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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).

Caving

Caving is an adventure sport that, quite literally, (0) TAKES you to another world. But it's also quite a well (1) ............ secret, enjoyed by a relatively small group of devoted enthusiasts. Caving (2) ............ for a range of skills because it involves climbing, squeezing and squirming your way into openings in the Earth's rocks to discover the many fascinating, sometimes very large and beautiful, caverns that (3) ............ under the surface. (4) ............ its rather dangerous image, largely (5) ............ thanks to rather sensationalist television programmes, the sport has an excellent safety (6) ............ so long as you go with a qualified instructor or caving club. Wearing a helmet and waterproof clothing, you're privy to a hidden world of stalagmites and stalactites, although you may have to (7) ............ through torrential underground rivers and negotiate thunderous waterfalls in order to (8) ............ the most impressive spots. The challenge of entering the unknown in the pitch dark can be terrifying, however, so it's as well to choose your location carefully.

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