Test Asociado al Reading "extract from a novel"

Diego  Santos
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Práctica el Reading the First Certificate. Estas preguntas son las correspondientes al reading que puedes encontrar en: https://www.examtime.com/es-ES/p/530399

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Question 1

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As he travelled, the writer regretted his choice of
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  • seat
  • clothes
  • career
  • means of transport

Question 2

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What had surprised the writer about the job?
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  • There had been no advertisement.
  • He had been contacted by letter.
  • There was an invitation to tea.
  • He had been selected for interview.

Question 3

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The writer uses the phrase ‘I had grabbed the lifeline’ (line 16) to show that he felt
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  • confident of his ability.
  • ready to consider any offer.
  • cautious about accepting the invitation.
  • forced to make a decision unwillingly.

Question 4

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What impression had the writer previously had of Yorkshire?
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  • It was a beautiful place.
  • It was a boring place.
  • It was a charming place.
  • It was an unhappy place.

Question 5

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What did the writer find unusual about Darrowby?
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  • the location of the bus stop
  • the small number of shops
  • the design of the square
  • the lack of activity

Question 6

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What did the writer feel the guidebooks had missed about Darrowby?
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  • the beauty of the houses
  • the importance of the bridges
  • the lovely views from the town
  • the impressive public spaces

Question 7

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How did the writer recognise Skeldale House?
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  • The name was on the door.
  • It had red bricks.
  • There was a certain plant outside.
  • It stood alone.

Question 8

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How did the writer’s attitude change during the passage?
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  • He began to feel he might like living in Darrowby.
  • He became less enthusiastic about the job.
  • He realised his journey was likely to have been a waste of time.
  • He started to look forward to having the interview.