Test: "FCE use of English Quiz"

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For questions 1-15, read the text below and then decide which word best fits each space. Put the letter you choose for each question in the correct box on your answer sheet. The exercise begins with an example (0). You have 10 minutes to complete this task

FCE use of English Quiz

For questions 1-15, read the text below and decide which answer (A,B,C or D) best fits each space. there is an example below

'Just (0)... a day without paper', reads one advertisement for a Finnish paper company. It adds, 'you almost (1)... see our products everyday.' And they're right. But in most industrial countries, people are so (2)... to paper - Whether it's for holding their groceries, for drying their hands or for (3)... them with the daily news - that its (4)... in their daily lives passes (5)... unnoticed.

At one (6)... paper was in short supply and was used mainly for important documents, but more recently, growing economies and new technologies have (7)... a dramatic increase in the (8)... of paper used. Today, there are more than 450 different grades of paper, all designed for a different (9)... .

Decades ago, some people predicted a paperless office. (10)... , the widespread use of new technologies has (11)... hand-in-hand with an increased use of paper. Research into the relationship between paper use and the use of computers has shown that, although computers and paper may (12)... in certain areas, the general (13)... is likely to be one of growth and interdependence.

However, the costs (14)... in paper production, in terms of the world's land, water and air resources, are high. This (15)... some important questions. How much paper do we really need and how much is wasted?
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