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Nature is no longer an alien (A) _____ , but (B) _____ something immediately beautiful, an exuberant (C) _____ with space for us to join in. Bird melodies have always been called songs for a reason. As long as we have been listening, people have (D) _____ there is music coming out of those scissoring beaks.

(A) enigma                alien                  mystery               alienate

(B) however              moreover          additionally          instead

(C) composition        product              opus                    effort

(D) assumed             presumed         considered           consume

enigma             instead              opus             presumed

Richard Morris, of the school of accounting at the University of NSW, which requires an entrance score in the top 5 per cent of students, says attendance has been a problem since the late 1990s. “Sometimes in the lectures we’ve only got about one-third of students (A) _____ attending,” he said. “It definitely is a problem. If you don’t tum up to class you’re missing out on the whole (B) ______ of the experience: you don’t think a whole lot, you don’t engage in debates with other students – or with your teachers.” It is not all (C) _____ , said Professor John Deam, a Pro Vice-Chancellor at the University of Canberra, who said the Internet was (D) ______ the way students access and use information. “It is strange that despite all the evidence as to their ineffectiveness, (E) ______ lectures seem to persist in our universities.”

(A) involved            participated           enrolled                reserved

(B) richness           varieties                 thickness              heaviness

(C) doom                gloom                    bright                    sad

(D) changing          exchanging            transporting          transforming

(E) typical               traditional              classic                   academic

enrolled         richness         gloom          transforming         traditional



  1. Apurva Peshavaria November 24, 2018 at 6:40 pm - Reply

    1) mystery, instead, opus, presumed
    2) enrolled, varieties, bright, changing, academic

  2. Krishna Shakya November 25, 2018 at 8:01 am - Reply

    a. mystery, instead, opus, considered
    b. enrolled, richness, gloom, transforming, traditional

  3. Neeli November 25, 2018 at 10:07 am - Reply

    1. enigma, instead, opus, considered
    2. enrolled, richness, gloom, transforming, traditional

  4. simmy November 26, 2018 at 12:14 pm - Reply

    1. enigma, however, opus, assumed
    2. enrolled, eichnes, doom, transforming,traditional

  5. Krunal November 27, 2018 at 1:05 am - Reply

    1 enigma, instead, opus, presumed
    2. enrolled, richness, gloom. transforming, traditional

  6. varun6288 November 30, 2018 at 7:34 am - Reply

    1) enigma, instead, opus, presumed
    2)enrolled, richness,gloom, transforming, traditional

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