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TIME TO READ - THE LUCKIEST MAN 68 2- The word countryside in the first paragraph is closest in meaning to a- fields, rural section b- a place to grow crops or keeping animals c- a large boat or vessel d- a trip or travel 3- The author states that Portugal had colonies in America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania in order to a- show that Portugal is more powerful than China b- illustrate the power of this nation c- indicate that the Portuguese could visit many places d- explain the global shipping routes 4- The word trader used in paragraphs 2, 3, and 4 is closest in meaning to a- powerful government b- an area controlled by people from another country c- merchant or businessperson d- a course or road 5- The word freeing (to free) in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to a- collaborate c- condemn b- liberate d- believe 6- According to the story, which of the following is not true of Ricardo Oliveira? a- He is from Portugal. b- He was sentenced to death. c- He was a trader. d- Despite his problems, he thinks he is lucky.

TIME TO READ - THE LUCKIEST MAN 7- According to paragraph 5, all of the following events happened the day Mr. Oliverira was saved EXCEPT: a- He was in his prison cell. b- Many buildings were damaged. c- He could hear loud noises from his cell. d- The British navy attacked the colony. 8- The word ran away (to run away) in the fifth paragraph is closest in meaning to a- listen to; pay attention to b- rest; repose 9- The word crawled (to crawl) in the fifth paragraph is closest in meaning to a- begin; start b- to cause damage; injure c- set sail: start a sea voyage d- move on the hands and knees c- escape; flee d- yell; shout 10- Write (T) or (F) to indicate whether the statement is true or false. If the statement is false, please provide the correct information. 10.1- Mr. Oliveira is French. 10.2- Mr. Oliveira is a spice trader. 10.3- Mr. Oliveira wants to live in France. 10.4- Mr. Oliveira would like to live in a city. 10.5- Mr. Oliveira would like to live in China. 69