muddy river PTE reading writing blanks with answer 19

muddy river PTE reading writing blanks with answer 19

muddy river PTE reading writing blanks with answer 19

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

The first Western Australian to win Olympic gold, O’Halloran ………………………. to swim in his hometown of Katanning. He ……………… to Perth to attend secondary schooling at Guildford Grammar School where he became more …………………….. to swimming. Competitive swimming was not well developed in Western Australia; races were held in muddy river pools. So in late 1955, O’Halloran moved to the east coast to ……………………….. his attempt to qualify for the Olympics. His new coach, Frank Gurthrie,……………….. his training regimen and within a year O’halloran had reduced his times by …………………… ten percent. He gained Olympics selection in the relay and the 400 metre freestyle. O’Halloran led off the Australian quartet on the way to a new world record, before placing sixth in the 400 metre.

A) went

made

learnt

learned

memorized

B) shifted

moved

swayed

progressed

advanced

C) applied

obligated

committed

enthusiastic

passionate

D) enhance

support

increase

nullify

negate

e) A overhauled

refurbished

renovated

overtook

repaired

f)A actually

totally

increasingly

greatly

approximately

Answer :-

A) learnt

B) moved

C) committed

D) support

e) overhauled

f) approximately


2.) On a stormy night, Percy Shelley and Lord Byron praise Mary Shelley for her story of Frankenstein and his Monster. ………………………. them that her intention was to ………………….. a moral lesson, Mary says she has more of the story to tell. The scene shifts to the end of the 1931 Frankenstein. Villagers …………….. around the burning windmill cheer the ………………………. death of the Monster. Their joy is tempered by the realization that Henry Frankenstein is also apparently dead. Hans, father of the girl the creature drowned in the previous film, wants to see the Monster’s bones. He falls into a flooded pit ……………………. the mill, where the Monster having survived the fire strangles him. ………………….. himself from the pit the Monster casts Hans’ wife into it to her death. He next encounters Minnie, who flees in terror.

A) telling

reminding

evoking

praising

saving

B) tell

impart

announce

spread

transmit

C) collected

gathered

stockpiled

mustered

ran

D) noticeable

apparent

recognizable

plays

unclear

E) over

above

underneath

undesirable

inside

F) hauling

towing

bringing

esxorting

piloting

Answer :-

A) reminding

B) impart

C) gathered

D) apparent

E) underneath

F) hauling


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