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ANSWER KEY FCE PRACTICE TESTS Test 1 Reading PART 1 1A 2C 3C 4D 5B 6A 7D 8C PART 2 9C 10 A 11 F 12 D 13 H 14 G 15 E PART 3 16. B 17. C 18. E 19. C 20.

A 21. B 22. D 23 & 24 A & C 25 & 26 D & E 27. C 28. A 29. D 30. A

4. B trip 5. B outdoor 6. D keen 7. C off 8. B maintaining 9. A tell 10. D eventually 11. D noticed 12. A recovered

PART 2 13. if 14. are 15. of 16. be 17. as/while/when 18. away/off 19. was 20. more 21. since 22. As 23. for 24. so PART 3 25. romantic 26. population 27. economic 28. strategic 29. situated 30. leaders 31. formally 32. independence 33. evident 34 tourist

Use of English PART 1 1. C encourage 2. C achieved 3. A rewarded

PART 4 35. only be satisfied when/once 36. let me know as soon 37. told the girl she was 38. never been so many 39. you mind lending me 40. unless it rains 41. was such a 42. expect to do Listening

21. B 22. C 23. F

PART 4 24. C. Ireland 25. A. three 26. B. 150

Part 1 1A 2B 3C 4B 5A 6B 7A 8B

27. A. Its made from leather. 28. A. The late 19th Century. 29. B. They earn no money. 30. B. Rival fans sit together.

Test 2 Reading PART 2 9. the Spanish lynx 10. 10,000 years ago 11. 400 12. 27 kg 13. rabbits 14. caves or trees PART 2 15. to hunt them 16. 60 days 17. 6 18. to close a road 9E 10 B 11 G 12 D 13 A 14 H 15 C PART 3 19. D 20. A 16 A 17 E Part 1 1B 2A 3B 4C 5D 6B 7C 8D

PART 3

18 B 19 A 20 B and 21 C 22 C 23 A and 24 D 25 A 26 A 27 E 28 E 29 D 30 B

25. alternative 26. widely 27. advertised 28. lovers 29. daily 30. officials 31. consumers 32. carefully 33.allowance 34. unhealthy PART 4

Test 2 Use of English PART 1 1. C tips 2. B choosing 3. A book 4. D resorts 5. B advantages 6. A lower 7. C spend 8. D significantly 9. D major 10. C advance 11. C off 12. D alerts PART 2 13. it 14. an 15. there 16. be 17. were 18. their 19. at 20. more 21. which / that 22.each /every 23. Once / After 24. all / many PART 3

35. do not agree with anything 36. I would prefer to stay 37. necessary for me 38. have been more careful with 39. we would always have 40. never remember where 41. not as bad as 42. never let us have Listening PART 1 1 A his neighbour 2C 3B 4 A 5 C 6 A 7A 8A It was too far away She enjoyed it On business Two Thousand Pounds a single Because of her relationship with her parents a soft drink

PART 2 9 Business Administration 10 aeronautical engineering 11 Western Europe 12 Private Pilots Licence 13 across the Sahara 14 over the Alps 15 Zanussi 16 balloon manufacturing capital 17 the highest level 18 Tuesday 20 November

Test 3 Reading Part 1 1B 2D 3B 4A 5A 6C 7D 8C PART 2

PART 3 19. D 20. E 21. A 22. F 23. C PART 3 PART 4 24 B ultra-marathons 25 A are varied 26 A 12,000 27 C Its a good personal test. 28 C 1977 29 B 80 hours 30 C He realises how grateful he is to have friends and family. 16 B 17 D 18 A 19 B 20 C 21 & 22 A & C 23 B 24 D 25 C 26 A 27 C 28 A 29 D 30 C 9D 10 C 11 E 12 G 13 F 14 H 15 A

Use of English PART 1 1. B insurance 2. D evidence 3. B away 4. C develop 5. A target 6. D accepted 7. C security 8. C plans 9. A purchased 10. A complain 11. D easy 12. B aware PART 2 13. have 14. with 15. of 16. to 17. most 18. can /may 19. which / that 20. where 21. all / many / most 22. not 23. than 24. such PART 3 25. unusual 26. depression 27. traditional 28. successful 29. employers 30. invitations 31. presence 32. reactions 33. clearly 34. themselves PART 4 35. apologised for losing my scarf 36. how much this dress costs

