Part 1

For questions 1-8 read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0)


0 A bright   B fair   C keen   D sharp

Answer: A

Messages from the Stone Age

The incredible pre-historic Chauvet cave art in France is painted in (0) .....A....... colours and dates back to a period around thirty thousand years ago when early humans first started to create rock art. Although various (1) [Gap()] of this art have been found in caves in Western Europe, very few people have seen the art at Chauvet because it is located (2) [Gap()] inside an inaccessible underground cave system. Those who have seen it say that it is very impressive, showing animals (3) [Gap()] horses, rhinos and I cows, and that the artwork is good enough to (4) [Gap()] modern compositions.

The first scientists to (5) [Gap()] the Chauvet paintings missed some other important (6) [Gap()] however. The walls of the cave are also marked with a series of lines and symbols, that were initially (7) [Gap()] as insignificant. But recent research has suggested that these marks may represent humankind's first steps towards the development of writing, which is (8) [Gap()] people to rethink their ideas about when written communication first started.

1 A illustrations B models       C cases       D examples

2 A deep           B thick           C long         D dense

3 A by means of B apart from C as well as D such as

4 A rival             B compare   C compete D oppose

5 A arrive           B reach         C meet       D know

6 A instances     B matters       C details   D issues

7 A believed     B regarded     C thought D agreed

8 A resulting     B having         C making D causing

Part 2

For questions 9-16, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an an example at the beginning (0).

Swimming with seals

The UK is home to half the world's population of grey seals and there .....ARE........ (0) many local boat trips offering sightseeing tours out to the islands and sandbanks (9) [Gap()] the animals are most regularly found.

But if you really want to get close (10) [Gap()] the seals and understand somelhin about their way of life, then you need to go on an underwater seal-watching trip. On these trips, you have the chance to go over the side of the boat and, equipped (11) [Gap()]  a wetsuit, mask and snorkel, spend time in the water alongside the animals.

Seals are extremely inquisitive creatures and, once you're in the water, they will swim past you trying to work (12) [Gap()] who you are and (13) [Gap()] you're doing there. (14) [Gap()] they can appear shy at first, seals soon (15) [Gap()]  used to you being in the water, and will come and play around you. Young pups especially like to (16) [Gap()] contact with divers, and often use their teeth, gently biting masks, fins and cameras out of curiosity. It can be a thrilling experience.

Part 3

For questions 17-24, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Brain games
According to experts, doing puzzles keeps our brains fit and (0) [Gap()] (HEALTH) As well as gaining (17) [Gap()] (SATISFY ) from finding the correct answer to a difficult problem, we give our brains a good workout in the process. To help us do this, all sorts of handheld 'brain games' are now available in the shops, and the most (18) [Gap()] (SUCCESS) games have sold in their millions.

What's more, people (19) [Gap()] (COVER) that the more they play the games, the easier it is to find a (20) [Gap()] (SOLVE) to the problems posed. They see this as proof that there has been an (21) [Gap()] (IMPROVE) . in the power of their brains. Unfortunately, however, this may be a false impression.
Some (22) [Gap()] (SCIENCE) argue that the brain gets better at any task the more often it is repeated. In other words, the improvement in the (23) [Gap()] (PERFORM) of the brain is something that happens naturally. So although these brain games are obviously fun to play, it remains (24) [Gap()] (CERTAIN) whether they are actually helping to boost brainpower or not.

Part 4

For questions 25-30, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words, Including the word given. Here is an example (0). Example: 

What type of music do you like best?


What ..................................... type of music?

The gap can be filled with the words 'is your favourite'

25 Brad speaks English better than his parents do.


Brad's parents don't ................... he does.

26 Cycling is not allowed in the park.


You ......................... in the park.

27 'I'm sorry I didn't let you know I was going to be late, Ann,' said Jamie.


Jamie ............................. Ann know that he was going to be late.

28 A heavy fall of snow prevented them from getting home that night.


They ........................... home that night because of a heavy fall of snow.

29 Ursula was disappointed not to win the competition.


Not winning the competition Ursula.

30 I paid far more money for my new computer than I expected to.


I didn't expect .................... money for my new computer.

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