You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-14 which are based on the
Passage below. Reading
Look at the following list of companies (1-6) and the list of new materials below. Match each company with the correct material.
Write the correct letter A-H next to the companies 1-6. NB You may use any answer more than once.
1 Corpe Nove
2 Nexia Biotechnologies
4 Schoeller Textil
5 Quest International and Wool mark
6 Cargill Dow
A material that can make you warmer or cooler B clothing with perfume
or medication added
C material that rarely needs washing
D clothes that can change according to external heat levels E material
made from banana stalks
F material that is environmentally-friendly
G fibres similar to those found in nature
H clothes that can light up in the dark
Complete the summary below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the Reading Passage for each answer.
Major changes in fabrics
Nanotechnology will bring changes we can see, while the brand called 7 _____________will help the environment. Fibre made from the 8 ___________plant has better qualities than silk and wool.
In first attempts to use electronics, companies started with a material made by a standard 9 ____________method and then they fixed 10 ______________to the material.
· needs a 11 ___________to make it work.
· has already been used to make stage 12. _________________________
· is not suitable for everyday wear because it is too 13 ______________________.
The first products that can change colour are likely to be 14. _____________________
1 D 2G 3 C 4A 5 B 6F 7 Ingeo 8 soya bean 9 weaving 10 electronic components 11 battery 12 costumes 13 fragile 14 accessories/ handbags