1.1. Experts say that sleeping around seven hours per night is optimal for health,
and that those who don’t have enough sleep may be more _____ to diseases.
(A) subordinate (B) indecipherable (C) susceptible (D) indelible
2.2. In the wake of the toxic plasticizer storm, the government has decided
meetings of experts will be _____ to set a maximum daily tolerance level for
(A) pinpointed (B) infringed (C) manifested (D) convened
3.3. Osama bin Laden was killed in a firefight with the United States forces. To
Americans, his _____ marks the most significant achievement in their effort
to defeat Al Qaeda.
(A) demise (B) hassle (C) realm (D) treason
4.4. Jay Chou, the Asia pop sensation, _____ two top awards—Best Male Mandarin
Singer and Best Album—at the 22nd Golden Melody Awards with his 10th
album “The Era.”
(A) drenched (B) mandated (C) clinched (D) refuted
5.5. Parents’ divorce often causes children to fall behind in social skills. Other
_____ effects on them include rising anxiety, low self-esteem and fears of
(A) insolent (B) detrimental (C) affluent (D) phenomenal
6.6. When choosing the most suitable profession, besides looking into the income
prospects, you should take the following points into account: your _____,
personality, values, and interests.
(A) altitudes (B) latitudes (C) aptitudes (D) multitudes
7.7. According to a study, the _____ between cultural activities and happiness is
strong. That is, cultural participation can contribute to one’s upbeat mood.
(A) simulation (B) correlation (C) annotation (D) predicament
8.8. Although the reviewers _____ the film and dismissed it as a flop, many people
were still entranced by it.
(A) touted (B) likened (C) incurred (D) jeered
9.9. The government has decided to impose a luxury tax on imported vehicles
purchased for over NT$ 3 million. The heavy _____ may influence consumers’
(A) tariff (B) culprit (C) peril (D) taunt
10.10. Watermelons have been bursting by the score in eastern China because of
excess growth accelerators, and the incident ____ how farmers in China are
abusing crop chemicals.
(A) undermines (B) underscores (C) underlies (D) undertakes