PET Reading Part 4

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 hungry. She decided to buy herself a sandwich, but when she took out her purse, she discovered she only had a €100 banknote. It was almost seven o'clock in the evening she was hungry, but nowhere else was open. 1)

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

    That day 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 wisest decision she had ever made! 5) They're planning to go on that holiday, but not to Waterford.

  • A) We're saving for a 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 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.