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Switzerland is the best place to be born in the world

Switzerland is the best …………………. (1). to be born in the world in 2013 – and Britain is just 27th – behind South Korea, the US and Israel, new research shows. People born in Switzerland will tend to be the ………………….. (2) and have the best quality of life judged in terms of wealth, health and trust in public institutions. The Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden and Denmark also all make ………………….. (3) top five in a ‘quality-of-life’ index highlighting where it is best to be born next year.

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a sister company of The Economist, attempts to measure ………………….. (4) country will provide the best opportunities for a healthy, safe and prosperous life in years to come. Their index links the results of subjective life-satisfaction surveys – how happy people say they are – to objective determinants of quality of life across countries.

One of the most important factors ………………….. (5) being rich, but other factors come into play – including crime, trust in public institutions and the health of family life. In total, the index takes into account 11 indicators. ………………….. (6) include fixed factors such as geography, others that change slowly over time such as demography, social and cultural characteristics, and the state of the world economy. The index also looks ………………….. (7) income per head in 2030, which is roughly when children born in 2013 will reach adulthood.

Small economies dominate the top 10 countries, with Australia coming second and New Zealand and the Netherlands not too far behind. Half of the top 10 countries are European, but only one, the Netherlands, is from the euro-zone. The crisis-ridden ………………….. (8) of Europe, including Greece, Portugal and Spain, lags behind despite the advantage of a favourable climate.

Interestingly, the largest European economies – Germany, France and Britain – do not do particularly ………………….. (9). Nigeria has the unenviable title of being the worst country for a baby to enter the world in 2013. Despite their economic dynamism, none of the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China – score impressively. ………………….. (10)1988 America came top of a rank of 50 countries according to where it would be best to be born in the world.

source: Daily Mail

1.
A
city
B
place
C
space
D
village
2.
A
happy
B
happiness
C
happiest
D
happier
3.
A
the
B
some
C
a
D
and
4.
A
where
B
what
C
which
D
why
5.
A
are
B
were
C
is 
D
aren’t
6.
A
that
B
this
C
those
D
these
7.
A
on
B
at
C
about
D
around
8.
A
west
B
north
C
south
D
east
9.
A
bad
B
well
C
good
D
poor
10.
A
on
B
until
C
since
D
in

 

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Answers: 1. B, 2. C, 3. A, 4. C, 5. C, 6. D, 7. B, 8. C, 9. B, 10. D

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