Practice for Part 3 of the Reading and Use of English paper with this sample exam about Mother Teresa. Part 3 tests your knowledge of vocabulary, so candidates will need to know a variety of adverbs, adjectives, nouns etc. in order to score high marks.
Use the word given in capitals below the text to form a word to go in each corresponding gap. (0) has been given as an example. Write down your answers for each gap and then check to see how many you got correct by clicking on the “Answers” tab below the questions.
Mother Teresa was a small and frail woman, yet she managed to (0)…… affect the lives of the (1)…… people in India and around the world. She was born on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia and spent her youth in the Ottoman Empire. She spent decades in India and is best known for her (2)…… to helping the poor and needy, many in seemingly (3)…… situations.
When she first started the Missionaries of Charity in 1950 it only had thirteen members. Nowadays, the group has in excess of four thousand members all (4)…… to caring for those most in need around the world.
Her work was (5)…… recognised in 1979 when she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Mother Teresa requested not to have the (6)…… banquet that was (7)…… given to those awarded the prize but instead (8)…… the money to the poor people of India. She continued working up until her death on September 5, 1997.