Cambridge Reading Part 2 - Write the correct word

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Cambridge Reading Part 2 - Fill in the blanks with the correct word.

Read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word per gap.

The Modern Olympic Games

The first contemporary Olympic Games were held (1) ____________ 1896 in Athens, Greece. The Olympic Games had (2) ___________________ in Athens originally, so the city was (3) ____________________ to host the modern games. The first Olympics had 14 nations participating and 241 athletes.

Today's (4) _________________ Olympic Games invite 204 nations and over 10,000 athletes. These Games are divided into the (5) _________________ Olympics, which are bigger, and the Winter Olympics, which are smaller because fewer countries have enough (6) ______________________ and ice to train Winter athletes.

Many (7) _________________ cities have hosted the Olympic Games, but the expense of stadiums, transportation and housing means that today only the (8) ______________________ cities have enough money to host the Games.

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The first contemporary Olympic Games were held (1) in 1896 in Athens, Greece. The Olympic Games had (2) started / begun in Athens originally, so the city was (3) chosen to host the modern games. The first Olympics had 14 nations participating and 241 athletes.

Today's (4) modern Olympic Games invite 204 nations and over 10,000 athletes. These Games are divided into the (5) Summer Olympics, which are bigger, and the Winter Olympics, which are smaller because fewer countries have enough (6) snow and ice to train Winter athletes.

Many (7) different cities have hosted the Olympic Games, but the expense of stadiums, transportation and housing means that today only the (8) largest / wealthiest cities have enough money to host the Games. 

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