FCE Use of English Part 1, Test 2

FCE Use of English Part 1, Stress

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 by В with C because D of


Stress is an unpleasant feeling or condition that can be caused  0_____ something like fear or some unexpected change in one’s life. It can be either physical – relating to your body, or 1 , which means it is connected to your mind. Symptoms may 2 dizziness, nausea, shaking hands and many others. So what can we do to reduce its negative impact 3 our lives?

There are different methods of coping 4 this condition. One approach is to 5 the thing, activity or person that causes it. If that doesn’t work, consider cutting 6 on coffee and alcohol. Another effective solution is to take a 7 from your regular activities. If that doesn’t help, you might want to 8 a doctor.

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