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PTE Quiz – Listening – Fill In the Blanks

This section is PTE Listening Fill In The Blanks, for this item type you are presented with a transcript of the audio recording, however, some words are missing. Restore the transcript by typing in the missing words.

You will hear a recording. Type the missing words in each blank.

It is difficult to know how to place Montesquieu – if you’re the kind of person who likes to (1) __________. Historian, political philosopher, (2) ___________ , jurist or, if you think the Persian Letters a novel, a novelist – he was all these things. Perhaps, as some have, he could be placed among that almost extinct species, the man of (3) __________. The books that make up The Spirit of the Laws have had the most (4) ___________ on later thinkers, and in hem, as in his equally great Considerations on the Causes of the Grandeur and Decadence of the Romans he makes bis underlying purpose clear. It is to make the random, apparently meaningless variety of events understandable; he wanted to find out what the historical truth was. His starting point then was this almost endless variety of morals, (5) __________, ideas, laws and institutions and to make some sense out of them. He believed it was not chance that ruled the world, and that, beyond the chaos of accidents, there must be underlying causes that (6) ___________ for the apparent madness of things.

categorize; sociologist; letters; influence; customs; account

You will hear a recording. Type the missing words in each blank.

Privacy and the right to privacy are increasingly becoming hot (1) ___________ in the media, which is a touch (2) ___________, given that it is often the media that is responsible for invasion of privacy. This is not just about those whose careers put them in the public eye, but ordinary people who through no fault of their own have come to public notice because of some event that has attracted the attention of the media. It might be that a member of their family has been (3) ____________ for some crime, (4) ___________ or wrongfully, or perhaps they are the (5) __________ of some natural disaster. Some people argue that those who have chosen to be in the public sphere, and have teams of public (6) ___________ people to make sure they get as much public attention as possible – actors, rock stars, politicians and the like – have given up their right to privacy and get everything they deserve.

topic, ironic, imprisoned; rightfully; victims; relations



  1. abpatel25991 October 10, 2019 at 4:10 pm - Reply

    Categorized, sociologists, letters, influence, customs, account

    • Kartik Prajapati October 14, 2019 at 11:59 am - Reply

      1 Categorise, sociologist, letters, influence, customs, account.

      2 topics, ironic, imprisoned, rightfully, victims, relations.

  2. abpatel25991 October 10, 2019 at 4:11 pm - Reply

    topics, Ironic, member, prison, victims, relations,

  3. Abgupta October 13, 2019 at 2:50 pm - Reply

    1. Categories, sociologist, letters, customs, account
    2. Topics, ironic, imprisoned, rightfully, victim, relations

  4. rubydhillon20 October 13, 2019 at 10:39 pm - Reply

    1. Categories, sociologists, letters, influence, customs, account
    2. Topics, ironic, imprisoned, rightfully, victims, relations

  5. spandana October 14, 2019 at 9:18 pm - Reply


  6. spandana October 14, 2019 at 9:20 pm - Reply


  7. babal kataria January 26, 2020 at 3:49 am - Reply

    good work

  8. Simeen February 13, 2020 at 4:20 am - Reply

    A great full example

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