moon hanging reorder PTE reading module 28
The text boxes below have been placed in a random order. Restore the original order by rearranging the text boxes in the correct sequence.
1. Moon hanging
|a)One summer night a man stood on a low hill overlooking a wide expanse of forest and field. By the full moon hanging low in the west he knew what he might not have known otherwise: that is was near the hour of dawn.
b) Nowhere, not even in the farmhouses, was any sign or suggestion of life except the barking of a distant dog, which repeated with mechanical iteration, served rather to accentuate than dispel the loneliness of the scene.
c) The man looked curiously about him on all sides, as one who among familiar surroundings is unable to determine his exact place andpart in the scheme of things.
d) A light mist lay along the earth, partly veiling the lower features of the landscape due to the faint dawn light, but above it the taller trees showed in well defined masses against a clear sky.
e) Two or more farmhouses were visible through the haze, but in none of them, natural was a light.
|Answers: a d e b c|
2. chirping birds
| a) For the last two years all our bad news had come from there- the lost battles, the draft, the orders of the commanding officer – and I thought to myself, without stopping: “What can be the matter now?”
b) For a moment I thought of running away and spending the day out of doors. It was so warm, so bright!
c) I started for school very late that morning and was in great dread of a scolding, especially because Hamel had said that he would question us on participles, and I did not know the first word about them.
d) The birds were chirping at the edge of the woods; and in the open field back of the sawmill the Prussian soldiers were drilling.
e) It was all much more tempting than the rule for participles, but I had the strength to resist, and hurried off to school. When I passed the town hall there was a crowd in front of the bulletin board.
|Answers: c b d e a|
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3. Beautiful bird
|a) Pigeons eat seeds, cereals , lettuce, endive, chickweed, clover, watercress, berries, apple, pears, etc.
b) They live in nests and the nests are made of sticks. The nest of a pigeon is usually constructed on covered building ledges. Pigeons build their nest with small twigs.
c) The Pigeon is a beautiful bird. Pigeons are domestic, stout bodied birds. They have short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy beak.
d) Many people keep them out fancy. A person who keeps a pigeon is called a pigeon fancier. Some pigeons are trained to carry mails to the inaccessible places.
e) There are many kinds of pigeons.
|Answers: c a e b d|