Earth globe PTE reading fill in the blanks 109

Earth globe PTE reading fill in the blanks 109

# Earth globe PTE reading fill in the blanks 109

Read the following paragraph and choose the correct option to fill the gaps.

1.) Sample

alike after carefully if just as that until slowly

Can we see ……………………………….. the earth is a globe? Yes, we can, when we watch a ship that sails out to sea. If we watch closely, we see that the ship begins to disappear. The bottom of the ship disappears first, and then the ship seems to sink lower and lower. …………………………………….. we can only see the top of the ship, and then we see nothing at all. What is hiding the ship from us? It is the earth. Stick a pin most of the way into an orange, and ……………………………….. turn the orange away from you. You will see the pin disappear, …………………………………. a ship does on the earth.


2.) Sample

kept coming collected grown high moved relatively during

Three thousand head of bawling Hereford cattle were being ……………………………….. from little grassy patches and wooded breaks up in Togwotee Pass country.

The cool mountain air was ………………………………… free from the swarms of biting flies and gnats that would have …………………………… them miserable at the lower elevations and the high meadows had made the red and white cattle sleek and fat ……………………………… the spring and summer.

Fall was ……………………………… to the northern Wyoming mountains at the southern edge of the Absaroka range. It was time to push the animals back nto the low country for the shelter of the valleys and the grass that had ………………………………. there during the long summer days.


3.) Sample

vestige embed descendants save communicate discovered confidant located important produced mutineers

The Pitcairn Islands are …………………………….. in the South Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Peru and NewZealand. The larger island of Pitcairn was …………………………………….. in 1767 by the British and settled in 1790 by the mutineers from the English ship ‘Bounty’ and their Tahitian companions.

Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and today remains the last …………………………………….. of the British empire in the South Pacific. The population of about 50 are the ……………………………….. of the Bounty …………………………. and their Tahitian wives.

English is the official language, but many islanders ………………………………. in Pitcairnese (a pidgin language comprising of elements of 18th century English and a Tahitian dialect).


4.) Sample

skills educated possessions protect escaped fascinating companion stuff crowned

Mary, Queen of Scots was one of the most …………………………….. controversial monarchs of 16th century Europe. ……………………………… the Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, Mary was the last Roman Catholic ruler in Scotland. King Henry VIII of England wanted Mary to marry his son Edward.

Mary was sent to France at the age of 6 to 3 …………………………her from Henry VIII. She was ……………………………. at the French court and married Francis the Dauphin of France at the age of 16. When Francis became King a year later, Mary was named Queen of France. Unfortunately, Francis died soon after. When Mary”s mother died, she returned to Scotland to rule as Queen.

However, she did not have the political ………………………… to successfully rule Scotland. In 1568, she …………………………. to England, hoping that her cousin Queen Elizabeth imprisoned Mary. Mary was imprisoned for nineteen years.

In 1587, at the age of forty-four, Mary was executed. The English government had all of her ………………………….. burned.


5.) Sample

successfully enthusiasm pep question conversation acquainted doubt aware

English has without a ……………………………… become the second language of Europe and the world. European countries which have most ……………………….. assimilated English into daily life are England’s neighbors in Northern Europe: Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, and the rest of Scandinavia.

The situation is so marked that any visitor to the Netherlands will soon be ………………………. of the pressure of English on daily life: television, radio, and print bring it into every home and the schoolyard ……………………………. of children advertisers use it to ……………………………….. up their message, journalists take refuge in it when their home-bred skills fail them.


6.) Sample

domiciled scant comfortable affected marshy confined

A good percentage of the population of India is tribal. The tribals live in the hills and forests of the country and have been little …………………….. by the cultural currents of the plains. Practically all the states of India have their tribal population. The tribes are numerous, computed to be about 200. some living in ……………………………. regions in dense forests, and others on the borders of villages. Some tribes are ……………………….. to a few souls, while others like the Santhals, run into millions and are steadily increasing in numbers. During the British period, some of them were known as ‘criminal tribes’ for they showed …………………………..respect for the Indian Penal Code.


7.) Sample

core hierarchy entire crux rewind all start position

Educational planning should aim at meeting the educational needs of the ………………………. population of all age groups. While the traditional structure of education as a three-layer …………………………… from the primary stage to the university represents the ………………………………., we should not overlook the periphery which is equally important. Under modern conditions, workers need to ………………………… or renew their enthusiasm, or strike out in a new direction or improve their skills as much as any university professor.


8.) Sample

remember look offer give apply complete broad wide provide

Starting a ……………………… data entry business is easier than trying to work from job to job. Having a business means that people will come to your business whenever they need a service you ……………………………. This also means that instead of having to always ………………………… for jobs on freelancing websites, you will be able to have clients come to you as needed. One important thing to …………………………….. when starting a data entry business is that customer service is really important.

It’s hard to get anywhere in the data entry field if you don’t …………………………. your customers with all the services they need. It’s important that you take your time to really care for your customers completely. Once you are ready to start your data entry business it’s time to start building a great team. You want to have a team that can do a ………………………………. range of tasks so that your business can fill customer’s needs. You want to always test your team before giving them the task of working with a client.


9.) Sample

pattern  significant insight appropriate understanding substantially equally analyzed characteristics demonstrate

Drinking practices vary…………………. among different countries. An understanding of such differences can help researchers, clinicians, and policymakers develop prevention, diagnostic, and treatment measures as well as overall alcohol policies that are ……………………………. for a given country. Accordingly, researchers have conducted cross-cultural analyses of drinking patterns and practices. Three countries included in such analyses are India, Mexico, and Nigeria.

These countries differ substantially in their ethnic and cultural ……………………………. including the role that alcohol plays in daily life. To gain a better ………………………….. into the attitudes toward alcohol in these countries, researchers have ………………………….. the alcoholic beverage preferences, gender and age differences in alcohol consumption ……………………………….. drinking contexts and drinking patterns, alcohol-related problems, approaches to prevention and treatment, and drinking indicators in each nation.


10.) Sample

necessity removes associated rises prevents created fluctuates

As the temperature ………………………. during the summer season, many households turn to air conditioners to keep them cool. Air conditioners to keep them cool. Air conditioners which were once regarded as a residential luxury have now become ………………………………. Enjoying a cooler atmosphere during hot weather is not the only benefit of using the air conditioner. A household, a vehicle, or a building becomes cleaner and safer for breathing as air conditioning also ……………………………… the growth and spread of harmful microorganisms. However, along with the benefits some disadvantages are also ……………………………….. with it.


Answers:

  1. that, until, slowly, just as
  2. collected, relatively, kept, during, coming, grown
  3. located, discovered, vestige, descendants, mutineers, communicate
  4. fascinating, crowned, protected, educated, skills, escaped, possessions
  5. doubt, successfully, aware, conversation, pep
  6. affected, marshy, confined, scant
  7. entire, hierarchy, core, rewind
  8. complete, offer, apply, remember, provide, wide
  9. substantially, appropriate, characteristics, insight, analyzed, pattern
  10. rises, necessity, prevents, associated

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