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 2

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. There are several very interesting ingredients we can add to this cake. ____________ of them is nutmeg and another is vanilla.
  2. We discussed who would give money for the gift for about ten minutes and ____________ the end, Cyril just grabbed the bill and paid.
  3. ____________ from yourself, do you know anyone else who'd be willing to volunteer?
  4. Brunei, a tiny ____________ very wealthy state, lies in Asia.
  5. My mother warned my brother that dinner would be at 6pm and ____________ this, he was eating doughnuts half an hour before!
  6. It looks ____________ though the new employee is going to be late on his first day.
  7. ____________ the work you do for the government, what else do you do for a living?
  8. We loved the house, but couldn't contact the agent and that's ____________ is the most frustrating thing.

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