5.The retired engineer plunked down ＄50,000 in cash for a mid-size Mercedes as a present for his wife-a purchase _____ with money made in the stock market the week before.
[A]paid off [B]paid through [C]paid out [D]paid for
6.He has courage all right , but in matters requiring judgment ,he has often been found sadly _____ .
[A]lack it [B]absent [C]in need of it [D]wanting
7.Danis Hayes raised the essential paradox and asked how people could have fought so hard ageinst environmental degradation _____ themselves now on the verge of losing the war .
[A]only found [B]finding only [C]only to find [D]have only found
8.The once separate issue of environment and development are now _____ linked .
[A]intangible [B]indispensable [C]inextricably [D]incredibly
9.The need to see that justice is done _____ every decision made in the courts .
[A]implants into [B]imposes on [C]impinges upon [D]imprecates upon
10.Two thirds of the US basketball players are black ,and the number would be greater _____ the continuing practice of picking white bench warmers for the sake of balance .
[A]was it not because of [B]had it not been for
[C]were it not for [C]would it not have been for
11.No one would have time to read or listen to an account of everything _____ going on in the world .
[A]it is [B]there is [C]as is [D]what is
12.If there is the need to compete in a crowd ,to battle _____ the edge the surest strategy is to develop the unexpected.
[A]on [B]for [C]against [D]with
13.Just as there are occupations that require college or even higher degrees,_____ occupations for which technical training is necessary.
[A]so too there are [B]so also there are
[C]so there are too [D]so too are there
14.It is a myth that the law permits the Food and Drug A dministration to ignore requirements for _____ drugs while brand – name drugs still must meet these rigid tests .
[A]specific [B]generic [C]intricate [D]acrid
15.The very biggest and most murderous wars during the industrial age were intra – industrial - wars that _____ Second Wave nations like Germany and Britain against one another.
[A]pitted [B]drove [C]kept [D]embarked
16.The private life of having each individual make his or her own choice of beliefs and interest _____ without the overarching pubic world of the state ,which sustains a structure _____ of law appropriate to a self – determining association .
[A]is not possible [B]would not be possible
[C]will not be possible [D]cannot be possible
17.from Christianity and the barbarian kingdoms of the west emerged the medieval version of politics _____ in turn evolved the politics of our modern world.
[A]of which [B]from which [C]on which [D]by which
18.The Portuguese give a great deal of credit to one man for having promoted sea travel ,that man _____ Prince Henry the navigator ,who lived in the 15th century.
[A]was [B]was called [C]calling [D]being
19.Grant was one of a body of men who were self – reliant _____ ,who cared hardly anything for the past but had a sharp eye for the future .
[A]on themselves [B]on not making a fault
[C]to a fault [D]to remain ahead
20.Huntington and many of its competitors are working to make remedial instruction a commodity as _____ and accessible as frozen yogurt .
[A]ubiquitous [B]rational [C]necessary [D]credible
21.The scheme for rebuilding the city center _____ ,owing to the refusal of the refusal of a Council to sanction the expenditure of the money it would have required.
[A]fell down [B]fell off [C]fell out [D]fell flat