FCE Reading and Use of English Practice Test 3

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). In the exam, write your answers IN CAPITAL LETTERS on tho separate answer sheet.

Example: OF

Choosing the best shades

Most of us buy a new pair 0 _____ fashionable sunglasses each year. To be honest, we probably 9 more thought into looking cool than we do into ensuring that the glasses match our needs.

It seems an obvious thing to say, 10 the main role of sunglasses isn’t actually to enhance your image. It is rather to protect your eyes from the potentially harmful rays of the sun. What’s 11 , price isn’t necessarily the best guide 12 the effectiveness of sunglasses. Indeed, expensive designer glasses may not provide the best defence against sun damage. 13 you may still want to choose a pair of sunglasses that look good on you, it’s also crucial to check out just how effective they will be in protecting your eyes.

There are three types of light 14 can harm the human eye. They are known 15 ultra-violet light, visible light and infra-red light. If you 16 the choice of sunglasses seriously, then you will want to protect yourself against all three.

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