1) For questions 1-13, read the text below and decide which answer А, В, С or D fits best each space. There is an example at the beginning (0).
Where Does Medicine Come From?
In the green jungle a jaguar crouched on a tree limb. (0) A leaves and vines it watched two hunters. When the hunters (1) _ close, the jaguar got ready to jump.
The man with the gun looked up and saw the jaguar too late. There (2) _ no time to lift his gun and (3) _. But amazingly the jaguar didn't come biting at him through the air. The fierce animal just fell (4) _ the tree and (5) _ helpless on the ground. What (6) _the jaguar fall? The hunters' guide (7) _the animal down with a blowgun. He (8) _ the blowgun to his lips and (9) _ a dart at the jaguar. But how could a little dart stop such a big, fierce animal? The tip of the dart (10) _in a poison called curare made from certain trees in the jungle. Curare poison paralyses the muscles in the body so that they do not work.
When scientists heard about this remarkable poison that (11) _ in (12) _ Amazon jungle in (13) _ South America, they got some and experimented with it. They discovered that when used in big doses, curare will kill. But when it's used in very small doses, it is a good medicine.
2) For questions 1-9, read the text below. Use the words in the box to form new words that fit in the same numbered space in the text. There is an example at the beginning (0).
Computers are playing a rather big role in the twenty-first century shopping. As a matter of fact, with (0) С_ ; 'tele-shopping' you can buy goods without even leaving home. For some people this opportunity seems (1) _, because they are always pressed for time. Here's how it works ...
• You turn to the (2) _ to call a shop you need. There are supermarkets where you can buy (3)_things from (4)_phones, (5) _ ovens and (6) _ machines to (7)_food and (8)_vegetables.
• You order the goods you need.
• You give the shop your credit card number.
• Money is taken (9)_from your bank account to pay the bill.
• The goods are delivered to your home.