Free PTE Reading: Re-order paragraphs practice materials

Reading: Re-order paragraphs 1

(A)  In the urban areas, 75 percent of individuals who have taken the test have a heart age that is at least one year older than their real age.

(B)  A campaign has been launched to help people find out their ‘heart age’.

(C)  The free online heart age test asks people some basic lifestyle questions, including blood pressure, and will give an instant estimation of someone’s heart age.

(D) Those who have a heart age higher than their real age are at an increased risk of heart attack or stroke.

(E)  Ministry of Health has created an online test in an effort to reduce the number of deaths from heart disease or stroke. 

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(B) A campaign has been launched to help people find out their ‘heart age’.
(E ) Ministry of Health has created an online test in an effort to reduce the number of deaths from heart disease or stroke.
(C) The free online heart age test asks people some basic lifestyle questions, including blood pressure, and will give an instant estimation of someone’s heart age.
(A) In the urban areas, 75 percent of individuals who have taken the test have a heart age that is at least one year older than their real age.
(D) Those who have a heart age higher than their real age are at an increased risk of heart attack or stroke.

Reading: Re-order paragraphs 2

(A) As it kills all the smaller fishes, this gigantic predator poses a genuine risk to the environment.

(B) The Southern Pike is a big obnoxious fish species which inhabits Lake Erie.

(C)  As a result, many species of fishes in the lake face extermination which is unhealthy for the ecosystem.

(D)  This enormous hungry fish eats up little fishes such as trout and perch that live in the lake. 

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(B) The Southern Pike is a big obnoxious fish species which inhabits Lake Erie.

(D) This enormous hungry fish eats up little fishes such as trout and perch that live in the lake.
(A) As it kills all the smaller fishes, this gigantic predator poses a genuine risk to the environment. 
(C) As a result, many species of fishes in the lake face extermination which is unhealthy for the ecosystem.

Reading: Re-order paragraphs 3

(A) During summers, trees adjacent to the wetlands drop fruit into the water.

(B) The largest fruit-eating fish are primarily responsible for seed distribution and the growth of wetland habitat.

(C)  Most plant species in tropical forests are dispersed in this way.

(D)  The greatest propagators of seeds are the large fishes which swallow these fruits which then pass through their excreta.

(E)  Freshwater fishes eat hundreds of plant species. 

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(E) Freshwater fishes eat hundreds of plant species.

(B) The largest fruit-eating fish are primarily responsible for seed distribution and the growth of wetland habitat.

(A) During summers, trees adjacent to the wetlands drop fruit into the water.

(D) The greatest propagators of seeds are the large fishes which swallow these fruits which then pass through their excreta.

(E) Most plant species in tropical forests are dispersed in this way.Most plant species in tropical forests are dispersed in this way.

Reading: Re-order paragraphs 4

(A) This bitter taste is a defensive feature which the plant produces to keep animals like us from destroying it.

(B) Apple, cherry and apricot seeds are not considered to be edible.

(C)  It comes from a substance called amygdalin .

(D) This chemical turns into cyanide when it comes into contact with acids in the human digestive system.

(E)  They are hard, bitter, and unpleasant.

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(B) Apple, cherry and apricot seeds are not considered to be edible.

(E) They are hard, bitter, and unpleasant.

(A) This bitter taste is a defensive feature whichthe plant produces to keep animals like us from destroying it.

(C) It comes from a substance called amygdalin . 

(D) This chemical turns into cyanide when it comes into contact with acids in the human digestive system.

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