PTE reading and writing fill blanks 36

PTE reading and writing fill blanks 36

#PTE reading and writing fill blanks 36

Below is a text with blanks. For each blank, there is a list of choices. Select the appropriate answer choice for each blank.

1.) Sample

……………………………………….., wit, judgment, and the other talents of the mind, however, they may be named, or courage, resolution, perseverance, as qualities of temperament, are undoubtedly good and …………………………… in many respects; but these gifts of nature may also become extremely bad and mischievous if the…………………………. which is to make use of them, and which, therefore, constitutes what is called character, is not good. It is the same with the gifts of fortune. Power, riches, honor, even health, and the general …………………………………. and contentment with one’s condition which is called happiness inspire pride, and often presumption, if there is not a goodwill to correct the influence of these on the mind, and with this also to rectify the whole principle of acting and adapt it to its end. The sight of acting and adapt it to its end. The sight of a being that is not adorned with a single feature of a pure and goodwill, enjoying unbroken prosperity, can never give pleasure to an impartial rational ……………………………. Thus goodwill appears to constitute the ……………………………… condition even of being worthy of happiness.

A) pleasure

intelligence

goodwill

deceit

B) measurable

strong

honorable

desirable

C) will

desire

need

feeling

D) greed

welfare

well-being

condition

E) spectator

viewer

witness

gazer

F) indisputable

indispensable

indefensible

inadequate


2.) Sample

Darwin’s theory of Natural Selection brought about ………………………….. changes in philosophical thoughts as well the anthropologists scrapped the old ……………………………….. and ideas and started reinterpreting the historical facts in the light of new research. The history of …………………………………. of life on earth reveals very interesting facts. The scientists believe that life ………………………………….. in water, and it took billions of years for life to evolve from simple organisms to the ones we see today. In the evolutionary historical process, many fascinating changes took place; out of which the evolutionary historical process, many fascinating changes took place; out of which, the evolution of the origin of shells has been the most astounding. Most, but not all mollusks have shells; the purpose of the same is ………………………. from predators. Shells enchant us no end with their vast variety of forms, textures, and combination of colors. Shells were more or less used as …………………………………… by these animals, to back off from danger. Then, there were species like tortoises, which seem to benefit from nature’s creative force than most and in the process got themselves designer shells.

A) abrupt

procedural

systematic

revolutionary

B) practices

assumptions

theories

values

C) man

evolution

need

ocean

D) originated

started

developed

shaped

E) attraction

distance

protection

separation

F) retreats

disguise

covers

offense


3.) Sample

If we look for life in the sun, for instance, while accepting the prevalent ………………………………. of the sun as a center of intense …………………………….. action, we must abandon all our ideas of the physical organization of life formed upon what we know if it from experimental evidence. We cannot …………………………… any form of life that has ever been presented to our senses as existing in the sun. But this is not generally true of the planets. While discussing about the propagation of life on a more planetary level than solar, we may find reasons for believing that on some of the planets the conditions are such that creatures organized like ourselves could not survive, yet we cannot positively say that every form of living organism must necessarily be excluded from a world whose environment would be …………………………………. for us and our contemporaries in ……………………………………… life.

A) faith

conception

research

story

legend

B) thermal

turbulent

gaseous

gravitational

planetary

C) stipulate

stimulate

propagate

imagine

correlate

D) unique

alien

unsuited

turbulent

difficult

 E) celestial

intelligent

today’s

frigid

terrestrial


4.) Sample

The major problems related to environmental pollution and a decrease in the number of natural resources vary from local, regional and global levels. A lot of ………………………. has been caused to the environment due to pollution at various levels. Air pollution results from the burning of coal and other fossil fuels. They must be removed from the air to keep our air clean. Sewage from home sand waste from industries is major causes of pollution of water bodies which kill fishes and other animals living in the water ………………………………. causing water pollution. Land pollution is another type of pollution in which solid waste products create a problem when dumped in the ……………………………. Other major environmental issues related to increasing greenhouse effect is ………………………….. the earth and depletion of ozone in the atmosphere. The main reasons for greenhouse effects are increased in the level of carbon dioxide and other harmful gases besides cutting of trees in the forests. The depletion of ozone in the atmosphere …………………………………. various risks like skin cancer and other problems.

A) ill

evil

charm

decrease

outrage

B) channels

bodies

tanks

graves

ponds

C) air

sheds

rivers

landfills

farms

D) searing

cooling

freezing

burning

warming

E) poses

brings

causes

possesses

imparts



Answer:-

1.) intelligence, desirable, will, well-being, spectator, indispensable

2.) revolutionary, theories, evolution, originated, protection, retreats

3.) conception, thermal, imagine, unsuited, terrestrial

4.) harm, bodies, landfills, warming, pose


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