1801 Mike loves his wife so much, and he always thinks that she is the most ______ woman in the world.
(A) glamorous (B) personal (C) powerful (D) determined
1802 Tom is Jenny's ______ boyfriend, and Hank is her ex.
(A) creative (B) current (C) crucial (D) complex
1803 After ______ at the counter, we went to our hotel room.
(A) honoring (B) registering (C) explaining (D) determining
1804 Our teacher encourages us to take a ______ attitude toward life and always look on the bright side.
(A) general (B) dark (C) positive (D) negative
1805 Jeff's ______ is damaged because of alcohol abuse.
(A) prayer (B) liver (C) petal (D) effect
1806 That restaurant doesn't serve ______ beverages.
(A) gentle (B) fashionable (C) modern (D) alcoholic
1807 Tim ______ his son for hours. They often talk together like friends.
(A) conversed with (B) beat (C) escaped from (D) misunderstood
1808 Mr. Wang is a very ______ person in the company; therefore, his decision will influence a lot of employees.
(A) careful (B) powerful (C) dreadful (D) harmful
1809 A picturesque ______ presented itself before our eyes.
(A) landlord (B) language (C) landscape (D) laboratory
1810 Todd ______ his ankle when he fell off the ladder.
(A) sprayed (B) sprained (C) spread (D) sprang
1811 From Jimmy's ______, money is more important than anything else in the world.
(A) village (B) victory (C) viewpoint (D) violence
1812 You must show ______ to your elders by always behaving(行為)politely in their presence.
(A) tradition (B) honor (C) custom (D) reaction
1813 Lisa's simple style of dress always has a pleasing ______.
(A) edition (B) education (C) economy (D) effect
1814 The team looks excited. ______, they've won the game.
(A) Hopefully (B) Obviously (C) Unfortunately (D) Hopelessly
1815 Reading aloud is ______ in learning a language.
(A) hopeful (B) careful (C) helpful (D) painful
1816 U.F.O. stands for unidentified flying ______.
(A) object (B) opportunity (C) occasion (D) office
1817 The clerk made an ______ of why he was absent from work yesterday.
(A) experiment (B) experience (C) explanation (D) expectation
1818 It's ______ that someone drank my tea and left the empty cup on the table.
(A) difficult (B) obvious (C) impossible (D) necessary
1819 The ______ across the river is made of marble.
(A) bridge (B) kite (C) train (D) beach
1820 Many government ______ are at the meeting discussing the new law.
(A) dictators (B) characters (C) officials (D) ancestors
1821 Thanks to my teacher's ______, I entered the speech contest and won first place.
(A) situation (B) encouragement (C) viewpoint (D) invitation
1822 If you can stand in his ______, I am sure you can understand how he feels.
(A) shoes (B) way (C) place (D) heel
1823 Christina is doubtless the most ______ person for that promising job. She has the education, work experience, and personality to succeed.
(A) ineffective (B) pessimistic (C) reluctant (D) suitable
1824 If you have a better ______ of the situation, you will take my advice.
(A) understanding (B) meaning (C) listening (D) explanation
1825 When they try to hire workers for their computers, employers usually decide within five minutes whether someone is______ for the job.
(A) different (B) stationary (C) suitable (D) vertical
1826 Salmon have a ______ life cycle, migrating from river to ocean and back again to lay eggs. No other fish has the same life cycle.
(A) given (B) Western (C) unique (D) similar
1827 Good friends not only spend time together but also ______ each other to work harder.
(A) urge (B) teaches (C) force (D) argue
1828 Diana is a very ______ woman who always gets what she wants.
(A) traditional (B) suitable (C) discouraged (D) determined
1829 Please pay attention to the traffic light while ______ the street.
(A) changing (B) turning (C) crossing (D) lining
1830 On Jessica's ______ lies her beloved cat.
(A) nap (B) lap (C) patience (D) imagination
1831 The husband ______ his wife to take a part-time job after their children had grown up.
(A) dissuaded (B) taught (C) encouraged (D) found
1832 Don't ______ to turn off the light and the TV before you leave the room.
(A) remember (B) remind (C) forget (D) forgive
1833 As an international language___________, English allows people of different countries to converse in a common language.
