Directions (1 - 5) Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. We can feel morally_______ when someone insults us as long as we do not upon those feelings by burning down houses.

Challenged, stand

Outraged, act

Bound, build

Obliged, think

Violated, harp


2. Human beings are biological_______: they need to be grounded in time and place or else they come___________

things, forward

souls, back

organisms, unhinged

features, undone

creatures, again


3. ______their golden years of love and togetherness, the couple________ all their guests at their fiftieth wedding anniversary.

Celebrating, welcomed

Remembering, asked

Rejoicing, promised

Commemorating, brought

Observing, greeted


4. Since it does not have the_________ to do anything beyond sending out notices; the corporation has now decided to take steps to attach movable properties such as cars so that people take the notices more______.

authority, appropriately

influence, justly

guts, sincerely

pressure, gravely

power, seriously


5. would be allowed to shoot beyond twelve hours in a day and those who______ this norm would henceforth be for it.g of the sentence as a whole.

followed, punished

accompanied, reprimanded

flouted, penalized

defied, applauded

obeyed, disciplined


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