Прочитайте текст с пропусками, обозначенными номерами 1 – 7. Эти номера соответствуют заданиям 1 – 7, в которых представлены возможные варианты ответов (А, B, C, D). Установите соответствие номера пропуска варианту ответа.
I was told my father was killed in the war. Whenever I questioned my mother about his death, she didn’t (1) _______ any more than that he had been killed fighting on the Western Front only days before the peace treaty with Germany was signed. Grandma said my dad had been a brave man, and once when we were (2) _______ in the house she showed me his medals. My grandpa rarely (3) _______ an opinion on anything, but then he was hard of hearing so he might not have heard the question in the first place.
The only man I can (4) _______ was my uncle Stan who used to sit at the top of the table at breakfast time. When he left in the morning, I (5) _______ to follow him to the city docks where he worked. Every day I spent at the dockyard was an adventure. Cargo ships came from distant lands and unloaded their wares: rice, sugar, bananas and many other things I’d never heard of. Once the holds had been emptied, the dockers would load them with salt, tin, (6) _______ coal (my least favourite because it was an obvious clue to what I’ve been doing all day and annoyed my mother), before they set off again. I always wanted to help my uncle Stan unload (7) _______ ship had docked that morning but he just laughed, saying “All in good time, my lad.” It couldn’t be soon enough for me.
- A) speak B) talk C) say D) tell
- A) only B) alone C) lonely D) single
- A) proposed B) invited C) requested D) offered
- A) remind B) recover C) remember D) repeat
- A) kept B) used C) held D) made
- A) even B) still C) yet D) just
- A) whenever B) whoever C) whatever D) wherever