FCE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 5

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.

Example: EXCITABLE

Mr Greaves had always been an 0 _____ man who should never have had a 17 position.

His bad temper was only just 18 and there was often a 19 to tell him to sit down and relax. His office was chaotic with papers everywhere and had 20 no order to it.

Once he went to a 21 in Paris and on his 22 at the hotel he completely forgot who he worked for when the 23 asked him.

When he tried to help he was a hindrance although his 24 were always good.

0.EXCITE
17.MANAGE
18.BEAR
19.TEMPT
20.ABSOLUTE
21.CONFER
22.ARRIVE
23.RECEIVE
24.INTEND

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