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Choose correct form: During the 19th century, Charles Dickens ______ one of the most famous British novelists.

1. has become

2. became

3. becomes

4. had become

5. would became

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Answer: 2. became

The statement above refers to the past. Therefore it needs a verb in the past tense to complete it. The most suitable verb among the options provided is “became”. “Had become” would have been the correct Answer if the statement had begun with “by” instead of “during”.

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