PTE Academic reading fill blanks practice exercise 18

PTE Academic reading fill blanks practice exercise

PTE Academic reading fill blanks 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.A shocking discovery was made in February, when …………………. studied a Chinese Buddha statue – the mummified remains of a Buddhist monk. The monk is …………………  to be Chinese master, Liuquan of the Chinese Meditation School, who died around 1100 AD. The finding may …………….  an example of self-mummification where monks undertook years of grueling rituals to mummify themselves to death. The practice was also widespread in Japan, starting over 1,000 years ago and …………….. until it was banned in the 19th century.

   scientist |  believed |    reflect |     continuing | said | intact | stayed |  researchers

 

2.Archaeologists made a rare ……………………. near the small town of Città della Pieve, near Perugia in Italy – a 2,400-year-old sealed and ………………. Etruscan tomb. The burial chamber contained sarcophagi and a wealth of grave goods, providing a fascinating window into the mysterious civilization that ……………….. around two millennia ago. The contents of the discovered tomb have been transferred to a museum in Città della Pieve in order to conduct ………………….  and further study.  There are plans to display the findings to the public in the near future.

 finding | restoration | untouched | discovery | disappeared | vanished | research 

3.Archaeologists believe that the discovery of liquid mercury in a subterranean ………………  beneath the Temple of the Feathered Serpent in Teotihuacan, Mexico, may represent an underworld river that ……………………. the way to a Royal tomb or tombs. The remains of the kings of Teotihuacan, some of the most ……………..  rulers of the pre-Hispanic world, have never been found. Such a discovery would be monumental as it would ………………  many of the mysteries surrounding this ancient civilization.

    unravel | tunnel | leads | powerful | chamber | evil | unleash 

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