PTE Academic Reading and writing fill blanks practice exercise
PTE Academic Reading and writing fill blanks practice exercise.Below is a text with blanks. From the boxes given below, choose the correct word for each blank to complete the text.
Fill in the Blanks: Check for Logical Consistency, Verb forms, and vocabulary usage.
The sleep cycle Blank 1 of four stages and lasts about 90 to 120 minutes. Dreams can occur in any of the four stages of sleep. In 5 percent cases, dreams occur in the last stage of sleep Blank 2 to as REM sleep stage. Often the sleep cycle repeats after an hour and the process continues. That is how a person has several different dreams in one night. Most people remember dreams that occur in the morning when they are about to wake up. But, some persons can’t remember their dreams. The stages in the sleep cycle are Blank 3 by the changes in the specific brain activity. In stage one, man is in NREM when muscle relaxation, lowered body temperature and slowed heart rate is observed. In the dreaming process, adrenaline is secreted, blood pressure increases and heart beats become faster. People with a weak heart may die in sleep. Researchers have shown that people who are deprived from REM, exhibit symptoms of Blank 4 and anxiety. Deprivation of REM sleep causes over-senility, lack of concentration and memory loss. So, dreaming helps tackle stress, the mind is recharged and the body is revitalized. Dreaming transcends the mere unconscious aspects of social, emotional and personal awareness.
By the standards of the 70s, when the Blank 1 climbing routes were littered with Blank 2 tents and food packets, Everest is a lot cleaner, with just a smattering of plastic bottles and sweet wrappers on the rocky plateau that is the base camp. But, a Nepali environmental coalition is Blank 3 the government in Kathmandu to adopt a new management Blank 4 to safeguard the Himalayas in the Blank 5 of mass tourism – and to make amends for the Blank 6 sins of the past.
Blank 5 – scheme , plan , interest , age
Blank 6– nature , environment, ecological , many
Legends have been told for many years about the Great Sphinx. These stories tell about the Blank 1 and mysteries of this sphinx. Some people even believe that there are hidden passageways or Blank 2 underneath the Great Sphinx, but nothing has been found yet.
The beginning of one Blank 3 about the Great Sphinx is written on a stele between the sphinx’s paws.The story reads that one day a young prince fell asleep next to the Great Sphinx. He had been hunting all day, and was very Blank 4. He dreamt that the Great Sphinx promised that he would become the ruler of Upper and Lower Egypt if he cleared away the sand covering its body (the Great Sphinx was covered up to its neck). The rest of the story is gone, so you will have to use your Blank 5 to work out the ending. This stele was put up by the pharaoh Thutmosis IV who lived around 1400 B.C.
PTE Academic Reading and Writing fill blanks practice exercise
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