1. A young man and an old man were waiting for a bus. (1) sat next to each other. "What's that in your bag?" asked the young man, pointing to a big bag beside the old man. "Gold. There was nothing but gold," answered the old man. The young man could not believe his own ears and was (2) great surprise. Then he began to think about (3) to get the money. The old man was very tired and it seemed that he could hardly keep his eyes open. After a while the old man (4) (lie) down on the chair and fell asleep.
The young man took (5) big bag gently and quietly. But when he was just about to run away, he found a corner of his fur coat was under the old man's body. Several times he tried to pull it out, (6) in vain. At last he took off his coat, (7) (think) that the gold in the bag must cost far more than his fur coat.
Worried but (8) (delight), the young man ran out of the station as quickly as his legs could carry him, until he reached a place (9) he thought the old man couldn't find him. He stopped and quickly opened the bag but he just found a great many of small stones in it. Then he ran back to the station (10) (hurry) only to find that the old man was gone.
10.空格处所填的词修饰动词短语ran back to，需用副词。故填hurriedly。
2. The young genius pianist, Bi Ye, (1) (obtain) eight gold medals at the national piano competitions in China since the age of 5. And at age 7, she (2) (win) the grand prize at the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition for Children and Youth, becoming the youngest winner of the prize.
Praised as a little piano genius (3) Lang Lang, Bi has become a key student in the Lang Lang International Music Foundation family.
Like other parents, what Bi's parents wanted to do was provide (4) (they) child with an extra-curricular activity (5) can enrich her early years' education. So when Bi's mother learned that playing the piano can make (6) (kid) smarter, more determined and more optimistic, she signed Bi up to learn the piano at age 4. Three months (7) (late), Bi Ye could play and sing the song Little Duck.
Five hours of practice might be considered burdensome for a 4-year-old kid, but (8) (surprise), Bi's mother found Bi was having fun with it, "Once she sits in front of the piano, she becomes excited with her fingers touching (9) keyboard," said Bi's mom.
In 2016, Bi stood out at a piano competition and finally got the chance (10) (play) the piano with her idol(偶像) Lang Lang.
【解析】1.考查时态及主谓一致。根据后面的时间状语since the age of 5可知，此处应用现在完成时，句子主语是第三人称单数Bi Ye，故填has obtained。
2.考查时态。根据句首的时间状语And at age 7，此句应用一般过去时。故填won。
10.考查非谓语动词。此处意为“得到了演奏钢琴的机会”，而且与其逻辑主语Bi是主谓关系，所以应用动词不定式作定语修饰前面的名词the chance。故填to play。