This English test will assess your Upper Intermediate English vocabulary knowledge. It’s the level of vocabulary that you need to have to get a good pass in the Cambridge First Certificate exam.
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First Certificate in English Exam preparation
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Big Ben is one of the most popular tourist ______________ in the world.
In ______________ of his dedication to charitable causes, John Stanley will go to The Palace next week to be awarded the MBE by HRH The Queen.
I'll be really happy when I pass my FCE.
Complete the sentence, so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentenceI ______________ my FCE.
really look forward to pass
looking forward to really passing
really am look forward to passing
am really looking forward to passing
He looks like my old schoolmate, Tom.
Complete the 2nd sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentenceHe _________________ my old schoolmate, Tom.
reminds me of
is reminding me of
reminds to me of
It's a well-known fact that people in Mediterranean countries tend to have a longer _____________ expectancy than countries in Eastern Europe.
European governments are attempting to ______________ the retirement age from 65 to 68.
My dog was chasing his tail all morning.
Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first.My dog _______________ chasing his tail.
was spent morning
was all morning spent
spent the whole morning
spent all morning at
The printer hasn't worked for 2 days now.
Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence.The printer _____________ for 2 days now.
is being out of service
is out of order
had been out of service
has been out of order
You _______________ insulted Jenny. She was really upset by what you said.
All the class passed the test except David.
Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first.David was the _________________ the exam.
only student to fail
solely student that failed
only student who passed
student alone who failed
a) The plane crash left little hope of any ______________.
b) Lots of ________________ were arrested on the student today.
Sunglasses protect your ____________ from harmful UV rays.
Everything in the room was white, so the colourful table really stood _____________.
The south-_______________ garden means that we get the sun all afternoon.
Oops, sorry, that's my mobile. ________________ it.
I'll just answer
I'm just answering
I just answer
It's extremely difficult for the panda population to significantly increase in number because they don't seem to _____________ in captivity.
It's not ______________ to book a taxi. We'll pick you up at the airport.
If I won the lottery and became a _______________ overnight, I don't think I'd tell my friends.
When I got back to where I left my bike, I discovered that ______________.
it has been stolen
it had been stolen
it was robbed
In the 1980s, who would have _______________ that China would have the most billionaires in the world now?
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This test was too difficult for you. Try one of our English tests for beginners.
Not bad. Try our intermediate test and you will probably get a very good score.
Good! You are doing very well and with a bit more study you will be ready for the FCE exam.
Excellent! Your vocabulary is at a level high enough to take the FCE exam.
Amazing!!! You should challenge yourself with one of our advanced tests!!!
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