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Paper 1 - Reading & Use of English

1 A

like

from

Das

irrevocably

endlessly

B omission

ordeal

occasion

Bfall

drop

bounce

C Consequently D

Otherwise

fond

inclined

sprouts

young

imitate

observe

B after

2AinterminablyBrelentlessly
3 A

obstacle

4Aroll

5 A

Likewise

6 A

biased

B partial

Despite

TAoffspringBsiblings
8 A

emulate

convert

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Part 4
using
first
sentence,
the
to
meaning
similar
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it
has
that
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sentence
second
For questions 25-30, complete.the
the word
including
words,
eight
and
three
between
use
must
given.
You
word
the
the word given. Do not change
given. Here is an examPle (0).

Example:
0

It was wrong of you to be so critical of his decision.

criticised
decision so heavilY.

shouldn't have criticised his


Write only the missing words on the separate answer sheet'

25

The committee did not consider how we would feel about the proposal.

account
Our views on the proposal

26

by the committee'

Our limited budget meant very few real changes were possible'

scope
Our limited budget

110

Ieft.......,.....

changes'

Paper 1 - Reading & Use of English

27

There seems to be hardly any similarity between our lives any more.

common
Our lives seem

28

.........

... any more.

The cream she recommended really improved my complexion.

wonders
The cream she

29

recommended

my complexion.

Her success is largely attributable to her rigorous training regime.

put
Her success can

30

............

her rigorous training regime.

Their decision not to compete in the event shocked everyone.

came
Their decision not to compete in the

event

......' everyone.

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Paper 1 - Reading & Use of English

31 Accord ng to the writer, when New York came into view the immigrants felt

Aa sense of anticlimax.
B disappointment at its ugliness.
C ovenrvhelmed by the sight of it.
D the stories they'd heard had been exaggerated.

32

What distinguished immigrants' homes in America from the ones they had left was
that they were of a much higher standard.
that they could be rented more cheaply.
their spaciousness.
the neighbourhoods they were in.

A
B
C
D
33

The writer implies that immigrants received new names


as a matter of policy.
In a random fashion.
when they spoke no English.
because they wanted English-sounding names.

A
B
C
D
34

The writer implies that immigrants

A
B
C
D
35

were forced to deny who they were.


longed for the social certainties of Europe
could free themselves of their past lives.
felt the need to hide the truth about their backgrounds.

The writer suggests that the arrangement for the flat was possible because
the owner was a friend.
he knew the doorman.
the landlord didn't know.
they deceived the doorman.

A
B
C
D

36 According to the writer, people who live in New york

A
B
C
D

must feel constantly threatened.


all become caught up in the rush of activity.
survive by developing ways of ignoring what's going on.
only cope by not allowing themselves time to think.

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