FCE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 3

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).
In the exam, write your answers IN CAPITAL LETTERS on the separate answer sheet.


Rafting on the Zambezi river

Victoria Falls on the Zambezi river in Africa is one of the most 0 _____ sights in the world. It is also an 17 place for water sports. The translation of the local Zambian name for the falls is ‘the smoke that thunders’ and it’s a pretty good 18 . On arrival, it’s the noise that makes the greatest 19 on you as the water drops 108 metres in a waterfall that is nearly two kilometres wide. The 20 landscape is also awesome, and well worth a visit.

You can’t go white-water rafting over the falls themselves, but the rapids 21 down the Zambezi river provide a very exciting location. Although the rapids are given grades five and six on the sports 22 scale, there are places where relative 23 can have a go, as long as they are accompanied by experienced operators. These people guide you through the rapids and ensure that you don’t stray into the more 24 sections by mistake


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