Part 3

Part 3


For questions 17 – 24, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Write your answers IN CAPITAL LETTERS on the separate answer sheet. Example:


Fashion and Science

At first glance science and fashion could not be more (0) …….. . Science is generally   SIMILAR considered to be a  (17) ……that is slow-paced, serious and worthy, whereas                PURSUE      fashion is frivolous, impulsive and often (18) …….. .                                                            PREDICT

But fashion owes more to science than some (19) …….. might like to admit. Fashion        ENTHUSE    houses adopt new materials in order to (20) ……..  themselves from their various             DISTINCT             (21)……  One designer recently showed off a liquid  that can be used to produce               COMPETE       a liquid  that can be used to produce clothes that are seamless.

As cotton is (22) …….. having to compete with other crops for land, and oil- based          INCREASE     and oil- based fabrics become less acceptable, scientists are working to develop (23) …….. REPLACE for these products. Sportswear, for example, has been transformed thanks to the use of (24) ……..  INNOVATE materials and scientific designs, greatly improving the performance of athletes.