Question 23: 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. The UK Government ensures that all schools in the UK (1)______ certain standards, and this includes independent schools as well as those that are (2)_____ by the Government. All qualifications are awarded by national agencies accredited by the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA), (3)____ the quality of the qualifications you will gain is guaranteed. At many independent in England, you will be encouraging to take part (4)_____ extracurricularactivities to develop your hobbies and learn new skills, and you may be encouraging schools to take graded music exams (5)______ by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. The exam grades achieved from these are widely accepted towards university entry requirements. and this includes independent schools as well as those that are (2)_____ by the Government.
knowledge : writing
Explanation: run (here means operating, operating, managing, …)