Read the Following Passage Carefully and Answer the Questions that Follow. After Months of Colder Weather, the Days Get Longer, the Buds ___(1)__ in the Trees, Birds Sing and the World - English Language

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Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow.

After months of colder weather, the days get longer, the buds ___(1)__ in the trees, birds sing and the world  ____(2)____ a green dress. Spring passes _____(3)____ summer. Everyone knows that summer will not ____(4)____ The power of all the wisest men and women in the world cannot keep it for us. The corn becomes ripe, the leaves turn brown and then drop to the ground, ____(5)____ the world changes its green dress for a dress of autumn colours

1.
(a) fall off
(b) take up
(c) put off
(d) come out

2.
(a) looks after
(b) puts on
(c) carries on
(d) comes round

3.
(a) into
(b) by
(c) from
(d) on

4.
(a) forego
(b) evaluate
(c) succumb
(d) last

5.
(a) yet
(b) therefore
(c) since
(d) whereas

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Solution

After months of colder weather, the days get longer, the buds come out in the trees, birds sing and the world puts on a green dress. Spring passes into summer. Everyone knows that summer will not last The power of all the wisest men and women in the world cannot keep it for us. The corn becomes ripe, the leaves turn brown and then drop to the ground, whereas the world changes its green dress for a dress of autumn colours.

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