PET Reading Part 4

Index
Five sentences have been removed from the text below. For each question (1-5), choose the correct answer (A-H).
There are three extra sentences which you do not need to use.
  • A Lottery Ticket
  • Mrs O'Sullivan was in a small shopping centre in Dublin a few days ago when she suddenly felt very hungry. She decided to buy herself a sandwich, but when she took her purse out she discovered that she only had a €100 banknote. It was almost seven o'clock in the evening, she was really hungry and nowhere else was open. 1)

    She'd buy some lottery tickets and the sandwich. She never did stupid things like that and in fact she never bought lottery tickets. 2) Mrs O'Sullivan was a saleswoman and her husband was a caretaker and they didn't have much money, so when she got home her husband was very angry. "We look after our money," he said, "and you go throw it away on lottery tickets! 3)

    That Sunday the couple watched the results on television. They won a million euros. 4) Mrs O'Sullivan says that it was the luckiest sandwich in the world, and it was the luckiest crazy decision she had ever made! 5) They're planning to go on that holiday, but not to Waterford.

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  • A) We're saving for holiday in Waterford!"
  • B) Then she had a crazy idea!
  • C) But she had a decision to make.
  • D) And Mr O'Sullivan has forgiven her for wasting their money.
  • E) So what's it actually like winning the lottery?
  • F) We "helped out" a few of our friends and family with some money.
  • G) It was the first time in her life.
  • H) It's going to change their lives.
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