Test 2, Use Of English, Part 2 (I'm Not Superstitious, Honestly!)

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  • 1. 
    How ............................ people could truly say they are not superstitious?
  • 2. 
    A recent survey shows that almost 90% of people believe in one sort of superstition or another and say that it .......................... lives.
  • 3. 
    One of the questions people ........................... asked is whether they saw themselves as lucky or unlucky.
  • 4. 
    Their answers turned out to be ........................... most interesting aspect of this survey.
  • 5. 
    Nearly two-thirds of .............................. who took part said they believed that people were naturally lucky or unlucky.
  • 6. 
    Professor Morgan Howard, who analysed the results of ............................ survey, was fascinated by this finding, so he went a step further and asked these people what kind of superstitions they believed in.
  • 7. 
    Professor Morgan Howard, who analysed the results of this survey, was fascinated by this finding, so he went a step further and asked these people .......................... kind of superstitions they believed in.
  • 8. 
    ........................... his surprise, he discovered that almost all the people who regarded themselves as lucky believed in positive superstitions.
  • 9. 
    To his surprise, he discovered that almost all the people who regarded themselves ....................... lucky believed in positive superstitions.
  • 10. 
    They did things ............................. promote their good luck, such as crossing their fingers.
  • 11. 
    ............................ would appear that people make their own luck by their attitude to life.
  • 12. 
    Even ............................. surprisingly, he discovered that people with a degree in science tend to be just as superstitious as people with no knowledge of science.
  • 13. 
    Even more surprisingly, he discovered that people with a degree in science tend to be just ................... superstitious as people with no knowledge of science.