For Questions 56-65, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to
form a word that fits in the space in the same line. There is an example at the beginning (0).
Computers have had the (0) ..ability…(ABLE) to play chess for many years now, and their (56) ….. (PERFORM) in games against the best players in the world has shown
steady (57) …..(IMPROVE) . However, it will be years before the designers of computer games machines can beat their (58) …..(BIG) challenge yet – the ancient board game called Go. The playing area is (59) …..(CONSIDERABLE) larger than in chess and there are far more pieces, so that the (60) ….. (COMBINE) of moves is almost (61) …..(END) . The game involves planning so many moves ahead that even the (62) …..(IMPRESS) calculations of the fastest modern computers are (63) …..(SUFFICIENT) to deal with the problems of the game.
In a recent (64) …..(COMPETE) for computer Gomachines, the best machine beat all its computer rivals, but lost (65) …..(HEAVY) to three young schoolchildren, so there
is obviously still a lot of work to do!