Thursday, May 31, 2007

037. Some male chauvinists never condescend to help their wives with housework.

1. Some male chauvinists never condescend to help their wives with housework.
(A) sneer
(B) stoop
(C) culminate
(D) deprecate

2. The widow's friends condoled with her at the funeral.
(A) expressed sympathy
(B) conceived
(C) concealed
(D) wept

3. We cannot condone his recent criminal cooperation with the gamblers.
(A) reward
(B) consent
(C) forgive
(D) forsake


4. Wealth does not always conduce to happiness.
(A) reduce
(B) contribute
(C) assent
(D) counter

5. The conduit got clogged.
(A) trench
(B) ditch
(C) creek
(D) channel

6. The robber was arrested, but his confederate was still at large.
(A) crony
(B) accomplice
(C) master
(D) leader

7. The university conferred an honorary degree upon him.
(A) confided
(B) granted
(C) confined
(D) confronted

8. If you try to smuggle goods into this country, they may be confiscated by the government authorities.
(A) seized
(B) conserved
(C) preserved
(D) confirmed

9. A conflagration destroyed a lot of buildings.
(A) fire
(B) epidemic
(C) plague
(D) contagion

10. He confronted his accusers with perfect aplomb.
(A) evaded
(B) eluded
(C) shirked
(D) faced

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