KET Reading and Writing Part 4

Question 1 - 6
For each question, choose the correct answer.

Message in the Bottle

More than 110 years ago, a young woman named Sofia Nielsen was walking at the seaside of the North Sea. During the trip, she got a crazy (1) ... . She wrote a message, put it in a green bottle and (2) ... the bottle into the North Sea. What she didn't know was that the bottle would survive so long. Last week, a Danish fisherman (3) ... Nielsen's bottle during his everyday fishing trip. He carried it to a museum.

The (4) ... there discovered that it's the oldest message in the bottle in the world! They also found Nielsen's grandson, Malthe. He is now 72 years old. He lives in Copenhagen and never met his grandmother, who died in 1940. What did the bottle contain? Well, there was a letter (5) ... . Nielsen asked the finder to return it to his home address in Copenhagen. They couldn't read the rest of the message because some water got inside and damaged the (6) ... . But it didn't stop the specialists. They're trying to figure out the entire message and hope it'll be possible to read it soon.

  1. A) impression B) point C) idea
  2. A) swam B) ran C) threw
  3. A) found B) searched C) looked
  4. A) historians B) history C) historic
  5. A) inside B) between C) through
  6. A) liquid B) ink C) paint