Cambridge First Certificate Exam Practice: Use Of English
11 Questions |
By Englishdailywork | Last updated: Apr 29, 2019
| Total Attempts: 2824
One of the ways in which you can improve your grammar is finding the missing words to a story and give it a flow. Do you think you can do so? Take up this Cambridge first certificate exam practice test on the use of English. All you have to do is read the whole text below and decide which answer A, B, C, or D best fits each space.
Questions and Answers
1. Life was once simpler than it is today, although it was also harder and life expectancy was shorter. Early human beings lived by _____________ food, hunting and fishing.
About 11,000 years ago, agriculture ________ in what is now the Middle East.
Crops were grown, animals reared and ________ homes built.
The landscape began to change, although at
first it was hardly ________ because the population was so small.
It has been ________ that, 10,000 years ago,
there were only about eight million people and even 2,000 years ago there were
still only about 300 million.
As the world’s population ________, the
countryside was changed by farming, mining, and the building of larger settlements.
During the late 1700s, the Industrial
Revolution began in Britain. Machines replaced hand labour and steam replaced
Coal was used to make iron, which ________
steam-powered machines to be built.
Factories increased in _________ and cities
grew in size.
Industrialization gradually ________ to other
Improved methods of farming led to big
increases in food production and the world’s population began to grow at a
rapid ________, from 900 million in 1800 to over 5,000
million at the end of the twentieth century.
Units I and II
Skill: Use of English and vocabulary.
Total Grade: 20
Total of items: 20
Students: University students
Number of students: 20
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