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2017-5-6 编辑:djw001 查看次数: 手机版
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An Indonesia man believed to be the oldest person alive celebrated his 146th birthday Saturday, despite having claimed he no longer wants to be alive.
Mbah Gotho, whose official name is Sodimejo, lives with his grandson in a town called Sragen within Indonesia’s Central Java province.
Gotho made international headlines in September after speaking to local media, which led local officials to confirm the truth of his identity card. Gotho’s birth date is listed as Dec. 31, 1870.
While officials say the document is real, they admitted it would be impossible to prove whether Gotho was actually born that year.
However, the man claimed to remember the opening of a local sugar factory, which was recorded in 1880.
Gotho said he has outlived four wives, 10 brothers and sisters, and three children. His only remaining close relatives are grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grand-children, he claimed. “What I want is to die.” he told local media in September, according to Reuters,one of the biggest names in media worldwide.
Gotho’s grandson claimed the 146-year-old had made arrangements for his death as far back as 1992, when he bought a forever sleeping place close to the burial sites of his children.
Gotho’s grandson also said the elder was in relatively good health,suffering only from eyesight problem and loss of hearing, and enjoyed his days smoking and eating.
25. Which of the following can be concluded from the passage?
A. The public had been familiar with Gotho before he celebrated his 146th birthday.
B. As early as 1992, Gotho meant to be buried next to his children’s tombs when he died.
C. The local officials tended to believe Gotho was born on Dec. 31, 1870.
D. Gotho’s health conditions are failing as he enjoys smoking and eating.
26. What do we know from this passage?
A. Mbah Gotho is the name used on the old man’s identity card.
B. Gotho wants to die because he is ill-treated by his grandchildren.
C. Reuters is regarded as one of most famous media in the world.
D. Gotho is officially confirmed to have lived for 146 years by Dec. 31, 2016.
27. The main purpose of writing this passage is          .
A. to tell a story that is actually unbelievable                     B. to report who is the oldest man alive around the world
C. to list reasons why the oldest man wants to die              D. to state how vital a healthy lifestyle is to the elderly
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