37. made up my mind 38. needs decorating 39. take a jumper in case 40. if you had paid (more) 41. have been created 42. did not accept

Listening PART 1 1. B 2. B 3. C 4. A 5. A 6. B 7. C 8. B PART 2 9. the first floor 10. the Arrivals Hall 11. exceed 100 ml 12. require any assistance 13. 25 per person 14. Car Park Atrium 15. photographic identification 16. Full English breakfast 17. 10 Km north 18. over 21 million PART 3 19. B 20. D 21. A 22. C 23. E PART 4 24. A 25. C 26. A 27. A 28. B 29. A 30. C

Test 4 Reading PART 1 1C 2B 3A 4A 5C 6A 7B 8B PART 2 9G 10 E 11 F 12 D 13 A 14 B 15 H

7. A enjoyable 8. C artificial 9. B naturally 10. B place 11. A instructor 12. C hired PART 2 13. like 14. than 15. not 16. be 17. which 18. our 19. but / although 20. the 21. as 22. a /some 23. can 24. if / when PART 3 25. within 26. comparatively 27. destination 28. unnecessary 29. religious 30. original 31. locations 32. independent 33.competition 34. affordable

PART 3 16 and 17 B and C 18 D 19 A 20 C 21 A 22 D 23 C 24 and 25 B and C 26 B 27 B 28 D 29 and 30 A and B

PART 4 35. a much better manager 36. I had told them 37. the first time I have (Ive) 38. is forbidden anywhere (or everywhere) 39. were likely to go 40. had better go 41. tends to get 42. even though it is

Use of English PART 1 1. B accurate 2. C spend 3. C freezing 4. A specific 5. D plenty 6. B involve

Listening PART 1 1. C 2. A 3. B 4. A 5. B 6. B 7. A 8. B PART 2 9. 30 years of 10. UCLA 11. not really changed 12. closer to 35 13. facial plastic surgery 14. poor self-esteem 15. in competent hands 16. minimal care 17. Nigel Bryan, Jr. 18. own son PART 3 19. C 20. A 21. F 22. E 23. B PART 4 24. B 25. A 26. C 27. C 28. B 29. B 30. C Test 5 Reading Part 1 1B 2C 3D 4C 5B

6A 7D 8A PART 2 9B 10 E 11 H 12 F 13 G 14 C 15 D

PART 3 16 B 17 C 18 E 19 and 20 A / E 21 A 22 and 23 C / D 24 and 25 A / C 26 and 27 and 28 B / D / E 29 B 30 E Use of English PART 1 1. B flexible 2. B smart 3. C boss 4. D paid 5. A traditional 6. D miss 7. C timetable 8. D dull 9. C booking 10. A talking 11. A salaries 12. B employed

PART 2 13. for 14. be 15. who / which / that 16. because / as 17. them 18. Despite 19. not 20. were 21. then 22. by 23. of 24. than PART 3 25. athletes 26. significantly 27. truly 28. responsibility 29. selection 30. celebration 31. accommodation 32. disadvantages 33.chosen 34. opportunity

7. C 8. A PART 2 9. Russian ballet dancer 10. the 1920s 11. New Zeland 12. 667 13. Perth, Australia 14. a definitive answer 15. beating egg whites 16. the United Kingdom 17. water and sugar 18. its first birthday PART 3 19. D 20. A 21. F 22. B 23. E

PART 4 24. A 25. B 26. B 27. A 28. C 29. B 30. A

PART 4 35. has no (doesnt have) difficulty making 36. was not as bad as 37. unless Marco calls (him) back 38. suggested painting 39. need watering 40. if I had enough (or more) 41. looking forward to seeing you 42. has been raining since Listening PART 1 1. B 2. B 3. A 4. A 5. A 6. A

Test 6 Reading PART 1 1B 2C 3A 4B 5C 6A 7D 8B PART 2 9G 10 C 11 A 12 F 13 H 14 E 15 B PART 3 16. C 17. A 18. B 19. D 20. E 21. and 22. B and C 23. A 24. D 25. C 26. B 27. and 28. A and C 29. and 30. B and E