(A) prescribe (B) communicate (C) plan (D) manage
1834 Isn't it ______ that Joseph is so quiet today? He loves to chat and joke all the time.
(A) independent (B) unusual (C) individualistic (D) predictable
1835 It is a long ______ for many birds that live near the Bering Sea to fly from their feeding grounds to the Kenting National Park.
(A) journey (B) hike (C) system (D) drive
1836 Please fill in the blanks for the ______ questions.
(A) meaningful (B) listing (C) printing (D) following
1837 Lung cancer, one of the major killers in Taiwan, has long been associated with air pollution and smoking.
(A) dealt with (B) grown into (C) related to (D) treated by
1838 My teacher taught me animals, plants and inanimate ______ in the science class today.
(A) objects (B) results (C) causes (D) excuses
1839 When in danger, most parents will do what they can to ______ their children from harm.
(A) help (B) protect (C) provide (D) handle
1840 Last month, fifty couples, who were married for fifty years and more, ______ their golden anniversary in the city hall.
(A) contributed (B) confirmed (C) celebrated (D) combined
1841 Bill has an active ______. He can make up many interesting stories.
(A) conclusion (B) education (C) occupation (D) imagination
1842 Having a romantic dinner is an old-fashioned way to ______ Valentine's Day.
(A) earn (B) create (C) publish (D) celebrate
1843 Writing is a very useful ______ for students. In the future, they can use it at different workplaces.
(A) belief (B) culture (C) skill (D) feature
1844 My father ______ left his important documents in the taxi.
(A) especially (B) simply (C) accidentally (D) patiently
1845 Taking a walk after dinner every evening is my parents' ______.
(A) loyalty (B) routine (C) patience (D) statue
1846 In Taiwan, some high school uniforms are symbols of excellence and honor.
(A) presents (B) fashions (C) signs (D) restrictions
1847 Now everything is all set. It's ______ a matter of time. What we do is wait.
(A) especially (B) simply (C) hardly (D) equally
1848 They hired a live-in caretaker to take long-term care of the ______.
(A) statue (B) patient (C) compassion (D) procedure
1849 Julia waved her hand in ______.
(A) greeting (B) recording (C) melody (D) court
1850 That area's announcement of their ______ may trigger a war.
(A) imagination (B) indifference (C) independence (D) generosity
1851 In our lives, there are often a lot of ______ that we may encounter.
(A) routines (B) habits (C) statues (D) obstacles
1852 In such a competitive world, newspapers and magazines must ______ in order to survive.
(A) change (B) earn (C) judge (D) protect
1853 The ______ in charge of the legislator's case was attacked by a group of men last night.
(A) change (B) judge (C) copyright (D) court
1854 The computer company reported a fall in yearly ______ due to a big drop in US sales.
(A) profit (B) recording (C) performance (D) melody
1855 Mark Twain is considered to be an author with a ______ of humor.
(A) bless (B) greet (C) sense (D) attempt
1856 Parents should not ______ how valuable education is for their children.
(A) polish (B) swap (C) glance (D) ignore
1857 Alan's monthly ______ are enough to support his family's expenses.
(A) greetings (B) earnings (C) recordings (D) performances
1858 I ______ should leave now, or I will be late for the next meeting.
(A) practically (B) probably (C) originally (D) regularly
1859 The decoration of the store ______ a romantic atmosphere.
(A) performed (B) created (C) included (D) published
1860 The newcomer is ______ and makes a lot of friends.
(A) easy-going (B) selfish (C) arrogant (D) quiet
1861 We believe that we will achieve ______ despite all the frustration.
(A) failure (B) success (C) security (D) ignorance
1862 The teacher ______ the spelling errors on my paper in red ink.
(A) cycled (B) recycled (C) circulated (D) circled
1863 Mr. Schaefer said hello to the new manager at the meeting, but the manager ______ him.
(A) ignited (B) ignored (C) involved (D) increased
1864 What a ______ you are! I can't believe you are smoking in bed!
(A) talent (B) fool (C) stranger (D) genius
1865 Any pain in your body may be the warning sign to your health. Don't ______ any pain; otherwise, it may cause serious problems later.
