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Exercise "Birds and their nests", created by anonyme (a free exercise to learn English):
Results of the 11 240 people who have taken this test:
Average mark: 34.5 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): sway / CANADA, on Sunday 05 January - 16:18:
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Stats (6859 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 29.7 %
The Golden-Headed Cisticola, a kind of Australian warbler, collects fibres and spider's webs not just for lining but for *.
Question 2 passed: 37.8 %
There is no more skilled * in the whole of the bird world. [Long pause]
Question 3 passed: 16.9 %
There is little problem about * this nest for the leaves she stitches together remain alive and green.
Question 4 passed: 20.5 %
When she's finished you would * notice that they're bent together in a slightly unusual way.
Question 5 passed: 47 %
The problem is greater when a nest sits on the bare * of a tree.
Question 6 passed: 30.9 %
The Sittella, an Australian equivalent of the Nuthatch, constructs its nest from spider's webs and insect * and then covers the outside with rather coarser material.
Question 7 passed: 49.7 %
Two pairs are building here close to one *.
Question 8 passed: 35.9 %
This one is in a tree covered in lichen and this in one that has * bark.
Question 9 passed: 26.9 %
The Sittellas are not rigidly-minded birds with * habits: they use lichen to cover the nest in the lichen tree and bark on the one in the flaky bark tree.
Question 10 passed: 11 %
As a result, each is as well * as anyone could hope.
Question 11 passed: 18.5 %
And though both nests are * for all to see, they're not easily recognised for what they are.
Question 12 passed: 25.1 %
The Apostle bird uses mud * with grass.
Question 13 passed: 54.2 %
Nest building is a group *.
Question 14 passed: 41.8 %
A pair with their grown-up * from previous seasons work together.
Question 15 passed: 19.5 %
It used to be believed that there was always a * in the team which is why they're called Apostle birds.
Question 16 passed: 12.4 %
Everyone seems anxious to contribute and the team works so * and
Question 17 passed: 19.6 %
so harmoniously that their elegant cup is usually completed in a * three days.
Question 18 passed: 34.2 %
A bird's beak, it seems, can *
Question 19 passed: 20.5 %
just as well as a plasterer's trowel as a tailor's *.
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