24
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 PTE READING MOCK TEST FOR PRACTICE 16

 PTE READING MOCK TEST FOR PRACTICE 16PTE READING MOCK TEST FOR PRACTICE 16

PTE READING MOCK TEST FOR PRACTICE 16

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It was from Rimini and Cattolica that Field Marshall Alexander ……………. the “last push” through the Argenta Gap on 12th April 1944. Alexander ………….. the troops that they had to keep going as “there was nobody behind them”. Any shortage of men and they would have to “call up the cooks!” The Sixth Armoured Division of the Eighth Army ………… of three battalions and each battalion was made up of three brigades; Infantry; Rifles — The Kings Royal Rifles; Guards Brigade; Ghurkhas Brigade; Tanks; and 21st Lancers; Derby Yeomanry, and The Hussars.

 


consisted, released, warned, incoherent ordered, warn


 PTE READING MOCK TEST FOR PRACTICE 16

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Take a Europe River Cruise down the Po, Danube, Rhine, or one of the other grand rivers of the European ………….. for a unique and special experience with Uniworld River Cruises. Imagine floating down small waterways and …………… the wonders of Venice along the Po River, where you can expand your culinary ……………. and immerse yourself in Italian culture. You may see some inspiring architectural and historical sites in river ports like Vienna and Nuremberg along the Danube River. Or, you could ………….. the Douro, allowing you to sample the fiery cuisine of Span and Portugal—all aboard a Uniworld Europe River Cruise.


sail, frontiers, reconnoitering, exploring, region, boundaries


 PTE READING MOCK TEST FOR PRACTICE 16

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The climb took all night. At dawn, the raiders …………. over the crest of the cliff and caught the Germans napping in their foxholes. “They hadn’t even had their first cup of coffee yet,” commented one mountain trooper. Some of the …………….. Germans tried to fight back but were quickly silenced. The off-duty troops, resting in the bunkers on the gentler reverse slope of the ridge, began ……………. out in various stages of undress, only to be hit by volleys of American fire.

Bart Wolffis of the 86th Regiment’s Company A and two others ………….. over the top of the ridge only to hit a patch of ice. “All three of us landed on our butts and started sliding down the German side of the hill. All I could think of was, ‘We’re going to slide right into the Germans.’ We were using our rifle butts to try and stop us from sliding. As it turned out, there was a fairly …………… bowl and we slid to a stop.”


Deep, stunned, speechless, shallow, slipped, leisurely, piling, rushed


 

 PTE READING MOCK TEST FOR PRACTICE 16

CHECK ANSWERS
1- ordered, warned, consisted 2- region, exploring, boundaries, sail 3- slipped, stunned, piling, rushed, shallow

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