6. C honest 7. A like 8. C good 9. B report 10.C asks 11. B easier 12. D keep PART 2 13. is 14. at 15. the 16. are 17. to 18. has 19. who 20. than 21. for 22. as 23. them 24. it PART 3 25. financial 26. busiest 27. investment 28. increasing 29. tourists 30. growth 31. pollution 32. apparently 33. inequality 34. worse PART 4 35. can borrow the (my) car 36. has been living 37. will definitely do 38. dont we buy 39. the same as 40. you mind if I open 41. usual for office workers to 42. encouraged Rachel to give up

Use of English PART 1 1. B false 2. B found 3. A last 4. A lose 5. D pieces

Listening PART 1 1. A 2. C 3. B 4. A 5. C 6. B 7. C 8. C PART 2

6B 7B 8C PART 2 9E 10 A 11 C 12 D 13 B 14 H 15 F

9. July 10. 2,500 11. February to April 12. 18 - 71 years of age 13. 15 - 20 14. qualified native speakers 15. five days of classes 16. 280 euros 17. 50 euros 18. 130 euros PART 3 19. D 20. C 21. B 22. A 23. F PART 4 24. C 25. C 26. C 27. A 28. B 29. B 30. A Test 7 Reading PART 1 1C 2B 3D 4A 5C

PART 3 16. B 17. D 18. and 19. B and C 20. A 21. and 22. B and C 23. C 24. A 25. B 26. A 27. and 28. A and B 29. D 30. C

Use of English PART 1 1. B close 2. B voted 3. B for 4. A offer 5. A visit 6. D transformed 7. A unique 8. D spend 9. C full 10. B authentic 11. C busy 12. A atmosphere

PART 2 13. in 14. on 15. An 16. with 17. part 18. to 19. a 20. was 21. as / so 22. about 23. are 24. the

5. C 6. A 7. B 8. C PART 2 9. co-founder 10. 1,200 11. the authenticity 12. 25 pounds 13. 9:30 am 14. Art Newspaper 15. women painters 16. trade and export 17. major publications 18. unresolved status

PART 3 25. uncomplicated 26. generally 27. independence 28. unusual 29. especially 30. successful 31. friendships 32. tidiness 33. disagreement 34. behaviour

PART 3 19. A 20. C 21. B 22. F 23. D PART 4 24. A 25. C 26. C 27. B 28. A 29. A 30. A

PART 4 35. if there arent (are not) 36. have her make up done 37. shouldnt (should not) have spent 38. warned him to be 39. were (also allow was) you I would 40. probably wont (will not) arrive 41. had already left 42. you mind turning down

Listening PART 1 1. B 2. A 3. C 4. C

Test 8 Reading PART 1 1D 2C 3D 4A 5D 6D 7A 8B PART 2 9A 10 D 11 E 12 H 13 G 14 B 15 C PART 3 16. C 17. D 18. A 19. C 20. A 21. C 22. B 23. B and 24. D 25. D 26. B 27. A 28. B 29. C and 30.D

5. C imagine 6. A useful 7. C open 8. B accounts 9. D away 10. A disappears 11. C serious 12. C particular PART 2 13. you 14. are 15. of 16. most / biggest / largest / greatest 17. not 18. was (is) 19. which / that 20. with 21. the 22. but 23. more 24. much / far / (just) PART 3 25. dangerous 26. beginning 27. designers 28. gradually 29. Firstly 30. community 31. production 32. environmental 33. reused 34. highly PART 4 35. was invented by the Chinese 36. might be extinct 37. threatened to resign unless 38. tend not to OR dont tend to 39. retired almost two (2) years ago 40. place was so beautiful 41. asked us if we 42. is much healthier than

Use of English PART 1 1. D attracts 2. A want 3. B preserves 4. B inside

Listening PART 1 1. A 2. A 3. A 4. A 5. B 6. C 7. C 8. A PART 2 9. cows milk 10. sterilise 11. half a kilo 12. unwanted bacteria 13. to the touch 14. at right angles 15. 30 40 minutes 16. a spoon 17. hot water 18. cool, dry place PART 3 19. C 20. F 21. B 22. A 23. D PART 4 24. B 25. C 26. A 27. B 28. A 29. C 30. C