English 9 - Test 278
Fill in the gap with one suitable word to complete the paragraph.
It is astonishing how many people set off to climb Mount Olympus in completely (1) ________ clothing. The weather conditions on the mountain are notoriously (2) _______but people are (3) ________ into thinking that just because the bottom is sunny, the summit will be (4) ______ warm and bright. Nothing could be further from the truth. Bearing in mind that " (5) _______ is forearmed", consult the local climbing club about likely conditions before setting off. Such local knowledge can be absolutely (6) ________ and you would, to put it mildly, be extremely (7) _________ to ignore it. Whatever the likely weather, a good pair of boots is (8) _______ and is some form of (9) _______. And it is a steep climb so it goes without saying that a reasonable level of (10) ________ is essential.