Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 4

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B1 Preliminary Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 4

For B1 Preliminary Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 4, the text is about mountain climbing. It provides practice for this reading section of the Cambridge English B1 Preliminary exam. 

Mountain Climbing

Read the text below and choose the correct word for each space.

The Himalayas are (1) best-known mountain range (2) the world and Mt Everest, with a (3) of 8,800 m is the highest mountain. (4) Edmund Hillary made the first ascent in 1953 mountaineers (5) many countries (6) managed to climb to the peak.

Normally they (7) to take oxygen cylinders to help (8) breathe and other special equipment, including ropes to (9) themselves to each other. It's dangerous sport and many people have lost their lives, not just on the way (10) but during the descent as well.


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