Gold: Multiple Choice Grammar Test

Since civilization began, gold (1) _________ as a symbol of power and wealth. Gold was seen as a magic substance which could protect people (2) _________illness or evil spirits. It is the one material that (3) _________in exchange for goods or services. Humanity never seems to have enough gold, and the search for it has driven people (4) _________. The need to search for gold has been compared to a disease, and (5) _________‘gold fever’. In (6) _________Middle Ages people called ‘alchemists’ (7) _________to manufacture gold from other metals. In spite of the constant search for gold, the (8) _________which has been produced since the beginning of time is only enough to make a solid block of eighteen cubic meters, the size of a large house.

(9) _________gold is untarnishable, workable, almost indestructible, durable, reflective, and conductive, it has a number of industrial uses. About 10% of the annual production (10) _________used for industrial processes.

Because it conducts electricity well and (11) _________, gold is used (12) _________in computers and electric consumer products.

1 has been regarded has been regarding has regarded is regarded
2 from upon against for
3 has been accepted was accepted is accepting accepted
4 crazily crazy craziness more crazily
5 been called has called is calling is called
6 the a an
7 try tried were trying had tried
8 volume quality amount expanse
9 Because However Because of Besides
10 was be are is
11 not to tarnish do not tarnish does not tarnish Is not tarnish
12 extensively extensive extend extension 

1.A; 2.C; 3.A; 4.B; 5.D; 6.A; 7.B; 8.C; 9.A; 10.D; 11.C; 12.A

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