I was six when I joined my father and two elder brothers at sunrise in the fields of Eufaula, Okla.（ 1） the time I was eight I was helping Dad fix up old furniture. He gave me a cent for every nail I（ 2
）out of old boards.
I got my first（ 3 ）job, at JM's Restaurant in town, when I was 12. My main responsibilities(职责) were（ 4 ）tables and washing dishes,（ 5 ）sometimes I helped cook.
Every day after school I would（ 6 ）to JM's and work until ten. Even on Saturdays I（ 7 ）from two until eleven. At that age it was difficult going to work and（ 8 ）my friends run off to swim or play. I didn't necessarily like work, but I loved what working（ 9 ）me to have. Because of my（ 10 ）I was always the one buying when my friends and I went to the local Tastee Freez. This made me（ 11 ）.
Word that I was trustworthy and hard-working（ 12 ）around town. A local clothing store offered me credit(赊帐)（ 13 ）I was only in seventh grade. I immediately（ 14 ）a $68 sports coat and a $22 pair of shoes. I was（ 15 ）only 65 cents an hour, and I already owed the storekeeper $90! So I learned（ 16 ）the danger of easy credit. I paid it（ 17 ）as soon as I could.
My first job taught me self-control, responsibility and brought me a（ 18 ）of personal satisfaction few of my friends had experienced. As my father,（ 19 ）worked three jobs, once told me, "If you（ 20 ）sacrifice(奉献) and responsibility, there are not many things in life you can't have." How right he was.
1.A. Before B. Within C. From D. By
2.A. pulled B. put C. picked D. pressed
3.A. usual B. real C. main D. particular
4.A. sweeping B. packing C. clearing D. emptying
5.A. or B. so C. but D. even
6.A. head B. turn C. change D. move
7.A. studied B. worked C. played D. slept
8.A. helping B. having C. watching D. letting
9.A. asked B. told C. promised D. allowed
10.A. study B. power C. age D. job
11.A. proud B. friendly C. lucky D. hopeful
12. A. ran B. got C. flew D. carried
13. A. although B. while C. if D. since
14. A. sold B. borrowed C. charged D. wore
15. A. keeping B. making C. paying D. taking
16. A. gradually B. greatly C. hardly D. early
17. A. out B. over C. away D. off
18. A. point B. level C. part D. sign
19. A. he B. that C. who D. whoever
20. A. understand B. demand C. offer D. fear
Keys: DABCC ABCDD ABACB DDBCA
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