ENGLISH SECTION A: LANGUAGE
Read the passage below. It contains blank spaces numbered 1-15. For each blank space select the best alternative from the choices given.
You are in the middle of a test. There is ___1___ silence in the classroom. You are beginning to feel hungry. It is nearly lunch hour and you are thinking of how nice a ____2____ of ugali and stew _____3____ be. Suddenly, without ____4____ warning at all, your stomach ____5____ a loud growling sound. Your classmates start to giggle and you almost die of ____6____.
Why does your stomach ____7____ that way? When you are hungry, your stomach begins to ____8____ digestive juices. These juices churn, meaning they move around the stomach ready to digest food. This movement is what causes the growling sound. When you eat some food to ____9____ your hunger, the juices will not churn as there is now something to work ____10____.
The churning of juices is the stomach’s way of alerting you that it is time to eat. This, ____11____ is not the body’s ____12____ way of informing you that you are hungry. Your brain also plays a ____13____ part in this regard.
There is a section of the brain called the ‘appestat’ ____14____ tells your body when you are hungry as ____15____ as when to stop eating