For questions 1-15, read the article below and then decide which word best fits each space. Put the letter you choose for each question in the correct box on your answer sheet. The exercise begins with an example (0).
FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH
Police are hunting for a hit-and-run driver who knocked a teenage cyclist off her bike in East Street. Sarah Tucker, 17, had a lucky (0) on Friday,
13th May, when she was sent reeling by a black Volvo on her way home from work.
She bruised her thigh and shoulder and her bicycle was (1) The driver stopped for a moment but then drove off without (2) ….. a name or address and before Sarah could get his number. “I tried to (3) ….. out of his way, but I couldn’t,” she said. “Everyone at work kept (4) on about it being Friday 13th. I’m not a bit (5) ….. and wouldn’t change any of my plans just because Friday 13th is supposed to be unlucky, I don’t usually take any (6) of that sort of thing but I will now. I think I’ll stay in bed.”
The accident (7) ….. at the (8) ….. with Westwood Road at about 6.30pm as Sarah was making her (9) home to the Harley Estate.
The Volvo (10) ….. out of Westwood Road onto Henley Road in front of the teenager’s bicycle. “He could at (11) ….. have helped her up. I don’t see why he should get away with it,” said her father, Derek. “Sarah was lucky. I don’t know why the driver didn’t see her. He can’t have been (12) ….. attention. It is (13) ….. that nobody took down the number.” Though still too (14) ….. to ride a bike, Sarah was able to go back to (15) ….. in Marlow on Monday.