For most people，the word "fashion" means "clothes". But people may ask the question，"What ___1___ are in fashion?" And they use the adjective "fashionable" in the same way: "She was wearing a ___2___ coat." "His shirt was really a fashionable color."
But of course there are fashions ___3___ many things，not only in clothes. There are fashions in holidays, in restaurants, in films and books. There are ___4___ fashions in school subjects, jobs…and in languages. Fashions ___5___ as time goes. ___6___ you look at pictures of people or things from the past, you will see that fashions have always changed. An English house of 1750 was different ___7___ one of 1650. A fashionable man in 1780 looked very different from his grandson in 1850.
Today fashions change very quickly. We hear about things ___8___ more quickly than in the past. Newspapers, radios, telephones and televisions send information from one country ___9___ another in a few hours. New fashions mean that people will ___10___ new things, so you see there is money in fashion.
1. A. color B. clothes C. food D. money
2. A. nice B. beautiful C. expensive D. fashionable
3. A. at B. by C. in D. with
4. A. even B. just C. only D. already
5. A. change B. changes C. are changed D. changed
6. A. Where B. When C. If D. As
7. A. on B. for C. with D. from
8. A. very B. much C. too D. quite
9. A. in B. by C. to D. with
10. A. buy B. sell C. get D. use