You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-12 which are based on the Reading Passage below.
Complete the sentences with words taken from the passage. Use NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
Write your answers next to Questions 1-4.
1 In terms of our health, sunflowers are important in defending humans against _______________________________.
2 The research team wanted to find a sunflower that could cope well in conditions.
3 The name of the process which is believed to help keep plants in good condition is _______________________________.
4 The research team had to rethink their initial approach when they realised they needed to measure the impact of external conditions such as __________ and ________________.
The reading passage has nine paragraphs labelled A-I.
Which paragraph contains the following information? Write the correct letter A-I next to Questions 5-12.
5 the precise growing conditions required to allow the experiment to work
6 a description of the how the robot operates
7 an explanation of two important processes used by plants
8 a reference to a previous study using a different crop
9 details of what the robot does when conditions are poor
10 the name of the group responsible for making the robot
11 the number of different types of sunflower tested
12 the purpose of taking the temperature of the plants
1 heart disease 2 drought 3 transpiration4 wind 5H 6 F 7C 8 I 9 G 10 B 11 H 12 D