1.The continuing professional education of _____ （high） educated adults will become a third level in addition to undergraduate and professional or graduate work.
2.The explorers were puzzled over what to do next because they were in a _____ （trick） situation.
3.These electric appliances are all similar in construction but each one is _____ （specialize） in its function.
4. The child was playing _____ （danger） near the edge of the swimming pool.
5.We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere _____（appreciate）of your help.
6.Robots， becoming ___（increase）prevalent in factories， are programmed and engineered to do more jobs.
7.The author of the text expresses a strong _____（disapprove）of working on and off frequently.
8. The government has taken measures to reduce the total energy ______（consume）。
1.Almost everything a manager does _____ decisions； indeed， some suggest that the management process is decision making.
A. imposes B. improvises C. involves D. indicates
2.Astronomers and scientists think that a black hole is a region of space _____which matter has fallen and _____ which nothing can escape.
A. towards … towards B. into … from
C. out of … from D. through … through
3.American men don‘t cry because it is considered not _____ of men to do so.
A. characteristic B. tolerant C. symbolic D. independent
4.At the end of 1994 the British Government introduced new measures to help _____ domestic workers from abuse by their employers.
A. protect B. suspect C. expect D. inspect
5.The specific use of leisure _____ from individual to individual.
A. ranges B. distinguishes C. varies D. covers
6.Nations are _____ as “aged” when they have 7 per cent or more of their people aged 65 or above.
A. limited B. classified C. originated D. processed
7.It is touching to see how a cat or dog - especially a dog - _____ itself to family and wants to share in all its goings and comings.
A. attributes B. applies C. assigned D. attaches
8.She was more _____ than frightened.
A. surprising B. interested C. hated D. surprised
9.The attention of the public was continually _____ to new possibilities in scientific fields and the discovery of new knowledge.
A. applied B. drawn C. referred D. thrown
10.Few， _____ any，live their lives without some degree of unhappiness and suffering.
A. like B. except C. if D. when
11.Many women are too concerned _____ staying thin and they believe that vitamins are some kind of magic cure to replace food.
A. of B. by C. with D. on
12.In education， there should be a good balance among the branches of knowledge that contribute _____ effective thinking and wise judgment.
A. at B. in C. for D. to
13. _____ the numbers in employment， the hotel industry was the second largest industry in this country last year.
A. In line with B. In terms of C. In accordance with D. In proportion to