Gateway B2: Ultimate Vocabulary Trivia Test! Quiz

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Gateway B2: Ultimate Vocabulary Trivia Test! Quiz

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  • 1. 
     •   board   •   gate   •   journey   •   landing   •   take off     •   traffic jam   •   travel   Hi Natalie,  How are you? I’ve just got back to London after a really terrible (1) ……………………… . I honestly thought I was going to miss my flight home. My host mother booked a car service to take me to the airport, but it was really late coming. Apparently, one of the bridges had been closed so there was a big (2) ……………………… . By the time I got to the airport, there were really long queues for my flight and when I got through security I had to run to the  (3) ……………………… – which of course was right at the other end of the airport – because they were ready to  (4) ……………………… . They were calling my name on the loudspeaker! And then, would you believe it, there was a delay before we were able to (5) ……………………… because of a storm. It was a very bumpy flight and I was so glad to get home!  Anyway, apart from that I had a great time!  Speak soon,  Eleanor   
  • 2. 
    Hi Natalie, How are you? I’ve just got back to London after a really terrible……………………… . I honestly thought I was going to miss my flight home.
    • A. 

      Board

    • B. 

      Gate

    • C. 

      Journey

    • D. 

      Landing

    • E. 

      Take off

    • F. 

      Traffic jam

    • G. 

      Travel

  • 3. 
    My host mother booked a car service to take me to the airport, but it was really late coming. Apparently, one of the bridges had been closed so there was a big ……………………… .
    • A. 

      Board

    • B. 

      Gate

    • C. 

      Journey

    • D. 

      Landing

    • E. 

      Take off

    • F. 

      Traffic jam

    • G. 

      Travel

  • 4. 
    By the time I got to the airport, there were really long queues for my flight and when I got through security I had to run to the……………………… – which of course was right at the other end of the airport – because ...........
    • A. 

      Board

    • B. 

      Gate

    • C. 

      Journey

    • D. 

      Landing

    • E. 

      Take off

    • F. 

      Traffic jam

    • G. 

      Travel

  • 5. 
    ... which of course was right at the other end of the airport – because they were ready to ……………………… . They were calling my name on the loudspeaker! 
    • A. 

      Board

    • B. 

      Gate

    • C. 

      Journey

    • D. 

      Landing

    • E. 

      Take off

    • F. 

      Traffic jam

    • G. 

      Travel

  • 6. 
    And then, would you believe it, there was a delay before we were able to……………………… because of a storm. It was a very bumpy flight and I was so glad to get home! 
    • A. 

      Board

    • B. 

      Gate

    • C. 

      Journey

    • D. 

      Landing

    • E. 

      Take off

    • F. 

      Traffic jam

    • G. 

      Travel

  • 7. 
    Last year I spent three months studying in the south of France. I decided not to fly to Aix but to take the  (1) …………… train because I wanted to spend a day in Paris on the way. I left London at eight o’clock in the morning and two hours later, I was in the center of Paris. It was almost (2) ……………  ! Then I took the Metro to my hotel and spent the rest of the day sightseeing. The next morning I was at the station very early, but an …………… last-minute change of (4) …………… meant that I had to run with all my  luggage and I only just got (5) …………… the train before the doors closed. When I arrived in Aix, I felt as if I was in another world. 
  • 8. 
    Last year I spent three months studying in the south of France. I decided not to fly to Aix but to take the…………… train because I wanted to spend a day in Paris on the way.
    • A. 

      Supersonic

    • B. 

      High-speed

    • C. 

      Rocket

  • 9. 
    I left London at eight o’clock in the morning and two hours later, I was in the center of Paris. It was almost ……………! Then I took the Metro to my hotel and spent the rest of the day sightseeing.
    • A. 

      Irregular

    • B. 

      Unbelievable

    • C. 

      Unusual

  • 10. 
    The next morning I was at the station very early, but an …………… last-minute change of .....… meant that I had to run with all my luggage and I only just got …………… the train before the doors closed. 
    • A. 

      Unsuccessful

    • B. 

      Impossible

    • C. 

      Unexpected

  • 11. 
    The next morning I was at the station very early, but an.  …… last-minute change of  …………… meant that I had to run with all my luggage and I only just got ………… the train before the doors closed. 
    • A. 

      Platform

    • B. 

      launch

    • C. 

      landing

  • 12. 
    The next morning I was at the station very early, but……… a last-minute change of ……… meant that I had to run with all my luggage and I only just got (5) …………… the train before the doors closed. 
    • A. 

      Off

    • B. 

      Out

    • C. 

      On

  • 13. 
    When Harry opened his eyes, outside the landscape was ……………………… (usual). His head was hurting badly. He had been unconscious for a long time. He remembered attempting to re-enter Goliath’s orbit but he had ……………………… (calculate) his speed and the spacecraft had fallen uncontrollably through the atmosphere. Harry had tried to disable the automatic controls, but this had been  ……………………… (possible) and the spacecraft had hit the ground heavily. Harry knew it had been ……………………… (responsible) of him to take the craft. At this very moment, there was probably an international search going on for him and he knew he shouldn’t ……………………… (estimate) the anger of the leader of Agron.
  • 14. 
    When Harry opened his eyes, outside the landscape was ……………………… (usual). His head was hurting badly. He had been unconscious for a long time. 
  • 15. 
    He remembered attempting to re-enter Goliath's orbit but he had ……………………… (calculate) his speed and the spacecraft had fallen uncontrollably through the atmosphere. 
  • 16. 
    Harry had tried to disable the automatic controls, but this had been ……………………… (possible) and the spacecraft had hit the ground heavily. 
  • 17. 
     Harry knew it had been ……………………… (responsible) of him to take the craft. 
  • 18. 
    At this very moment, there was probably an international search going on for him and he knew he shouldn’t……………………… (estimate) the anger of the leader of Agron.