C1 Advanced (CAE) >> Open Cloze Worksheets >> The second part of the Reading & Use of English paper in the C1 Advanced Examination is open cloze, in which students use one word to fill each space in a short text. The required words are usually grammatical, such as pronouns, articles, prepositions, auxiliary verbs and so on.

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Open Cloze Worksheet 12

For each space, choose ONE word which you think best completes the sentence. Look carefully at the words both before and after each space.

  1. As ____________ as seventy workers will be made redundant in a company merger.
  2. The cake collapsed because the heat in the oven wasn't consistent. In ____________ words, someone opened the door!
  3. ____________ order to find you on our customer database, you'll have to tell me your full name and date of birth.
  4. I'm always on ____________ lookout for bargain antiques to add to my collection.
  5. Why are you eating in here on your ____________? Is everyone else working?
  6. There are some things I don't like about the new logo, but on the ____________, it's fine.
  7. The security system was shown to be ____________ from foolproof when the boss's nine-year-old son guessed the password.
  8. He hasn't answered one of our questions truthfully so ____________ bother?

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