YDS İngilizce Çıkmış Sorular Testi-3

1-5: For these questions, choose the best word or expression to fill the spaces in the passage.

According to classical Western historiography, modernity begins in 1789 with the advent of the French Revolution. This is, perhaps, not entirely (1)----the many social changes inspired by that upheaval. It is also because of the political change, marking the break between the former regime and modernity (2)----the French Revolution represents the beginning of modern political culture. Between 1791 and 1795, France (3)----three constitutions. These were a liberal constitutional monarchy, a democratic republic based on universal manhood suffrage and a liberal republic. All three provided inspiration for constitutional monarchists, democrats and liberals far (4)----the borders of France. Indeed, the legacy of the 1791 constitution eventually forced most ruling 19th-century monarchs (5)----a constitution limiting their powers. And of the 29 constitutions adopted in Europe during 1791 – 1802 alone, 26 were the result of direct French influence.






6-10: For these questions, choose the best word or expression to fill the spaces in the passage.

Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas (1990) is a long, violent and enthralling interweaving of biography, social observation and black comedy. It is a story based on the real life of Henry Hill, who grew to manhood in the Mafia and eventually (6)---- his former associates, sending them to prison for the rest of their lives. The film is considered to be successful by critics and audiences (7)---- its superb cast, which includes some of the best of New York’s character actors: Paul Sorvino, Lorraine Bracco as Hill’s wife, Robert De Niro in his sixth collaboration with director Scorsese, and Joe Pesci, who gives a remarkably realistic performance as a menacing gangster (8)---- the rise. As Henry Hill, the actor Ray Liotta gives a complex portrayal of an Irish-Italian kid who succeeds in his youthful ambition (9)---- popularity as a wealthy gangster, only to have his position slowly eroded until it almost destroys him. Martin Scorsese sustains the fast tempo of the tale to an exciting, artful climax, (10)----some questioned whether Goodfellas glamorised or made criminals appear too sympathetic.