News Item 1

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News Item 1:
1. General Comprehension. Fill in the blanks to complete the news summary.
    This news item is about
who was
last
in
on
.

2. Choose the best answer (a, b, c, or, d) to complete each of the following statements.
(1) Altogether _____________ people died in the crash.

a. twenty-eight b. twenty-nine c. thirty-eight d. thirty-nine
(2) The crash happened during _____________. a. a thunderstorm b. a hurricane c. a typhoon d. a tornado
(3) _____________ people survived the crash. a. Eight b. Nine c. Ten d. Twenty-eight
(4) These people were returning home from ______________. a. a weekend summit of Third World leaders in Zambia b. a weekend summit of African leaders in Tanzania c. a weekend summit of Third World leaders in Tanzania d. a weekend summit of African leaders in Zambia
(5) Machel was ___________, and had been President of Mozambique since __________. a. fifty-five; 1975 b. fifty-three; 1975 c. fifty-four; 1974 d. fifty-six; 1974
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News Item 1:
1. General Comprehension. Fill in the blanks to complete the news summary.
    This news item is about
who was
last
in
on
.

2. Choose the best answer (a, b, c, or, d) to complete each of the following statements.
(1) Altogether _____________ people died in the crash.

a. twenty-eight b. twenty-nine c. thirty-eight d. thirty-nine
(2) The crash happened during _____________. a. a thunderstorm b. a hurricane c. a typhoon d. a tornado
(3) _____________ people survived the crash. a. Eight b. Nine c. Ten d. Twenty-eight
(4) These people were returning home from ______________. a. a weekend summit of Third World leaders in Zambia b. a weekend summit of African leaders in Tanzania c. a weekend summit of Third World leaders in Tanzania d. a weekend summit of African leaders in Zambia
(5) Machel was ___________, and had been President of Mozambique since __________. a. fifty-five; 1975 b. fifty-three; 1975 c. fifty-four; 1974 d. fifty-six; 1974