Fill in the blanks – A text appears on screen with several gaps. Fill in each gap from list of options given below.
Reading and Writing: Fill in the blanks
Fill in each gap from list of options given below.
This is a recipe that would have been 1) ___________ to all Britons living and working in the Imperial Raj. Indeed the 2) ___________ of Indian cooks, British tastes and exotic foods have made a lasting 3) ________ on British cuisine right down to the present day.
1 a) familiar b) recognized c) renowned d) noted
2 a) merger b) unite c) combination d) coalition
3 a) impression b) perception c) verdict d) opinion
New, strange and exciting ingredients would be used to 4) ___________ and recreate familiar, edible and nutritious meals befitting the 5) __________ class that they had become. Lack of refrigeration, a hot and humid climate and unfamiliar cooking facilities would all 6) _____ to make cooking an even more 7) ___________ prospect than it already would have been. However, the results of these intrepid culinary explorers could often be an interesting 8) ___________ of East meets West.
4 a) attempt b) try c) seek d) trial
5 a) general b) widespread c) ruling d) dominate
6 a) colluded b) accessory c) conspire d) plan
7 a) exhausted b) mysterious c) enigmatic d) difficult
8 a) add b) combine c) addition d) mix
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Difficult one, have used a wide range of exotic vocabulary,
I think you should give some explanation about your answers. For example, why familiar and not renowned? How did you choose? enigmatic works better than difficult, since you use conspire and provided that unfamiliar cooking styles phrase were used.
Hello, you need to study dependent preposition. In this example, only “familiar” can be followed by “to”.
Have a good one!
very difficult exercise.
can I have answers, please?
1 (a) 2 (c) 3 (a) 4 (b) 5 (c) 6 (c) 7 (d) 8 (d)