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PTE Reading Practice: Fill In The Blanks Part 3 With Solution

PTE Reading Fill in the Blanks Module: Here we have provided with some practice question to ace PTE ‘Fill in the Blanks’ section. Follow our below-written tips & tricks to solve fill in the blanks:

  • The tone of the sentence is very important to analyze if it’s positive or negative, descriptive, active or passive.
  • Follow the paragraph and then guess at the missing words.
  • Take tense of the paragraph into account.
  • The degree of text has to be correct.

Also Practice: Fill In The Blanks Practice Part 1

                            Fill In The Blanks Practice Part 2

PTE Reading Practice: Fill In The Blanks Part 3 With Solution

In the text below some words are missing. Fill words from the box below to the appropriate place in the text.

PRACTICE SET 1:

Not only was he a great entrepreneur but he also …….… all his senior people to be ‘practicing entrepreneurs’. I have seen a similar example at the Asian Institute of Management, which allows its professors to …….… their own business. This made their lectures more practical and less theoretical. It is the …….… of the Institute’s success.

encourage, chose, run, wanted, secret, function, responsibility, value

[expand title=”ANSWER KEY”]Not only was he a great entrepreneur but he also wanted all his senior people to be ‘practicing entrepreneurs’. I have seen a similar example at the Asian Institute of Management, which allows its professors to run their own business. This made their lectures more practical and less theoretical. It is the secret of the Institute’s success.[/expand]

PRACTICE SET 2:

Jim was walking to ………. den, he noticed his son Jim Jr. watching cartoons, he decided not to ………. him. He sat down and started opening his mail, he ………. a noise, it sounded like a ………. of garbage can’s fell over. Jim walked ………. to the window and looked out, but he didn’t see anything.

his, noticed, its, interrupt, bunch, their, cluster, disturb, over, heard, on, clump, sensed

[expand title=”ANSWER KEY”]Jim was walking to his den, he noticed his son Jim Jr. watching cartoons, he decided not to disturb him. He sat down and started opening his mail, he heard a noise, It sounded like a bunch of garbage can’s fell over. Jim walked over to the window and looked out, but he didn’t see anything.[/expand]

PRACTICE SET 3:

Today ………. your ………. association with the word ‘polio’ is the Sabin oral vaccine ………. protects children from the disease. Fifty-five years ago, this was not so. The ………. disease, which ………. affects the brain and the spinal cord, causes stiffening and weakening of the muscles, crippling and paralysis.

only, possibly, mainly, at most, that, perhaps, dreaded, which, frightened, only

[expand title=”ANSWER KEY”]Today perhaps your only association with the word ‘polio’ is the Sabin oral vaccine that protects children from the disease. Fifty-five years ago, this was not so. The dreaded disease, which mainly affects the brain and the spinal cord, causes stiffening and weakening of the muscles, crippling and paralysis.[/expand]

PRACTICE SET 4:

During World War II, it ………. believed by many military strategists of air power that major victories could be won by ………. industrial and political infrastructure, rather than purely military targets. Strategic bombing often ………. bombing areas inhabited by civilians and some campaigns were ………. designed to target civilian populations in order to terrorize and ………. their usual activities.

is, throughout, disrupt, required, attacking, was, damage, involved, purposely, risked, deliberately, interrupt

[expand title=”ANSWER KEY”]During World War II, it was believed by many military strategists of air power that major victories could be won by attacking industrial and political infrastructure, rather than purely military targets. Strategic bombing often involved bombing areas inhabited by civilians and some campaigns were deliberately designed to target civilian populations in order to terrorize and disrupt their usual activities.[/expand]

PRACTICE SET 5:

What was his ………. power over the mind and heart of man due to ? Even we realise that his dominating passion was truth. That truth led him to ………. without ceasing that good ends can never be attained by evil ………., that the end itself is ………. if the method pursued is bad.

even, great, prime, and, so, distorted, proclaim, reveal, show, methods, perverted, means

[expand title=”ANSWER KEY”]What was his great power over the mind and heart of man due to ? Even we realise that his dominating passion was truth. That truth led him to proclaim without ceasing that good ends can never be attained by evil methods, that the end itself is distorted if the method pursued is bad.[/expand]

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