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answer: (d) informed A5 At half past eight Henry was in conference with his election agent, Andrew Higgins, at party headquarters. Andrew: If you want my opinion, I suggest you cancel all your engagements for today and wait until the police get to the bottom of the matter. answer: (c) bottom A6 Henry: Certainly not! I'm not going to let myself be scared by some stupid crank. answer: (c) myself A7 Andrew: What did the man sound like? Did you recognize his voice? Henry: No, I was half asleep. His voice wasn't familiar but he sounded quite pleasant. He didn't seem to be threatening me. answer: (b) threatening A8 Andrew: That makes the whole business even more sinister. Look here, Henry, one day won't make all that much difference. I'll tell people that you've lost your voice or something. answer: (a) lost A9 Henry: No, I'm going to carry on as usual. Think of the advantage it would give my opponents if I were out of the campaign even for one day. answer: (c) opponents A10 Andrew: If you say so. But I'd like to make it clear that I'm dead against it. answer: (b) clear 183 Questions Index
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PHOTOCOPIABLE © Incomplete Sentences / Advanced level # 77 (Answer Keys) GRE verbal test A1 Henry Orpington's first engagement that day was an open-air meeting on a large housing estate at ten o'clock. answer: (b) engagement A2 As most of the men were out at work, his audience consisted mainly of women and young children. answer: (d) out A3 Andrew Higgins kept a close watch on the platform from which Henry was making his speech, while several plainclothes policemen mingled inconspicuously with the crowd. answer: (c) mingled A4 There was very little reaction to Henry's speech, except from one or two people at the back who kept on asking what Henry's party intended to do about the rising price of fruit and vegetables. answer: (a) rising A5 After the speech he shook hands with some of the women. One of them lifted up a baby for him to kiss, but the sight of Henry's beard must have frightened it because it began to scream its head off. answer: (c) sight A6 At eleven o'clock he paid a brief visit to a public house on the estate. Henry couldn't offer to buy anyone a drink because he knew very well that his opponents would consider that to be dishonest. So he let one of his supporters buy him a drink instead. answer: (b) paid A7 At lunch time he went to his sister's house to see his wife and daughters. They had spent the morning addressing envelopes for the leaflets he was sending out. His sister, Vera, thoroughly disapproved of his involvement in politics. answer: (d) disapproved A8 Vera: Now I hope you can see the danger of getting mixed up in politics. You and the family will probably all get blown up by a bomb. Henry: Don't exaggerate, Vera. I'm sure it's just a joke.
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