Reading & Use of English: Part 3
formation and vocabulary (8 questions)
170:Read the text below.
Use the word given in capitals
to form a word (a noun, adjective or
adverb) that fits in the gap in the same line.
Then check the correct
The giant panda has an
for bamboo. A typical animal
eats half the day and relieves itself dozens of times a day. It takes 12
kilograms of bamboo to satisfy a giant panda's daily
plucks the stalks with elongated wrist bones that
thumbs. Pandas will sometimes eat birds or rodents as well.
Wild pandas live only in remote,
regions in central
high bamboo forests are cool and wet — just as pandas like it. They
climb as high as
4,000 meters to feed on higher slopes in the
Pandas are often seen eating in a relaxed sitting
, with their
legs stretched out before them. They may appear sedentary, but they are
skilled tree-climbers and
Giant pandas are solitary
and have a developed sense of smell that
use to avoid each other and to find females for mating in the spring.
After a five-month
females give birth to a cub or two,
they cannot care
for both twins. The blind infants
weigh only 140 grams at
birth and cannot
crawl until they reach three months
of age. They are born
develop their much loved
There are only about 1,000 giant pandas left in the wild. Perhaps 100
live in zoos, where they are always among the most popular attraction.
CONGRATULATIONS! You have finished
UNIT 9 - LESSONS
33 TO 36
at OM Personal CPE - Certificate of Proficiency in English. Before moving on to the next lesson, please remember to revise
everything you have learnt here.