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FCE Reading Practice 6




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Practice and prepare for major exams such as Cambridge's FCE, PET and KET. Find the irrelevant sentences in each paragraph below

1. Veganism

(I) Veganism is a way of living which excludes all forms of exploitation of the animal kingdom. (II) It wasn't until 1944, when the first Vegan Society was formed in England. (III) It applies to the practice of living on the products of the plant kingdom to the exclusion of all animal products. (IV) Vegans oppose the unnecessary and barbarous testing of cosmetics and drugs. (V) Furthermore, vegans do not use soaps, cosmetics, or household products which contain animal fats or oils.

I     II    III    IV    V


2. Sweden

(I) The 19th century Sweden saw a significant population increase. (II) Consequently many people found themselves unemployed. (III) Unemployment resulted in poverty and massive emigration. (IV) It is believed that between 1850 and 1910 more than one million Swedes moved to the United States alone. (V) Its neutrality during World War II has been disputed.

I     II    III    IV    V


3. Pygmy

(I) Generally speaking, pygmy can refer to any human or animal of unusually small size. (II) They lived outside the money economy and survived by bartering their labor. (III) In anthropology, Pygmies are hunter-gatherer people living in equatorial rainforests. (IV) Their characteristic is their short height, which is below 1.5 meters. (V) The reason for their short size is the reduced levels of certain growth factors.

I     II    III    IV    V


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