Question 28: Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase for each of the blanks from 15 to 19 About 50 or so kinds modern plastic are made from oil , gas, or coal-non-renewable natural resources. We (15)___ well over three million tons of the stuff in Japan each year and, sooner or later, most of it is thrown away .A high proportion of our animal consumption is in the (16)____ of packaging and this about seven percent by weight, of our domestic(17) ____ . Almost all of it can be recycled, but very little of it is, though the plastic recycling industry is growing fast. The plastics themselves are extremely energy – rich – they have a higher calorific(18) ____ coal coal and one methodn of “recovery” strongly (19)____ by plastic manufacturers if the conversion of waste plastic into a fuel (18)… ……………..
Knowledge: Vocabulary, reading comprehension
effect (n): influence
degree (n): degree
value (n): value
demand (n): demand
=> Plastics themselves are an extremely rich source of energy – they have a higher energy value than coal and a very popular ‘recovery’ method by plastic manufacturers is to convert plastic waste into fuel