CPE :: Lesson 25

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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Comprehension

ACTIVITY 118: You are to read "Town and Country" by Robert Graves. For questions 1-10, choose the alternative (A, B or C) that is closest in meaning to the words and phrases provided (capitalised in the article). Finally check the correct answers.

What do these words and phrases mean in the text?

1.

 A GOOD PART

6.

DESTINED TO BE

 

A.     a pleasant part
B.     a large part
C.     a well-deserved part

 

A.     forced to become
B.     encouraged to become
C.     meant to become

2.

 RECALL

7.

 CONTRIBUTED

 

A.     recite
B.     say
C.     remember

 

A.     written
B.     given
C.     made

3.

SIGNIFICANCE

8.

 STRUGGLED TO THE TOP OF THE TREE

 

A.     relevance
B.     importance
C.     understanding

 

A.     fought to become head of the family
B.     found it difficult to climb trees
C.     worked their way to the top of society

4.

 MERELY

9.

CLOUDED

 

A.     usually
B.     mostly
C.     only

 

A.     rather muddled
B.     completely ruined
C.     slightly spoilt

5.

ALLOWED US NO HINT OF

10.

WITH A SLIGHT SNEER IN HER VOICE

 

A.     gave us no idea
B.     told us about
C.     always explained

 

A.     angrily
B.     disapprovingly
C.     sadly

 

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