GRE® Text Completion Exercise 5


GrammarBank's GRE Practice Tests here are to help you prepare for the General Test (GRE) administered by ETS only. These tests are not in any affiliation with the GRE owner ETS.

GRE verbal reasoning section English text completion questions with one to three blanks, three answer choices per blank

1. GRE Text Completion 1
2. GRE Text Completion Exercises 2
3. GRE Text Completion Examples 3
4. GRE Text Completion Practice 4
5. GRE Text Completion Examples 5
6. GRE Text Completion Practice 6

GRE Reading Comprehension Practice
GRE Sentence Equivalence Exercises
Drag & Drop Text Completion (Beginners)
Complete the following texts with the most appropriate choices.

Passage 1

Fossils are the preserved (1) ---- or traces of animals, plants and other organisms. They vary in size from microscopic, such as single cells, to gigantic, such as dinosaurs. A fossil normally preserves only portion of the (2) ---- organism, usually that portion was partially mineralized during life. Fossils may also (3) ---- of the marks left behind by the organism while it was alive.

1.
A) remnants
B) maledictions
C) escorts

2.
A) incongruous
B) deceased
C) pretentious

3.
A) consist
B) procrastinate
C) insist


Text 2

Salmon live in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, (1) ---- great lakes and rivers. Typically, they live in the sea mostly but (2) ---- in fresh water. They are born in fresh water; migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce. This means the fish return to the exact spot where they were born to (3) ---- .

4.
A) as well as
B) in addition
C) just as

5.
A) devour
B) segregate
C) breed

6.
A) spawn
B) modify
C) reconcile


Score =
Correct answers:



Comments

▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

What’s New on GrammarBank:

  1. Simple Present vs Present Continuous Exercise 5 – GrammarBank

    Apr 18, 18 03:17 AM

    Printable Simple Present vs Present Continuous Exercise 5 with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners

  2. Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 3 – GrammarBank

    Apr 11, 18 04:05 AM

    Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 3 with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners

  3. Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 2 – GrammarBank

    Apr 09, 18 03:16 AM

    Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 2 with answers-- Choose past progressive or past simple

  4. Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise - GrammarBank

    Mar 30, 18 01:47 AM

    Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners

  5. First Conditional IF Clauses 2

    Mar 29, 18 09:59 PM

    Printable and online If conditional type 1 (first conditional) grammar exercise 2 with answers-- Check your answers at the bottom of the worksheet.

  6. Verb Tenses Exercises - GrammarBank

    Mar 28, 18 08:36 PM

    Printable & Online ALL verb tenses practice exercises with answers for English teachers and students

  7. Past Continuous Tense - GrammarBank

    Mar 27, 18 11:36 PM

    Past Continuous (Progressive) Tense-- Grammar rules explanations, positive/negative statements charts, yes / no questions, short answers table with examples

  8. Past Progressive Tense Exercise 1 - GrammarBank

    Mar 27, 18 11:28 PM

    Past continuous (progressive) tense worksheet with answers, use the words to make past progressive sentences.

  9. Past Progressive Exercise 2 - GrammarBank

    Mar 27, 18 11:21 PM

    Printable and online Past Progressive Exercise 2 with answers- Complete the sentences in past continuous tense

  10. So That / In Order To Exercise - GrammarBank

    Mar 13, 18 09:03 PM

    So that vs In order to exercise with answers - Complete the sentences with the correct conjunction.