to the following words.
c . female
b . succeed
c . male
d . hard
B. Fill in the gaps with the suitable words from the passage :
a. John Timothy is a ........
b . Snakes are very common .............
a . snake-catcher
b . reptiles.
C. Answer the following questions .
a . How long has John Timothy been concerned with snakes ?
b . What is his most activities in his leisure hours ?
c . When did he hear a faint rusting sound ?
a . John Timothy had been concernedwith snakes since four years.
b. Most of his leisure activities were tracking and catching reptiles.
c . When he had been searching since half an hour he heard a faint rusting sound
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