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Exercise "Complete the text", created by betty84 (a free exercise to learn English):
Results of the 2 129 people who have taken this test:
Average mark: 61.5 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): s89 / ALGERIA, on Wednesday 27 November - 20:16:
"Very informative, now I want to go and read that newspaper!"
They got a perfect mark
Stats (1626 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 61.6 %
The Times is one of Britain's oldest and most influential newspapers. It *(begin) in life in 1785.
Question 2 passed: 56 %
It *(start) by John Walter.
Question 3 passed: 54.4 %
In those days it *(cost) two and a half old pennies.
Question 4 passed: 54 %
In the nineteenth century,The Times *(develop) a reputation for accurate reporting and independent editorial views.
Question 5 passed: 50.9 %
Now it *(sell) over 650.000 copies a day.
Question 6 passed: 50.8 %
It *(publish) in London, along with its sister newspaper, The Sunday Times,
Question 7 passed: 39.7 %
which *(have) at last ten sections and takes all week to read !
Question 8 passed: 37.9 %
The Times *(have) an excellent reputation for ever 200 years said its editor,
Question 9 passed: 51.5 %
who *(work) for the paper since 1980,
Question 10 passed: 86 %
and now we *(try) our best to continue that tradition in order to produce a newspaper for the twenty-first century.
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