Question 31: Choose the word or phrase among A, B, C or D that best fits the blank space in the following passage:
"Nowadays people are more aware that wildlife all over the world is in (1)…. . Many species of animals are threatened, and could easily become (2)…. if we do not make an effort to (3)….. them. There are many reasons for this. In some cases, animals are (4)….. for their fur or for other valuable parts of their bodies. Some birds, such as parrots, are caught (5)…. , and sold as pets. For many animals and birds, the problem is that their habitats – the place where they live – is (6)…. . More (7)…. is used for farms, for houses and industry, and there are fewer open spaces than there once were. Farmers use powerful Chemicals to help them grow better (8)…. , but these Chemicals pollute the environment and (9)… wildlife. The most successful animals on Earth, human beings, will soon be the only ones (10)….. unless we can solve this problem."
5. Some birds, such as parrots, are caught (5)…. , and sold as pets.
be + past participle + modifier adjective
The answer is NO
Some birds, such as parrots, are captured alive and sold as pets.