PTE Reading reorder practice test 39

PTE Reading reorder practice test

PTE reading reorder practice test.The text below has been placed in a random order. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the choices given to construct a paragraph.

1.

A.But here he completely reverses his procedure; from beginning to end the chief instrumentalities of the poem are external; its conflicts and solutions are brought about by powers seemingly beyond human might and intelligence.

B.It differs, therefore, from every other work of Shakespeare in the character of its mediation.

C.Our poet, in most of his dramas, portrays the real world and exhibits man as acting from clear conscious motives, and not from supernatural influences.

D.It should, however, be classified with “As You Like it” and “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” in both of which the ideal world is the grand mediating principle.

E.The great and striking peculiarity of Shakespeare’s Tempest play is that its action lies wholly in the ideal world.

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2.

A.When the mission was completed, the shuttle fired engines to reduce speed and, after descending through the atmosphere, landed like a glider.

B.Launched by two solid-rocket boosters and an external tank, only the aircraft-like shuttle entered into orbit around Earth.

C.In 1976, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) unveiled the world’s first reusable manned spacecraft, the Enterprise.

D.Early shuttles took satellite equipment into space and carried out various scientific experiments.

E.Five years later, space flights of the shuttle began when Columbia traveled into space on a 54-hour mission.

3.

A.China, however, continues to celebrate the traditional Chinese New Year, although in a shorter version with a new name–the Spring Festival.

B.Significantly, younger generations of Chinese now observe the holiday in a very different manner as for some young people, the holiday has evolved from an opportunity to renew family ties to a chance for relaxation from work.

C.The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival as it’s been called since the 20th century, remains the most important social and economic holiday in China.

D.Originally tied to the lunar-solar Chinese calendar, the holiday was a time to honor household and heavenly deities as well as ancestors, It was also a time to bring the family together for feasting.

E.With the popular adoption in China of the Western calendar in 1912, the Chinese joined in celebrating January 1 as New Year’s Day.

PTE Reading reorder practice test

 

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1. E,B,C,A,D 2. C,E,B,A,D 3. C,D,E,A,B

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