A NEW CLOZE (B1)

READ THE TEXT BELOW AND THINK OF THE WORD WHICH BEST FITS EACH SPACE. USE ONLY ONE WORD IN EACH SPACE. CONTRACTIONS COUNT AS ONE WORD.

Every year their magazines and TV programmes ____________(1) read and watched by millions of people around the world. The National Geographic Society ____________(2) in 1888 with just a ____________ (3) members and now it is one of the largest scientific and educational organizations __________(4) the world.  It was created ____________(5)  a group of 33 teachers, explorers and businessmen ____________(5) 13th January 1888 in Washington DC. They met ____________(6) talk about their interest ____________ (7) geography.

Later that year the first edition of the National Geographic was ____________(8). The articles and reports were ____________(9) by professors but they weren´t very interesting  for people ____________(10) weren´t experts in geography.. But then ____________(11) magazine became  ____________(12) to read and included more and more photos, especially in colour. Some ____________(13) amazing photos have ____________(14) printed in the magazine from  all corners of the planet. So , ____________ (15) one day you need to look up some  information about geography, why not start by ____________(16) up a copy of the National Geograhic?

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Posted on May 4, 2011, in BITS & PIECES. Bookmark the permalink. 17 Comments.

  1. 1. are
    2. founded
    3. few
    4. of
    5. by
    6. to
    7. in
    8. published
    9. written
    10. that
    11. the
    12. easy
    13.
    14. been
    15. if
    16. picking

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    • 2 wrong
      4 wrong
      5 wrong
      13 ?
      CARMEN

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      • There’s two fives!
        5.1. by
        5.2 on

        2. started
        4. in
        13. I don’t know this

        YOU ARE RIGHT!!! FOR 13, REMEMBER WHAT WE STUDIED ABOUT EXTREME OR STRONG ADJECTIVES. DOES IT RING A BELL?
        CARMEN

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  2. Paz Cerveró de Beaumont

    Every year their magazines and TV programmes ARE(1) read and watched by millions of people around the world. The National Geographic Society BEGAN(2) in 1888 with just a FEW(3) members and now it is one of the largest scientific and educational organizations AROUND(4) the world. It was created BY(5) a group of 33 teachers, explorers and businessmen ON(5) 13th January 1888 in Washington DC. They met TO(6) talk about their interest IN(7) geography.

    Later that year the first edition of the National Geographic was PUBLISHED(8). The articles and reports were WRITTEN(9) by professors but they weren´t very interesting for people WHO(10) weren´t experts in geography.. But then THE(11) magazine became EASY(12) to read and included more and more photos, especially in colour. Some THOSE(13) amazing photos have BEEN(14) printed in the magazine from all corners of the planet. So , IF(15) one day you need to look up some information about geography, why not start by PICKING(16) up a copy of the National Geograhic?

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  3. Every year their magazines and TV programmes _____are_______(1) read and watched by millions of people around the world. The National Geographic Society ____borned________(2) in 1888 with just a ____few________ (3) members and now it is one of the largest scientific and educational organizations ___in_______(4) the world. It was created ____by________(5) a group of 33 teachers, explorers and businessmen ___on_________(5) 13th January 1888 in Washington DC. They met ___to_________(6) talk about their interest ____in________ (7) geography.
    Later that year the first edition of the National Geographic was _____published_______(8). The articles and reports were ___written_________(9) by professors but they weren´t very interesting for people ____who________(10) weren´t experts in geography.. But then ___the_________(11) magazine became ____interesting________(12) to read and included more and more photos, especially in colour. Some ___those_________(13) amazing photos have ___been_________(14) printed in the magazine from all corners of the planet. So , _______if_____ (15) one day you need to look up some information about geography, why not start by ___picking_________(16) up a copy of the National Geograhic?

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  4. 2. began
    13. absolutly

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  5. Paula LLorens

    Carmen, are these options possible?

    2. born
    11.this
    12. easier

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  6. Ariadna Boiso

    Every year their magazines and TV programmes ARE (1) read and watched by millions of people around the world. The National Geographic Society APPEARED (2) in 1888 with just a FEW (3) members and now it is one of the largest scientific and educational organizations OF (4) the world. It was created BY (5) a group of 33 teachers, explorers and businessmen IN (5) 13th January 1888 in Washington DC. They met TO (6) talk about their interest ABOUT (7) geography.
    Later that year the first edition of the National Geographic was CREATED (8). The articles and reports were WRITTEN (9) by professors but they weren´t very interesting for people WHO (10) weren´t experts in geography. But then THE (11) magazine became AVAILABLE (12) to read and included more and more photos, especially in colour. Some ABSOLUTELY (13) amazing photos have BEEN (14) printed in the magazine from all corners of the planet. So, IF (15) one day you need to look up some information about geography, why not start by BUY (16) up a copy of the National Geograhic?

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  7. Every year their magazines and TV programmes are(1) read and watched by millions of people around the world. The National Geographic Society started (2) in 1888 with just a few (3) members and now it is one of the largest scientific and educational organizations in(4) the world. It was created by(5) a group of 33 teachers, explorers and businessmen on(5) 13th January 1888 in Washington DC. They met and(6) talk about their interest in (7) geography.

    Later that year the first edition of the National Geographic was published(8). The articles and reports were written (9) by professors but they weren´t very interesting for people who (10) weren´t experts in geography.. But then the(11) magazine became easier12) to read and included more and more photos, especially in colour. Some ____________(13) amazing photos have been (14) printed in the magazine from all corners of the planet. So , if(15) one day you need to look up some information about geography, why not start by look(16) up a copy of the National Geograhic?

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  8. Cristina Medina

    Every year their magazines and TV programmes ARE (1) read and watched by millions of people around the world. The National Geographic Society APPEARED (2) in 1888 with just a FEW (3) members and now it is one of the largest scientific and educational organizations IN (4) the world. It was created BY (5) a group of 33 teachers, explorers and businessmen ON (5) 13th January 1888 in Washington DC. They met TO (6) talk about their interest IN (7) geography.
    Later that year the first edition of the National Geographic was RELEASED (8). The articles and reports were WRITTEN (9) by professors but they weren´t very interesting for people WHO (10) weren´t experts in geography. But then THE (11) magazine became ACCESSIBLE (12) to read and included more and more photos, especially in colour. Some ABSOLUTELY (13) amazing photos have BEEN (14) printed in the magazine from all corners of the planet. So, IF (15) one day you need to look up some information about geography, why not start by LOOKING (16) up a copy of the National Geograhic?

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