|1||The prime minister was known as a man of his ( ), so when he failed to keep his promise to cut taxes, many of his supporters were disappointed.
1 head 2 nature 3 word 4 attitude
|2||Tony has never gotten along with his girlfriend’s parents, so there is always a lot of ( ) when he visits their home.
1 tension 2 confidence 3 debt 4 justice
|3||A : I see that you’re not eating your cake, Beth. Don’t you like chocolate?
B: On the ( ), I love it. But I’m on a diet at the moment.
1 contrary 2 border 3 market 4 position
|4||Jim was walking down the street when suddenly someone tapped him ( ) the back. He turned around to see who it was.
1 over 2 through 3 as 4 on
|5||Hank ( ) to make his dinner party a special occasion.
He spenthours deciding on the menu, and he hired a jazz band to play.
1 took pains 2 found work 3 gained entry 4 changed hands
|6||Mr. Turner held a debate in his history class yesterday.
He was pleased because all of the students ( ) actively in the discussion.
1 participated 2 vanished 3 decreased 4 survived
|7||A : Aaron, can you help me with my math homework?
B : There’s no ( ) in asking me, Rita. Im just about the worst student in our math class.
1 test 2 shape 3 cost 4 point
|8||The speaker at the business seminar said that one of the ( ) of a good leader was the ability to make decisions quickly.
1 experiments 2 frontiers 3 networks 4 characteristics
|9||In 1837, an animal called a possum was first taken to New Zealand. It had no natural ( ), so its numbers grew and it spread quickly throughout the country.
1 duties 2 enemies 3 reflections 4 policies
|10||The principal’s speech seemed to go on forever.
When he finally stopped ( ), it was nearly time for the students to go home.
1 to speak 2 spoken 3 speaking 4 having spoken