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CAE Use of English Part1: Multiple Choice Exercise

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) A primitive , B limited, C rare, D basic

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Having a roof over your head is a (0) D basic necessity that we in the western world have (1)........ into an art form - a stylish place to dwell is now intrinsic to our happiness. But the way we live also has to keep pace with rapidly changing lifestyles and as our (2)..... towards the environment change, we're becoming more aware that our homes need to tread more lightly on the earth.
Architects are (3)...... to this creative challenge, designing inspiring buildings that respond both to our modern lives, and to our growing sense of environmental responsibility. These new buildings boast contemporary aesthetics while encouraging us to live more responsibly by using (4)......... resources. From innovative designs of tiny capsule dwellings to elegant family homes with robust green features, sustainable ideas are permeating modern design. And it seems we're on the verge of a seismic shift.
One idea doing the rounds is that because our aspirations have changed, we can now be content with far fewer possessions. This concept (5)......... Horden Cherry Lee to design the micro-compact home, a sleek pad only two cubic metres in size, (6)........ spacious enough for two people to live in for short periods. Professor Horden justifies these compact proportions in (7)........ of our modern habits: status is (8)....... gained by having a high degree of mobility rather than merely owning things.