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.
Comparing the intelligence of animals of different species is difficult, how do you compare a dolphin and a horse? Psychologists have a technique for looking at intelligence that (1………….) not require the cooperation of the animal involved. The relative size of an individual’s brain is a reasonable indication of intelligence. Comparing (2……………) species is not as simple an elephant will have a larger brain than a human simple because it is a large beast, instead we use the Cephalization index, which compare the size of an animal’s brain to the size of its body. Based on the Cephalization index, the brightest animals on the planet are humans, (3……………..) by great apes, porpoises and elephants. As a general (4……………), animals that hunt for a living are smarter than strict vegetarians (you don’t need much intelligence to outsmart a leaf of lettuce). Animals that live in social groups are always smarter and have large EQ’s than solitary) animals.
1. did, does, has, had
2. with, across, afar, to
3. following, followed, follows, which followed
4. law, mode, rule, regulation