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

Stop the Invaders

Even if you take good (1) ... of your body, you can still get sick sometimes. Germs can invade even a healthy body! Getting sick can make you feel miserable, but (2) ... are some things that you can do to help yourself get better quickly and be more comfortable. (3) ... first thing to do when you are not feeling well is to (4) ... your parents know.

Sometimes it is hard to tell whether you have a cold, the flu, or something more serious. So your parents may take you to the doctor. Your doctor can (5) ... tests that will let you know (6) ... is making you sick. You may be sick (7) ... of bacteria. Strep throat is an (8) ... of an illness caused by bacteria. If bacteria has made you sick, your doctor (9) ... give you antibiotics. Antibiotics are medicines that are designed to help your body get rid (10) ... the bacteria that is making you sick.

  1. A) care B) responsibility C) attention D) trouble
  2. A) that B) this C) there D) it
  3. A) Some B) An C) A D) The
  4. A) admit B) permit C) let D) allow
  5. A) do B) put C) carry D) follow
  6. A) what B) which C) how D) when
  7. A) although B) despite C) because D) due
  8. A) case B) model C) symbol D) example
  9. A) have B) will C) is D) had
  10. A) for B) from C) of D) in

Test Answers!

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TAKE CARE OF (IDIOM) => to do the necessary things for someone who needs help or protection.

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THERE (PRONOUN) => used to say that something exists or happens.

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THE (DEFINITE ARTICLE) => used before superlative adjectives and words such as 'first', 'second', 'next', and 'last'.


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LET (VERB) => to allow or permit someone or something to do something.

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DO A TEST (COLLOCATION) => to examine a part of your body or of a substance taken from your body.

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WHAT (PRONOUN) => used to introduce a clause about something that is or was not known or not certain.

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BECAUSE OF (PREPOSITION) => on account of.

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AN EXAMPLE OF (NOUN) => something that shows what other things of the same kind are like.

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WILL (MODAL VERB) => used to say that you are willing to do something.

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GET RID OF (FIXED PHRASE) => to do something so that you no longer have or are affected or bothered by.

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