Mrs. Smith is teaching her students. She tells them to get __(33)__ to paint. They’re happy because they think art __(34)__ fun. Mrs. Smith will put the best painting up on the wall. Some students paint rivers; some paint mountains. One student, Skip, paints a picture __(35)__. Mrs. Smith puts it up on the wall. Skip is very happy __(36)__ someone draws on his painting. His friend, Portly Pete, thinks that it looks __(37)__ better now.
The first traffic sign was made almost 100 years ago by Garret Morgan. One day, he saw a person riding a horse hit a car. It was a terrible accident. It happened because there were no signs. Morgan wanted the streets to be more orderly and made the first traffic sign. Because there were signs on the streets, people knew when it was safe to drive and when to stop. Traffic signs still keep our streets orderly today.
38. What made Morgan want to make the first traffic sign?
(A) He had a dream.
(B) There was an accident.
(C) A woman was riding a horse.
(D) Someone told him a story.
39. What happened after Morgan made the first traffic sign?
(A) More police officers worked on the streets.
(B) The streets became safer.
(C) Fewer people rode horses on the streets.
(D) No one knew when to drive and when to stop.
40. When was the first traffic sign made?