Paragraph Completion Exercises

Paragraph completion exercises for ESL EFL reading practice / exam preparation

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1. See Below
2. Animals Paragraphs
3. Nature Paragraphs
4. Food and its Hygiene
5. Electronics Paragraphs
6. General Human Health
7. Fitness and Exercising
8. History - Story Completion
9. Human's Best Friends Dogs
10. Biology Readings

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TOEIC®690 - 800

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Complete the paragraphs with the most appropriate sentences so that the paragraph flow is not broken.


I was only 4 years old when my dad was working with elephants, lions and tigers. ----. When I was 14, I was already taking care of and raising baboons and lion cubs, leopard cats and other animals. At 17, I began working professionally with elephants. I did that for about 8 years and then gave it up. I have been working in the construction business since then.

A) Elephants and many other animals are just like people
B) Therefore, I always had animals around me
C) You have to love them unconditionally
D) But nothing would happen to elephants
E) They are the type of animal that demands food all the time


You need a total of about 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Here is the good news. ----. Five or ten minute sessions of physical activities throughout the day are just as good for you. These may include walking, jogging, running, and riding a bike.

A) It will give you lots of ideas for staying fit and healthy
B) He regularly takes physical education classes at school
C) You should turn off that television and get moving instead
D) A program called "The Fitness Fighters" was started
E) This does not have to be done all at one time


----. And they are certainly right. Sunscreen protects your ski n from ultraviolet light rays. Too much ultraviolet is bad for your skin. If you spend a long time outside without any sunscreen on, you might get a sunburn because of the ultraviolet rays.

A) Ultraviolet light can get rid of bacteria in eggs and apple and make
        them safer to eat
B) Your parents tell you to wear sunscreen when you're outside in the
C) When we are outdoors, we are exposed to pollens and dust, and other
D) However, they can also trigger asthma attacks, which are more serious
E) It seems to be the safest way to make food safer before we buy it

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