Part 4

For questions 47-61, read the two texts on pages 20—21.  Use the words in the boxes to the right of the text, listed 47-61, to form a word that  fits in the same numbered space in the text. Write the new word in the correct box on your answer sheet. The exercise begins with an example (0).

FIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY

 

  • Pay better attention at the time. Rehearse the information (0) ….. afterwards, allowing (47) ….. longer gaps between each (48) …. . Thus, when you hear a name, say it to yourself, then say it again a minute later, and so on.
  • Tax your brain in a (49)…… of ways. One researcher found that rats given interesting things to do had better memories than ‘bored’ rats.
  • Attach meaning to memory — the more (50)…… an event is, the better it will be remembered.
  • Attach what you want to remember to something already familiar to Let’s say you need to remember ten words: start by (51) ….. things that are well known to you (52)…… , such as objects in your house, then associate one of the words with each.
  • Have confidence in your ability to remember things. Don’t (53) ….. your brain.

FIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY

 

  • Pay better attention at the time. Rehearse the information (0) ….. afterwards, allowing (47) ….. longer gaps between each (48) …. . Thus, when you hear a name, say it to yourself, then say it again a minute later, and so on.
  • Tax your brain in a (49)…… of ways. One researcher found that rats given interesting things to do had better memories than ‘bored’ rats.
  • Attach meaning to memory — the more (50)…… an event is, the better it will be remembered.
  • Attach what you want to remember to something already familiar to Let’s say you need to remember ten words: start by (51) ….. things that are well known to you (52)…… , such as objects in your house, then associate one of the words with each.
  • Have confidence in your ability to remember things. Don’t (53) ….. your brain.

(0) IMMEDIATE

(47)   INCREASE

(48)    REPEAT

(49)  VARY

(50)  SCINlFY

(51)   MEMORY (s2)    PERSON

(52) ESTIMATE

SUPPORTING THE MUSEUM’S WORK

Behind the scenes at the museum, over three hundred (54)……. are engaged in vital research into areas of(55)…. significance, addressing issues such as water pollution, tropical disease, and the management of(56)       systems. Research at the museum is partly funded by your (57} ….. fee, but if you would like to make an (58)….. donation, please do so. You can also support our work with a Museum Credit Card. Please complete an application form at the Information Desk. A further way to support our work is to become a member of the Museum by paying a small annual (59) ….. fee. The advantages of (60) ….. include free entry, a free magazine, considerable (61)…… on prices in the Museum Shop and an exclusive programme of special events.

(54)   SCIENCE

(55)      GLOBE

(56)   ECOLOGY

(57)   ADMIT

(58)    ADD

(59)    SUBSCRIBE

60)   MEMBER

(61)   REDUCE