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You are given a piece of text with eight spaces.

Think of a word which best fits the context of the sentence, and type it into the space.

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 60% or over, and you need to be able to do this exercise in the exam in about 10 minutes.

(You have been given a timer.)


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Mary Seacole

Mary Seacole was a daring adventurer of the 19th century. With a white father and a native mother, she was a Jamaican woman of (1) race, and she was awarded the Order of Merit posthumously by the government of Jamaica and celebrated as a Black Briton in the United Kingdom. Seacole authored a book (2) on her travels in Panama, where she ran a store for men going overland to the California Gold Rush. Her experiences in the Crimean War, where she (3) a store and catering service for officers, proved invaluable. There she was known for her compassion and dedication, for (4) she earned the nickname Mother Seacole. Mary Jane Grant was born in Kingston, Jamaica, sometime in 1805, although she kept her actual (5) date a secret. She gave the census an (6) age twice, reporting herself five years younger than she actually was. Her year of birth is taken from her death certificate. Seacole died of a stroke on May 14, 1881, and was a rich woman at the (7) of her death. Seacole left (8) of her money to her sister in Jamaica.

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