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Exercise "Garden of Africa", created by anonyme (a free exercise to learn English):
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Average mark: 50.5 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): ploplo / SWITZERLAND, on Sunday 15 September - 19:59:
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Stats (2103 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 38.8 %
A vast * of moisture steadily rolls across the desert.
Question 2 passed: 23.5 %
This * of mist is the saving grace of the Namib.
Question 3 passed: 49.9 %
Just a few precious * but enough to allow life to flourish.
Question 4 passed: 51.9 %
A tiny bit of moisture; a tiny bit of food; and tens of millions of years of *
Question 5 passed: 26.7 %
are the secrets to success in this * of African deserts.
Question 6 passed: 33.6 %
Where else but the Namib would an * little beetle stagger up the highest dunes on cold mornings,
Question 7 passed: 57.4 %
put its back to the breeze, and then * on its head to collect a life-giving drink.
Question 8 passed: 49.4 %
Impressive sand dunes * the Namib but to the south and east is a very different kind of desert:
Question 9 passed: 37.9 %
an expanse of rocky scrub * as the Karoo.
Question 10 passed: 37.1 %
This desert is as * as the Namib.
Question 11 passed: 29.5 %
But here it is mainly rain - not fog - that * life.
Question 12 passed: 47.6 %
In the Karoo, up to * centimetres of rain may fall during winter
Question 13 passed: 54.1 %
and this extra sprinkle of moisture makes the * of difference.
Question 14 passed: 42.8 %
In spring, the desert undergoes a * transformation.
Question 15 passed: 61 %
For just a few weeks a year, the * of over 3,000 different plant species
Question 16 passed: 62.7 %
turn this desert into the * of Africa.
Question 17 passed: 29.9 %
This dazzling * of colour has evolved over time for a very special purpose:
Question 18 passed: 43.4 %
for plants to * their insect pollinators.
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