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Пробный ЕГЭ 2013. Чтение В3

Диагностическая работа №2

Прочитайте текст и заполните пропуски A- F частями предложений, обозначенными цифрами 1- 7. Одна из частей в списке 1- 7 - лишняя.

Fleet Street

Fleet Street runs east from the Royal Courts of Justice as far as Ludgate Circus. It takes its name from the Fleet River, A ____________ where Farrington Road now stands. At that time traffic had to cross over the Fleet Bridge in order to reach the cathedral.
Fleet Street’s associations with printing go back to the end of the 15th century, when the pioneer publisher Wynkyn de Worde moved here from Westminster. Between 1500 and his death in 1535, from his premises he printed and published hundreds of books, B ___________ (the Inns of Court and Blackfriars Monastery were both nearby).
Other printers also working in the area included Richard Pynson, printer to the king after 1508, C ____________ of Fleet Street and Chancery Lane. In 1530 Sir Thomas More’s nephew William Rastell began printing and selling books from premises in St Bride’s churchyard, D ____________ in 1557.
It was clear that the publishing industry was here to stay. A key date in the history of Fleet Street was the year 1702 E ____________. Since then the street became home to hundreds of newspapers, and its name is still synonymous with British national journalism.
This state of affairs only came to an end in 1980’s, F ____________ caused by the changeover to the new technology, which necessitated relocating to gain more space. The Times led the way, to Docklands, and within a few years Fleet Street was stripped of its soul.

1. whose office was at the corner
2. which years ago followed the route
3. when the British press was going through a period of deep crisis
4. bringing out an edition of his uncle’s works
5. many on legal and religious subject
6. including the publishers of Thackeray and the Brontë sisters
7. when the first newspaper, the Daily Courant, appeared


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