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Open Cloze - (C1) Advanced Certificate of English

For questions 1-8, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Apple products

(0) IN 1979, Apple, (1) ............ successful young company in which Xerox had been among the first to invest, was developing its Lisa computer, the second commercial machine (2) ............ utilise a Graphical User Interface (GUI). Both Xerox and Apple knew that success lay in (3) ............ able to precisely render an image visible on-screen (4) ............ a printed page (5) ............ being confined (6) ............ just one printer, despite Xerox having this very ability in development. Apple's founding executive, (7) ............ late Steve Jobs, had in the Lisa a product which he knew could change the world of office communications. However, much poor sales of the computer did not vindicate this perspective. While Apple's rendition of the Graphical User Interface was a revelation in the world of green-on-black ASCII display text, it was to be the Lisa's successor, the seminal Macintosh that (8) ............ ultimately change that world.

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