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Multiple Choice - (B2) First 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).

Hairstyles

Hairstyles tend to (0) MAKE statements about what people are like. They are sometimes used to give the (1) ............ that we are different from others. Alternatively, we can choose a particular hairstyle in the (2) ............ that people will think we are fashionable. In the UK in the early 1960s, the Beatles’ hairstyle was copied by boys who, on the whole, wanted and (3) ............ to shock their parents. Later, middle-class hippies let their hair grow long to (4) ............ their commitment to an alternative lifestyle. In the 1970s, ‘skinheads’ shaved their heads and (5) ............ to represent the working class; for those who felt themselves part of a multicultural society, dreadlocks were (6) ............ fashion. Recently, fashion icons such as the football player David Beckham have (7) ............ a huge influence on men’s hairstyles. In fact, one consequence of the Beckham phenomenon is that young men now spend much time and money (8) ............ their appearance as young women do.

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