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Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow. Can we see ___(1)___the Earth is a globe? Yes, we can, when we watch a ship that sails out to sea. If we watch closely - English Language

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

Can we see ___(1)___the Earth is a globe? Yes, we can, when we watch a ship that sails out to sea. If we watch closely, we see that the ship begins ___(2)___ The bottom of the ship disappears first and then the ship seems to sink lower and lower, ___(3)___ we can only see the top of the ship and then we see nothing at all. What is hiding the ship from us? It is the Earth. Stick a pin most of the way into an orange and ___(4)__ turn the orange away from you. You will see the pin disappear, ___(5)___ a ship does on the Earth.

1.
(a) if
(b) where
(c) that
(d) whether

2.
(a) being disappeared
(b) to be disappeared
(c) to have disappeared
(d) to disappear

3.
(a) until
(b) since
(c) after
(d) by the time

4.
(a) reluctantly
(b) accidentally
(c) slowly
(d) passionately

5.
(a) the same
(b) alike
(c) just as
(d) by the way

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Solution

Can we see that the Earth is a globe? Yes, we can, when we watch a ship that sails out to sea. If we watch closely, we see that the ship begins to disappear The bottom of the ship disappears first and then the ship seems to sink lower and lower until we can only see the top of the ship and then we see nothing at all. What is hiding the ship from us? It is the Earth. Stick a pin most of the way into an orange and slowly turn the orange away from you. You will see the pin disappear, by the way, a ship does on the Earth.

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