D. She left without saying goodbye as she didn't want to interrupt the conference.
Question 78: By being absent so often John failed the examination.
A. John’s frequent absences cost him his chance of passing the examination.
B. Being absent so often caused John fail his examination.
C. John failed his examination although he was absent quite often.
D. John’s failure in his examination suffered from his frequent absences.
Question 79: He found himself at a loss to understand his closest friend’s words.
A. He found his closest friend’s words quite incomprehensible.
B. He misunderstood his closest friend’s words completely.
C. He lost heart and didn’t understand his closest friend’s words.
D. He found his closest friend’s words easy to understand.
Question 80: It is a basic requirement in the modern world to be able to deal with figures.
A. The world requires us to have a basic understanding of figures.
B. Being able to deal with figures is a basic requirement in the modern world.
C. Dealing with the modern world requires a basic knowledge of figures.
D. Dealing with the figures requires a basic knowledge of the modern world.