Gap filling, 21

For questions 16-30, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. Use only one word in each space. There is an example at the beginning (0).



I am going to visit one of the most famous prehistoric temples in Europe – Stonehenge. Ted, (0) ..whose.. father is an archaeologist, has invited me. Dr Millers, Ted’s father, wants extra help (16) ….. the work that is going to be (17) ….. in the summer.

Stonehenge, (18) ….. means ‘hanging stones’, is said to be an open-air temple where the primitive people of the area worshipped the Sun-god. It faces the rising sun (19) ….. a midsummer day.

The temple is made of huge stones laid (20) ….. in a circle. There are two circles; the outer circle is made of sandstone and the inner circle is made of bluestone. On top of (21) ….. pillar is a horizontal block of stone. In the (22) ….. of this circle there was a place for the worshipping to take place.

I have (23) ….. wondered how (24) …… giant stones were transported to that site as none of them are from there. They have come from (25) ….. area many miles away. Many theories have been put forward (26) ….. how the temple came to be there. (27) …..theory is creatures from outer (28) ….. visited the area that living (29) ….. built the temple. They say that because the stones are so big they could not have been (30) …… to the site of the temple in the ordinary way. Who knows? The work that will be done in the summer should give us more information.

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