Over the years, the Presidents of the United States have often had pets. Sometimes the pet was for their kids, sometimes for their wives, and other times for themselves.
Some presidential(总统府)pets are more interesting than others. For example, James Madison owned a pet parrot, John Quincy Adams had a pet alligator(短吻鳄)and Martin |Van Buren loved his little tiger very much. Andrew Johnson didn’t have any official(官方的)pets, but he fed mice that he found in his bedroom.
Amy Carter, daughter of President Jimmy Carter, had a large, black pet Siamese cat with an interesting name: Misty Malarky Ying Yang.
President Bill Clinton had a cat named Socks and dog named Buddy.
A famous pair of pet beagles(猎兔犬), with the strange names of Him and Her, belonged to Lyndon B. Johnson.
President Kennedy had many pets including dogs, cats, birds, and a rabbit, etc.
President George Washington had a horse named Nelson.
These days, Obama welcomed the newest member of their family-a little girl (pet dog) named Sunny! She will join another one named Bo for evening walks, or even sometimes to stay in the Obama’s office huddling(缩成一团 while her master is at work.
1.InAmerica, most presidential pets are for ___________.
A.their family members
B.their foreign friends
C.those foreign leaders
2.President Jimmy Carter’s family pet cat Siamese is special because of its _________.
3.The Obamas keep ___________dog(s) in the White House now.
4.What’s the name of Amy Carter’s pet?
B.Misty Malarky Ying Yang
5.Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage?
A.President Kennedy had lots of pets.
B.All the presidents of the United States had pets.
C.Andrew Johnson had a pet mice in his bedroom.
D.Him and Her were two dogs’ names.