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  • 1. 

    1. In times of -----, the pr(C) prosperous ice of precious metals such as gold generally increases dramatically.

    • A.

      (A) prosperity

    • B.

      (B) prospering

    • C.

      (C) prosperous

    • D.

      (D) prosper

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) prosperity
    Explanation
    In times of prosperity, the price of precious metals such as gold generally increases dramatically.

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  • 2. 

    2. The Judge became furious whenher ----- was questioned by the plaintiffs attorney.

    • A.

      (A) neutralize

    • B.

      (B) neutralization

    • C.

      (C) neutrally

    • D.

      (D) neutrality

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) neutrality
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (D) neutrality. In this sentence, the judge became furious when her neutrality was questioned by the plaintiff's attorney. Neutrality refers to the state of being impartial or unbiased, which is an important quality for a judge to maintain in order to ensure fair and just proceedings. The fact that the judge became furious suggests that her neutrality was being challenged or called into question, which likely caused her to react strongly.

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  • 3. 

    3. The enclosed brochure will assist customers to make a ----- on whether to buy or try the new software.

    • A.

      (A) deciding

    • B.

      (B) decision

    • C.

      (C) decide

    • D.

      (D) decided

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) decision
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) decision. In the given sentence, the word "to make a" indicates that a noun is needed to complete the sentence. "Decision" is the noun form of the verb "decide" and fits grammatically in the sentence. It makes sense to say that the brochure will help customers make a decision on whether to buy or try the new software.

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  • 4. 

    4. They were fined for holding a boxing match without the official ----- of the state Boxing Commission.

    • A.

      (A) approving

    • B.

      (B) approval

    • C.

      (C) to approve

    • D.

      (D) approved

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) approval
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) approval. In this sentence, the phrase "without the official ----- of the state Boxing Commission" indicates that the boxing match was held without the official permission or endorsement of the state Boxing Commission. Therefore, the appropriate word to fill in the blank is "approval," which means the act of officially agreeing to or accepting something.

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  • 5. 

    5. ----- show that less competition and poor service are usually the result of government regulation in the telecommunications business.

    • A.

      (A) Study

    • B.

      (B) Studies

    • C.

      (C) Studying

    • D.

      (D) Studied

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) Studies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) Studies. The sentence is discussing a general concept or observation, which suggests that multiple studies have been conducted to support this claim. Therefore, the plural form "Studies" is the appropriate choice.

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  • 6. 

    6. Market researchers have presented ----- that companies with small market shares will suffer a great deal throughout the course of the year.

    • A.

      (A) evidence

    • B.

      (B) evident

    • C.

      (C) evidential

    • D.

      (D) evidently

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) evidence
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (A) evidence. In the sentence, "Market researchers have presented evidence that companies with small market shares will suffer a great deal throughout the course of the year," the word "evidence" is used to indicate that the market researchers have provided proof or supporting information for their claim. The other options, "evident," "evidential," and "evidently," do not fit in the context of the sentence and do not convey the same meaning as "evidence."

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  • 7. 

    7. An arbitrator must listen ----- to both parties in a dispute and not allow personal prejudice or opinion to affect his or her decision.

    • A.

      (A) objection

    • B.

      (B) objective

    • C.

      (C) objects

    • D.

      (D) objectively

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) objectively
    Explanation
    An arbitrator must listen objectively to both parties in a dispute and not allow personal prejudice or opinion to affect his or her decision. This means that the arbitrator should remain impartial and unbiased, considering the arguments and evidence presented by both parties without any personal bias or preconceived notions. By listening objectively, the arbitrator ensures a fair and just resolution to the dispute.

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  • 8. 

    8. All the plants inside and outside the office need to be watered -----.

    • A.

      (A) period

    • B.

      (B) periodical

    • C.

      (C) periodic

    • D.

      (D) periodically

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) periodically
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (D) periodically. This means that the plants need to be watered at regular intervals or on a regular basis. This ensures that the plants receive the necessary amount of water to stay healthy and thrive.

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  • 9. 

    9. In fact, within two years, it is not unusual for a management trainee to receive multiple promotions and increase his or her income -----.

    • A.

      (A) substantiation

    • B.

      (B) substantial

    • C.

      (C) substantiate

    • D.

      (D) substantially

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) substantially
    Explanation
    Within two years, it is not unusual for a management trainee to receive multiple promotions and increase his or her income substantially. This means that the trainee's income will significantly and noticeably increase. The word "substantially" is an adverb that modifies the verb "increase" and accurately conveys the degree or extent of the increase in income.

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  • 10. 

    10. Please fasten your seat belt ----- and bring back the rest of your seat to its vertical position.

    • A.

      (A) security

    • B.

      (B) secure

    • C.

      (C) secured

    • D.

      (D) securely

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) securely
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (D) securely. In this sentence, the phrase "fasten your seat belt" is a command, indicating that the action needs to be done in a secure manner. The adverb "securely" is used to describe how the seat belt should be fastened, emphasizing the importance of making sure it is tightly and safely secured.

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