39. Why does the author compare Rose to “ time machine” in Paragraph 2?
A. To stress her old age and knowledge of life.
B. To describe the close friendship between them.
C. To show that she always enjoyed her active life.
D. To explain why she took on a challenge in college.
40. Rose was invited to speak at the football meal most probably because ______.
A. she was a great football fan
B. she was the smartest student
C. she tried hard to achieve her dream
D. she became more educated than the others
41. We can learn that Rose agreed with the idea that ______.
A. growing older means growing up
B. it takes talent and ability to grow up
C. receiving high education helps to be courageous
D. one grows older at the same time when he grows up
42. The passage is intended to ______.
A. provide an example for the elderly B. discuss how to grow up quickly
C. tell the importance of attending college D. inspire the readers to live up to lives