B2 First (FCE) Practice Test

FCE Reading and Use of English Part 3: Word Formation

For Questions 1-8, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals to form a word that fits in the gap. There is an example at the beginning.

Kitchen Hygiene

The next time you go to the supermarket don't forget to buy the (0) ........ (BIG) bottle of kitchen cleaner you can to (1) ........ (INFECT) your work surfaces. Recent research in America has shown that the kitchen is often the most (2) ........ (HYGIENE) of all the rooms in the home.
The (3) ........ (COMBINE) of food, heat and dampness means the kitchen is (4) ........ (POTENTIAL) a breeding ground for bacteria that can cause stomach upsets and vomiting. The study at the University of Arizona examined 15 homes over 30 weeks. Levels of (5) ........ (CLEAN) were certainly not below average yet cutting boards and dishcloths were found to contain bacteria in far greater number than elsewhere in the home. (6) ........ (RESEARCH) say ignorance is the cause of the problem and point out that (7) ........ (ADEQUATE) cleaning can lead to serious food poisoning.
The (8) ........ (SOLVE)? Make sure you clean all work surfaces daily and keep an eye on that dishcloth!