(A) dark, damp soil (B) dry, sandy soil
(C) sticky, red soil (D) think, muddy soil
(A) They grow healthy and strong.
(B) They have babies.
(C) They store up fat for the winter.
(D) Their parts break down into the soil.
(A) roots (B) humus (C) clay (D) bedrock
(A) jet plane (B) pin falling (C) Doorbell (D) whisper
(41)–B; (42)–D; (43)–B; (44)–A