Questions 21 to 25 are based on the following passage:
At dawn on September 5th, 1972 a band of “Black September” Arab guerrillas broke into the Israeli building in the Olympic village near Munich where 10,000 athletes were staying. Over 250 plain clothes police had been brought into the village, following a tip off of trouble ahead, but none of them saw the Arabs scale the fence. They burst into the Israeli building with submachine guns blazing at 5:10 am. Some Israeli athletes escaped through the windows and side doors. Nine were taken hostage. The guerrillas demanded the release of 200 Palestinians held in Israeli jails and a safe passage out of Germany. Within hours the Olympic village was surrounded by 13000 police. The Olympic Games were suspended. After some negotiations, the terrorists were told they would be flown with their hostages to an Arab country. They were taken by helicopter to the Furstenfield military airport 25 miles from Munich. Just before midnight the guerrillas and their hostages began to walk across the tarmac to a waiting Boeing 727 aircraft. Suddenly al the airport lights were turned out and German police sharp shooters opened fire. The rescue attempt failed tragically. In the gun battle all nine hostages were killed, as well as four Arabs and one policeman. Three Arabs were captured and one escaped into the nearby woods. On the 8th, Israeli planes bombed ten guerilla bases in revenge for Munich massacre.
21.The most possible reason for Israeli athletes being attacked and kidnapped is that ____.
A.they had a conflict with the Arab guerrillas
B.the Arab guerrillas wanted to save the Palestinians held in Israeli jails
C.the German Government hated Israel
D.the Arab guerrillas hoped to get a large sum of money
22.When the trouble took place, the Olympic Games ____.
A.were completed B.were going on
C.were to be finished D.were to take place
23.The terrorists were told that they would be probably sent by air to ____.
A.Italy B.India C.SyriaD.Nigera
24.How many Arabs were there as terrorists?
C.Nine. D.It wasn’t mentioned.
25.What do you think Palestine and Israel would act next?
A.They would begin another conflict. B.They would begin to negotiate.
C.They would try to improve each other’s relation. D.They would turn to UN.
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