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For questions 1-12, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England. More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast. Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentrat

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Amount

    • B. 

      Value

    • C. 

      Worth

    • D. 

      Quantity

  • 2. 
    QUESTION 2 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Referred

    • B. 

      Called

    • C. 

      Entitled

    • D. 

      Known

  • 3. 
    QUESTION 3 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Whole

    • B. 

      Full

    • C. 

      Entire

    • D. 

      Thorough

  • 4. 
    QUESTION 4 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Likely

    • B. 

      Probable

    • C. 

      Plausible

    • D. 

      Surely

  • 5. 
    QUESTION 5 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Tread

    • B. 

      Strike

    • C. 

      Pace

    • D. 

      Step

  • 6. 
    QUESTION 6 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Lag

    • B. 

      Leave

    • C. 

      Drag

    • D. 

      Delay

  • 7. 
    QUESTION 7 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Limbs

    • B. 

      Branches

    • C. 

      Wings

    • D. 

      Prongs

  • 8. 
    QUESTION 8 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Explained

    • B. 

      Spoken

    • C. 

      Expressed

    • D. 

      Commented

  • 9. 
    QUESTION 9 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      Account

    • C. 

      Reason

    • D. 

      Thanks

  • 10. 
    QUESTION 10 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Upshot

    • B. 

      Result

    • C. 

      Conclude

    • D. 

      Arise

  • 11. 
    QUESTION 11 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Arrive

    • B. 

      Realise

    • C. 

      Reach

    • D. 

      Achieve

  • 12. 
    QUESTION 12 Whose wave power is it? Construction of the world's biggest wave-energy installation is (0) _going_ ahead off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.  More than twenty-one million pounds' (1)______ of funding has been agreed for what is (2) ______ as Wave Hub, a giant electrical terminal on the seabed ten miles off the coast.  Wave Hub will allow a number of different wave-energy devices operating in the area to transmit the energy they generate along a high-voltage undersea cable, back to shore. Once it is in (3) ______ operation, Wave Hub is (4) ____ to support the largest concentration of wave-energy machines anywhere in the world.  It will also mark an enormous (5) _____ forward in the development of wave power, which has tended to (6) ____ behind its cousin in the other main (7) ____ of renewable energy technology: wind power and solar power. But surfers in the southwest have (8) ____ concerns about the project.  Cornwall is Britain's principal surfing region (9) _____ of the size of the Atlantic rollers hitting the beachers there, and surfers are concerned that the energy taken from the waves may (10) _____ in a reduction of as much as eleven percent in the height of those waves when they (11) ____ the shore.  But an independent study reported this week that any effect on wave height will probably be much less than the surfers had (12) ______ .
    • A. 

      Scared

    • B. 

      Worried

    • C. 

      Frightened

    • D. 

      Feared