PTE Academic fill blanks reading practice exercise 32

PTE Academic fill blanks reading practice exercise

PTE Academic fill blanks reading practice exercise.In the text below some words are missing.Fill the blanks from the words provided after the text.

Fill in the Blanks: Check for Logical Consistency, Verb forms and vocabulary usage.

1.The UK Department for Transport has announced major plans to transform the A303 highway. This highway is the one which runs ……………….. the world-famous site of Stonehenge. Their plans are to improve traffic in the area as well as change the appearance and feel of the site by ……………… a tunnel under the megaliths and doing away with the current road. However, many historians, archaeologists, and ancient history ……………… are shocked and outraged by this proposal. They …………….. that the tunnel could wreak havoc on unknown archaeological sites which may be located nearby.

assert |  alongside | admirers | building | enthusiasts | cite | constructing | beside

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2.Eight hundred years ago, in a …………….. farming community on the outskirts of what was once one of the fabled cities of the ancient world, Troy, a 30-year-old woman was laid to rest in a stone-lined grave.Like others in the Byzantine era graveyard, the woman’s bones bore the ……………………. signs of a hard agrarian existence. But something else caught the attention of Henrike Kiesewetter, an archaeologist …………….. with Project Troia at Tüebingen University, as she …………….. the skeleton: two calcified nodules, each the size of a strawberry, nestled at the base of the chest, just below the ribs.

   affiliated |     curated | studied | working | obvious | hardscrabble |  unmistakable

3.In 1861, farmers and ranchers were praying for rain after two ……………. dry decades. In December their prayers were answered with a ………………., as a series of monstrous Pacific storms ………… one after another into the West coast of North America, from Mexico to Canada. The storms produced the most …………… flooding residents had ever seen, before or since

  violent | devastating |  vengeance |    slammed | unusually |   exceptionally |  strike |

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1. alongside , building ,enthusiasts , assert 2. hardscrabble , unmistakable , affiliated , curated 3. exceptionally , vengeance , slammed , violent

PTE Academic fill blanks reading practice exercise

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5 thoughts on “PTE Academic fill blanks reading practice exercise 32

    1. 1. alongside , building ,enthusiasts , assert
      2. hardscrabble , unmistakable , affiliated , curated
      3. exceptionally , vengeance , slammed , violent

    1. building is used for enclosed space like tunnel, building whereas for open spaces like road and bridges construction is used.

  1. Should be CONSTRUCTING- A building is normally some structure used to enclose a space. A construction is more general and includes bridges, roads, railways, harbours etc.

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