FCE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 13

FCE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 13

The old, print-friendly test

Part 1

For questions 1-8, read the text below and decide which answer (А, В, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).


A haveВ makeC getD put


Slacklining is an increasingly popular activity in London’s parks. All you need if you want to 0 _____ a go at slacklining is a two trees about fifteen metres apart, a five-centimetre-wide strap of around the same length and the equipment to 1 the strap to the trees.

The slackline is not a rope, but a flat piece of strong webbing material. The 2 is to try to walk along the line without 3 your balance. As the line is usually 4 about a metre or so above the ground, there is no 5 risk of injury if you don’t 6 to stay on the line. Other street sports, such as skateboarding and parkour are much more dangerous.

Basically, slacklining 7 quite a lot of practice, but it is something you can learn to do. At first, most people like to 8 on to a friend’s hand until get used to the feeling of the moving line under their feet.

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