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.
The past year has offered me an incomparable chance to catch up with biologists, to fill in gaps in my methodological (1…………) and to pick up essentials in neuroscience (the area I am specializing in). Hence the previous months have been packed with new information and I have enjoyed learning most of it. On the other side, I realize that the (2…………) of ignorance on which we base our experimental assumptions is frightening. Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary field. Yet there still comes a point when, for example, a molecular biologist cannot achieve his goal because he doesn’t know a new imaging (3…………); or a zoologist’s experiment fails because she hasn’t used the latest physiological data on a certain brain function. That’s why I sometimes feel discouraged; I am looking for a needle in the haystack but the haystack grows bigger everyday. But that’s also the fun of science. The (4……………….) line is that the interdisciplinary nature of science is essential and I was blessed to have been (5…………….) in this spirit over the last year.
1. Inventory, repertoire, stock, gamut
2. Level, point, grade, size
3. Technique, performance, presentation, functioning
4. Final, ultimate, remaining, bottom
5. Wrapped, enveloped, immersed, enfolded
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