For the following questions answer them individually
In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each number.
English vocabulary has (1)______ remarkable range, flexibility and adaptability. Thanks to the periods (2)______ contact with foreign (3)______ and its readiness to (4)______ new words out of old elements, English seems to have far more words in its core (5)______ than other languages.