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The Russians offered Edward Snowden ___ after he was accused of breaking U.S. laws.
A. Asylum
B. Ambivalent
C. Authentic
D. Boorish


Protestant whose views and opinions differed from those of the Church of England
A. Dissenter 
B. Oligarchy
C. Balance of power 


frantically – Behind the trees clouds scudded frantically across the sky.

A. expressing extreme displeasure

B. in an uncontrolled manner

C. gray and dark

D. a feeling of intense anger


Chafe:

A. to warm by rubbing

B. air, manner, appearance

C. a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world

D. to advance beyond the usual or proper limits


Which of the world’s major religions REJECT the principle of treating all other people as well as you deserve to be treated?
A. None of them reject this principal.
B. Hinduism & Buddhism
C. Islam & Christianity


Formal changes made according to official procedures are…

A. amendments

B. versions

C. democracies

D. `privileges


5. He ………….. drive a car to work.

A. don’t

B. doesn’t

C. didn’t


I eat pasta ______ week.

A. twice in a

B. twice a

C. one time a

D. once in a


clumsy

A. cumbersome

B. circumspect

C. commandeer


The risk of muscles ___ over time is higher for people on bed rest, because they aren’t moving.
A. Atrophying
B. Anathema
C. Badger
D. Anomaly


Prodigy:

A. fame, glory

B. something wonderful or marvelous

C. charming

D. a short club


Lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

A. Inadequate

B. Emblem

C. Precision

D. Exasperated


Performed with little or no delay

A. Transgression

B. Indolence

C. Meticulous

D. Prompt


a long, thin and strong thread to catch a fish

A. fish catcher

B. fishing hook

C. fishing line


The ballet dancer moved with cat-like ___ through all of Swan Lake’s complicated choreography.
A. Agility
B. Agenda
C. Astute
D. Baffle


The _______________ is the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crust and the rigid upper part of the mantle.

A. Mantle

B. Stratus

C. Lithosphere

D. Core


Mr. Gorelick ___ when students have questions but don’t ask them.
A. Abhors
B. Adjourn
C. Apprehend
D. Banal


indignant – “You peeked!” Charles cried indignantly. “We’re saving that for Mother’s birthday and you can’t have any!”

A. easily managed

B. causing or marked by grief or anguish

C. angered at something unjust or wrong

D. affected with or marked by mania uncontrolled by reason


know you don’t like wearing a school uniform, but isn’t it easier to just go with the ___________ instead of complaining all the time?

A. trendy

B. comfortable

C. centre

D. flow

E. appearance


to tell someone that you are sorry for doing something wrong or for causing a problem

A. scream

B. apologize

C. lock

D. bucket


Rebirth of the soul in a new body
A. Reincarnation
B. Moksha
C. Nirvana


Fend:

A. to furnish, equip, provide with funds

B. in a turned or twisted position

C. a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn

D. to ward off, resist


Choose the wrong option:

The people ………….. come out carefully and with a mask.

A. Will

B. Probably

C. Have


noun- a record of muscle activity completed by or within the heart; EKG or ECG

A. grammar

B. cardiogram

C. cryptogram

D. program


During contract negotiations, the players and team owners had the commissioner ___ the fight.
A. Arbitrate
B. Ambience
C. Augur
D. Affectation




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