1.Children’s _____, bar brawls, and even psychotic episodes are things that have been blamed on the effects of the full moon.
(A) stylus (B) tantrums (C) advocates (D) luminescence
2.People know that the excessive consumption of sugar can lead to _____ problems; however, they just can’t resist the temptation.
(A) obese (B) obsessive (C) obedient (D) obligatory
3.The sensational basketball player Jeremy Lin has been inspiration to a lot of people. Some even go so far as to _____ new words like Linsanity or Lincredible.
(A) melt (B) litigate (C) emigrate (D) coin
4.Though John tried every _____ way to improve his English, he still failed his monthly exam. However, he said he would never give up trying.
(A) amateurish (B) bureaucratic (C) conceivable (D) devastating
5.Once you are admitted to the college, you are supposed to take some time to peruse the ____ website, on which you’ll find information that will prove useful to you.
(A) navigation (B) orientation (C) tantalization (D) preparation
6.According to the newly released Goldman Sachs report, the collapse of the eurozone banking system will inflict an enormous _____ on the world economy.
(A) compact (B) contract (C) impact (D) transact
7.Upon learning the news that her only son was arrested, Linda _____ lost the power of speech.
(A) abdominally (B) exceptionally (C) impartially (D) practically
8.David Beckham is one of the highest-paid soccer players in the world, with most of his earnings coming from merchandise _____.
(A) endorsement (B) enclosure (C) purchase (D) confiscation
9.He broke into the victim’s house and _____ him to death with a hammer. The brutality of his crime is outrageous.
(A) bludgeoned (B) besmirched (C) prosecuted (D) purged
10.Doctors have been told not to _____ children with an anesthetic that may be linked to five deaths.
(A) paraphrase (B) sedate (C) swerve (D) transcend