Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 18, 2016

WHAT MAKES US HUMAN – Open Cloze Test

OPEN CLOZE TEST

Fill in the blanks with a suitable adjective, adverb, verb, conjunction, noun, etc. number 0 has been done as an example

 

WHAT MAKES US HUMAN

The physical similarities between humans and other mammals are quite plain. We are 0) __________ of the same flesh and blood; we go 1) __________ the same basic life stages. Yet reminders of our shared inheritance with many 2) __________ animals have become the subject of cultural taboos: sex, menstruation, pregnancy, birth, feeding, defecation, urination, bleeding, illness, and dying. Messy stuff. However, 3) __________ if we try to throw a veil over it, the evidence for evolutionary continuity between human and animal bodies is overwhelming. 4) __________ all, we can use mammalian organs and tissues, such as a pig’s heart valve, to replace our own malfunctioning body parts. A vast industry conducts 5) __________ on animals to test drugs and procedures intended for humans because human and animal bodies are so profoundly 6) __________. The physical continuity of humans and animals is incontestable. But the mind is another 7) __________ altogether.

Our mental capacities have 8) __________ us to tame fire and invent the wheel. We survive by our wits. Our minds have spawned civilizations and technologies that have changed the face of the Earth, 9) __________ even our closest living animal relatives sit unobtrusively in their remaining forests. There appears to be a tremendous gap between human and animal minds, yet the precise nature of this gap has 10) __________ notoriously difficult to establish.

 

  1. MADE

KEY

  1. THROUGH
  2. OTHER  / DIFFERENT
  3. EVEN
  4. AFTER
  5. RESEARCH
  6. ALIKE / SIMILAR
  7. MATTER
  8. ENABLED / ALLOWED
  9. WHILE / WHEREAS
  10. BEEN
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