PET Reading Part 5

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Read the text below and choose the correct word (A, B, C or D) for each space. EXAM DESCRIPTION

Elephants

When you think about the (1) ... of an elephant do you think of their amazing trunks, beautiful ivory tusks, their large flapping ears, or just their immense size? As you (2) ... already know, elephants are the largest land animals in the world today. (3) ... part of their anatomy is helpful to the elephant to survive in their environment. But it is the elephant's trunk that is the (4) ... important to them.

(5) ... their trunk has over 40,000 muscles, it allows the elephant to move their trunk in many different positions, and gives them the ability to grasp and to (6) ... up objects. Their trunks are also very strong. In (7) ..., they could uproot large trees from the ground if they needed to. The elephants also use their trunks to communicate (8) ..., and for their sense of smell. Even though an elephant has a total of 24 sharp teeth, they only (9) ... to use two or three of these teeth (10) ... the same time.

  1. A) marks B) points C) features D) articles
  2. A) need B) have C) may D) ought
  3. A) None B) Both C) Each D) All
  4. A) best B) most C) more D) worst
  5. A) Despite B) But C) So D) Because
  6. A) pick B) go C) raise D) grow
  7. A) order B) fact C) advance D) case
  8. A) to B) with C) for D) from
  9. A) make B) do C) set D) put
  10. A) at B) on C) in D) by

Test Answers!

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FEATURES (NOUN) => one of the parts of your face, such as your eyes, nose etc.

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MAY (MODAL VERB) => to express a possibility in the present or future.

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EACH (DETERMINER) => every person or thing.

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MOST (ADVERB) => used before an adjective or adverb to form the superlative.

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BECAUSE (CONJUNCTION) => for the reason that.

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PICK UP (PHRASAL VERB) => to lift someone or something up from a surface.

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IN FACT (FIXED PHRASE) => used to give extra details about something that has just been mentioned.

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COMMUNICATE WITH (VERB + PREPOSITION) => to express thoughts, feelings, or information to another person or animal.

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PUT STH TO USE (IDIOM) => to use something such as knowledge or skills for a particular purpose.

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AT THE SAME TIME (FIXED PHRASE) => used for saying that two or more things happen together.

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