Задания 32-38



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. 



St. Paul’s School


I have sweet memories of my childhood and my family. I also (1) _______ going to St. Paul’s School at the age of eleven. There I was made to work really hard for the first time in my life. At my prep school I was top in almost every subject without having to do much more than any other child, and (2) _______ I was called “swot” or “swotty”, it never worried me. At St. Paul’s there turned (3) _______ to be several boys who were clever, but none of them could touch me when it came to maths. I enjoyed a subject so many of my classmates seemed to dread. I couldn’t wait for the next algebraic equation, a further geometric puzzle or the challenge of solving an arithmetic test in my head while others in the form sucked their pencils as they (4) _______ pages of figures.

I did quite well in other subjects and although I was not much good at games I took up the cello and was invited to join the school orchestra, but my form master (5) _______ none of this was important because I was obviously going to be a mathematician for the rest of my life. I didn’t understand what he meant at the time, as I knew Dad had left school at fourteen to help my grandfather to sell fruit and vegetables at his small grocery. Mum had gone to London University, but she (6) _______ had to work to keep Dad “in the style to which he’d become accustomed.” Or that’s what I (7) _______ to hear Mum telling him at breakfast from time to time.



  1. A) review                                           B) remind                                    C) remember                                D) repeat
  2. A) however                                       B) although                                 C) therefore                                   D) nevertheless
  3. A) over                                               B) off                                             C) in                                                D) out
  4. A) reflected                                       B) thought                                   C) considered                               D) judged
  5. A) spoke                                            B) said                                          C) talked                                        D) told
  6. A) still                                                B) even                                         C) just                                            D) so
  7. A) held                                               B) used                                         C) kept                                           D) made




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