CAE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 3

CAE Reafing and Use of English Test 3

CAE Reading and Use of English 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).

Alicia Rhett – the star who only appeared in one film

Alicia Rhett was an actress who rose to international 0 stardom in the 1939 film Gone With the Wind. In the film, which enjoyed 17 success and is among the most popular ever made, she played the part of India Wilkes, the serious young woman whose love for the dull and timid 18 character, Charles Hamilton, is spurned in favour of Scarlett O’Hara. Despite the film’s 19 acclaim, however, it was to be her only screen role.

While Alicia later insisted that she ‘enjoyed the experience immensely’, she was 20 to the life of a Hollywood star. An intensely private individual, she lacked the drive and ambition of 21 like Joan Crawford or Bette Davis, and went on to reject all subsequent roles from agents and 22 . Though fans continued to hound her with requests for 23 photographs seven decades later, letters went 24 and requests for interviews were seldom granted.

0. STAR
17. PHENOMENON
18. CENTRE
19. LAST
20. SUIT
21. CONTEMPORARY
22. PRODUCE
23. SIGN
24. ANSWER

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