For questions 17-24, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line. There is an example at the beginning (0). In the exam, write your answers IN CAPITAL LETTERS on the separate answer sheet.
In praise of plastic
Wherever you are, you’re likely to be surrounded by objects made of some kind of plastic material. There are many types of plastic, each one 0 _____ for a particular use. Thin, flexible plastic is good for making objects such as bags, whereas thick, hard plastic is a 17 material for making functional objects, and has been used to make very 18 pieces of furniture.
Although plastic has a 19 for being cheap and disposable, in the hands of a good 20 it can be used to make objects of great beauty. As well as offering 21 high quality at a low price, plastic can take almost any shape, colour or consistency.
Plastic can also be seen as an environmentally friendly 22 of material. It can be used in place of wood and other materials that are in short supply in their 23 state, and it is also very hard-wearing. A good plastic chair, for example, could last you a lifetime and when you no longer wanted it, then it would probably be possible to 24 the material