PTE Academic listening fill blanks practice sample 26

listening fill blanks practice

PTE Academic listening fill blanks practice sample

Listening Fill blanks practice audio 1

Over the past decade we have seen an increase in the …………. of natural disasters worldwide. Through the media and for some of us, through first-hand experience, we have …………….. the awesome force of nature. In the recent past, we have had natural disasters created by the …………… in Southeast Asia and Japan, the earthquakes in Pakistan, Haiti and China, as well as ……………. Katrina and others in North and Central America. These caused unprecedented …………….. and great loss of life that have been etched in our minds due to their magnitude.

Some facts about natural disasters are available through statistics of the International Strategy for Disaster ……………, and the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, a subsidiary of the United Nations. They show that there has been an increasing trend of natural disasters, ………………. over the last two decades.

Listening fill blanks practice audio 2

Many geographers argue that the increased ……………. of all natural disasters and temperature on Earth are nothing but a part of regular cycles on our planet. They say that similar cyclical changes in the past had taken us to the Ice Ages and had also …………. us out of them. Through …………… research we have found that cyclical changes do account for 30% of the underlying causes of the natural disasters we witness today (2016) and that they are in fact their basic cause. Spiritual science relies on …………….. and universal spiritual laws to explain the cyclic changes that are the cause of natural disasters and climate change. Here we will explain why cyclical changes happen on Earth from the viewpoint of spiritual science.

It is the law of nature that whatever has been created is sustained, and eventually destroyed. This is the law of Creation, Sustenance and ……………. For example, the Himalayan mountain ranges have been created, they will be sustained and ………… they will be destroyed. Thus, whenever something is created in this world, after a period of being sustained, it can be expected that at some point it will be destroyed. Only the …………., i.e., God, remains steady and unchanging.

Listening Fill blanks practice audio 3

The above-……………. natural disasters are grossly visible; hence we are aware of their existence. However, the increase in Raja–Tama has a far-reaching …………. impact on the body, mind and intellect of each and every human. This impact, being subtle and intangible, is not easily ………….. and humankind becomes aware of it only when this impact manifests as very gross climatic changes. Unfortunately, at this point, most of the changes are ……………….

Efforts made by world leaders at international summits like COP21 in 2015 and later only help in …………. the effects of global warming and climate change at a physical level. This is the part where the human race affects nature (i.e. the 19% in the chart above explaining the causes of natural disasters according to …………….. research conducted by SSRF). The rest of the effect of the human race on nature, which ……………… at the mental and spiritual level, has not been …………….. and therefore does not get addressed.

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  3. 1. intensity, witnessed, tsunami, hurricane, devastation, reduction, especially.
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