Join / Login

the making of regional cultures

Browse All Exercises

Exercise

The author's primary purpose in the passage is to

A
Suggest why Lindbergh's feat appealed to Europeans
B
Suggest that Lindbergh's fame was not deserved
C
Suggest that the press created Lindbergh's celebrity
D
Question other historians' accounts of Lindberghs flight
E
Question Lindbergh's motivation for making the flight
View Answer

Which most resembles the irony mentioned in line 34 ?

A
A worker moving to a distant state to take a job, only to be fired without warning
B
An executive making an important decision, only to regret it later
C
An athlete earning a starting position on a good team, only to quit in midseason
D
A student studying for a major exam, only to learn that it has been postponed
E
A person purchasing an expensive umbrella, only to lose it on the first rainy day
View Answer

Fill in the blank with a suitable option:

One benefit of organic food is that _________________.

A
it is fashionable to eat
B
only rich people can afford it
C
it is less contaminated with pesticides
D
even poor people can afford it
View Answer

Who were Sufis?

View Answer

VIEW MORE