CAE Reading and Use of English Part 2
For questions 9-16, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).
Example: (0) any
Put simply, an allergy is a disorder in which the body over-reacts to harmless substances which in normal circumstances should not produce any reaction at all. An allergy can occur in almost 0 any part of your body, and can 9 caused by just about anything. But mainly, allergies become evident on parts of the body directly exposed 10 the outside world. Certain allergies occur only at certain times of the year, while 11 are there all the time. Those 12 occur all the year round and are probably caused by something you come into contact 13 every day of your life, some seemingly harmless object such as your deodorant or the pillow you lie on each night. Allergies can occur at any time during your life, 14 usually do so before your fortieth birthday. Sometimes the symptoms are 15 slight you do not even know you have an allergy, and it may take years for an allergy to become noticeable. Sometimes it comes and 16 for no apparent reason and with no regularity.