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PTE reading fill blanks practice exercise 35

PTE reading fill blanks practice exercise

PTE reading fill blanks practice exercise.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.At the time Jane Austen’s novels were published – between 1811 and 1818 – English literature was not part of any academic curriculum. In addition, fiction was under …………….. attack. Certain religious and political groups felt novels had the power to make so called  ……………… characters so interesting young readers would identify with them; these groups also considered novels to be of little practical use. Even Cole-ridge, certainly no literary ……………….., spoke for many when he asserted that “novel-reading occasions the destruction of the mind’s power. These attitudes towards novels help explain why Austen received little ……………… from early nineteenth century literary critics.

immoral |  reactionary |   attention | fame | fierce |  strenuous | liberal | critics

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2.Most of us are aware of the Great Wall of China, but ……………., many also ignore a massive wall that stands tall in India. The fort of Kumbhalgarh is the second most …………….. fort of Rajasthan after Chittorgarh and extends to the amazing length of 36 kilometers.

The wall that surrounds it, which history buffs love calling the “Great Wall of India”, is …………….. to be 80 kilometers long, a fact that would make it India’s longest ……………. and the second longest wall worldwide, only behind China’s.

  significant |  speculated   | fortification |  apparently | famous | estimated | seemingly |

3.The head of a Buddha statue estimated to be 600 years old recently ………………. from a Chinese reservoir in Nancheng County, when water levels receded during ……………… of a hydro power gate. A temple at the base of the 12.5-foot-tall  Buddha statue points to the ……………… of the site to villagers during the Ming Dynasty , or even the earlier Yuan Dynasty.

Xinhua reports that the water level in the reservoir in Jiangxi province fell about 10 meters to reveal the head of the statue carved into a cliff. Divers went in the water to investigate and found the …………… of a temple, which measures about 165 square meters.

significance | foundation | structure | importance | restoration | emerged | renovation | appeared |

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1.strenuous , immoral , reactionary , attention 2. apparently , significant , speculated , fortification 3.emerged , renovation , importance , foundation

PTE reading fill blanks practice exercise

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