FCE Reading and Use of English 2015

Part 1
For questions 1-8, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

What is genealogy?

Genealogy is a (0)____ of history. It concerns family history, (1)____ than the national or world history studied at school. It doesn’t merely involve drawing a family tree, however - tracing your family history can also (2)____ in learning about your roots and your identity. The internet enables millions of people worldwide to (3)____ information about their family history, without great (4)____ .

People who research their family history often (5)____that it’s a fascinating hobby which (6) ____ a lot about where they come from and whether they have famous ancestors. According to a survey involving 900 people who had researched their family history, the chances of discovering a celebrity in your past are one in ten. The survey also concluded that the (7)____ back you follow your family line, the more likely you are to find a relation who was much wealthier than you are. However, the vast majority of people who (8)____ in the survey discovered they were better off than their ancestors.

Example (0):
0 A band B set C branch D series