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The first newspapers were written by hand and put up on walls in public place. The earliest daily newspaper was started in Rome in 59 BC. In the 700’s the world’s first printed newspaper was published. Europe didn’t have a regularly published newspaper until 1609, when one was started in Germany.
The first regularly published newspaper in the English language was printed in Amsterdam in 1620. In 1621, an English newspaper was started in London and was published once a week. The first daily English newspaper was the Daily Couran. It came out in March 1702.
In 1690, Benjamin Harris printed the first American newspaper in Boston. But not long after it was first published, the government stopped the paper. In 1704, John Campbell started The Boston Newsletter, the first newspaper published in the American colonies. By 1760, the colonies had more than thirty daily newspapers. There are now about 1,800 daily papers in the United States.
Today, as a group, English language newspapers have the largest circulation in the world. But the largest circulation for a newspaper is that of the Japanese newspaper Asahi Dhimbun. It sells more than eleven million copies every day.
1. The first daily newspaper came out in _____.
A. 59 BC
B. 700’s
C. 1069
D. 1620
答案:A
2. The first regular published newspaper in Europe was printed in _____.
A. England
B. Germany
C. France
D. Sweden
答案:B
3. The first printed newspaper in America came out in _____.
A. Washington
B. New York
C. Boston
D. New Orleans
答案:C
4. Today there are about _____ daily newspaper printed in the United States.
A. 1800
B. 1620
C. 1760
D. 1704
答案:A
5. The largest circulation for a newspaper that of ______.
A. Asahi Dhimbun
B. Newsletter
C. Daily Couran
D. Amsterdam
答案:A

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