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B3 Прочитайте текст и заполните пропуски 1—6 частями предложений,
обозначенными буквами А—G. Одна из частей в списке А—G лишняя. Перенесите ответы в таблицу.

Every invention has an official
birth date. For the Cube this date is 1974 1___________. The inventor's name is
now a household word, Rubik's Cube.

Although 1974 marks the appearance
of the Cube, the processes that led to the invention began a few years earlier.
At the time, Erno Rubik was a lecturer at the Academy of Applied Arts
and Crafts in Budapest.

In the course of his teaching, Erno
Rubik preferred to communicate his ideas by the use of actual models, made from
wood or plastic, 2_____________. When the Cube was completed, Erno Rubik
demonstrated it to his students and let some of his friends play with it. The
effect was instantaneous. Once somebody laid his hands on the Cube,
3_____________. The compulsive interest of friends and students in the Cube
caught its creator completely by surprise and it was months before any thought
was given to the possibility of producing it on an industrial scale.

During 1978 the Cube began to make
its way through the hands of fascinated youths into homes and schools
4_____________. The challenge of trying to master the Cube seemed to have a
mesmeric effect on an amazing variety of individuals. Grandmothers, bank
managers, baseball players, pilots, librarians could be seen working away at their
Cubes at any hour of the day. But it was the young, schoolboys and students,
5____________. Now the Cube is part of a family of puzzles and games which bear
the stamp of the genius who created the greatest three dimensional puzzle the
world has ever known.

Erno Rubik has not changed much over
the years. Working closely with Seven Towns, he is still deeply engaged in
creating new games and puzzles, and remains one of the principal beneficiaries
of 6____________.

A. it was difficult to get it back!

B. which was the first step on the
long road that led finally to the Cube.

C. who proved most adept at solving
the puzzle.

D. where it was finally rejected.

E. what proved to be a spectacularly
successful invention.
 F. when the first working prototype
came into being.

G. without any promotion or
publicity.

  • 1-d 2-g 3-b 4-a 5-c 6-f



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