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B1 Reading Part 6 Exercise 2

B1 Reading Part 6 Exercise 2


You are given a piece of text with six spaces.

Choose the word which best fits each space, and type it in the input box.

Use only one word for each space.


Once all the questions have been answered, click on the check button.

Correct answers will appear in green, incorrect answers in red.

Your mark will be given as a percentage.


The pass mark for this exercise is 70% or over, and you need to be able to do this exercise in the exam in about 10 minutes.


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Silly Putty

Most classrooms today will have a box of Silly Putty somewhere, because kids love to use it and play (1) it. But how it was invented is quite (2) interesting story. During World War II, engineer James Wright was working for the US government, who didn’t have enough rubber to make the things (3) needed. He was asked to make something that could work like rubber, so, he mixed some chemicals together, and,  (4) accident, Silly Putty appeared. It was actually better (5) rubber because it bounced more. It also had a special property. When you flattened it against a newspaper, it copied (6) the letters perfectly. But the government decided they couldn’t use it, so it became a toy for kids.

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