Fill in the Blanks – There is a passage with some missing words. You have a list of words in the box that you can use to fill the gaps in the text. There are more words than gaps so you will not use all the words provided. Choose the one that best matches your predictions.
This item type assesses reading skills and requires test takers to use contextual and grammatical cues to complete a reading text by identifying the single correct answer for each blank.
PTE PRACTICE TEST: FILL IN THE BLANKS
- Read the given text and choose words from the box to fill the gaps.
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I noticed George Ramsay at the restaurant. He was starting into space. He looked as though the burden of the whole world sat on his shoulders. I (1)__________ at once that his unfortunate brother was causing trouble again. I suppose every family has a black sheep. Tom has been (2)__________ trail to his family for twenty years. He had begun life decently enough; he went into business, married and had two children. The Ramsay were (3)_______ respectable people, and there was every reason to suppose that Tom Ramsay would have a useful and (4)_________ career.
2. Read the given text and choose words from the box to fill the gaps.
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Studies focusing the impact of computer models to support policy-making processes in organizations have (1)_________that client involvement in the model-building process is often a (2)_________ for effective model building. One important reason is that the process of model building is frequently more important than the resulting model. Model building itself is largely a (3)_________ process about the problem. Most planning about the characteristics of an ill-structured problem are gained during the (4)_________ process of designing a computer model, rather than after is model is finished. Another important reason is the most information in an organization lays in the mental models of organizations members.