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Economy Nivel A2

Sold a piece of the Eiffel Tower for 220.000 euros

Auctioned in Paris a piece of staircase from the Eiffel Tower, 750 kilograms of weight, which acquires a Portuguese collector for 220.000 euros.


Artcurial, auction house, reports that the flight of spiral staircase was originally located between the second and the third floor which was ownership of a Swiss collector.

The price achieved is above the estimate (between 20.000 and 30.000 euros), but below the 550.000 euros that achieved a flight of the same staircase in 2009.

Both flights belong to spiral staircase which originally connected the second and the third floor of the monument. In 1983 was removed by fail to comply with the safety regulations.

The staircase was divided into 24 different sections, one of which is exposed at the Eiffel Tower and three in the Orsay, La Villette and Iron History Museum (Nancy).

The rest were auctioned and purchased by others collectors.

Grammar notes: ordinal numbers 

(Note: we underline in bold an example of the point of grammar)


Paris, November 26, 2013, EFE / Practice Spanish

Ejercicio 1

Comprensión de la noticia

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Tu calificación es %%SCORE%% de un total de %%TOTAL%%.

Tu rendimiento es %%RATING%%


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Question 1
La noticia trata de…
A
El valor histórico de la Torre Eiffel
B
Se subasta toda la Torre Eiffel
C
La subasta de una parte de la Torre Eiffel
Question 2
¿Dónde se celebró la subasta?
A
En el museo Orsay
B
En la misma Torre Eiffel
C
En la casa de subastas Artcurial
Question 3
¿Por qué se ha subastado esa parte de la torre?
A
Porque necesitaban dinero
B
Porque quieren restaurarla
C
Porque no cumplía las normas de seguridad
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Ejercicio 2

Ortografía

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Tu calificación es %%SCORE%% de un total de %%TOTAL%%.

Tu rendimiento es %%RATING%%


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Question 1
Elige la palabra correcta
A
Imcunplir
B
Incumplir
C
Incunplir
Question 2
Elige la palabra correcta
A
Colesionista
B
Colecionista
C
Coleccionista
Question 3
Elige la palabra correcta
A
Espuesto
B
Expuesto
C
Expuezto
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Ejercicio 3

Gramática

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Tu calificación es %%SCORE%% de un total de %%TOTAL%%.

Tu rendimiento es %%RATING%%


Your answers are highlighted below.
Question 1
El ordinal de “1” es…
A
Decimoprimero
B
Uno
C
Primero
Question 2
El ordinal de “5” es…
A
Quinto
B
Sexto
C
Cinco
Question 3
Señala la frase correcta
A
El cuarto subasta
B
Las cuartas subastas
C
La cuarta subasta
Question 4
Señala la frase correcta
A
El primeros pisos
B
Los primer pisos
C
Los primeros pisos
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