Cloze Passage (4.1)
Read the passage and fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.   Sang Nila Utama
The first king of Singapore was Sang Nila Utama. He was _____
in Sumatra. He came to Singapore in 1299. He ____________ as king
for forty-eight years.
Sang Nila Utama set ______________ from Sumatra in a ship to
Temasek, the __________ name of Singapore. On his ___________,
the ship met a fierce storm. He and his __________ had to throw their
possessions __________ to make their ship lighter. All this didn't help
___________ Sang Nila Utama threw his royal ___________ into the
sea. Immediately the storm ____________.
When Sang Nila Utama and his men came ______________ on
to the island of Temasek, they saw a strange animal. The animal was
strong and graceful, it was a lion. For this ___________ he called the
island Singapore which means "Lion City". He decided to stay behind
and became its king.
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