The Parliamentary Candidate (1)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    There was absolutely no ..... that Henry Orpington liked politics. He talked politics all the time.

  • 2

    All the members of his family were pleased therefore when Henry was ..... as the prospective parliamentary candidate for the constituency in which they were living.

  • 3

    One year later the date of the general election was ..... by the Prime Minister.

  • 4

    ..... the election campaign Henry's wife and his two teenage daughters worked night and day for him

  • 5

    and he finally ..... a seat in the House of Commons by a very large majority.

  • 6

    Every day of the campaign was a .....

  • 7

    but there was one day in particular that Henry would never ......

  • 8

    That was the day he thought he was going to be blown ..... by a bomb.

  • 9

    On a Friday morning at the beginning of the campaign, the phone ..... in the Orpingtons' house at 6.30 in the morning.

  • 10

    Henry got out of bed and ran down the stairs. He ..... who could possibly be ringing at that early hour in the morning.

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