Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to choose the word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks
Human beings (24) __________ to protect only the beautiful and non-threatening parts of our environment. We tend to pay more (25) ________ to animals on land than any other large sea animals. Environmentalists have not done much enough to help save the Pacific Ocean sharks (26) _________ population has decreased nearly to the point of extinction.
Sharks are among the oldest creatures on Earth, having survived in the seas for more than 350 million years. The fact that they have managed to live in the oceans for so many millions of years is enough proofs of their efficiency and adaptability to change environments.
It’s time (27) _________ human beings to begin considering the protection of sharks as important part of a program for protection of our natural (28) __________.
Correct answer: A
seem to V: it seems, it seems
Human beings (24) seem to protect only the beautiful and non-threatening parts of our environment.
Humans seem to protect only the beautiful and non-threatening parts of our environment.