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Test online English K12-Test 28: Please read and answer by choice, choose one that best answers for each of the following

I have been traveling to different parts of my country, and I (1)_________ a lot about interesting lifestyles and customs. Once, I (2) _________ to the Northwestern places of the country. In many ethnic villages I (3) _________ to, I was impressed by some of their beautiful traditional customs. For instance, most of the villagers (4)_________ in extended families, and they held a close relationship among family members. In addition, young people always (5)_________ their respect for their ancestors and for their elderly people. People (6) _________ also willing to give a hand when someone was in need. Members of the family helped one another with household chores as well as with farm work. While men (7) _________ on the fields,

Fill in each blank space with one appropriate word from the box.

Fill in each blank space with one appropriate word from the box.

mortality expanding       growth           increasing      reach        decline

population                even         slightly life       variations       available

WORLD POPULATION

Projections issued in 2000 showed the world population (1)___________from 6.1 billion in 2000, to 7.9 billion in 2050. “High” and “low” projections for 2025 are 8.4 billion and 7.5 billion respectively. The average world birth rate is projected to (2)___________from the 1990 level of 26 per 1,000 to 22 per 1,000 at the .end of the century and to 17.6 per 1,000 in 2025 (corresponding to a fall in TFH from 3.3 in 1990 to 2.1 in 2025). Because of the (3)___________share of the population at high-mortality ages, the average world death Tate is expected to decline only (4)___________; from 9 (per 1,000) in 1990 to 8.4 in 2025. Average world (5)___________expectancy, however, is projected to rise from 65 years in 1990 to 71.3 years in 2025. Wide (6)___________in population growth will undoubtedly persist. In the developed world, population growth will continue to be very low and in some nations will (7)___________decline. Western Europe as a whole is projected to have a declining population after 2000. U.S. Census Bureau projections, assuming middle fertility and (8)___________levels, show U.S. (9)___________increasing from 250 million in’ 1990 to 349 million in 2025 and 420 million in 2050. Thereafter, (10)___________would be virtually zero.

 From the four phrases – A, B, C or Dchoose the one that best completes the sentence.

1. _______ daily promotes physical as well as emotional well-being in people of all ages.

 
 
 
 

2. Not until the seventeenth century ______ to measure the speed of light.

 
 
 
 

3. It is a fact that _______ form of energy.

 
 
 
 

4. After seeing a movie based on a novel, _______.

 
 
 
 

5. When _______ is not known

 
 
 
 

Question 1 of 5

Read the passage below carefully.

Read the passage below carefully. Then choose the correct answer: A, B, C or D that best answers the question about the passage.

When we were in England last year, I went fishing with my friend, Peter. Early in the morning we were sitting quietly by the side of the lake when we had an unpleasant surprise. We saw a duck come along with three ducklings padding cheerfully behind her. As we watched them, there was a sudden swirl in the water. We caught a glimpse of the vicious jaws of a pike- a fish which is rather like a freshwater shark- and one of the ducklings was dragged below the surface.