Academic English Advanced Words


Group 4


Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   factions      impact      intellectuals      narrow      punished      rays      relax      scheduled      upset      yield   
  1. In Singapore, throwing a cigarette butt on the street is [] with a heavy fine of several hundred dollars.
  2. The [] of this year's wheat crop is much higher than last year's.
  3. Dr. Joyce Brothers once said, "No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to [] for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive."
  4. There is a Chinese proverb which observes that he who is []-minded cannot be big-hearted.
  5. The local team [] the number one team by a score of one to zero.
  6. Many [] in the former U.S.S.R. were imprisoned or persecuted for expressing viewpoints critical of the government.
  7. The Royal family has been split into two rival [].
  8. The earth will receive more ultraviolet [] as the ozone is destroyed.
  9. The first [] jet airliner passenger service started in May of 1952, with a flight carrying 36 people from London to Johannesburg.
  10. One of the only ways the surface of the moon can be modified is by the [] of meteorites coming from space.

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