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PTE MOCK TEST- 8 (READING FILL IN THE BLANKS)

PTE MOCK TEST- 8 (READING FILL IN THE BLANKS)PTE MOCK TEST- 8 (READING FILL IN THE BLANKS)

PTE MOCK TEST- 8 (READING FILL IN THE BLANKS)

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Athletes like Shirley Strickland, John Landy, Merv Wood, Russell Mockridge, Lionel Cox, John Treloar and Marjorie Jackson laid the foundation for today’s Olympians in what history calls the Golden Era of Australian sport. Sixty years later you can ……………. their horror at headlines about “entitlement” and athletes ………….. badly. To the Kapyla Club members, those athletes are cheapening the blazer. They are lacking respect and showing total ………… for those who came before them.   If you want to learn about mateship and the Australian way it is hard to ………. past the Kapyla Club.


Going, imagine, working, go, disregard, behaving, regard


PTE MOCK TEST- 8 (READING FILL IN THE BLANKS)

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A ………… point for Rio came when it was chosen as host city for Eco 92, the UN Conference on Environment and Development. In the build-up to the conference, the federal government ……………. in almost US$1 billion to improve Rio’s infrastructure. Approximately US$18 million was spent on satellite communications alone, and Riocentro, a huge ………… center, was built.

Today Rio’s coffers are full, and the city buzzes with an unstoppable creative energy, as long-awaited projects are finally being financed. The biggest is the Favela-Bairro project, which strives to ………….. favelas into the rest of the city by providing basic sanitation and by planning leisure areas, health clinics, schools, preschools and community centers. At the same time, some of Rio’s aging …………. gems are slowly being revitalized as new businesses arrive.

 


colonial, pour, turning, integrate, convention, poured


PTE MOCK TEST- 8 (READING FILL IN THE BLANKS)

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Some doping control officers were described as having “thrown in the towel” and returned home, amid claims they were being forced to race between venues to collect ……….. and even pay for taxis out of their own pockets to make it on time. The director of communications for Rio 2016, Mario Andrada, said he had no knowledge of any problems …………. by staffing shortages but did admit volunteers had allowed security ……………… to occur during doping control at ……….. venues. “In the beginning of the Games, people complained about a lack of training of the volunteers,” he said. “Not all the ………….. leading to the doping areas were cleared. The volunteers were not firm enough and some people were very close to the areas that shouldn’t be entered. We corrected this issue.”


corridors, caused, unsure, lapses, certain, samples


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