Listening: Fill in the blanks – In this type of questions, you will hear a recording and after listening, type missing words in each gap. This item type will test your listening and writing skills.
PTE Academic Listening – Fill In The Blanks
15. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.
The Statute of Westminster, passed by the UK parliament in 1931, gave legal ______ to the de facto independence of the dominions. The parliaments of Canada, South Africa, and the Irish Free State swiftly passed ______ enacting the statute. Australia adopted it in 1942 and New Zealand in 1947. Newfoundland ______ its dominion status and was incorporated into Canada in 1949.
16. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.
The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) is a ______ partnership between the Department of Defence and UNSW Australia. ADFA ______ future leaders of the Navy, Army and Air Force to undertake cutting edge military and leadership training _______ studying at one of the world’s leading universities. As a graduate of ADFA, you are on the path to lifelong learning. As an officer in the Australian Defence Force, you will undertake _____ Defence training designed to keep you at the forefront of your profession, and you will be encouraged to undertake further university education.
17. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.
A Licence hunt occurs in the morning at the order of Commissioner Rede. The diggers refuse to show their Licences and _____ the troopers with rocks as they enter the diggings. Rede reads the Riot Act and ______ fire a volley over the diggers heads. Approximately six diggers are arrested and taken to the Government Camp. In the afternoon work is ______ on the Eureka Lead. Another meeting is held on Bakery Hill and Peter Lalor becomes the leader of the diggers and calls for volunteers. Hundreds of volunteers swear an oath to defend their rights and _____ under the Flag of the Southern Cross. A number of diggers move to the Eureka Lead and ______ a barricade.
18. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.
Native tussock grasslands, such as the Natural Grasslands of the Queensland Central Highlands and the _______ Fitzroy Basin, once occurred over a large area of Australia. The species _____ of tussock grasslands varies throughout their range and is influenced by factors such as rainfall, soil, _____ and land use history. These influences may vary the ______ of the ecological community over short periods or across small distances. Many grass genera that occur as grassland ______ cover a diversity of habitats. The broad distribution of grass species is driven by climate although soil properties, such as ______, fertility or water logging may override climate in determining the distribution of certain taxa.
16. unique, enables, whilst, specialist
17. pelt, troops, suspended, liberties, erect
18. northern,composition,geology, expression, dominants, salinity