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Reading Comprehension Test. Jules Verne. Around the World in 80 Days

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Reading Comprehension Test. Jules Verne. Around the World in 80 Days

Directions: Select the best answer from the choices provided. Write the letter of your answer on the line next to the number.

  1. The destination of most passengers from Brindisi is
    1. Mongolia.
    2. India.
    3. The Arabic Gulf.
  2. According to the narrator, what made the time pass quickly on the ship?
    1. The number of rich young Englishmen on their travels.
    2. The large number of towns the ship visited on its journey.
    3. The capriciousness of the weather in the Red Sea.
  3. Phileas Fogg travelled on the ship through the Red Sea
    1. with vigorous exertions and lively conversations with the other passengers.
    2. with great concern about the dangers of the Arabic Gulf.
    3. with cold indifference to the weather and the scenes.
  4. The passengers on the ship ate
    1. meagerly and only twice a day.
    2. speedily and below deck.
    3. the best of fare.
  5. In this passage, Phileas Fogg can best be characterized as
    1. lively and exuberant.
    2. calm and detached.
    3. distressed and melancholic.

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