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1.  

Where can you see these notices? (Q 1-5)

Please leave your room key at RECEPTION.

 
 
 

2.

Foreign money changed here

 
 
 

3.

AFTERNOON SHOW BEGINS AT 2PM

 
 
 

4.

CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS

Lessons start again on 8th January

 
 
 

5.

Price per night:

£10 a tent

£5 a person

 
 
 

6.

In this section you must choose the word which best fits each space in the text below. (Q 6-10)

Scotland is the north part of the island of Great Britain. The Atlantic Ocean is on the west and the North Sea on the east. Some people …………..…. Scotland speak a different language called Gaelic.

 
 
 

7.  

There are …………….…. five million people in Scotland.

 
 
 

8.  

Edinburgh is …………………. most famous city.

 
 
 

9.  

Scotland has many mountains; the highest one is called “ Ben Nevis”. In the south of Scotland, there are a lot of sheep. A long time ago, there ………….…… many forests.

 
 
 

10.  

But now there are only a …………..……. . Scotland is only a small country, but it is quite beautiful.

 
 
 

11.  

In this section you must choose the word which best fits each space in the texts. (Q 11-15)

Alice Guy Blaché was the first female film director. She first became involved in cinema whilst working for the Gaumont Film Company in the late 1890′s. This was a period of great change in the cinema and Alice was the first to use many new inventions, …………….…… sound and color.

 
 
 
 

12.  

In 1907 Alice …………………. to New York where she started  her own film company.

 
 
 
 

13. She was ………………….. successful.

 
 
 
 

14.  

But when Hollywood became the center of the film world, the best days of the independent New York film companies were …………………….. .

 
 
 
 

15.  

When Alice died in 1968, hardly anybody ………….…………. her name.

 
 
 
 

16.  

In this section you must choose the word which best fits each space in the texts. (Q 16-20)

UFO is short ………….. ‘unidentified flying object’.

 
 
 
 

17.  

UFOs are popularly known as flying  saucers, because that is often the ………..…. they are reported to be.

 
 
 
 

18.  

The …………..…. ‘flying saucers’ were seen in 1947 by an American pilot, but experts who studied his claim decided it had been a trick of the light.

 
 
 
 

19.  

Even people experienced at watching the sky, ………………… as pilots, report seeing  UFOs.

 
 
 
 

20.  

In 1978 a pilot reported a collection of UFOs off the coast of New Zealand. A television ………………. went up with the pilot and filmed the UFOs. Scientists studying this phenomenon later discovered that in this case they were simply lights on  boats out fishing.

 
 
 
 

21.  

In this section you must choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence. (Q 21-40)

The teacher encouraged her students …………….……. to an English pen-friend.

 
 
 
 

22.  

They spent a lot of time ………………… at the pictures in the museum.

 
 
 
 

23.  

Shirley enjoys science lessons, but all her experiments seem to ……….…. wrong.

 
 
 
 

24.  

…………..……… from Michael, all the group arrived on time.

 
 
 
 

25.  

She ……………. her neighbor’s children for the broken window.

 
 
 
 

26.  

As I had missed the history lesson, my friend went ………………… the homework with me.

 
 
 
 

27.  

Whether she’s a good actress  or not is a …………….. of opinion.

 
 
 
 

28.  

The decorated roof of the ancient palace was ………… up by four thin columns.

 
 
 
 

29.  

Would it …………… you if we came on Thursday?

 
 
 
 

30.  

This form …………… be handed in until the end of the week.

 
 
 
 

31.  

If you make a mistake when you are writing, just…………… it out with your pen.

 
 
 
 

32.  

Although our opinions on many things ……………… , we’re good friends.

 
 
 
 

33.  

This product must be eaten ………………. tow days of purchase.

 
 
 
 

34.  

The newspaper report contained ………………… important information.

 
 
 
 

35.  

Have you considered ……………………… to London?

 
 
 
 

36.  

It can be a good idea for people who lead an active life to increase their ………… of vitamins.

 
 
 
 

37.  

I thought there was a ………………. of jealousy in his reaction to my good fortune.

 
 
 
 

38.  

Why didn’t you …………………. that you were feeling ill?

 
 
 
 

39.  

James was not sure exactly where his best interests …………………….. .

 
 
 
 

40.  

He’s still getting ………………….. the shock of losing his job.

 
 
 
 

41.  

In this section you must choose the word or phrase which best fits each space in the texts. (Q 41-50)

Nowadays, skyscrapers can be found in most major cities of the world. A building which was many ……………….. high was first called a skyscraper in the United States at the end of the 19th century

 
 
 
 

42.  

New York has perhaps the ……………….. skyscraper of them all, the Empire State Building.

 
 
 
 

43.  

The ……………….. beneath the streets of New York is rock.

 
 
 
 

44.  

It is ………………… enough to take the heaviest load without sinking

 
 
 
 

45.  

Therefore it is well-suited to bearing the ………………… of tall buildings.

 
 
 
 

46.  

In this section you must choose the word or phrase which best fits each space in the texts. (Q 46-50)

Scrabble is the world’s most popular word game. For its origins, we have to go back to the 1930s in the USA, when Alfred Butts, an architect, found himself out of ……………….. .

 
 
 
 

47.  

He decided that there was a ……………….. for a board game based on words.

 
 
 
 

48.  

So he ……………….. to design one.

 
 
 
 

49.  

Eventually he made a ………………… from it.

 
 
 
 

50.  

And to imagine that his original ……………….. was only three cents a game.

 
 
 
 

51.  

In this section you must choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence. (Q 51-60)

Roger’s manager ……………….. to make him stay late if he hadn’t finished the work.

 
 
 
 

52.  

By the time he has finished the week’s work, John has already …….. enough energy left for the weekend.

 
 
 
 

53.  

As the game ………… to a close, disappointed spectators started to leave.

 
 
 
 

54.  

I don’t remember  ……………  the front door when I left home this morning.

 
 
 
 

55.  

I …………….. to other people borrowing my books: they always forget to return them.

 
 
 
 

56.  

Andrew’s attempts to get into the swimming team have not ……….. with much success.

 
 
 
 

57.  

Although Harry had obviously read the newspaper article carefully, he didn’t seem to have …….. the main point.

 
 
 
 

58.  

A lot of the views put forward in the documentary were open to …………….. .

 
 
 
 

59.  

The new college …………… for the needs of students with a variety of learning backgrounds.

 
 
 
 

60.  

I find the times in English meals very strange – I’m not used …………. dinner at 6 p.m.