PTE reading fill blanks practice test 37

PTE reading fill blanks practice test

PTE reading fill blanks practice test.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.Many old spells have been lost or ………………….. over the years, but careful readers of medieval books can still recognize some of them tucked within old tomes. There is a spell from a 10th-century book which was one of the most wanted recipes for medical emergencies – it was created to …………… poisoning and infections.Magic spells are mentioned in some of the world’s oldest resources. It also seems that people had ……………. magic even before they learned how to write. Seeking spiritual or ………………… aid is still popular today and many people turn to the old beliefs when they face hardship.

  heal | divine |  extinct |   forgotten |  cure | practiced | devotional | performed |

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2.According to tales and legends, the …………….. of Chinese New Year started with the fight against a ……………. beast called Nian, who had the body of a bull and the head of a lion.  It was said to be a ferocious animal that lived in the mountains and hunted for a living.   Towards the end of Winter when there was nothing to eat, Nian would come on the first day of New Year to the villages to eat livestock, crops, and even villagers, especially children. To ………..  themselves, the villagers would put food in front of their doors at the beginning of every year. It was …………. that after the Nian ate the food they prepared, it wouldn’t attack any more people.

safeguard |origin | mythical |  believed | fabled | beginning | protect | accepted | 

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1. forgotten , cure ,practiced ,divine 2. beginning ,mythical,protect,believed

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