Precious Water: Multiple Choice Vocabulary Test
Claridge's has taken luxury to a new (1)________ by offering its guests more than 30 (2)________ of water - with prices stretching to as much as $50 a litre. The opulent hotel in the heart of London has (3)________ an extensive menu with water from places as far flung as Norway, Patagonia, New Zealand and Hawaii. Customers are given advice on which water is best (4)________ to what occasion. For those suffering from exhaustion or trying to get over jet lag, OGO spring water from the Netherlands contains 35 times more oxygen than (5)________ water (6)________ the drinker. The most expensive on the menu is 420 Volcanic, spring water from New Zealand, which can be bought for Ј21 for 42 cl - the equivalent of Ј50 a litre. Its low mineral content and 'smooth sensation on the palate' come from its journey from the (7)________ at the bottom of an extinct volcano through 200 metres of volcanic rock. Fiuggi from Italy has (8)________ been admired: Michelangelo wrote about its restorative effects in 1554 and it is said to be very popular with the Vatican. (9)________ included on the list is Mahalo Deep Sea Water, from Hawaii, which is Ј21 for 75 cl. Originally a fresh water iceberg, the ice melted thousands of years ago and sank to the bottom of the ocean floor because of its different temperature and salinity. It is now (10)________ to the surface through a 1,000 metre pipeline. But among all the grandeur there is one option which is free of charge - a glass of 'old-fashioned London tap water'.
1.A; 2.A; 3.D; 4.B; 5.C; 6.A; 7.A; 8.D; 9.B; 10.D