CAE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 13

CAE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 13

The old, print-friendly test

CAE Reading and Use of English Part 1

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

Raising Awareness

In cities around the world, a wide 0 range of schemes is being instigated to promote environmental awareness. ‘It’s just as easy to 1 of litter properly as it is to drop it on the streets’, says city councillor Mike Edwards. ‘It’s a question of encouraging people to do so as a 2 of course. Once the habit is ingrained, they won’t even 3 they are doing it. After all, think what we’ve achieved with recycling in the home. People have become accustomed to it, so it doesn’t 4 to them that they’re spending any additional time in the process. Only if they have to carry this waste for some appreciable distance to find a suitable container do they feel they are 5 ‘.

A quirky, 6 gimmick might be enough to change behaviour. With this in 7 the city of Berlin is introducing rubbish bins that say danke, thank you and merci when someone drops an item of rubbish into them. It might just 8 the trick in this city, too.

For this task: Answers with explanations :: Vocabulary