Use of English exercise from EnglishLearner.com - Upper-intermediate level

Upper-intermediate use of English - Exercise 3

an open cloze test - B2 level

Complete the text below by entering the most appropriate word in each gap. When you have entered all the answers, click on the "Check answers" button. Click on "Give me a letter" to get a free letter, but you'll lose points. If you make a mistake, please try again until you get all the answers right.
Woman gives birth on New Jersey PATH train

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
A New Jersey woman, 31-year-old Rabita Sarker, gave birth on a moving Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) train yesterday morning. She and her husband Aditya Saurabh were heading (1) St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan (2) a "practice run". She gave birth (3) the Journal Square and 33rd Street stations at 9:49 am ET.
PATH train interiorSarker boarded the Manhattan-bound PATH train at Journal Square (4) experiencing labor pains. (5) first she believed these were false, (6) soon realized she was (7) fact giving birth. A St. Luke's-Roosevelt physician (8) was also traveling on the train came (9) her aid. Once train conductors heard that she was (10) labor, they switched the train (11) express service and bypassed stops (12) go directly to 33rd Street.
Paramedics and three Port Authority police officers (13) waiting on the platform (14) the 33rd Street station. "(15) the train came into the station, the woman (16) already given birth", Sgt. Mike Barry of the Port Authority police said. Sarker along (17) her child were then taken to St. Luke's-Roosevelt where they were (18) stable condition.
The couple has not (19) announced a name (20) their boy (21) they have nicknamed him "Jhatpat", (22) translates from Hindi as "Fast".

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Exercise written by Elek Mathe - EnglishLearner.com - last modified on June 05, 2013