PTE fill blanks Reading and Writing samples 34

PTE fill blanks Reading and Writing samples 34

# PTE fill blanks Reading and Writing samples 34

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

There is a subtle difference between enduring continuance, which in other words is ……………………………….. and firmly adhering to one’s chosen course of action which is called obstinacy. Something of note here is the difference between the attitudes of scientists around the world. While some of them persistently work on some projects; others give them up at some ………………………………… or the other. A notable example here is Fleming. Fleming started doing work on penicillin in the late 20s. He tried his best to ……………………………. it but failed in his efforts. And he wrote in 1932 that he discontinued working on penicillin and gave his …………………………….. as well.

He said that it would never be useful and found it to be very ……………………………. Later on, in 1941 Florey and Chaine started their efforts to purify penicillin. And because of their persistent efforts, they discovered a ……………………………… to purify it. Both of them along with Fleming was awarded the Nobel Prize.

A) persistence

determination

steadiness

diligence

B) period

stage

step

gap

C) isolate

stabilize

process

purify

D) causes

reasons

findings

investigations

E) undesirable

unreliable

unstable

untenable

F) project

process

program

plan


2.) Sample

Every individual has his own personality that belongs to him. ……………………………… from every other individual. But the development of that personality is dependent on relations with other personalities and with the physical …………………………………. which limits his activity. As an individual, his primary interest is in self, but he finds by experiences that he cannot survive in ………………………………. His impulses, his feelings, and his ideas are due to the relations that he has with that which is outside of himself. He may exercise choice, but it is within the limits set by these outside relations.

He may make use of what they can do for him or he may antagonize them; Or he cannot …………………………… them. How the individual best adapts himself to his environment and adapts the environment to his own needs helps establish certain definite relationships. Any group of individuals, who have thus consciously ……………………………… relationships with one another and with their social environment, is a society. The relationships through which the interplay of social forces is constantly going on make up the social …………………………………….

A) condition

position

activity

environment

B) solitude

conjunction

stigma

group

C) befriend

ignore

believe

gratify

D) established

found

made

bound

E) system

process

organization

customs


3.) Sample

The word undoubtedly ……………………………. much to the study and research of the true scientist. All true art is based upon science. Science is knowledge of certain phenomena or movements which are found under certain …………………………………. to occur regularly. The object of true art is to study the conditions which allow these phenomena to occur. But the greatest …………………………………. of many systems, formulated upon the theories of the scientists, and of the so-called scientists, was not so much in their being based upon theories which often were ……………………………………… as in the misunderstanding and misapplication of true theories. While it is true that the world owes much to science and the scientists, yet “the highest science can never fully explain the true phenomena, which are truly the phenomena of …………………………………. “

A) takes

gives

needs

credits

owes

B) assumptions

conditions

hypothesis

variables

acts

C) omission

folly

failing

mistake

deviation

D) true

right

wrong

validated

invalid

E) nature

art

truth

almighty

universe


4.) Sample

The English have not moved towards democracy with any ……………………………. desire for that particular form of government, and no vision of a perfect state has sustained them on the ……………………………….. Our boast has been that we are a “practical” people, and so our politics are, as they ever have been, experimental. Reforms have been …………………………….. not out of deference to some moral or political principle, but because the abuse had become ……………………………. Dissatisfaction with the Government and the conviction that only by ……………………………… and by the free election of representatives can Parliament remove the grounds of dissatisfaction, have carried us towards democracy.

The conclusion is that a democratic revolution was accomplished in England by a rising of the people, not by revolutionaries but by the strong …………………………………….. of constitutional government.

A) urgent

conscious

necessary

wild

B) march

stage

destination

platform

C) completed

given

processed

accomplished

D) uncontrollable

regular

intolerable

inverted

E) force

enfranchisement

freedom

power

F) people

processes

programs

champions


Answer:-

1.) persistence, stage, purify, reasons, unstable, process

2.) distinct, environment, solitude, ignore, established, organization

3.) owes, conditions, mistake, wrong, nature

4.) conscious, march, accomplished, intolerable, enfranchisement, champions


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