FCE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 11

FCE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 11

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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).


A causeВ bringC leadD make

Teenagers really do need more sleep

It has long been suspected that lack of sleep can actually 0 _____ to illness, particularly in young people. Research 1 students aged 14-19 over a three-week period now appears to 2 this.

The teenagers wore devices that recorded the movements they made, without being 3 of them, that indicated they were asleep. The results were then 4 to the number of illnesses that they had 5 from during the three weeks, in addition to the number of occasions on which they had been 6 from school.

What the study showed was that students who slept fewer than seven hours a night caught colds, flu and other relatively 7 illnesses more often. The problem is that as children enter their teens their natural sleeping patterns change, 8 in them going to sleep later and therefore wanting to wake up later – but they still have to get up in the morning to go to school.

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