Reading U8

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Choose the word or phrase among A, B, C or D that best fits th blank space in the following passage. People have always had difficulty (1)…………… the future. One of the least (2) ……………..forecasters was Lord Kelvin, who was President of an organizatic made up of the most important scientists of the day, called the “Royal Society”. The invention of the radio in 1895 was one of the greatest achievements of the 19th century, but Kelvin was not impressed and simply said, “Radio has no (3) ……………..”. He went on to make other wildly (4)…………… claims. Despite these embarrassing mistake he continued to look into the future. Shortly before the Wright brothers' historic fligh he said, “Heavier-than-air flying machines are (5) ……………….” 1. A. saying 2. A. succeed B. predicting B. successful C. speaking C. successive D. estimating D. unsuccessful 3. A. life 4. A. accurate B. present B. inaccurate C. future C. precise D. promise D. precisely 5. A. unreal B. unable C. impure D. impossible

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