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FCE Use of English Part 1, Test 11 - Cats. Answers with explanations

FCE Use of English Part 1, Cats

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 dawn В dusk C sunrise D start


Cats have accompanied people since the 0 dawn. They are affectionate, independent and said to 1 their owners more calm. A cat does not require much looking 2 , so they won’t take much of your time, unlike dogs. Their two favourite 3 are snoozing and grooming themselves.

Keen and curious by nature, cats often 4 to explore the environment they live in, whether it is a small flat or a huge house with a garden. Freedom of such exploration is crucial to a cat’s well-being and therefore they shouldn’t be 5 of it.

Because of their solitary personality, cats are not always in the 6 for playing or lying in your lap. Be prepared that your pet will not always purr or rub against your leg. Don’t be alarmed if they disappear for no 7 . After all, they are nocturnal creatures, and therefore are most active during the night.

Finally, a fun piece of trivia. A group of cats is 8 to as ‘a kindle’.

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