Tourism Ever: Multiple Choice Grammar Test
Tourism, the act of paying money to go from one place to (1) _________ to see different and unique sights, (2) _________ a fact of civilized life since approximately the 12th century. Of course, back in (3) _________ days it was basically the upper classes that had the time, the money, and the interest in travelling from (4) _________ . The word “travel” by the way comes from the medieval English word “travail” which means (5) _________ great hardship, and that is a very good description of travel in the earliest days. (6) _________ has been written about the journeys of Marco Polo, who until recently was considered the (7) _________ first tourist.
(8) _________ in books, movies, musicals and television specials in several countries, Marco Polo is today a hero in Italy and in China: Venice named its airport (9) _________ a beloved native son. There’s the Marco Polo bridge outside Beijing, and no tourist to the Chinese capital in (10) _________ was ever allowed to miss the Marco Polo Carpet Shop at the Temple of Heaven. Across Asia, in tributaries of the storied Old Silk Road that linked West and East, Polo’s name (11) _________ modem travelers to restaurants, hotels and souvenir shops.
|1||other||another||the other||the others|
|2||is||has been||was||had been|
|4||spot to spot||a spot to a spot||the spot to the spot||spot to a spot|
|10||1980s||the 1980s||1980th||the 1980th|
1.B; 2.B; 3.D; 4.A; 5.D; 6.C; 7.B; 8.D; 9.C; 10.B; 11.B