FCE Use of English Part 1, Test 7

FCE Use of English Part 1, Dollar Presidents

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).

Example:

A currency В coins C money D banknotes

The Dollar Presidents

As most of us know, national 0_____ of the US bears portraits of its presidents from various eras. However, 1 people are aware that some of these historic figures, great as they were, had never been presidents! It is now time for us to go back 2 the past and find out.

Alexander Hamilton, 3 face we see on the $10 bill, 4 a number of important positions. At different periods of US history he had been a scholar of legal studies, a politician, a statesman, even a military commander. More importantly, he was one of the Founding Fathers of the US. 5 to the popular belief though he was not a president.

Benjamin Franklin, the gentleman adorning one hundred dollar note, was a man gifted 6 many different fields. Equally skilled in sciences, politics and social activism, he also 7 birth to multiple inventions such as bifocals and lightning rod. 8 to Hamilton, Franklin too was a Founding Father.

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