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Multiple Choice - (C1) Advanced Certificate of English

For Questions 1-8, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Divorce

(0) DESPITE being a (1) ............ catholic country, Spain actually has the highest divorce (2) ............ in Europe. Surprised? Well, when you take a look at the social and economic factors, it is not all that weird. Throughout the Franco (3) ............, divorce was almost impossible; this resulted in what is known as 'A Spanish Divorce', in which couple (4) ............ married, but resided in different places, often with new (5) ............. Since the 'Express Divorce Law' passed in 2005, Spaniards have put into effect this new found freedom. What is more, people need to consider the economical (6) ............. Since we have just gone through a dire financial recession, many couples have (7) ............ greatly to make ends meet and this of course has caused friction and many have not had the endurance to withstand such a tough task. That combined with the carelessness of some young people on deciding to get married, the eagerness of youngsters to fly the (8) ............ and the influence of sexual liberation, more than 3 in every 4 marriages in Spain end up in divorce. This is an outstanding and quite frankly concerning figure that needs to be significantly lowered.

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