Posted by: crisdiaz24 | May 7, 2012

THE ASPCA – CLOZE TEST

CLOZE TEST

Read the text and complete the chart below with a word from the list that comes after the text. Every word can only be used ONCE. There are five words that you do not need to use. Question 0 has been answered as an example.

THE ASPCA

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane society to be 0) __________ in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. Our organization was founded by Henry Bergh in 1866 on the belief that animals are 1) __________ to kind and respectful treatment at the hands of humans, and must be protected under the law. 2) __________ in New York City, the ASPCA maintains a strong local presence, and with programs that extend our anti-3) __________ mission across the country, we are recognized as a national animal 4) __________ organization. We are a privately funded not-for-profit corporation and proud to 5) __________ more than 1 million supporters across the country.

As the first humane organization to be 6) __________ legal authority to investigate and make arrests for crimes against animals, we are wholly dedicated to fulfilling the ASPCA mission through nonviolent 7) __________. Our organization provides local and national leadership in three key areas: caring for pet parents and pets, providing positive 8) __________ for at-risk animals and serving victims of animal cruelty.

Incorporated in 1866 by a special act of the New York State legislature, the ASPCA has a history rich in 9) __________ and victories—from providing care and protection for the city’s working horses and transforming dog pounds into professionally run adoptions 10) __________ to founding an animal hospital that is still running today. The ASPCA’s mission, as stated by Henry Bergh in 1866, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.”

             APPROACHES          CRUELTY                    FACILITIES                 OUTBREAKS

BOAST                        DISPLAY                     GRANTED                  OUTCOMES

CHALLENGES           ENTITLED                   HEADQUARTERED WAREHOUSES

CONCEDED               ESTABLISHED           HEALTH                      WELFARE

0) ESTABLISHED

 

KEY

1. ENTITLED

2. HEADQUARTERED

3. CRUELTY

4. WELFARE

5. BOAST

6. GRANTED

7. APPROACHES

8. OUTCOMES

9. CHALLENGES

10. FACILITIES


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