Matura podstawowa – czytanie, ćwiczenie 55

Przeczytaj tekst, z którego usunięto trzy zdania. Wpisz w luki 1.–3. litery, którymi oznaczono brakujące zdania (A–E), tak aby otrzymać logiczny i spójny tekst.
Uwaga: dwa zdania zostały podane dodatkowo i nie pasują do żadnej luki.

One night four lazy college students were partying till midnight and didn’t study for the test which was scheduled for the next day. In the morning, they thought of a perfect plan. 1. _____ They told him they had gone out to their friend’s wedding the previous night and during their return journey one tyre of their car had burst and they had to push the car all the way back. That was why it was impossible for them to write the test that day. They looked really exhausted. The professor thought for a while and allowed them to return and take the test after three days. 2. _____ They immediately went home to study. On the third day they came again to write the test. The professor explained that all four of them would have to sit in separate classrooms.
They weren’t worried because they had worked hard for the previous three days to prepare. 3. _____ They could get a maximum score of one hundred points as usual, but there were only two questions. The first one, for which they could get two points, was: What’s your name?
The second one, worth ninety-eight points, read: Which tyre burst?
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A. However, the test turned out to be different from what they had expected.
B. Unfortunately, they forgot to meet him on that day.
C. They made themselves look dirty and went to see their professor.
D. That was why he gave them more time to prepare.
E. They promised they would be ready by that time.