CAE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 9

CAE Reafing and Use of English Test 9

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).

Searching for a King

You wouldn’t expect to find a dead king under a city car park, yet, 0 astonishingly , this was where archaeologists found Richard III, an English king who died in 1485. Always as 17 figure, Richard was 18 as a villain and murderer by Shakespeare. The accuracy of this portrayal is 19 , but the fact that Richard was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field is 20 . The exact whereabouts of his body after the battle was a mystery but with the discovery of a skeleton in Leicester, people speculated about whether these were the 21 of the king. The skeleton exhibited similar injuries to those recorded after the battle and scientists carried out carbon dating, which placed the skeleton in the fifteenth century. 22 of DNA from living descendants of the king put 23 of the skeleton beyond doubt – the evidence was 24 .The last missing king of England had been found.

0. ASTONISH
17. CONTROVERSY
18. MORTAL
19. DEBATE
20. DISPUTE
21. REMAIN
22. ANALYSE
23. IDENTITY
24. CONCLUDE

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