Question 29: 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 (17)… ……………..
Knowledge: Vocabulary, reading comprehension
goods (n): goods
refuse (n): waste
rubble (n): electrical wire
requirement (n): need
A high percentage is consumed in the form of packaging, and this makes up about seven percent by weight of household waste. Almost all of them can be recycled, but very few are recycled despite the fast-growing plastic recycling industry.