Re-order paragraphs PTE reading module practice 34
The text boxes below have been placed in a random order. Restore the original order by rearranging the text boxes in the correct sequence.
|a) For the atmosphere becomes thinner.
b) When a satellite is launched, the rocket begins by going slowly upwards through the air.
c) As a result, there is less friction.
d) However, the higher it goes, the less air it meets.
e) Consequently, the rocket still does not become too hot.
f) As the rocket goes higher, it travels faster.
|Answers: b f d a c e|
|a) The Saheli Programme run by the US Cross-Cultural Solutions is offering a three-week tour of India that involves a lot more than frenzied sightseeing.
b) Participants interested in women’s issues will learn about arranged marriages, dowry and infanticide.
c) Holiday packages include all sorts of topics but female infanticide must be the first for tourism.
d) Interspersed with these talks and meetings are visits to cities like New Delhi and Agra, home to Taj Mahal.
|Answers: a c b d|
|a) Commercially reared chicken can be unusually aggressive and are often kept in darkened sheds to prevent them from pecking at each other.
b) The birds spent far more of their time up to a third-pecking at the inanimate objects in the pens, in contrast to birds in other pens which spent a lot of time attacking others. Bales could diminish aggressiveness and reduce injuries; they might even improve productivity since a happy chicken is a productive chicken.
c) In how light conditions, they behave less belligerently but are more prone to ophthalmic disorders and respiratory problems.
d) In an experiment, aggressive head-pecking was all but eliminated among birds in the enriched environment.
e) Altering the birds’ environment, by adding bales of wood shavings to their pens, can work wonders.
|Answers:- a c e d b|
|a) With the pressure on resources of development becoming increasingly severe, the issue of tapping the agricultural surplus cannot be put off.
b) But the methods of utilizing these resources more efficiently have not been debated sufficiently.
c) The existence of a substantial surplus in this sector is not in doubt.
d) There has been a tendency to concentrate on the possibilities of using an agricultural income tax to tap these resources.
|Answers:- a c b d|
Mencho Authorities Reorder paragraphs practice 12dhdh
|a) Of course, sitting out in the country I possessed less information than anyone else at headquarters about was going on, but they called me anyway.
b) But as soon I arrived at my country house, the telephone began ringing.
c) And it kept right on ringing with questions from people back at the office about the most mundane matters.
d) In the summer of 1992, the first year I became president of XYZ, I decided to take a two-week vacation.
|Answers: d b c a|
|a) They even find it difficult to interpret long written notices.
b) But they succeed in playing games of chess.
c) The study of speech disorders due to brain injury suggests that patients can think without having adequate control over their language.
d) Some patients, for example, fail to find the names of objects presented to them.
e) They can even use the concepts needed for chess playing, though they are unable to express many of the concepts in ordinary language.
|Answers:- c d a b e|