Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
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  1. I don't really like art, such as that done by Picasso. I much prefer something more realist.
  2. The idea that we can prevent war by preparing for war seems to me.
  3. The of the situation made her burst out laughing.
  4. It is best to teach arithmetic to children using solid objects such as apples or toys in order to introduce concepts like addition and subtraction.
  5. The truly great artist must be able to do realistic portraits before moving on to .
  6. A French proverb notes that what makes us discontented with our condition is the exaggerated idea we have of the happiness of others.
  7. One's ability to reason logically and is increased through the study of mathematics.
  8. Housing prices in this city are getting high! No one can afford to buy a house any more.
  9. Voltaire once remarked that doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is .
  10. We can describe most things in our environment at a variety of levels of , from very broad and general categories, to very narrow and specific terms.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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