(A) equivalent (B) intensive (C) ignore (D) maximize
1866 The king ______ his eldest prince, announcing he was the new king.
(A) pleased (B) crowned (C) crowded (D) pressed
1867 Kelly ______ those flowers from her ex-boyfriend.
(A) decided (B) expend (C) ignored (D) rocked
1868 ______ sometimes depends on an understanding of a particular cultural background.
(A) Humor (B) Snob (C) Security (D) Humble
1869 In the concert outside the city hall, some of the island's hottest entertainers accompanied the ______ as they counted down to the New Year.
(A) prediction (B) crowds (C) explore (D) maintain
1870 Without fashionable clothes, Terry has no ______ to attend the party.
(A) cord (B) crisp (C) coverage (D) confidence
1871 The boss is too proud and ______ to please.
(A) arrogant (B) insecure (C) friendly (D) confident
1872 A 35-year-old woman ______ numerous problems due to vitamin B1 deficiency.
(A) developed (B) defended (C) decreased (D) device
1873 The manager showed much ______ every time he made an important decision.
(A) source (B) address (C) branch (D) wisdom
1874 Japan has more and bigger companies; ______, there are only small and medium firms in Taiwan.
(A) therefore (B) despite (C) however (D) since
1875 I entered the distance race ______ in the sports meet.
(A) event (B) crash (C) incident (D) accident
1876 My cat sometimes ______ cockroaches and plays with them until they are dead.
(A) buys (B) catches (C) teaches (D) fights
1877 Mr. Johnson is ______ in political circles and plans to run for mayor.
(A) hopeful (B) hopeless (C) active (D) inactive
1878 I ______ one slice of lemon to flavor the black tea.
(A) smelled (B) added (C) lost (D) poured
1879 Reading magazines and newspapers helps you to learn about current ______.
(A) associations (B) events (C) possibilities (D) improvements
1880 One ______ effect of drinking too much is liver damage.
(A) active (B) top (C) fault (D) side
1881 The mother put an ice ______ on her son's head to lower his fever.
(A) pack (B) park (C) part (D) pace
1882 By 7:40, ______ every student was seated in the classroom this morning.
(A) almost (B) although (C) alphabet (D) altogether
1883 Their plan is still under ______; the boss hasn't made any decision.
(A) conclusion (B) development (C) confidence (D) discussion
1884 The story of her success ______ us to make more efforts.
(A) inspected (B) inspired (C) perspired (D) invested
1885 The cross is the ______ of Christianity.
(A) sympathy (B) syllable (C) symbol (D) symphony
1886 Such things only ______ in fiction. They can't be real.
(A) exist (B) exhibit (C) exit (D) expand
1887 In geography class, the teacher ______ having visited Germany.
(A) considered (B) suggested (C) questioned (D) mentioned
1888 Jack's proposal was ______ by his girlfriend, so he felt very disappointed.
(A) turned down (B) named after (C) looked down (D) carried out
1889 This street is named ______ the great dancer.
(A) with (B) at (C) after (D) from
1890 We didn't think that Henry's plan could work, so we ______ him ______.
(A) turn; in (B) turned; on (C) turn; up (D) turned; down
1891 There are many ways to deal with your anger. ______, you may go for a walk or talk to a friend about it.
(A) To look up (B) In view of (C) As a result (D) For example
1892 Officially, Mr. Huang is in charge of the company, but ______, his wife does all of the work.
(A) in fact (B) in the end (C) by the way (D) at birth
1893 You should ______ the new word in the dictionary yourself.
(A) find out (B) look for (C) look up (D) look at
1894 ______, your daughter doesn't like the English name you chose for her. She wants a name that sounds beautiful.
(A) In focus (B) In general (C) In that (D) In fact
1895 Miss Yao promised to come to Jane's birthday party, but in the end she didn't ______.
(A) show up (B) take up (C) make up (D) look up
1896 David bought the mansion ______, without any financial help from his parents.
(A) as well (B) in fact (C) in front of (D) on his own
1897 Alice ______ poor grades by not studying.
(A) continued to (B) brought up (C) cut down (D) asked for
1898 Shakespeare is known ______ one of the greatest writers.
(A) for (B) as (C) to (D) with
1899 The novelist ______ write until he passed away.
(A) waited for (B) compared to (C) continued to (D) led to
1900 Their children have lived ______ since the old couple retired.
(A) to their taste (B) in their opinions (C) of their own (D) on their own