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Задание 8. ЕГЭ-2014 - Задание A22: все задания

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1. Задание#T18623

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The Fruitcake Special

(1) I was a chemist at the Amos Cosmetics factory in New Jersey, USA, trying to design a new perfume when it happened. (2) I never thought I would discover something quite so amazing by ________. (3) Not me. (4) I was only 23 and it was my second year at the factory. (5) I liked my job very much but I was not a lucky person. (6) I had come straight from the university then, but now I was a chemist in one of the biggest factories in New Jersey. (7) It was an important position to have and meant lots of work.

(8) I was ________ out all the usual mixes of flowers and things — just as I always did — when I decided to throw in a ________ of the fruitcake Mummy had packed for my lunch. (9) I don’t know why I did it — just did it. (10) I put it into the mix with all the other things.

(11) I thought it ________ nice, but there was nothing special about it, so I put the bottle into my handbag. (12) I couldn’t give something like that to my boss. (13) After all, I was a chemist and my job was to make perfumes in the proper ________.

(14) If I told him how I made this one he would tell me not to be a silly girl. (15) Later, he would probably ________ a joke about it to his friends at the golf club.

(16) “Anna!”

(17) It was my boss, David Amos. (18) He happened to be walking past where I worked. (19) I couldn’t ________ being nervous. (20)He was fairly sure of his good looks and never spoke to ordinary-looking girls like me. (21) I was thrilled.

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  1. incident
  2. accident
  3. event
  4. occasion
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2. Задание#T21362

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Kent 1926

Uncle Will arrived at Kent at 5 p.m. ”What’s wrong with your father, Bess? Will asked after (A)________ her with an affectionate embrace. Bess was his favorite niece and he came as quickly as he could after her call. She sounded desperate. Stepping back, Will peered into her face. It was pale and filled with (B)________.

“What happened?” Uncle Will placed his hand on Bessy’s.

“Pa took my brothers fishing at Ravenscar last weekend and (C)________ a cold then. It was chilly out on the North Sea, and very windy, and it poured with rain, they got drenched. His cold (D)________ into bronchitis, as it often does with him. I think it’s a family weakness, a weak chest, I mean. His face is white and he is feverish. I have never seen Pa look as ill as this. That’s why I telephoned you.”

“I am glad you did, and I’m certainly glad I decided to come down to Kent last night”. As they walked across the entrance foyer of Waverley Court, heading toward the staircase, Bess went (E)________, “I think you know that my mother went to Rome for Easter. Her former college mate invited her. She took Cecily and the two boys with her. The boys were so happy. I didn’t want to go with them, and now I’m relieved I stayed here, so that I can look (F)________ my father”.

”I’m assuming you’ve telephoned the doctor?”

“Yes, he will be here very soon. It’s Dr. Earnest Lessing. He is the local doctor we use when we are residing in Kent. Meanwhile Faxton and I have been (G)________ Father the best we can. He’s been inhaling Frier’s Balsam and taking his cough mixture. I do think that’s helped.” At this moment the door opened and Dr. Lessing came in.

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  1. meeting
  2. greeting
  3. keeping
  4. holding
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3. Задание#T21390

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DANIEL’S VACATION

Daniel sailed out of Southampton on the Queen Mary that evening with his mother waving from the dockside. It was nice to have someone to see him (A)________, someone who cared about him. Daniel showed his passport to a ship’s officer at the gangplank and walked up into the ship. On deck, a steward looked at his ticket and directed him to his (B)________. It was small but quite comfortable. He was excited as a child about his first trip abroad. While on board the great liner he wrote a long letter to his parents, which he posted five days later from Fifth Avenue. Early the following morning he purchased a ticket at a (C)________ agency for a Pullman to Chicago. The train pulled out of Penn station at eight the same night, Daniel having spent a total of six hours in Manhattan where his only other purchase was a guide book of America. He couldn’t (D)________ thinking about his parents. His parents didn’t know that he was going to Australia. They were sure he was going to spend his holidays in the USA.

Once the express had (E)________ the station, the Pullman carriage was attached to the super Chief which took him all the (F)________ to San Francisco. Whenever the train pulled into a new station Daniel would leap off, buy a colourful postcard that indicated exactly where he was, fill in the white space with yet more information gained from the guide book before the train started to move. He would then post the filled-in card at the following stop and repeat the process. By the time the express had arrived (G)________ Oakland station, San Francisco, Daniel had posted twenty-seven different cards back to his parents in the Little Boltons.

