Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks
Easter Island is a small triangle of rock located in the Pacific Ocean. It’s about 2,000 miles (1) _____ the nearest city. Easter Island is (2) _____ for its statues. Hundreds of these huge, stone faces can be found all over the island. Who made them? How did they move these giant pieces of rock? What happened to the people who lived there? Studies show that people first arrived on the island about 1600 years ago. They had a very (3)_____ culture. They made many objects and they had their own written language. (4) _____, the number of people on the island grew and grew until it reached about 10,000 people. Soon there were too many people and there wasn’t enough food to eat. A terrible war started and (5) _____ of the statues were broken. When western explorers (6) _____ the island on Easter Day in 1722, the huge rock statues were the only sign that a great society had once lived there.
Correct Answer: EASY
Easter Island is a small triangle of rock located in the Pacific Ocean. It’s about 2,000 miles (1) from the nearest city.
Easter Island is a small rocky triangle located in the Pacific Ocean. It is about 2,000 miles from the nearest city.