PTE Academic Listening Test 13 – Fill In The Blanks – Practice Sample

Fill in the blanks – In this type of questions, you will hear a recording and after listening, type missing words in each gap. This item type will test your listening and writing skills.

PTE Academic Listening – Fill In The Blanks

43. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.

George Black, a well-educated Englishman was editor of the “Digger’s Advocate.” Through his paper he worked to form the diggers into a _________  group which would resist oppressive laws. A Welshman, John Basson Humffray, took the __________ view and believed the solution should be gained by constitutional means. The most __________ personality among the leaders was an Italian, Raffaello Carboni, and it is to his dynamic and emotional narrative that we owe much of the detail of those bitter days. The sixth man, Timothy Hayes, was an Irishman and a __________ speaker.

cohesive, conservative, picturesque, rousing


44. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.

On 15 September 1939 Menzies announced the formation of the Second Australian Imperial Force (AIF). This __________ force initially consisted of 20,000 men organised into an infantry division and auxiliary units. The AIF was __________ separate from the CMF, which was legally restricted to service in Australia and its external ___________, and was formed by raising new units rather than transferring CMF units. On 15 November, Menzies announced the reintroduction of ___________ for home-defence service, effective 1 January 1940.

expeditionary, institutionally, territories, conscription


45. Listen the following audio and type missing words in each blank.

Young people make up a significant portion of newcomers to Canada. In 2013, 30% of all immigrants were under the age of 25. Such newcomers face a kind of double _______ : being new and being young. Furthermore, they also treat immigrant and _________ youth as a group without considering how membership in a particular ethnic community affects settlement _________. However, little is known about the challenges faced by young immigrants when accessing social services. Anecdotally, it is understood that those from small and relatively __________ ethnic communities do not have access to formal support within their own community and have to seek help from mainstream organizations.

jeopardy, refugee, trajectories, marginalized

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