1.The two political parties were unable to reach an agreement concerning the debt issue. With time growing short, the president urged negotiations to break the _______.
(A) impasse (B) girder (C) fervor (D) frazzle
11.In the past, people's biological clock was _______ with the natural world. They automatically woke up with the sun rising and felt sleepy at dusk.
(A) manipulated (B) reconciled (C) precipitated (D) synchronized
14. While genetically engineered food has been extensively consumed around the world, the ______ of the gene transfer from the DNA of the food to that of human beings and how they will affect human body are still unknown.
(A)offshoots (B) successions (C) ramifications (D) bifurcations
15.With these professional development opportunities, Susan is now _______ of her role as a teacher and has come to realize the effects she has on her students.
(A) cognizant (B) reminiscent (C) indicative (D) emblematic
16.Feng Shui is the Chinese art of determining the most design and placement of a building, room, etc. so that maximum harmony is achieved between the environment and the user.
(A) amphibiotic (B) ambivalent (C) promissory (D) propitious
17.A ______ relationship can exist between two entities in the natural world. A typical example is that between bees and flowers. They benefit from each other.
(A) symbiotic (B) segregative (C) complimentary (D) supplemental