ESL Grammar Passage Completion 6




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Questions 1-5

Moby Dick is the ( ) ---- white whale ( ) ---- torments Captain Ahab in the novel “Moby Dick” by Herman Melville. ( ) ---- a leg in a previous encounter with the whale, Ahab is obsessed ( ) ---- finding and killing Moby-Dick and his burning desire for revenge really is the centre of the story. At novel's end, Ahab finds and attacks Moby Dick, but the terrible whale takes Ahab, his ship Pequod, and nearly ( ) ---- its crew down to a watery grave with him.

1.
reluctant
consistent
edible
enormous
persuasive
2.
whom
whose
that
where
in which
3.
To have lost
To lose
Being lost
Having been lost
Having lost
4.
of
with
at
from
to
5.
all
whole
few
much
many


Questions 6-10

A glacier is a large mass of ice ()---- its genesis on land and ()---- a multiyear surplus of snowfall over snowmelt. At the present time, perennial ice ()---- about 10 percent of the land areas of the Earth. ()---- glaciers are generally thought of as polar entities, they also ()---- in mountainous areas throughout the world, on all continents except Australia, and even at or near the Equator on high mountains in Africa and South America.

6.
having
have
to have
to have been
having been
7.
qualifies
represents
simulates
conveys
estimates
8.
has been covered
covered
will have covered
covers
covering
9.
Although
In case
However
But for
Due to
10.
are found
have found
found
find
were found

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