23
Aug

PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 7

PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 7

PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 7

1

A new democratic German republic, known as the Weimar Republic, came into being. After some success it was hit by …………………… and other serious economic problems. Right wing nationalist elements under a variety of movements, but most …………….. the Nazi Party of Adolf Hitler, sought to blame Germany’s “humiliating” status on the …………………. of the post-war settlement, on the weakness of ……………….. government, and on the Jews, whom it claimed possessed a financial ……………………… on Germany. Hitler was appointed Reichskanzler (Chancellor) on January 30, 1933, by the aged President von Hindenburg. Hitler’s government exercised much of its power through the special emergency powers ………………. by the President under the constitution.

PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 7

2

The war ravaged ………………. more severely than any previous …………… and served as a backdrop for …………………… killings by Nazi Germany as well as several other mass slaughters of civilians which, although not technically genocide, were significant.

These included the …………………… of millions of Chinese and Korean nationals by Japan, internal mass killings in the Soviet Union, and the bombing of civilian targets in German and Japanese cities by the Allies. In total, World War II produced about 50 million deaths, more than any other war to date.However, …………………. the name, not all countries of the world were involved; some through …………………. (such as the Eire – though Eire supplied some important secret information to the Allies; D-Day’s date was decided on the basis of incoming Atlantic weather information supplied from Ireland – Sweden, and Switzerland), others through …………………… insignificance (Mexico).

PTE ACADEMIC MOCK TEST- LISTENING PRACTICE TEST 7

3

It was her sister Josephine who told her, in broken sentences; veiled hints that …………… in half ……………….Her husband’s friend Richards was there, too, near her. It was he who had been in the newspaper office when intelligence of the railroad …………………… was received, with Brently Mallard’s name leading the list of “killed.” He had only taken the time to …………. himself of its truth by a second telegram, and had hastened to forestall any less careful, less tender friend in bearing the sad message.

She did not hear the story as many women have heard the same, with a ……………… inability to accept its significance. She wept at once, with sudden, wild …………………….., in her sister’s arms. When the storm of grief had spent itself she went away to her room alone. She would have no one follow her.

CHECK ANSWERS
1 hyperinflation, notably, harshness, democratic, stranglehold, possessed 2 civilians, conflict, genocidal, massacre, despite, neutrality, strategic 3 revealed, concealing, disaster, assure, paralyzed, abandonment

 

 

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