Tutorial World Primary 5
 
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________
 

Cloze Passage (4.10)

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

Birds

 
Birds are the largest animals that are ___________ to fly. They

have streamlined __________ and flat feathers to reduce resistance

during flight. Their hollow bones ____________ body weight.

All birds lay eggs. Their eggs are ___________ in a hard shell.

Some birds like the ostriches have wings but __________ fly. They

have other abilities like strong and powerful legs for ____________

away from predators.

Every bird has ___________ own distinctive egg. But all eggs

are pointed at one end and round at the _____________. This is to

_______________ the eggs from rolling in any direction and hence,

rolling off the nest.

The hard, pointed mouth of a bird is known as the _________

or beak. The shape and size of the beak __________ on its eating

____________. The eagle with its hooked beak is ideal for tearing

flesh.

 

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