14.Though Kevin failed in last year’s singing contest, he did not feel ______. This year he practiced day and night and finally won first place in the competition.
(A) relieved (B) suspected (C) discounted (D) frustrated
18.When you enter a building, be sure to look behind you and hold the door open for someone coming through the same door. It is a common _______ in many cultures.
(A) process (B) courtesy (C) acceptance (D) operation
19.The telephone has changed beyond _______ in recent years. In both form and function, it has become totally different from what it was before.
(A) recognition (B) possession (C) prevention (D) appreciation
20.Though Jack has moved out of his parents’ house, he is _______dependent on them still. They send him a check every month for his living expenses.
(A) radically (B) physically (C) financially (D) politically
23.We were _______ awaiting the results of the school’s annual English drama contest. Our class won the first place last year, and we certainly wanted to win again this year.
(A) consciously (B) anxiously (C) fortunately (D) competently
25.The new computer game Wii provides us with an _______ way of exercising. People now may play sports in their living rooms, which was unimaginable before.
(A) outgoing (B) urgent (C) aggressive (D) innovative