PET Reading Part 5


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


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

Because their trunk has over 40,000 muscles, it allows the elephant to move it in many different positions. It gives them the ability to grasp and (4) ... up objects. Elephants are known for their strong trunks. In (5) ..., they could uproot large trees from the ground if they needed to. Elephants have an excellent sense of smell, but they also use their trunks for many other purposes, such as breathing, drinking, eating, showing affection. Even though an elephant has a total of 24 sharp teeth, they only (6) ... to use two or three of these teeth.

  1. A) marks B) points C) features D) articles
  2. A) None B) Both C) Each D) All
  3. A) best B) most C) more D) worst
  4. A) pick B) go C) raise D) grow
  5. A) order B) fact C) advance D) case
  6. A) make B) do C) set D) put

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