FCE Cambridge Practice test Use of English Part 2

Pocahontas, the mother of us all

For questions 1-12, read the text below and type the word which best fits in each space. Use only one word in each space.
Pocahontas

Have you seen the animated film "Pocahontas"? It tells the story of the daughter of Powhatan, the powerful Indian chief of coastal Virginia in the early 1600s. Even today, her story fascinates people.

Pocahontas was only about 10 years old her world changed forever. English settlers arrived from across the ocean and created a settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. These new English settlers looked and acted very from Powhatan's tribe. Some of Pocahontas's people were afraid or even hateful the newcomers. But the chief's daughter a curious mind and a friendly manner. She wanted to know more about newcomers
Pocahontas to know and make friends with the new colonists. Her warm nature and natural curiosity led the English to like and trust her, as well. One of the colonists, Captain John Smith, said that her appearance, intelligence, and friendly personality "much exceedeth any of the rest of Powhatan's people." But all of Powhatan's people were so curious and friendly. In December 1607, Captain Smith captured and held at Chief Powhatan's capital, Werowocomoco.
Smith later reported that Pocahontas heroically saved his life by throwing between him and his executioners and convincing her father to free him. Many historians question whether this story is actually true. Smith's account of the rescue was not published 1624, many years later.


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