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    Learn English > English lessons & exercises > From Kansas City to Tulsa : What for? (1/2) > Stats updated every 4 hours
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    Exercise "From Kansas City to Tulsa : What for? (1/2)", created by here4u (a free exercise to learn English):
    Results of the 5 043 people who have taken this test:
    Average mark: 47.5 / 100 Share


    Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): chocolatcitron / FRANCE, on Sunday 29 April - 15:48:
    "j'y suis arrivée, bien contente, quel challenge ! bonne semaine à toi et grosses bises."


    They got a perfect mark


    Stats (5043 candidates)
    Question 1 passed: 55.1 %
    Suddenly, when Jesse * at last, tall and skinny, tousled-haired, exhausted, his clothes looking shabby, sloppy and dusty,

    Question 2 passed: 80.6 %
    he * strangely happy and even relieved …

    Question 3 passed: 77.5 %
    Here, at last, he hoped * a solution ...

    Question 4 passed: 34.5 %
    Jesse * for two weeks from Kansas City to Tulsa (250 miles /400 km) in pouring rain and scorching heat. He sat down to rest his injured feet.

    Question 5 passed: 32.6 %
    Losing job after job, he now looked like a real tramp, a bum, a 'down and out' ... The Depression and the New Deal, which 'dealt' nothing to him, * his hope and dignity.

    Question 6 passed: 23.3 %
    He would beg if he had to, but * that job !

    Question 7 passed: 32.8 %
    * !

    Question 8 passed: 73.2 %
    He * this long way to put an end to his appalling situation and ask Tom, his brother-in-law, for some help ...

    Question 9 passed: 68.1 %
    He * his pride and his honour ...

    Question 10 passed: 33.6 %
    Destitution and humiliation * his whole family ...

    Question 11 passed: 42.1 %
    1O years before, Tom * a shop, which the Depression had taken from him.

    Question 12 passed: 24.9 %
    At present, * in the oil business

    Question 13 passed: 68.5 %
    and Egbert had told Jesse that any man * work, here ...

    Question 14 passed: 32.2 %
    He hoped Tom * him ... He didn't, not at first ...

    Question 15 passed: 36.8 %
    The 6 years when he couldn’t feed himself, his wife and family * the man …

    Question 16 passed: 30.6 %
    But in him * still, the same desire and determination, the same compulsion to get by and provide for those he loved so much ...

    Question 17 passed: 41.6 %
    - 'No, Jesse,' Tom denied, 'there's no job here!' - 'Of course there is! Egbert told me so!' Jesse replied. ' Tom exclaimed :'* you want a job in MY department ?! You CAN'T HAVE ONE!' (to be continued ...)


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