History Of Yakult

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History Of Yakult

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  • 1. 
    In 1930, Dr. Minoru Shirota, who was conducting research in a microbiology lab at the Medical Faculty of Kyoto University in Japan, 1. (became, become, becomes) the first person in the world...
    • A. 

      Became

    • B. 

      Become

    • C. 

      Becomes

  • 2. 
    ...to 2. (succeeds, succeed, succeeded) in culturing a strain of lactic acid bacteria beneficial to human health. This bacterium was named "Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain" after Dr. Shirota.
    • A. 

      Succeeds

    • B. 

      Succeed

    • C. 

      Succeeded

  • 3. 
    At that time, Japan was not a wealthy nation, and many 3. (childs, child, children) lost their lives to infectious diseases and other maladies brought on by malnutrition.
    • A. 

      Childs

    • B. 

      Child

    • C. 

      Children

  • 4. 
    Deeply concerned about 4. (that, this, those, these) conditions, Dr. Shirota was determined to focus his efforts on preventive medicine, and turned his attention to the study of microorganisms.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      This

    • C. 

      Those

    • D. 

      These

  • 5. 
    5. (Him, He, His) set about developing a stronger strain of lactic acid bacteria which would work to destroy the harmful bacteria living in the intestines, and therefore improve and maintain the health of human beings.
    • A. 

      Him

    • B. 

      He

    • C. 

      His

  • 6. 
    The result of his efforts 6. (is, was, are, were) the successful culturing of Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain. 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Were

  • 7. 
    Dr. Shirota then began working together with supporters to make a delicious, yet affordably priced drink incorporating the Shirota strain 7. (and, but, or, so) that many people could enjoy the benefits of the microorganisms.
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      But

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      So

  • 8. 
    His dedication led to the development of Yakult, a cultured milk drink, which was introduced to the market 8. (on, at, in, of) 1935.
    • A. 

      On

    • B. 

      At

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      Of

  • 9. 
    Dr. Shirota was driven by 9. (a, an, the) relentless dedication to good health. His passion, creativity, and inexhaustible curiosity live on today, through the continuing progress of Yakult.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      An

    • C. 

      The

  • 10. 
    Today, Yakult has grown to become a world leader in probiotics. Over 30 million people drink Yakult every day for good health. We now 10. (operates, operate, operated) in 33 countries, across five continents. 
    • A. 

      Operates

    • B. 

      Operate

    • C. 

      Operated