Matura 2009 z języka angielskiego r 9

Matura 2009

Zadanie 9. (3 pkt)
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Global Positioning System (GPS) technology has been around since 1978. We are using it to 9.1. _____ the weather, plot directions and track one another. One of the most popular applications of GPS technology for parents has been a small box that is plugged into a car dashboard, 9.2. _____ them to download data, including the car’s location and speed, from the box onto their computer. In fact, some of these devices automatically email or call parents when their child is speeding or has entered a location previously designated as off limits.

GPS tracking of cell phones is also popular with parents who want to know where their children are. Parents can sign up for services that enable them to 9.3. _____ a cell phone’s location online. There are no rules requiring parents to inform their children that they 9.4. _____. It is up to the parents to decide whether to tell their kids or not.

When teenager Jenny White learned her parents 9.5. _____ a GPS tracking device in her car she was shocked and angry. But now Jenny says she likes the device. “It helps me watch my speed and keeps me honest,” she said. However, some teens are not so happy about the new technology, because they feel their parents do not trust them. 9.6. _____ these concerns, more GPS devices are in development, ensuring the debate over safety and privacy will only grow in the future.

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9.1. A. predict B. anticipate C. indicate D. spell

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9.2. A. letting B. encouraging C. allowing D. instructing

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9.3. A. check in B. take down C. get round D. look up

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9.4. A. have been monitoring B. should be monitored C. will be monitoring D. are being monitored

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9.5. A. have been secretly installing B. had secretly installed C. had been secretly installing D. have secretly installed

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9.6. A. Despite B. Regardless C. Thanks to D. According to

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