Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions
The elephants left the shade crossed an open piece of grass between bushes, and came towards the mud-pool where my truck was parked. One by one they arrived on the shore, but, just as they seemed to be about to bath in the inviting muddy liquid, they became aware of the silent truck with its tell-tale smell of man. The leading elephant merely backed spread her ears and cautiously away from taking the young elephants with her.
A smaller mother elephant continued to stand next to the pool, however, swinging her long trunk and swaying her dead from side to side always keeping an eye on the truck. The baby elephant behind her held up his head, waving his trunk to sample the suspicious smell in the wind. The mother elephant seemed to be uncertain about whether to come on and investigate the truck or to back away with the other. Finally, she made up her mind and slowly advanced on the truck. Her ears were half out, and her trunk moved inquiringly towards the vehicle and then back under her stomach in a rhythmic swing.
I was fascinated by this close approach. Never before had I been able to see the hairiness around the jaw, nor smell the warm scent of elephant, which now reached me in concentrated waves. The mother elephant’s steps were slow but determine, and brought her to within a couple of meters of me.
She gave the impression of being intensely curious about this metal object with had appeared in her world and behaved as if it were itself an animal. I wondered how far she would accept the situation and, if after all the centuries of men killing elephant, she would ever allow me to approach her on foot. To be able to move freely among the elephants without their minding was an exciting thought, but I certainly did not expect it would ever be possible.
It had been the elephants’ intention to _____.
Avoid the mud
Feed on the grass
Swim in the pool
Lie in the sunshine
It was the intention of the elephants to _____.
A. Avoid mud
B. Eat grass
C. Swimming in the pool
D. Lying in the sun
Info: The elephants left the shade crossed an open piece of grass between bushes, and came towards the mud-pool where my truck was parked. One by one they arrived on the shore, but, just as they seemed to be about to bath in the inviting muddy liquid.
The elephants left the wreckage across an open lawn among the bushes, and headed towards the mud where my truck was parked. One by one they went ashore. But it seems that when preparing to bathe in the inviting muddy liquid
→ Choose the answer C