PTE ACADEMIC READING FILLING BLANKS PRACTICE 8
Some of the first clashes of the war ………. British, French, and German colonial forces in Africa. On 6–7 August, French and British troops invaded the German protectorate of Togoland and Kamerun. On 10 August, German forces in South-West Africa …… South Africa; sporadic and fierce fighting ……. for the rest of the war. The German colonial forces in German East Africa, led by Colonel Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, fought a guerilla warfare campaign during World War I and only two weeks after the armistice took …… in Europe.
involve |involved |continued |surrendered |attacked |defer |effect
His son was ……… in a distant place and he returned home for vacation. The rich man wanted to show off to his son how rich his father was and how he made him very proud. But his son wasn’t ever fond of any luxurious …… . However, the rich man wanted to make his son realize that his lifestyle was extremely rich and how the poor people did suffer. He planned for a day visit to the entire town to show him off the life of the poor people. The father and the son took a chariot and …… the entire town. They returned home after two days. The father was happy that his son was very quiet ……. seeing the poor people honoring the rich man and after seeing the sufferings of the poor ones due to lack of …….
playing |studying| after |visited |lifestyle| car |facilities |study
In the Eastern Front, on 22 June, the great Soviet offensive, codenamed Operation Bagration, almost ……………… the German Army Group Centre. Soon the Germans were forced to defend Ukraine and Poland . Arriving Soviet troops caused uprisings ……. German government in Eastern European countries, but all of those failed to succeed unless helped by the Soviets. Then another Soviet offensive ……. Romania and Bulgaria to join the Allies. Communist Serbs partisans under Josip Broz Tito …… Belgrade with some help from Bulgaria and the Soviet Union. By early 1945, the Soviets ………. many German-occupied countries: Greece, Albania, Yugoslavia and Hungary. Finland switched to the side of the Soviets and Allies.
forced, attacked, destroyed, retook, against, took
Love decided to ask Vanity who was also passing by in a beautiful vessel. “Vanity, please help me!” “I can’t help you, Love. You are all wet and might ……. my boat,” Vanity answered. Sadness was close by so Love asked, “Sadness, let me go with you.” “Oh . Love, I am so sad that I need to be by myself!” Happiness ………. by Love, too, but she was so happy that she did not even hear when Love called her. Suddenly, there was a voice, “Come, Love, I will ………. you.” It was an elder.So blessed and overjoyed, Love even ………. to ask the elder where they were going. When they ….. at dry land, the elder went his own way. Realizing how much was owed the elder, Love asked Knowledge, another elder, “Who Helped me?”
take |damage |crack |forgot |arrived |passed |took
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