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Exercise "From Kansas City to Tulsa : What for? (1/2)", created by here4u (a free exercise to learn English):
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Average mark: 48 / 100 Share
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Stats (5705 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 56.6 %
Suddenly, when Jesse * at last, tall and skinny, tousled-haired, exhausted, his clothes looking shabby, sloppy and dusty,
Question 2 passed: 78.2 %
he * strangely happy and even relieved …
Question 3 passed: 75.1 %
Here, at last, he hoped * a solution ...
Question 4 passed: 37.5 %
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: 34.5 %
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: 25.6 %
He would beg if he had to, but * that job !
Question 7 passed: 34.9 %
Question 8 passed: 69.9 %
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: 66.9 %
He * his pride and his honour ...
Question 10 passed: 34.9 %
Destitution and humiliation * his whole family ...
Question 11 passed: 42.6 %
1O years before, Tom * a shop, which the Depression had taken from him.
Question 12 passed: 26.9 %
At present, * in the oil business
Question 13 passed: 67.8 %
and Egbert had told Jesse that any man * work, here ...
Question 14 passed: 34.3 %
He hoped Tom * him ... He didn't, not at first ...
Question 15 passed: 39.2 %
The 6 years when he couldn’t feed himself, his wife and family * the man …
Question 16 passed: 33.9 %
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: 44.4 %
- '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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