Reading comprehension test 50

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Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The best stone in the world In 1769 George and Eleanor Coade bought a factory manufacturing artificial stone in southeast London on a .....(1)..... at Pedlar's Acre, south .....(2)..... the river. The family were .....(3)..... running a successful factory in the south-west of England. Within a year of moving .....(4).....the capital, George Coade died, leaving his wife and daughter to.....(5)..... on the business. The Coade Stone they perfected .....(6)..... to become the most permanent stone ever made. The product developed by the factory's former .....(7)....., Richard Holt, was a kind of baked clay.The two women .....(8)..... with his recipe, and .....(9)..... in creating a new kind of stone which was almost a hundred percent weather-proof. The advantage of Coade Stone is that while natural stone slowly breaks down and erodes away, Coade Stone seems to be .....(10)..... to survive in all weather conditions for many years. The National Gallery, the Royal Opera House and Buckingham Palace .....(11)..... display their original ornaments made of Coade Stone. .....(12)..... mother and daughter were clever businesswomen. They .....(13)..... only the top artists of the day to model their stone into statues and other ornaments.After the deaths of Eleanor Coade and her daughter the factory survived for twenty years, but in 1840 it .....(14)..... closed. With it went the Coade Stone recipe which was .....(15)....., and has never been rediscovered. .
A
plot
B
place
C
ground
D
territory
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
of
B
from
C
to
D
than
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
however
B
already
C
yet
D
just
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
at
B
to
C
in
D
on
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
get
B
run
C
go
D
carry
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
claimed
B
had
C
was
D
would
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
tried
B
experimented
C
experienced
D
tested
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
managed
B
completed
C
achieved
D
succeeded
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
possible
B
capable
C
good
D
able
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
possessor
B
tenant
C
possessor
D
landlord
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
only
B
still
C
just
D
yet
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
Either
B
Also
C
Both
D
Each
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
teamed
B
staffed
C
employed
D
employed
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
lastly
B
at last
C
finally
D
in the end
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
.
A
disappeared
B
missing
C
lost
D
left
There are 15 questions to complete.

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