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Word Formation - (B2) First Certificate of English

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 (0).

Solar Eclipses

On the 20th of August 2017 the (0) MAJORITY (MAJOR) of the USA witnessed a (1) ............ (TRUE) awesome natural phenomenon when the first total solar eclipse visible from the Pacific coast to The Atlantic coast in almost a century (2) ............ (TAKE) place. Susan, in California, said "People cheered (3) ............ (EXCITE) as they watched the Moon move slowly in front of the Sun. Suddenly, it went completely dark. Everyone was looking up in (4) ............ (AMAZE). Then, as the Moon passed and before the Sun came out again, we saw that (5) ............ (WONDER) diamond ring effect". In North Carolina local (6) ............ (RESIDE) Carol reported "Personally, I had goose bumps. It was the middle of the day. However, it (7) ............ (QUICK) became quiet and dark. It had a really strange effect on the wildlife, too". Bob, who had never seen anything quite so incredible before and found it difficult to keep his protective glasses on warned "It was just so (8) ............ (BEAUTY), and you soon forget that the Sun can be really harmful to your eyes!"

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