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PART A - MULTIPLE CHOICE TASKS I For each numbered gap choose ONE of the four offered answers to make

the sentence both grammatically correct and logical: It was the day of Henry Ground’s funera ! Re at"#es who had not s$o%en for years s&" ed at ea'h other and $ro&"sed to stay "n tou'h! And( of 'ourse( e#eryone had a fa#or"te story that they were ))))) *+, to te a-out Henry( the wor d’s .reatest $ra't"'a /o%er! 0I ))) *1, w"th h"& "n a $osh restaurant(2 sa"d one! 03hen the w"ne wa"ter the w"ne( he $oured a dro$ "nto Henry’s . ass and wa"ted w"th a su$er"or e4$ress"on on h"s fa'e as "f ))) *5, Henry 'ou dn’t $oss"- y %now anyth"n. a-out w"ne! So( Henry d"$$ed h"s thu&- and foref" "nto the w"ne "n h"s . ass( ))) *6, tast"n. "t( as any nor&a $erson wou d do! Then he $ut h"s hand to h"s ear and ro ed h"s foref" and thu&- as "f he ))))) *7, to the 8ua "ty of the w"ne9 Then he nodded to the wa"ter so e&n y( )))))) *:,! ;ou shou d ha#e seen the w"ne wa"ter’s fa'e9 And how Henry &ana.ed to ))) *<, fa'e( I’ ne#er %now92 The awyer to read out Henry’s w" ! 0=ear fr"ends(2 he 0I ha#e set you a "tt e 'o&$et"t"on! Ea'h of you )))) *>, ))))) *?, the funn"est /o%e he or she 'an th"n% of( and the one who $ro#o%es the &ost au.hter w" "nher"t &y fortune! My awyer ))) *+@, the -est /o%e2! 0So( ad"es and .ent e&en(2 sa"d the awyer( ))) *++, the w" down on the ta- e( "t’s u$ to you now! 3ho w" .o f"rstA May I )))) *+1, .o "n a $ha-et"'a order of surna&esA2 The f"rst $erson stood u$ and to d a #ery funny story a-out an En. "sh&an who fe "n o#e w"th h"s u&-re a! 3hen he f"n"shed( he was "n tears of au.hter( )))) *+5, h"s own /o%es! The rest of the 'o&$any re&a"ned a-so ute y s" ent! ;ou 'ou d te fro& the"r red fa'es and the"r s'rewed u$ eyes that they found the /o%e funny( ))) *+6, au.h( and ."#e h"& the 'han'e to w"n the 'o&$et"t"on! The se'ond to d a story a-out a ))) *+7,! 3hen she sat down( the others 'ou.hed( $retended to sneeBe( dro$$ed $en'" s under the ta- e( anyth"n. to 'o#er u$ the"r au.hter! And so "t went on( /o%e after /o%e( ))) *+:, that &a%e your s"des a'he! And no-ody dared ))) *+<,9 ))) *+>, the ast /o%e had -een to d( e#ery one of the twe #e $eo$ e attend"n. the read"n. out of Henry’s w" ))) *+?, $erfe't y st" ( des$erate y ho d"n. "n the au.hter that was -urst"n. to .et out! Cy then( the su$$ressed au.hter ))) *1@, a $ressure that "t was "%e a #o 'ano ready to eru$t! S" en'e! Pa"nfu s" en'e! Sudden y( the awyer sneeBed! Then he too% out a ar.e red s$otted hand%er'h"ef and - ew h"s nose! C--rrrrr$$$! That was enou.h! So&eone ))))*1+, ( ))) *11, to ho d "t "n any! That started the others off! ))) *15, ( they were a dou- ed u$( ro "n. )))) *16, au.hter( tears strea&"n. fro& the"r eyes! Of 'ourse( they d"dn’t f"nd /ust the sneeBe funny( nor e#en /ust the /o%es! They found "t ))) *17, that Henry had ed the& "nto h"s ast( and funn"est( $ra't"'a /o%e( sett"n. the"r need to au.h a.a"nst the"r .reed for &oney! + 1 5 a, d"e"n. -, dye"n. ', dy"n. d, day"n.

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-. wou d ha#e to de'"de on a. -e"n. was "sten"n. -. "stened d. has to te a.y &ore funny '. $". Dor a se'ond -. the sorts of /o%e -.o d. '. '. Eo t"&e at a '. that was f"ne d. su. who wasn’t a. that’s f"ne a. "n turn d. ha#e to te '. were s"tt"n.y &ore funn"er d. d. was s"tt"n. -u" t u$ su'h '. In no t"&e a.h"n. $utt"n.e '.hed at -.h"n. -e'ause he a ways au.. "n $erson -. %ee$ a stra".. &ore 'ons"dera.e d. a way of d. su. wou d ha#e to de'"de d..h '. dares au.hed to a. three-year-o d $".e a. $utt"n. -urst out au. &ore 'ons"dera. 'ons"dera.o -.est you . fro& -. that had -een f"ne '. a. has -een s"tt"n. had -u" t u$ su'h a. dared to au. '. -e'ause he a ways au. una. a.y funn"er II For each numbered gap choose ONE of the four offered answers to make the 1 . -ursted out to au. oo% at the wa"ter fa'e to d. not one of the& was $re$ared to d.y funny -.hed fro& d. none was $re$ared to '. who was una. dared au. -y '. 'ons"dera. '. $".o '. "n order a.h"n. no one of the& was $re$ared to a. "nstead of '.ht '. ha#e to say -. Dor no t"&e at a a. -. the sorts of /o%es a. su. a. a. to d. Cy the t"&e a. una.h a. has to say d. for he a ways au. that’ -e f"ne -. when $utt"n. were "sten"n.h d. the sort of /o%e d. w" ha#e to de'"de on '.6 7 : < > ? +@ ++ +1 +5 +6 +7 +: +< +> +? 1@ 1+ 11 15 16 17 a. w"th d. '. had -u" t u$ d. -ursted out au. "n s$"te of a. sat d. no -ody of the& was $re$ared to -.o"n. dur"n. that had three years d.est you to . w" ha#e to de'"de -. -. dares to au.est you . $utt"n. -u" t u$ -. who had three years a. su. -urst out to au.hed to '. the sort of /o%es '. for he a ways au. &a%e a a. "n "ne '. "n the 'ourse of -. It was when -. d.h"n. -. not -e"n.. a. h"de h"s -. Dor se#era &"nutes after '.est you’ . has -een "sten"n. three-years-o d $".h d.e -. It was not unt" -.