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  1. about
  2. to
  3. off
  4. on
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4. Задание#T26156

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A wonderful gift

When dear old Mrs Bram went back to London after (1) ________ with the Hunters, she sent the children a doll’s house. It was so big that it had to be left in the courtyard, and there it stayed on two wooden boxes. (2) ________ could come to it; it was summer. And perhaps the smell of paint would have gone off by the time it had to be taken in. For, really, the smell of paint coming from that doll’s house was quite enough to make anyone (3) ________ ill.

There stood the doll’s house, dark, oily green. Its two solid chimneys, fixed to the roof, were painted red and white, and the floor was yellow. Four windows, real windows, were divided into four again by broad lines of green.

The perfect, perfect little house! Who could possible (4) ________ to the smell? It was part of the joy, part of the newness.

The hook at the side was stuck. Pat opened it with his knife and the whole house front swung back, and – there you were, looking at one and the same moment into the sitting room and dining room, the kitchen and two bedrooms. That is the way for a house to open! Why don’t all houses open like that? How much more exciting than (5) ________ through a half-open door into a little hall! That is – isn’t it – what you want to know about a house when you come to the door!

The best thing in the house was the lamp that stood in the middle of the diningroom table. The lamp was perfect. The lamp was real.

The Hunter children could hardly walk to school (6) ________ enough the next morning. It had been (7) ________ that while the doll’s house stood in the courtyard they could ask the girls at school, two at a time, to come and look.

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  1. remaining
  2. living
  3. visiting
  4. staying
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5. Задание#T26185

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Gretchen’s First Day in London

I shall never forget, as long as I live, the day when I first set (A) ________ in London. I had come from a quiet little town in Switzerland and I had never before lived in a big city, so London was a new (B) ________ to me and I was dying to find out more about it for myself.

The general (C) ________ abroad is that London has fog or rain, or both, every day of the year, but on the day that I (D) ________ it was fine and warm, there was a bright sun and a cloudless sky. The next day was just as beautiful; there was a slight wind that gently moved the leaves on the trees, and you could smell the spring in the air. "Life is grand," I thought, as I (E) ________ Johnny, the little boy of the house, for a walk in Kensington Gardens. It was a straight road and I found the way quite easily. When I got my first (F) ________ of the gardens the beauty of it nearly took my (G) ________ away.

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  1. feet
  2. steps
  3. foot
  4. legs
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6. Задание#T26200

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We had a heavenly day yesterday. We went to Stratford-on-Avon, the place where Shakespeare was born and died. It was a (A) ________ day, for yesterday was April 23rd; that is St. George‘s Day – the saint of England – and that is the day on which Shakespeare was born, and also the day on which he died. Stratford is a very (B) ________ town, right in the centre of England. You can’t get very far from the sea anywhere in England, but Stratford is about the farthest point you can get from it. It’s (C) ________ to think that Shakespeare was born right in the heart of England and in the midst of country that is so typically English. Stratford is quite a (D) ________ town, especially on market day. But it wasn't market day yesterday, so we were able to (E) ________ round comfortably. The first place we went to was Shakespeare’s birthplace, a small house with small rooms in the centre of Stratford. We saw the very room where Shakespeare was born. Lots of people who had visited the house had written their names on the walls. It seemed a wrong thing to do – although (F) ________ the names were Walter Scott, Dickens, Thackeray and Browning. But one of the things I liked best was the garden behind the house, because in it are growing all the flowers, trees and plants that are (G) ________ in Shakespeare’s plays.

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  1. fitting
  2. becoming
  3. appropriate
  4. suitable
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7. Задание#T26945

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Jack was full of energy and (A)________. He built a house and a barn and a blacksmith shop. He was a good carpenter and clever with his hands, but he never made any money. He built a machine for (B)________ wells, and he found water on other men’s land but not on his. And he invented another machine that harvested other farmers’ wheat. Other men took Jack’s ideas and made money from them, but he never did.

Men came from all over the Valley to his blacksmith shop. He (C)________ their tools and replaced their horseshoes, but he was not a businessman. His customers promised to pay him after the harvest, then after Christmas. Then they forgot and he did not know how to (D)________ them.

Men also came to his blacksmith shop just to visit Jack. They loved to listen to his rich, deep voice as he talked about the world outside the Valley. He had a good gift (E)________ telling stories, and there were always three or four men standing (F)________ him as he hammered.

Jack was a good listener and people (G)________ him with their secrets. He had some knowledge of medicine as well, and a gentle touch. He delivered all of his own children, and neighbours often called him to help with a difficult birth. There were not many doctors at that time.

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  1. invention
  2. suggestion
  3. idea
  4. theory
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