Use of English Part 3 D

Part 3

For questions 17-24, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line.

Alcohol Consumption

People drink to (17)……….. , celebrate, and relax. Alcohol’s effects (18)……….. from person to person depending on (19)……….. factors. While drinking alcohol is itself not (20)……….. a problem – drinking too much can cause a range of (21)……….. , and increase your risk for a variety of health problems. Your liver processes alcohol and drinking more alcohol than the liver can cope with can damage liver cells and produce toxic (22)……….. . However, there are scientists who claim that moderate drinking can offer most benefits if you are an older adult or if you have existing risk factors for heart disease. If you’re a middle-aged or younger adult, some evidence suggest that even minimal alcohol use may cause more harm than good. So which is it? When it comes to drinking alcohol, the key is doing so only in (23)……….. . Imagine the next time you are at a party where alcohol consumption is (24)……….. , there is probably no need to stop as long as you drink responsibly. In some cases, it is safest to avoid alcohol entirely — the possible benefits do not outweigh the risks.

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  1. SOCIAL

  2. VARIOUS

  3. NUMBER

  4. NEED

  5. CONSEQUENT

  6. CHEMISTRY

  7. MODERATE

  8. AVIOD

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Q17. SOCIALIZE

Q18. VARY

Q19. NUMEROUS

Q20. NECESSARILY

Q21. CONSEQUENCES

Q22. CHEMICALS

Q23. MODERATION

Q24.  UNAVOIDABLE