Tutorial World Primary 5
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________

Cloze Passage (4.1)

Read the passage carefully and fill in the blanks with the most suitable word.

Mammals In The Sea

Most _______________ of mammals live on land. But mammal

____________ like whales, dolphins, seals and sea-lions live in the

sea. ____________ they can stay in water for long _____________

of time. Like all other mammals, they breathe air and need to surface

surface from time to time to breathe.

People often ____________ whales for fish because they look

so much like fish. Being mammals, whales have hair, they are warm-

blooded and their __________ drink milk from their mothers' bodies.

If a whale stays __________ too long, it will drown. Although whales

are big, most of them do not eat big things ______________ whales'

throats are very narrow.

Dolphins are small whales. They are playful and often _______

out of the water. Seals and sea lions are slightly ___________ from

whales. They are ____________ to come to land and ___________

about on their fin-feet.


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