PTE Reading Fill in the blanks exercise. Fill the gaps with appropriate words to complete the paragraph. Use verb forms logical consistency & vocabulary.
1. Unemployment is defined as the labor force (1)______ the number of individuals who are currently employed. Frictional unemployment (2)______ when workers entering the market have to wait to get new jobs or when there is a delay in moving from one job to the next. Structural unemployment occurs where workers are not (3)______ for the jobs available or are overqualified. The natural rate of unemployment is the aggregate of frictional and structural unemployment, which (4)______ the effect of the economic cycle, such as in times of economic growth or recessions.
negative, excludes, means, occurs, eligible, eliminate, minus, qualifiedShow Answers
2. Child labor, use of the young as workers in factories, farms, and mines. Child labor (1)_____ first recognized as a (2)______ problem with the introduction of the factory system in late 18th-century Great Britain. Children had (3)_______ been apprenticed or had worked in the family, but in the factory, their employment soon constituted virtual slavery, especially among British orphans. This was mitigated by acts of Parliament in 1802 and later.
is, major, social, usually, formerly, was,Show Answers
3. Communication is (1)______ for the emergence and ongoing dynamics of any group of individuals with a common goal. While there is no single view on the minimum or maximum number of individuals in a group, size (2)_____ the communication and other dynamics within a group. In a group, there are extra (3)_____ than in a two-person relationship, which can be used to (4)_____ with the activities in a group and to provide input into decision-making, planning and problem-solving.
critical, resources, effects, way, help, assist, crucial, affectsShow Answers