FCE Use of English Part One speculating practice

Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) Use of English Part One multiple choice cloze for the language of speculating

Choose the one correct option for each of the gaps below.

It ___________________________________________ be a good idea, but I doubt it.

– must/ probably/ possible/ could

 

It ________________________ must be our train next, we’ve been waiting for hours!

– very/ really/ possibly/ greatly

 

It’s _____________________________________________________ going to happen.

– definitely/ sure/ hardly/ well

 

There’s a fifty percent _________________________________ of rain in the afternoon.

– gamble/ chance/ odds/ bet

 

The ________________________________ are that he will be struck by nerves again.

– possibility/ probability/ chance/ odds

 

There’s a _______________________________________________ possibility of rain.

– slight/ medium/ middle/ wide

 

There probability of an economic recovery in the next six months is _______________.

– low/ little/ much/ long

 

I _____________________________________ predict that China’s growth will plateau.

– surely/ confidently/ highly/ largely

 

I ________________________ expect him to throw my present away as soon as I leave.

– fully/ wholly/ largely/ greatly

 

He’s not a genius, but he’ll ____________________ certainly be better than my last boss.

– nearly/ really/ almost/ completely

 

It might ______________________________________________________ break down.

– well/ maybe/ certainly/ have

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