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FCE Exam Class – Reading and Use of English: Part 1

This page offers a guide to the first part of the Reading and Use of English Paper in the Cambridge First (B2) Exam, what it tests, how to approach it and how to revise for it.

The first test in the Reading and Use of English Paper of the FCE Exam looks something like this:

Cambridge FCE Exam Sample Reading and Use of English: Part 1
Cambridge FCE Exam Reading and Use of English Part 1 Sample

(The actual test paper is longer with 8 gaps for you to fill.)

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What is genealogy?

  1. B: RATHER
  2. C: RESULT
  3. B: ACCESS
  4. D: EXPENSE
  5. C: REMARK
  6. A: REVEALS
  7. D: FURTHER
  8. B: PARTICIPATED

  1. C: as a result
  2. A: boosted
  3. A: went ahead
  4. B: challenge
  5. C: sway
  6. B: enchanting
  7. D: disappearing
  8. B: lost

  1. B: win
  2. C: insight
  3. C: Contrary
  4. A: care
  5. B: disputes
  6. B: misled
  7. C: illusion
  8. D: extend

CAE Exam Class – Reading and Use of English: Part 1

This page offers a guide to the first part of the Reading and Use of English Paper in the Cambridge Advanced (C1) Exam, what it tests, how to approach it and how to revise for it.

The first test in the Reading and Use of English Paper of the CAE Exam looks something like this:

Cambridge CAE Exam Reading and Use of English Part 1 Example
Cambridge FCE Exam Reading and Use of English Part 1 Example Questions

(The actual test paper is longer with 8 gaps for you to fill.)

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