1.1. In order to enforce ratings, in 1998 the United States government passed two laws which placed a high _________ on theaters that sold tickets to R-rated movies
to underage children.
(A) pension (B) penalty (C) penance (D) penguin
2.2. She experienced great emotional shock in a car accident in which she lost both her parents when she was two, and she has never been able to overcome the _________.
(A) trauma (B) traipse (C) syndrome (D) memory
3.3. Registering for school the first time is a very complicated process. In order to _________ the unnecessary and confusing process, you better consult someone who did it before.
(A) eliminate (B) alleviate (C) extend (D) banish
7.7. One of the reasons for bad economics is the country’s __________ unemployment problem. It has existed for a long time and the government has no capacity to solve it.
(A) contagious (B) chronic (C) pointless (D) sufficient
8.8. According to the constitution, citizens are entitled the right to vote in the elections including a __________ regarding a national issue.
(A) referendum (B) procrastination (C) conscription (D) jurisprudence