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.
My name is Lawrence Terrel. I am thirty-five years old, and in perfect health. I have never been ill in my life, not even for a day. I am an artist. I am 11 very successful, but I earn enough money to 12 care of my needs. My only near relative, a sister, 13 three years ago. So I have no family.
I ate breakfast this morning at eight. After I had read the morning paper, I smoked my pipe and let my mind wander. I hoped I would think of 14 to draw. The room was very hot, even 15 the door and window were open. I had decided to go to the public swimming pool when an idea for a drawing came to me.
I began to 16 . I was so interested in my work that I forgot to eat lunch. I did not stop until the clock struck five. I looked at what I had done. For a hurried picture, I felt it was the best thing I had ever drawn.