In a survey ___1___ by a library, it was recently ___2___ that parents wish their children to read books with high moral ___3___. Around two thousand parents were interviewed and most of them ___4___ Dicken “The Christmas Carol” as a must-read for children. This Christmas tale ___5___ the fifty rich but ___6___ Scrooge and the poor but contented Cratchit family offer lessons in moral duties. Another book which many parents marked out as a ___7___ read was Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”. The choice of this book was rather ___8___ because, this romantic novel is more likely to ___9___ teenagers, than children. Since Elizabeth’s final choice of Darcy is deeply rooted in strong moral ___10___, the parent, probably thought, she offers a good example for the girl child to follow.

1.

a.conducted

b. maintained

c. employed

d. circulated

2.

a.concurred

b. inferred

c. exposed

d. revealed

3.

a. dilemma

b. content

c.deliberation

d. ground

4.

a. restored

b.recommended

c. revised

d. remarked

5.

a. involving

b. revolving

c. employed

d. employing

6.

a. stingy

b. fastidious

c. finicky

d. fussy

7.

a. credible

b. reconciliatory

c. mandatory

d. conclusive

8.

a.unnerving

b. unsuspected

c.unfortunate

d. unexpected

9.

a. repulse

b. district

c. presume

d. attract

10.

a.dilemmas

b. discomfort

c.disturbances

d.consideration

 

English language and comprehension 2015

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    2016-08-28 15:52:05
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    1.

    A

    2.

    D

    3.

    B

    4.

    B

    5.

    A

    6.

    A

    7.

    C

    8.

    D

    9.

    D

    10.

    D

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