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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #18481: Past tense: Titanic
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    Past tense: Titanic

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    1. The Titanic (be) ready for her maiden voyage on April 10th 1912.

    2. She (leave) Southampton for Cherbourg.

    3. She (arrive) in Queenstown.

    4. It was now 11:30 p.m. and most of the people (be) sleeping.

    5. The watcher (see) something looming in the distance : it was an iceberg.

    6. Some passengers (yell) : 'The boat can't be sinking ! It's unsinkable !'

    7. But they (be) wrong...

    8. The Titanic (be) sinking into the water.

    9. It (take) two and a half hours to sink.

    10. A thousand, four hundred and thirty eight people (die).

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