- 07/16/2019 at 8:33 am #1488178EduGorillaKeymasterSelect Question Language :
Direction: In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers correspond to the question numbers; against each question, five words have been suggested, one of which fills the blanks appropriately.
Another season of the HBO series Game of Thrones has just come to an epic end, leaving a mammoth television audience — and millions of netizens with a penchant for the illicit happiness of near-real-time downloads — with a long, painful wait until they can start marking their calendar for the (101) to the next. Over six seasons, the adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire has gripped the global imagination with its tapestry of history, mythology and (102). It has become the pop culture phenomenon of this decade since its debut in 2011, sparking feverish speculation about the cast and characters through the (103) period between one season and the other — U.S. President Barack Obama was among the legions who wanted to know if Jon Snow, a much-loved protagonist who ostensibly gets fatally stabbed in the Season 5 finale, would get ‘resurrected’. (Spoiler alert: he was.) In fact, in its latest season the show took Martin’s epic fantasy series into unmapped plot lines. With 26 (104) Emmy Awards and counting, with at least two more seasons planned, and an official viewership figure of 8.9 million for the Season 6 grand finale, what explains GoT’s critical success and phenomenal popularity? It all boils down to quality, and sheer scale. The series has an enormous (105) cast portraying warring families across two fictional continents. Its shooting has taken GoT to places as far apart as Northern Ireland, Croatia, Morocco, and the U.S. And its panoramic sweep and treatment of battle sequences have eclipsed most big-screen renditions.
Find out the appropriate word in each case.
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