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Open Cloze - (B2) First Certificate of English

For questions 1-8, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is (0) ONE of the best-known scientists of the 20th century. Yet he was not (1) ............ particularly good student. At school in Munich, Einstein got fairly good grades in nearly (2) ............ subjects and was excellent in mathematics and physics. However, he disliked doing (3) ............ he was told. He didn’t like exams and (4) ............ did he like attending classes, so he left school early. (5) ............ failing the entrance exam, Einstein was eventually admitted to (6) ............ Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1896. Although he did well, he was to get a job at a university after graduation, mainly because he was thought to be very lazy. Instead, he worked in a secondary school, (7) ............ he taught maths and physics, both of which he was good (8) ............ .

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