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Multiple Choice - (B2) First Certificate of English

For Questions 1-8, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

The history of writing (2)

The (0) MODERN European alphabet is based (1) ............ the Greek and (2) ............ to other European countries under the Romans. A number of changes took (3) ............ as time (4) ............. The Romans added the letter G, and the letters J and V were (5) ............ to people in Shakespeare's time. If we (6) ............ the history of punctuation, we also find some interesting facts.The Romans used to write a question at the end of a sentence in (7) ............ to show that it was a question. They started to write Qo in (8) ............ of the whole word, and then put the Q above the o. In the end, that became the question mark'?'.

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