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News report on recent political event

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  1. 1) 1 – C / 2 – A / 3 – E / 4 – D / 5 – B
    2) D
    3) A
    4) B
    5) A
    6) D

  2. Alcira Alejandra Tequia said:

    2. A top cabinet official in the government of President Dilma Rousseff resigned
    Tuesday amid reports that he had enriched himself while a federal lawmaker,
    deepening the first political crisis for Ms. Rousseff since she took office in January.
    3 .But he said he had not broken the law.
    5. Opposition senators were enraged by Mr. Gurgel’s finding that there was no
    evidence of wrongdoing by Mr. Palocci.
    4. Mr. Dias lamented the “excessive interference” by Mr. da Silva, who had urged
    legislators and Ms. Rousseff to keep Mr. Palocci in the post.

    2. Shelved is closest in meaning to:
    b. Displayed
    3. The suffix fold in “twentyfold” is the same as:
    a. Times
    4. The only word NOT similar in meaning to quell is:
    c. Dissipate
    5. Sway is closest in meaning to:
    d. Power
    6. Acknowledged has an exact antonym in the word:
    a. Ratified

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