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PTE Academic re order practice exercise 28

PTE Academic re order practice exercise

PTE Academic re order practice exercise.The text below have been placed in a random order. Re order paragraphs in the original order.


A.The immune system starves this bacterium of oxygen to control the infection.

B.It is estimated that in 2015, tuberculosis was responsible for nearly two million deaths.

C.The team, led by microbiologist Robert Abramovitch from Michigan State University, examined more than 500,000 different compounds during their study, and found that artemisinin stopped the ability of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis becoming dormant,

D. Myco bacterium Tuberculosis (the TB-causing bacteria) needs oxygen to “invade” the human body.

E. a stage of the disease that often makes the use of antibiotics ineffective. Artemisinin is isolated from the plant Artemisia annua, sweet wormwood, a herb employed in Chinese traditional medicine.


A. Although they are rooted in the Hindu tradition, Bindis have transformed over time and have become popular accessories and fashion statements for some people.

B. A distinct dot is a popular forehead decoration worn mainly in South Asia – especially in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Mauritius.

C. The word ‘Bindi’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘bindu’ and is associated with a person’s mystical third eye.

D. For example, several Western celebrities have been accused of cultural appropriation for wearing a bindi.

E.It is an old Hindu tradition and is known as a bindi, which means “a drop, small particle, and dot.”


A. Many centre around practical needs – getting meat out of fire, speed, using whatever is around.

B. There are also many superstitions attached to them: dropping chopsticks is bad luck, sticking them upright in your rice is taboo because of the imagery of incense sticks at funeral altars.

C. Among the favourite customs are using them to fish cooked bits of meat and vegetables from boiling broth while eating “hot pot” with friends, and serving choice pieces to show affection or respect.

D. Then there is the long list of chopsticks don’ts: don’t point with them, don’t spear food with them, don’t use them to tap your bowl; only beggars do that.

E. There are many stories of the provenance of chopsticks, which in some form have been entrenched in Chinese history for thousands of years.


A. However, Owen Paterson, the environment secretary, has signalled he is opposed to a ban and appears to support the position of the insecticide manufacturers and farming lobby who argue that banning such products would harm food production.

B. A recent poll found that 71% of Britons would support such a ban.

C. The move would be warmly welcomed by environmentalists who have long argued that “neonics” should be banned.

D. European officials are set to vote on a proposal that would see a group of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, which have been implicated in the decline of bees, largely outlawed across the continent.

E. The debate raises the wider question of how valuable bees, and other pollinators, are to our agricultural economy

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