Read the following text. Choose the best word (s) for each numbered blank and mark A, B, C or D on the ANSWER SHEET. (10 points)
Even if families don’t … roast. 1 a cold winter’s day, few culinary pleasures can 2 it. … that this 3 should be rendered yet another guilty pleasure 4 to damage our health.
The Food Standards Authority (FSA) has 5 a public …cooked 6 high temperatures. This means that people should 7 crisping their roast potatoes, reject thin-crust pizzas and only 8 toast their bread. But where is the evidence to support such alarmist advice? 9 studies …neurological damage in mice, there is no 10 evidence that it causes cancer in humans.
Scientists say the compound is 11 to cause cancer but have no hard scientific proof. 12 the precautionary principle, it could be argued that it is 13 to follow the FSA advice. 14 , it was rumoured … to prove a 15 .
Doubtless a piece of boiled beef can always be 16 up on Sunday alongside … be worth living? 17 , the FSA says it is not telling people to cut out roast foods 18 , but to reduce their lifetime intake. However, their 19 risks coming … just 20 with no one listening.
1.[A]In [B]Towards [C]On [D]Till
2.[A]match [B]express [C]satisfy [D]influence
3.[A]patience [B]enjoyment [C]surprise [D]concern
4.[A]intensified [B]privileged [C]compelled [D]guaranteed
5.[A]issued [B]received [C]ignored [D]cancelled
6.[A]under [B]at [C]for [D]by
7.[A]forget [B]regret [C]finish [D]avoid
8.[A]partially [B]regularly [C]easily [D]initially
9.[A]Unless [B]Since [C]If [D]While
10.[A]secondary [B]external [C]conclusive [D]negative
11.[A]insufficient [B]bound [C]likely [D]slow
12.[A]On the basis of [B]At the cost of [C]In addition to [D]In contrast to
13.[A]interesting [B]advisable [C]urgent [D]fortunate
14.[A]As usual [B]In particular [C]By definition [D]After all
15.[A]resemblance [B]combination [C]connection [D]pattern
16.[A]made [B]served [C]saved [D]used
17.[A]To be fair [B]For instance [C]To be brief [D]In general
18.[A]reluctantly [B]entirely [C]gradually [D]carefully
19.[A]promise [B]experience [C]campaign [D]competition
20.[A]follow up [B]pick up [C]open up [D]end up