CPE / Multiple Choice Cloze

Cambridge English: certificate of Proficiency exam (CpE) / MULTIPLE CHOICE cloze

Task Type:                         Multiple-choice cloze.
Focus:                                Lexical-grammatical.
Format:                              A text in which there are some numbered gap, each of which represents a word or phrase. After the text there are
                                            four possible answers for each gap and you have to choose the correct answer (A, B, C or D).
Number of questions:      8.
How many marks are there: One mark for each correct answer.
What is testing:


  • vocabulary
  • phrases and collocations
  • shades of meaning
  • linking words
  • phrasal verbs

General Advice:


  • Read through the whole text as it may have an effect on the answer.
  • Don't choose your answer before you have read all the options. 
  • Take a guess if necessary! You will not lose marks.
  • Read through the text again.


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