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Прочитайте текст. Заполните пропуски в предложениях под номерами В4-В10 соответствующими формами слов, напечатанных заглавными буквами справа от каждого предложения. TEST 07 (part 1)

The largest snowfall in decades


This week’s snowfall in Brazil is one of the largest in decades. As snow on the ground is not a very common landscape in a so-called tropical country, everybody felt excited when they saw streets in snow.                        
(past simple, т.к. мы говорим об определённом времени в прошлом feel-felt)  



In the cities by the sea people are used to spending the summer sun bathing. They were surprised very much when they saw snow covering the city.
(past simple passive, т.к. они были убеждены, а не они убедили)



It was not / wasn’t long before social media became loaded with pictures of white fields and roads, and snowmen.
(past simple, т.к. этобыловпрошлом be-was/were-been)



Flood in Santa Claus’ home


The usual images of the North Pole are impressive ice sheets, but scenes from a webcam there reveal a different story. Meteorologists have reported that temperatures in early July were one to three degrees Celsius higher than the year’s average over most of the Arctic Ocean.
(степень сравнения)



Thanks to rapidly melting ice, Santa Claus now has his own swimming pool. The North Pole is currently a lake, Canada.com reports.
(3-е лицо have-has)



The lake is about a foot deep, consisting entirely of the melted ice itself. It shows a dramatic change is the Arctic climate.
(Participle I, “состоящая”, подходит по смысловому контексту)



In fact, a pool of melted water has formed at the North Pole every year now since 2002. The mythical home of Santa Claus has been officially flooded!
(present perfect, т.к. он начал формироваться и до сих пор формируется)