PET Reading Part 5

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Read the text below and choose the correct word (A, B, C or D) for each space. EXAM DESCRIPTION

Where Were LOGO Bricks Invented?

In 1932, a carpenter named Ole Kirk Kristiansen started a company in Billund, Denmark, that (1) ... wood stepladders, ironing boards, and toys. He named the company LEGO, a word (2) ... by combining the first two letters of leg and godt, the Danish word (3) ... "play well". Soon, Kristiansen (4) ... making only high-quality toys out of wood.

After World War II, LEGO started producing plastic toys. In 1949, the company launched Automatic Binding Bricks, (5) ... first interlocking construction blocks. In the 1950s, the name was changed to LEGO bricks, and the company came out with the LEGO System of Play, (6) ... included 28 sets and 8 vehicles. It (7) ... began selling the toys (8) ... of Denmark for the first time. In 1958, LEGO received a patent for the modern bricks (9) ... famous today. The new bricks not only had studs on top, but tubes inside that lock onto the studs of (10) ... bricks and hold them securely together.

  1. A) did B) turned C) reached D) made
  2. A) formed B) organised C) sorted D) regulated
  3. A) from B) for C) to D) after
  4. A) were B) was C) are D) is
  5. A) it B) his C) her D) its
  6. A) which B) who C) whom D) whose
  7. A) too B) either C) also D) above
  8. A) outside B) apart C) away D) outdoors
  9. A) so B) such C) many D) few
  10. A) next B) another C) other D) others

Test Answers!

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MADE (IRREGULAR VERB (MAKE - MADE - MADE)) => to produce, to create.

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FORM (VERB) => to make something by combining two or more parts.

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FOR (PREPOSITION) => used to say what a word or sign means.


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WAS (AUXILIARY VERB) => the first and third person singular of the past tense of 'be'.

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ITS (PRONOUN) => possessive form of 'it'.

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WHICH (RELATIVE PRONOUN) => used after a noun to show what thing or things you mean.

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ALSO (ADVERB) => (not used with negative verbs) in addition, too.

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OUTSIDE (PREPOSITION) => not in a particular city, country etc.

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SO (ADVERB) => to this extent, to such an extent.

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OTHER (DETERMINER) => the second of two things, the rest, extra.

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