FCE Use of English Part Two open cloze for relative clauses

FCE Result Unit 9 

Do FCE Handbook Test 2 Use of English Part Two.

What grammar is included in questions 2 and 20? What are the grammar rules?

Put one word into each of the gaps below. As in the exam, don’t put options, even if you think more than one word could fit.

Handbook Test 1 Part 1

Nigel is just about to leave on a three-year trip ______ will take him right around the world.

What’s more, he plans to make the whole journey using only means of transport ______________   are powered by natural energy.

Nigel hopes to pass on to the people ______________ he meets the environmental message that lies behind the whole idea.

Handbook Test 1 Part 2

Lake Titicaca, ______________ is often known as the ‘holy lake’, is situated in South America on the border between Bolivia and Peru. The lives of people ______________ tools and pottery have been found on its shores have long remained a mystery.

Divers from the expedition have discovered a 200-metre-long, 50-metre-wide building _______ is surrounded by a terrace for crops, a road and a wall. It is thought that the remains are those of a temple ________ was built by the Tihuanacu people __________  lived beside Lake Titicaca before it became a part of the much later Incan empire.

Handbook Test 1 Part Three

The Real Walkers Company offers a selection of small group walking holidays ________ explore some delightful hidden corners of Europe, the Americas and Australasia.

According to the brochure, an enjoyment of walking is often the thing ______________ brings together a group of like-minded people ______________ share the pleasure of good companionship in attractive surroundings.

Handbook Test 2 Part 3

Last year, Tanzania welcomed about 290,000 visitors, ______________ made tourism the third most important source of foreign exchanges.

At the same time, it aims to avoid the ‘mass tourism’ ______________ has been a rather unfortunate development in other areas of similar beauty.

FCE 4 Test 2 Part 2

At that time, it was hard for ordinary working people to find comfortable houses in ________ they could afford to live.

Are there any spaces above where other answers are also possible?

Can any of the gaps be left blank?  

Is it possible to remove any of those words by also taking out the auxiliary verbs?

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Suggested answers

Handbook Test 1 Part 1

Nigel is just about to leave on a three-year trip which/ that will take him right around the world.

What’s more, he plans to make the whole journey using only means of transport (which/ that are) powered by natural energy.

Nigel hopes to pass on to the people (who/ that) he meets the environmental message that lies behind the whole idea.

Handbook Test 1 Part 2

Lake Titicaca, (which is) often known as the ‘holy lake’, is situated in South America on the border between Bolivia and Peru. The lives of people whose tools and pottery have been found on its shores have long remained a mystery.

Divers from the expedition have discovered a 200-metre-long, 50-metre-wide building (which is/ that is) surrounded by a terrace for crops, a road and a wall. It is thought that the remains are those of a temple (which was/ that was) built by the Tihuanacu people who/ that lived beside Lake Titicaca before it became a part of the much later Incan empire.

Handbook Test 1 Part Three

The Real Walkers Company offers a selection of small group walking holidays which/ that explore some delightful hidden corners of Europe, the Americas and Australasia.

According to the brochure, an enjoyment of walking is often the thing which/ that brings together a group of like-minded people who/ that share the pleasure of good companionship in attractive surroundings.

Handbook Test 2 Part 3

Last year, Tanzania welcomed about 290,000 visitors, which made tourism the third most important source of foreign exchanges.

At the same time, it aims to avoid the ‘mass tourism’ which/ that has been a rather unfortunate development in other areas of similar beauty.

FCE 4 Test 2 Part 2

At that time, it was hard for ordinary working people to find comfortable houses in which they could afford to live.

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