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For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
1A ____ person will not shout ______ in public; he or she will respect the_____of other people.

garrulous
virtuous
prating

obscenities
loudly
anywhere

comfort
presence
feelings
2The President of the nation was widely ____ for refusing to ____ the excesses of the ______ Minister.

criticized
applauded
chagrined

implement
curb
prevent

famous
ostracise
loathed
For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
3_____ by the long journey of life, the businessman once known for his overweening _____ was now seen by others as the possessor of a broken spirit and timid demeanor.

humbled
exalted
unaffected

pretension
swagger
wealth
4The horrifying _____ of the fire was reported on all the news stations and the arson squad worked later through the week to uncover the _____ of the tragedy.

scene
result
cost
aftermath
origin

rumble
jeopardy
cause
liability
reality
5The discovery that exposure to allergens through the mother's diet during the last trimester could lead to complications during the first year after birth _____ the Government to _____ dietary recommendations for expecting mothers.

lulled
prompted
instigated

intuit
officiate
codify
6The _____ men were just barely held at bay by a loyalist battalion _____ by its allies' reinforcements.

fascistic
revolting
outclassed

obviated
sapped
bolstered
7The decline of ____ was hastened by the discovery of global trade routes, which soon produced basic ____ in the supply of money and price structures, thus dooming land as the basic element of wealth and preferment.

oligarchical
feudal
democratic

change
remedies
alterations
For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
8John Wright chose the ______ Mark Twain as a result of his knowledge of river boat piloting.

mountebank
protagonist
misanthrope
hallucination
pseudonym
alias
9The novel was written in Sanskrit, and ideas derived from Sanskrit philoshopy were _____ in many parts of it.

altered
criticised
nullified
incorporated
translated
10Truman tried to continue Roosevelt's ______ approach to the Soviet Union, but by 96, he had adopted a much tougher policy towards the Russians.

conciliatory
cursory
strict
obligatory
uncompromising
11After years of unchecked exploitation of its natural resources, the state, predictably has _____ the population of its native plants and animals.

stymied
decimated
increased
reduced
normalized
12The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the _____.

abridgment
bibliography
commentary
epitaph
title
Select the two answer choices that, when used to complete the sentence, fit the meaning of the sentence as a whole and produce completed sentences that are alike in meaning.
13It was her view that the country's problems had been _______ by foreign technocrats, so that to ask for such assistance again would be counterproductive.

ameliorated
ascertained
diagnosed
exacerbated
overlooked
worsened
14Perhaps because something in us instinctively distrusts such displays of natural fluency,some readers approach John Smith with ______.

wariness
indifference
suspicion
veneration
bewilderment
remorse
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