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Question 24 of 37

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The paragraph below contains blank spaces indicating omissions in the text. For some blanks, it is necessary to choose the completion that is most appropriate to the meaning of the passage; for other blanks, you have to choose the one completion that forms a grammatically correct sentence. Be sure to read the entire paragraph completely before answering the questions related to it.

Selon Blank   (19)   , les Français célèbrent les fêtes de fin d’année en Blank   (20)    un bon nombre d’huîtres et d’autres Blank   (21)    de mer. Ils offrent de petits cadeaux à Blank   (22)    envers qui ils sont Blank   (23)   . Et ils envoient des Blank   (24)    de voeux à Blank   (25)    amis et collègues.

No

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Select the most appropriate completion for blank (24).

cartons

Correct Answer: 
No

photos

Correct Answer: 
No

cartes

Correct Answer: 
Yes

feuilles

Correct Answer: 
No

The passage says Et ils envoient des … de vœux à … amis et collègues which means “And they send … with wishes to … friends and colleagues.” There is no indication that people send cardboard boxes (A), photos (B), or sheets (D). It is more likely that people send cards (C).

Question Difficulty: 
medium