Multiple matching , 4

secret-history-cover.jpgRead the text below and decide which answer A,B,C or D best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0)
EXAMPLE: 0  A eager   B fast   C important   D urgent

Correcting History

Is the history of the world in (0)__D___ need of correction? Some historians, mostly women, argue that insufficient (1)___ has been paid to a very important group: women. These historians (2)___ history textbooks to be revised so that they show accurately the role (3)___ by women
(4)___ the history books, cavemen (5)____ most of the food for their families through hunting animals. But the (6)___ shows that 80% of the diet of prehistoric humans was vegetarian and it was collected by females. (7)___ women’s efforts in fighting in wars or leading revolutions have been ignored. Textbooks concentrate on men such as Hannibal or Che Guevara and neglect (8)___ women such as Théroigne de Méricourt, an opera singer who led the storming of the Bastille in 1789, or Mariya Bochkareva, a Bolshevik who organised a well-trained and (9)___ successful troop of 2,000 fighting women during the Russian Revolution in 1917. Women rulers are also forgotten. Between 962 and 1582 there were at least 16 women rulers in countries (10)___ from Italy to Angola.
Women (11)___ up half the human (12)___. If there is no (13)___ to their contribution to history in the textbooks, then the real story is not being told. However, many male historians (14)___ that important female figures have been kept (15)___ the history books.

  1. A attention      B care           C notice        D study
  2. A ask                B demand    C hope          D want
  3. A done             B got             C had            D played
  4. A According to      B Agreeing with     C Depending on   D Owing to
  5. A arranged      B brought     C gave        D provided
  6. A evidence       B fact            C proof       D sign
  7. A In addition          B In the end             C In time               D In other words
  8. A main            B outstanding   C particular     D primary
  9. A absolutely    B deeply          C highly            D strongly
  10. A differing      B ranging        C separating      D varying
  11. A count           B hold              C make              D take
  12. A being           B nation           C people             D race
  13. A mention      B note              C record            D reference
  14. A deny            B forbid           C oppose           D refuse
  15. A in                 B off                 C out of              D up with

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