Словообразование упражнение №8
Read the texts below and decide what part of speech in A, B, C or D best fits each gap in the sentences.
Cereals are various species of the grass family, (1) _______ for their seed, which is used as food. The name is (2) _______ from Ceres, the Roman goddess of grains and agriculture. Although the cereals do not belong to any (3) _______ tribe of the grasses, the use of particular species as bread plants seems to have been determined chiefly by the (4) _______ size of the seed or by the (5) _______ of obtaining it in (6) _______ quantity and of freeing it from its (7) _______ covering. The most (8) _______ cultivated grains are wheat, barley, rye, oats, rice, corn or maize. These have all been cultivated since ancient times. Maize is the only grain that (9) _______ in America; the others were developed in Europe, Asia, and Africa.