Choose the best answer among A, B, C or D to answer the question about the passage. Sometimes people get sick. Sometimes a part of their body is not working right. Sometimes these parts or organs stop working. These organs might be the heart, the liver, or the kidneys. Some sick people need a new organ to take the place of the one that is not working right. When a person dies, some of their organs can be used in other people. The family of the dead person can choose to give the working organs to people who need them. A senator in the USA wants to make a law that will help keep records of people who want to give their organs. He thinks it will be easier for the relatives of a person who dies to make the decision. The relatives would still have the choice whether or not to give the organs. Good organs are needed everywhere. There are not enough organs in California. More people need to know about the need for organs. Many of the people who need them are not white. But people from other races are not giving enough of their organs. Without enough organs from people of all races, it is hard to find organs for all people who need one. 1. What is one thing happening to our organs that would make us sick? A. They could work really well. B. They could work with each other. C. They could stop working. D. They couldn't be used for anyone. 2. When an organ stops working what can doctors do? A. To take it out and put it back again. B. To replace it with someone else's organ. C. To take it out. D. To make it start working again. 3. Where are good organs needed? A. Everywhere, especially in California. B. Only at one hospital. C. Only in the states in Eastern America. D. In most hospitals. 4. What does the senator want to do with his law? A. It will stop doctors from removing organs. B. It will help keep track of those who want to give their organs. C. It pays for the family of the person who donated his organ. D. It pays for all of the costs of replacing an organ. 5. Who should know about the need for more organs? A. Only the doctors who can use them. B. The families and friends of those who need one. C. Some seriously sick people. D. Everyone, especially minorities in the US.
Choose the word or phrase among A, B, C or D that best fits the blank space in the following passage. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders was established in 1971. It recruits physicians, nurses, and other health professionals to serve volunteer tours of duty for from a few months to more than a year. MSF pays volunteers a small salary and (1)……………living expenses. Volunteer teams work in battle-line hospitals, refugee camps, disaster areas, and towns and villages that (2)……….adequate medical care. They provide emergency and primary medical care, perform surgery, give vaccinations, establish medical facilities, and (3)………………. water supplies and sanitation. MSF (4)……………helps create medical facilities on a long-term basis in countries that either are recovering from war or are in poverty. In these instances, volunteers rebuild hospitals and health centers, (5)………… local medical staff, and work with local health authorities. 1. 2. A. recovers A. short of B. discovers B. lack C. uncovers C. lacking D. covers D. shortage 3. 4. A. offer A. so B. give B. also C. provide C. well D. add D. too 5. A. direct B. educate C. teach D. train