Read the article about living in the past.
Choose the best word (A, B or C) for each space.
Life was much better in the old days when there (1) ... none of those inventions (2) ... are said to be useful but in fact mainly seem to cause us so (3) ... problems. Imagine life without the telephone! How peaceful it would be! You could have a bath without being interrupted by its demanding tones! We might even start writing letters to each other again! I've almost forgotten what it's like to get a letter (4) ... a friend or relation.
Even (5) ... attractive still is the thought of having no television. We might start talking to each other again! I wouldn't be sorry to (6) ... goodbye to modern food preserving methods. Dried, frozen, tinned products certainly (7) ... the housewife time, but for what – to watch more television? Bring back the good old days of fresh food! I can do without the variety in the modern supermarket. Last but not the least how much better (8) ... was to travel in the old days.
|1. A) are||B) were||C) was|
|2. A) which||B) who||C) what|
|3. A) many||B) much||C) a lot of|
|4. A) to||B) for||C) from|
|5. A) more||B) most||C) as|
|6. A) say||B) tell||C) talk|
|7. A) saving||B) saves||C) save|
|8. A) it||B) there||C) these|