Read the passage given below. Fill in the blanks by choosing the most appropriate word / words from the given options. ½ x 6=3 marks
The last solar eclipse of the 20th century (a) _______________ place on 11th August 1999. It (b) _______. by millions of people all over the world. Being the last great heavenly event it (c) _____________ the world's most watched one. This eclipse (d) ___________. a more thickly (e) __________ area of the earth (f) __________ any of its predecessors.
( a ) ( i ) was taken ( ii ) took ( iii ) was taking ( iv ) had taken
( b ) ( i ) was seen ( ii ) were seen ( iii ) was seeing ( iv ) has seen
( c ) ( i ) were ( ii ) is being ( iii ) has been ( iv ) was
( d ) ( i ) covered ( ii ) was covered ( iii ) had covered ( iv ) has covered
( e ) ( i ) populace ( ii ) population ( iii ) populated (iv ) popular
( f ) ( i ) than ( ii ) at ( iii ) in ( iv ) of

a. took
b. was seen
c. was
d. covered
e. populated
f. than 

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in my opinion, these r the correct answers -
a) took
b) was seen
c) was
d) covered
e) populated
f) than

Thanks...
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Hi,
 In my view the answers must be:
a.) had taken
b.) was seen
c.) has been
d.) had covered
e.) populated
f.) than

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The last solar eclipse of the 20th century (a) took place on 11th August 1999. It (b) was seen  by millions of people all over the world. Being the last great heavenly event it (c) was the world's most watched one. This eclipse (d) covered a more thickly (e) populated area of the earth (f) than any of its predecessors.
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The correct answers in my opinion are:-​​
a)took
b)was seen
c)has been
d)had covered
e)populated
f)than
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