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Elementary Reading Comprehension Test 01

Questions
1. For many years people believed that the cleverest animals after man were
chimpanzees. Now, however, there is proof that dolphins may be even cleverer than
these big apes.
Although a dolphin lives in the sea it is not a fish. It is a mammal. It is in many
ways, therefore, like a human being.
Dolphins have a simple language. They are able to talk to one another. It may
be possible for man to learn how to talk to dolphins. But this will not be easy because
dolphins can not hear the kind of sounds man can make. If man wants to talk to
dolphins, therefore, he will have to make a third language which both he and the
dolphins can understand.
Dolphins are also very friendly towards man. They often follow ships. There
are many stories of dolphins guiding ships through difficult and dangerous waters.

Question 1: Which animals do people think may be the cleverest?
A. Chimpanzees

B. Dolphins

C. Big apes

D. Mammals

2. For many years people believed that the cleverest animals after man were
chimpanzees. Now, however, there is proof that dolphins may be even cleverer than
these big apes.
Although a dolphin lives in the sea it is not a fish. It is a mammal. It is in many
ways, therefore, like a human being.
Dolphins have a simple language. They are able to talk to one another. It may
be possible for man to learn how to talk to dolphins. But this will not be easy because
dolphins can not hear the kind of sounds man can make. If man wants to talk to
dolphins, therefore, he will have to make a third language which both he and the
dolphins can understand.
Dolphins are also very friendly towards man. They often follow ships. There
are many stories of dolphins guiding ships through difficult and dangerous waters.

Question 2: What other beings are dolphins like in many ways?

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