Reading and Writing fill in the blanks practice exercise. Below is text with blanks. Choose the correct word for each blank to complete the text.
Never has the carbon footprint of multi-national corporations been under such intense scrutiny. Inter-city train journeys and long-haul flights to (1) ………. face-to-face business meetings contribute significantly to greenhouse gases and the resulting (2) ………… on the environment. The Anglo-US company Teliris has introduced a new video-conferencing technology and partnered with the Carbon Neutral Company, enabling corporate outfits to become more environmentally responsible. The innovation allows simulated face-to-face meetings to be held across continents without the time (3) …………. or environmental burden of international travel. Previous designs have enabled video-conferencing on a point-to-point, dual-location basis. The firm’s VirtuaLive technology, however, can bring people together from up to five (4) ……….. locations anywhere in the world – with (5) ………. transmission quality.
1. produce, generate, create, conduct
2. gases, steam, strain, affect
3. stress, limit, pressure, press
4. seperate, each, respectively, single
5. unreliable, unrivalled, unrealistic, unreasonable