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Question:

Choose the correct word(s) for the blank in this sentence: Tanya ____ lots of new bicycle equipment, when she acquired her first sponsorship, because of her great abilities as a rider.

A was given
Explaination

The phrase was given is the correct response because it corresponds with the tense of the whole sentence and continues logically from the other information given. The choices gave, was gave, and was giving are all improper.