HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: 'The Body: A Guide for Occupants' – Bill Bryson turns his wry gaze onto the human form [December 10, 2019]

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1. D

2. his drily comic observations of the UK / his humorous books about the UK (any 1)

3. A

4. bathos

5. It is too long because parts of the book are repetitive. / It can be shortened because parts of the book are repetitive. (any 1) 

6. C

7. He thinks it’s ridiculous / He thinks it does not make sense. / He thinks the Victorians were wrong about the eye being a good example of the human body being ‘designed’ by a higher power. (any 1)

8. (i) NG

(ii) T

(iii) T

(iv) F

9.

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