USE OF ENGLISH
UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS EXAMINATIONS
English for Speakers of Other Languages
FIRST CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH
PAPER 3 Use of English
Time 1 hour and 15 minutes
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Do not open this question paper until you are told to do so.
Write your name, Centre number and candidatenumber on your answer sheet if they are not already there.
Read the instructions for each part of the paper carefully.
Answer all the questions.
Read the instructions on the answer sheet.
Mark your answers on the answer sheet. Use a pencil.
You must complete the answer sheet within the time limit.
At the end of the test, hand in both this question paper and your answer sheet.
There are 49 questions on this paper.
For questions 1-15, read the text below and decide which answer A, B, C or D best fits each space.
Mark your answers on the separate answer sheet.
An unique painter.
Frida Kahlo was (1)___ on Coyoacan, in Mexico. She is well known for her unique
painting,which shows in more than one (2)___ the sorrow, pain and the troubles
that filled her childhood.
She was born on 1907, however, she always (3)___ that she was born on 1910
instead, because that was the year of the Mexican (4)___. “I was born with
the revolution” she said, which tells us a little about her (5)___, and the
(6)___ in her heart.
During her (7)___, she was bullied by herschoolmates, because they said
that she wasn’t exactly good (8)___, this mostly because of the many illness
that she contracted, as the most (9)___ being the poliomyelitis, which
(10)___ deformed one of her legs.
Exactly a 17 of September, she was (11)___ in a train accident, which broke
several bones of her body, and even a (12)___ object pierced her abdomen,
leaving her (after lots of operations)(13)___ to move at all.
This made her decide to start painting, as she was (14)___ most of the time. Most
of her paintings were made in the bed, but her strong will to live, made her a
miraculous (15)___ in her body. She kept painting after this, and her paintings and self-portraits became well known worldwide.
|1 |A- raise |B- born |C-brought |D- grown |
|2 |A- route |B- way |C- street |D- manner |
|3 |A- talked |B- spoke |C- shouted |D- said |
|4 |A- revolution |B- pioneers|C- evolution |D- exchange |
|5 |A- feelings |B-characteristic |C- personality |D- mood |
|6 |A- emotions |B-thinking |C- feels |D- events |
|7 |A- kids |B- brotherhood|C- childhood |D- children |
|8 |A- staring |B- sighting |C- watching |D- looking |
|9 |A- necessary |B- key |C- important |D- noticeable |
|10 |A- practice |B- practically|C- momentary |D- entire |
|11 |A- closed |B- trapped |C- catch |D- caught |
|12 |A- outcast |B- outside |C- foreign |D- tourist |
|13 |A- impossible |B-...
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