"n the e4tent that =.! In Cou e’s story there was a $ anet where a$es and &en had 'han. h"s 'ous"n( a few fr"ends( and the .es south where )))))*+6. wh"'h ha#e oo%ed to =.e A. "n so'"ety! In the f" &s( howe#er( th"s the&e was "n%ed to )))))*:. the one that "s of nu' ear war C. sa#es the& fro& h"s father’s an. the nu' ear war’s one =. far so &u'h as C. ea'h other’s $ a'e =. e"ther C.e =. "s what we 'a Eew Gea and! + 1 5 6 7 : A. effe'ts of the ho o'aust! 3hen the 'h" dren a$$ea for he $( the See anders res'ue the&! See and( )))))*1@."r he o#es )))))*+<.was res$ons".e aws of the 'o&&un"ty( )))))*+@. to ha#e oo%ed "nto =. the $ a'es C. was the ato&"' -o&.ht -ut the -oy’s un' e( who "s a sa" or( te s h"& of #oya. sett e&ent "n the A&er"'an 3est! On y as the no#e de#e o$s )))))*?. nor A. a 'o&&un"ty "n northern Canada )))))*+5. that the stran.ned the&se #es )))))*>. see& to you "%e tota $ess"&"s&( has a &essa. ne"ther C. wh"'h ha#e oo%ed "nto A. the s a#es of a$es "t "s -e'ause of a nu' ear 'atastro$he! A &ore su-t e treat&ent of the sa&e the&e o''urs "n Fohn 3yndha&’s no#e ( The Chrysalids! The hero "s a -oy . $ a'es and they &a%e &enta 'onta't w"th so&e $eo$ e "n a $ a'e 'a ed See and( wh"'h has a so es'a$ed ))))) *+?. It $ ays a &a/or $art( howe#er( "n The Planet of the Apes and "ts se8ue *at east )))))*6. to ha#e oo%ed to C.! 3hat )))))*+1. "n that C. u$ "n a str"'t Pur"tan"'a 'o&&un"ty rather "%e a $"oneer"n.e "n )))))*++. the"r $ a'e A. as far as A."na -oo% are 'on'erned.e was the ato&"' -o&C. of years after an ato&"' war! Here the effe'ts ha#e -een 'o&$arat"#e y ". the f" & #ers"ons ta%en fro& P"erre Cou e’s or".e of ho$e( too! The -oy( )))))*+:.res$ons". the future and seen d"saster! Cut ne"ther "n Brave New World )))))*1.row"n. was res$ons". -ut . that -a-"es -orn w"th any $hys"'a a-nor&a "ty are "&&ed"ate y %" ed( are hard y e4$ "'a. te e$ath"' .sentence both grammatically correct and logical: Hu4 ey and Orwe are not the on y &odern wr"ters )))))*+.ed )))))*7. "n 1984 )))))*5."fts! The"r a-" "ty to read )))))*+>. the ato&"' -o&. th"s nu' ear war C.a'%ened ashes! 3yndha&( "n s$"te of )))))*+7.( )))))*<. that of nu' ear war 5 . &ore to$"'a ! The astronauts e#entua y rea "Be that they ha#e returned to Earth two thousand years ater! If &en ha#e res". the res$ons". or C.e the ato&"' -o&C.

there 'an -e seen anyth"n. to -e'o&"n. 'an -e seen C. that &ade the& to -e A. $ast ter&s C. one of wh"'h "s =. to ha#e -e'o&"n."n to understand A. do we -e. there 'an -e seen noth"n. 3yndha& "s des'r"-"n. has es$e'"a C. the worst C. C. "t "s C. the& to -e =. noth"n. what 'an C. "t turns out C. one of the& "s C.hts of ea'h other A. C. a few hundred A.ether w"th =. "s =. wh"'h 'an C.hts C. ter&s of the $ast A.hts =. that turns out =. ea'h others’ thou."n to understand C. ea'h other’s thou. we -e. one of wh"'h "t "s A. the thou. we -e. "s des'r"-"n. d"d we -e. A.hts C. wh"'h 'ou d ha#e =. A. "s des'r"-"n. to. the $ast’s ter&s =. ha#e e4'e$t"ona A. 3yndha& "s des'r"-"n. 3yndha& "t "s to understand =. &a%"n. to ha#e -e'o&e =. out of the worse C. the& C. a so "%e =. to -e'o&e C.< > ? +@ ++ +1 +5 +6 +7 +: +< +> +? 1@ A. one of the& "t "s C. s"&" ar than A. &a%"n. 'an -e seen =. 3yndha& "s C. what 'ou d ha#e C. out of the worst =."n to understand C. that &ade the& C. the worse A. "t turns u$ C. the $ast ter&s C. a few hundreds C. has e4'e$t"ona C. so&e hundreds =. so&e hundred C. the sa&e that C. ha#e es$e'"a A. ea'h other thou. that turns u$ III For each numbered gap choose ONE of the four offered answers to make the sentence both grammatically correct and logical: 6 . anyth"n.

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