Use Of English C1

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Use Of English C1

Using the skill of reading to practice use of english.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dr Hartson is an animal expert, but I don't believe the _________ of his expertise is as wide as you think.
    • A. 

      Width

    • B. 

      Scope

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 2. 
    Scientists are yet to understand the full nutritional ________ of the humble olive.
    • A. 

      Favours

    • B. 

      Helps

    • C. 

      Goods

    • D. 

      Benefits

  • 3. 
    In the mating season, the male of the species calls out with a ________ gu-gu sound.
    • A. 

      Separate

    • B. 

      Distinctive

    • C. 

      Contrasting

    • D. 

      Individual

  • 4. 
    Thomas graduated with a specialist degree in the ________ of criminology.
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Aspect

    • C. 

      Sector

    • D. 

      Division

  • 5. 
    Like most safety features, the air bag is very rarely used but when ________ upon, must operate perfectly.
    • A. 

      Pulled

    • B. 

      Required

    • C. 

      Called

    • D. 

      Requested

  • 6. 
    Politicians have been arguing about the reasons for the ________ in the number of unemployed.
    • A. 

      Descent

    • B. 

      Decline

    • C. 

      Recession

    • D. 

      Weakening

  • 7. 
    Milk is an important ________ of calcium and vitamin D and is an important part of any diet.
    • A. 

      Ancestor

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Source

  • 8. 
    It is often only through long experiments of trial and ________ that scientific progress is made.
    • A. 

      Mistake

    • B. 

      Failure

    • C. 

      Error

    • D. 

      Fault

  • 9. 
    This species of seagull is not a ________ of the island, but will sometimes rest here a while.
    • A. 

      Resident

    • B. 

      Neighbour

    • C. 

      National

    • D. 

      Citizen

  • 10. 
    Marie Curie, one of the best-known ________ in working with radiation, died in 1934.
    • A. 

      Rebels

    • B. 

      Debutants

    • C. 

      Revolutionaries

    • D. 

      Pioneers

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