1.The new stadium was built at a convenient _____, close to an MRT station and within walking distance to a popular shopping center.
(A) vacancy (B) procedure (C) residence (D) location
2.The young Taiwanese pianist performed _____ well and won the first prize in the music contest.
(A) intimately (B) remarkably (C) potentially (D) efficiently
3.As thousands of new ______ from Southeastern Asia have moved to Taiwan for work or marriage, we should try our best to help them adjust to our society.
(A) immigrants (B) messengers (C) possessors (D) agencies
4.Although the manager apologized many times for his poor decision, there was nothing he could do to ______ his mistake.
(A) resign (B) retain (C) refresh (D) remedy
5. Last winter’s snowstorms and freezing temperatures were quite ______ for this region where warm and short winters are typical.
(A) fundamental (B) extraordinary (C) statistical (D) individual
6.To overcome budget shortages, some small schools in rural areas have set up _______ programs to share their teaching and library resources.
(A) cooperative (B) objective (C) relative (D) infinitive
7.After spending much time carefully studying the patient’s _______, the doctor finally made his diagnosis.
(A) confessions (B) symptoms (C) protests (D) qualifications
8.The universe is full of wonders. Throughout history, people have been ______ by the mystery of what lies beyond our planet.
(A) notified (B) complicated (C) fascinated (D) suspended
9.The president’s speech will be broadcast _______ on television and radio so that more people can listen to it at the time when it is delivered.
(A) comparatively (B) temporarily (C) simultaneously (D) permanently
10.In order to expand its foreign market, the company decided to _________ its products and provide more varieties to the customer.
(A) exceed (B) dismiss (C) retrieve (D) diversify
11.You’ll need the store ______ to show proof of purchase if you want to return any items you bought.
(A) credit (B) guide (C) license (D) receipt
12.Spending most of his childhood in Spain, John, a native speaker of English, is also ______ in Spanish.
(A) promising (B) grateful (C) fluent (D) definite
13.The mirror slipped out of the little girl’s hand, and the broken pieces ______ all over the floor.
(A) scattered (B) circulated (C) featured (D) released
14.No one knows how the fire broke out. The police have started an ______ into the cause of it.
(A) appreciation (B) extension (C) operation (D) investigation
15.When there is a heavy rain, you have to drive very ______ so as to avoid traffic accidents.
(A) cautiously (B) recklessly (C) smoothly (D) passively
16.We decided to buy some ______ for our new apartment, including a refrigerator, a vacuum cleaner, and a dishwasher.
(A) utensils (B) facilities (C) appliances (D) extensions
17.This math class is very ______; I have to spend at least two hours every day doing the assignments.
(A) confidential (B) logical (C) demanding (D) resistant
18.One can generally judge the quality of eggs with the naked eye. ______, good eggs must be clean, free of cracks, and smooth-shelled.
(A) Agriculturally (B) Externally (C) Influentially (D) Occasionally
19.The scientist ______ his speech to make it easier for children to understand the threat of global warming.
(A) estimated (B) documented (C) abolished (D) modified
20.The Internet has ______ newspapers as a medium of mass communication. It has become the main source for national and international news for people.
(A) reformed (B) surpassed (C) promoted (D) convinced
21.Since it hasn’t rained for months, there is a water _____ in many parts of the country.
(A) resource (B) deposit (C) shortage (D) formula
22.The problem with Larry is that he doesn’t know his limitations; he just _____ he can do everything.
(A) convinces (B) disguises (C) assumes (D) evaluates
23. Jason always _____ in finishing a task no matter how difficult it may be. He hates to quit halfway in anything he does.
(A) persists (B) motivates (C) fascinates (D) sacrifices
24.Poor _____ has caused millions of deaths in developing countries where there is only a limited amount of food.
(A) reputation (B) nutrition (C) construction (D) stimulation
25.The helicopters _____ over the sea, looking for the divers who had been missing for more than 30 hours.
(A) tackled (B) rustled (C) strolled (D) hovered
26.One of the tourist attractions in Japan is its hot spring _____, where guests can enjoy relaxing baths and beautiful views.
(A) resorts (B) hermits (C) galleries (D) faculties
27.When a young child goes out and commits a crime, it is usually the parents who should be held _____ for the child’s conduct.
(A) eligible (B) dispensable (C) credible (D) accountable
28.Since you have not decided on the topic of your composition, it’s still ______ to talk about how to write your conclusion.
(A) preventive (B) premature (C) productive (D) progressive
29.Human rights are fundamental rights to which a person is ________ entitled, that is, rights that she or he is born with.
(A) inherently (B) imperatively (C) authentically (D) alternatively
30.Agnes seems to have a _____ personality. Almost everyone is immediately attracted to her when they first see her.
(A) clumsy (B) durable (C) furious (D) magnetic