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    Exercise "Aletsch glacier 2", created by taiji43 (a free exercise to learn English):
    Results of the 1 851 people who have taken this test:
    Average mark: 66 / 100 Share


    Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): gogopet / SWITZERLAND, on Thursday 29 November - 13:36:
    "This isn't a formal event, so there's no need to be in your glad rags. Thank you!"


    They got a perfect mark


    Stats (1851 candidates)
    Question 1 passed: 84.2 %
    Following our itinerary, we * to head for a main point of interest : the Aletsch glacier.

    Question 2 passed: 72.9 %
    To get there, we * Eggishorn (2869 m) exclusively by cable-car.

    Question 3 passed: 65.4 %
    At the terminus, the platform offered a breathtaking view of the glacier. I was walking along a path, when I spied an information sign. I * it. I was struck with surprise.

    Question 4 passed: 85.1 %
    I * my eyes, It was so unexpected!

    Question 5 passed: 76.9 %
    It * that the glacier's surface was a habitat for microorganisms such as the glacier flea. The small, wingless insect

    Question 6 passed: 60.2 %
    * to life on the glacier's surface.

    Question 7 passed: 64.6 %
    Therefore, I concluded that the glacier fleas * of surviving even at temperature as low as minus 30 Celsius and high U.V. radiation. In my way of thinking, they would be capable of being an effective anti-freeze agent.

    Question 8 passed: 67 %
    However, if the temperature of the glacier increased, the glacier flea * with certitude.

    Question 9 passed: 73.5 %
    I * the explanations: these glacier fleas stored sugar in their body fluid. They found their useful sugar in a microscopic algae which grew on the glacier, hidden into tiny pockmarks.

    Question 10 passed: 42.3 %
    called cryoconite holes, * in the ice.

    Question 11 passed: 61.4 %
    The glacier fleas were also * sugar in pollen

    Question 12 passed: 42.5 %
    which * to the glacier by the wind.

    Question 13 passed: 48.1 %
    Let me tell you a riddle, another glacier oddity Why has the glacier got a pink or red colour in a few areas ? I * this phenomenon: the algae gives this pink colour to the glacier.


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