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FCE Use of English Part 2, Test 4 - Old Faithful.

FCE Use of English Part 2, Old Faithful

Part 2

For questions 9-16, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). In the exam, write your answers IN CAPITAL LETTERS on the separate answer sheet.

Example: LOCATED

Old Faithful

A geological wonder of the world, Old Faithful is a geyser that is 0 ______ in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, US. What it does is erupt steam and boiling-hot water 9 uneven intervals of 40 to 110 minutes. One eruption can be as 10 as five minutes.

The practice 11 recording eruption intervals has been around for decades. One curious thing this record-keeping has helped to establish is that there is a direct connection 12 intervals and the duration of eruptions. Basically, the bigger the interval, the longer these eruptions 13 . This can be explained by the fact that more water and pressure can build up over longer intervals.

The geyser is extremely popular with people, and not just from the USA, but from all around the 14 . During peak season it can get extremely crowded – so if you planned on 15 it, consider doing so in the off season. The observation area in the park ensures that the visitors get the best view of the geyser 16 also keeping them far enough away not to get scalded by its hot water.

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