FCE READING Part 1
Terms in this set (74)
The dolphins stayed until another boat _____ the swimmers.
picked up - came over - got away - caught up
Kara's best friend _____ in the creative fun too.
concerned - linked - involved - joined
The story was front page _____.
news - article - press - report
Children performed by reading aloud, acting, or _____ a musical instrument.
handling - doing - controlling - playing
There is an exhibition ____ the history of mustard.
announcing - discovering - explaining - expressing
People use paper for drying hands, carrying groceries and ______ them with the daily news.
contributing - giving - delivering - providing
The company is still in _____ today.
fact - reality - force - existence
But a recent incident has convinced a group of lifeguards that some dolphins were _____ attempting to help them.
totally - absolutely - surely - definitely
At one ______ paper was in short supply.
time - instance - date - occasion
Apart from the thread, the dress was _____ free.
principally - definitely - certainly - basically
It is a shop not to be _____ when visiting Norwich.
unnoticed - left - missed - escaped
Once the days begin to ____ slightly warmer in Spring...
move - set - come - turn
There are many stories of dolphins appearing to _____ with humans.
support - cooperate - benefit - assist
Individual dolphins in the group each have their own name, _____ of a series of whistles.
involving - including - containing - consisting
There are more than 450 different grades of paper, all designed for a different _____.
goal - result - point - purpose
This has led to a dramatic increase in the _____ of paper used.
portion - total - number - amount
There are a number of creatures which ____ to survive in very cold places.
enable - achieve - succeed - manage
There are some remarkable exceptions to this _____
test - rule - case - set
There'd be few facilities such as showers, not to ____ a diet of freeze-dried food.
say - consider - tell - mention
The astronauts would have a lot of training during the months ____ up to departure.
going - leading - moving - running
Nowadays television and computers _____ an endless stream of entertainment.
stock - store - send - supply
Some people predicted a 'paperless office'. _____, new technologies have led to more paper being used.
Otherwise - Alternatively - Besides - Instead
Now the factory is in a suburb on the -____ of the town.
sides - limits - outskirts - frontiers
The dolphins ________ in distracting the shark.
achieved - managed - resulted - succeeded
Wood, metal and rubber have all _____ out to be viable materials.
set - pointed - got - turned
Some teens use their free time to ____ themselves to environmental issues.
involve - contribute - reserve - dedicate
The astronauts would need to learn how to live in close _____ with other crew members.
influence - touch - contact - link
It's an amazing and _____ dress.
sole - only - unique - single
Dolphins use signature whistles to ____ other dolphins know where they are.
permit - cause - allow - let
What would the job _____ for the astronauts?
involve - concern - consist - intend
Children looked forward to going to the theatre with great _____.
action - thrill - sensation - excitement
The costs ____ in paper production are high.
connected - involved - contained - held
Mothers and their young use whistles if they get _____.
separated - divided - detached - split
Are you the kind of person who'd happily ____ to go and live on Mars.
volunteer - suggest - recommend - submit
As children _____ up, they were allowed to watch performances in theatres and concert halls.
developed - advanced - brought - grew
The Mustard Shop is usually high on everybody's _____ of interesting shops.
list - account - guide - brochure
She arranges for the oil to be _____ into biodiesel.
exchanged - substituted - converted - adapted
Another youngster who does a considerable _____ to help others is...
amount - deal - extent - degree
He races go-karts as a ____ of raising money.
kind - possibility - chance - means
Nowadays entertainment for children is much more widely ______.
applicable - free - convenient - available
The mustard company _____ rapidly.
increased - strengthened - enlarged - expanded
The shop sells a wide ____ of mustards.
range - set - extent - amount
The dolphins swam towards them at considerable _____.
pace - time - speed - distance
Temperatures can fall as ____ as -28 degrees.
down - far - deep - low
He realised that the dolphins had been _____ a lot of noise.
doing - trying - making - having
The yellow fields, full of flowers for the new factory, soon changed the appearance of the local _____.
scenery - nature - view - background
Scientists have _____ an interesting discovery.
found - made - done - had
They were worried that they'd swum too close to the baby dolphins by _____ .
accident - confusion - error - fault
Visitors to Norwich love to _____ the small, unusual shops.
explore - enquire - research - analyse
The _____ between mustard, a type of sauce, and Norwich...
tie - join - union - link
I didn't want to by a dress at _____ expense.
substantial - exceptional - considerable - extensive
The _____ of a TV set often makes viewers lazy.
presence - attendance - being - company
One girl goes to restaurants and asks the owners to _____ her with their used cooking oil.
provide - offer - give - donate
Not many creatures can ___ alive in the far North.
stay - hold - exist - stand
_____ many animals can copy sounds, few species can associate them with specific things.
Although - Despite - However - Even
At first, the swimmers were puzzled by the dolphins' _____.
behaviour - occupation - situation - speed
Young people spend most of their out-of-school hours _____ with homework.
employed - occupied - engaged - absorbed
When the opportunity to settle on Mars was advertised online, 200,000 people ____ their names down.
put - gave - signed - noted
You almost ____ see our products every day.
absolutely - positively - obviously - certainly
People use antifreeze to _____ their cars from freezing.
block - halt - avoid - prevent
In the past, British children were encouraged to perform for the _____ of adults.
gain - profit - advantage - benefit
There is a small museum where visitors can ____ a collection of posters.
examine - review - watch - remark
He manages to _____ his love of sport with some socially useful work.
join - adjust - merge - combine
New technologies have _____ a dramatic increase in the quantity of paper used.
come around - called on - drawn up - brought about
Dolphins appear to use whistles as a ____ of greeting each other.
manner - means - form - process
Teenagers have so much homework that they have no time to ____ for other things.
waste - pass - spend - spare
People are so _____ to paper that they hardly think about it.
accustomed - familiar - acquainted - conscious
Live performances are still relatively _____.
popular - famous - favourite - approved
Other teenagers have made unusual _____ of party dresses.
versions - alternatives - models - replacements
Plans were recently revealed to ____ a human base on Mars in 2035.
plant - settle - uncover - establish
Children quickly accept new _____ as part of their everyday lives.
exhibits - appearances - designs - inventions
This problem ____ some important questions.
raises - puts - gets - places
Few species are _____ of associate sounds with specific things.
capable - competent - talented - skilled
Norwich is a ____ shopping centre for thousands of people.
common - popular - normal - known
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