1. perhaps a ( /)bed is the most essential article of funiture in a house.
2. iack plays the (/) piano, but his bro. plays basketb.
3. i want some1 with a (the) knowledge of eng. and (article or no) experience of office routine.
4. the fox was hot in the (/) head and ...
5. the problem then will be to find / (a) work.
the bolds are the answers are given in the book, and the parentheses are my answers.
and can we say, i came by sea? which means i came by ship or boat.
I agree with the book. Yes, we can say 'I came by sea'.