Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 34 to 38
Television is still one of our most popular forms of entertainment. It brings people closer. (34) _______ families still watch shows or enjoy live sports programs together. Television gives people something to talk about at school and at work and it often gets us talking about important issues. (35) _______, television – like everything else in the world today – is changing.
The most important (36) _______ on television recently has been technology. Computers and the Internet have completely changed the way we get information and entertainment. Watching films and videos online is becoming more and more popular. Computers and smartphones, (37) _______ are much cheaper than ever before, help people choose their favorite programs quickly and more effectively. Today, as life is getting faster, our mobile screens are the best way to watch programs anywhere we like. Therefore, television stations have to change the way they make shows in order to give (38) _______ what they want.
(Adapted from Gateway by Spencer and Edwards)
Correct Answer: EASY
Knowledge: Quantitative words
Every/Each + N singular
Many + N plural
Much + N is uncountable
“families” is a plural noun => type A, B, C
Information: Many families still watch shows or enjoy live sports programs together.
Many families still watch performances together or enjoy live sports.