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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).

The Capital of Spain

Madrid has been (0) THE capital of Spain since 1677. (1) ............ there has been a settlement on the site (2) ............ prehistoric times, the city is first mentioned in historical documents dating from the 9th century. Madrid's emblem shows (3) ............ of the many bears that used to be found in the local forests in the Middle Ages eating from a locally grown madroƱo tree. The city lies (4) ............ the geographical centre of Spain. The community of Madrid (5) ............ a population of 6 million people. It boasts a modern public transport system and international airport, it has several wonderful public parks and (6) ............ of the best art museums in the world. You would be well advised to take in the Picassos at the Reina Sofia Museum (7) ............ pay a visit to the Prado Museum to see the works of Velazquez, among others. For those who are more interested in popular culture, Madrid offers wonderful shopping on any of the streets on or off Gran Via, (8) ............ main street.

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