PTE Academic reading fill blanks practice passages 16

PTE Academic Reading fill blanks practice passages

PTE Academic Reading fill blanks practice passages, In the text below some words, are missing.Fill the blanks from the words provided after the text.

A.Once upon a time there …………. a man called Damocles. A friend of his eventually ……………. the ruler of a small city. Damocles thought, ‘How lucky my friend is. He is now a ruler. He must be having a great time. He must have fine clothes, lots of money and a number of servants. I wish I had his luck.’ He decided to visit his friend to enjoy his…………. When he reached the palace, the king himself ……………. him with respect and affection. Damocles then told the king that he was indeed a lucky man. The king smiled and ………………. his friend to have dinner with him.

was | palace | lived | became |  asked | hospitality | received | invited | welcomed

B.Tropical storms are an annual affair, with the more ……………….. eastern coast taking a pummelling from 92 severe cyclones out of a total of 262 between 1891 and 1990, and several more in the years since.Such weather events are a part of the climate system, and their …………… in the form of economic losses could well be greater going forward, as development creates more …………… in coastal cities.The storm hobbled the city’s infrastructure by nightfall, downing power and communication cables, blocking roads, ………………. rail and air transport, and spreading a carpet of darkness.

impact | vulnerable | candid | certain | assets | liability |disrupting | arranging | avoiding

C.The Federal Employment Minister brushed off ……………… of the Turnbull Government following the ………………  of the Australian Bureau of Statistics data today.Despite the rise in the jobless rate, the Minister said the ABS had …………… the number of Australians in employment was actually at a record level.The number of women in employment was also at its ever rate.

issue | lowest |criticism | recorded | release | confirmed | highest | disapproval

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12 thoughts on “PTE Academic reading fill blanks practice passages 16

    1. correct answers
      A. lived , became ,hospitality , received , invited
      B. vulnerable , impact , assets , disrupting
      C. criticism , release , confirmed

      1. how come LIVED be an answer can you explain me coz it’s happening in the past tense we should use WAS right ? why you guys post the answers if you don’t know the ryt one, if you r ryt prove me that how LIVED be the answer.

    1. correct answers
      A. lived , became ,hospitality , received , invited
      B. vulnerable , impact , assets , disrupting
      C. criticism , release , confirmed

    1. correct answers
      A. lived , became ,hospitality , received , invited
      B. vulnerable , impact , assets , disrupting
      C. criticism , release , confirmed

    1. correct answers
      A. lived , became ,hospitality , received , invited
      B. vulnerable , impact , assets , disrupting
      C. criticism , release , confirmed

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