The Hare and the Tortoise

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    One day a hare looked at a tortoise and ..... the short feet of the tortoise.
  • 2
    He also made ..... of the slow pace at which the tortoise travelled.
  • 3
    The tortoise agreed that the hare ran as fast as the wind but claimed that he could easily ..... him in a race.
  • 4
    It was ..... that the tortoise should choose the course and also the end of the race.
  • 5
    The tortoise never stopped and continued walking at a ..... pace all the time to the end of the race.
  • 6
    The hare shot ahead and then decided to ..... down at the side of the path for a rest.
  • 7
    It wasn't long before the hare fell into a ..... sleep.
  • 8
    When he woke up, he couldn't ..... his eyes because there was the tortoise crossing the finishing line.
  • 9
    At the end of the race the tortoise, ..... by all his hard work, was quietly slumbering on the line.
  • 10
    The moral of this fable is: slow but ..... always wins the race in the end.

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