1 Why can't you stop your eternal complaining?
A everlasting B long
C temporary D boring
2 Hundreds of buildings were wrecked by the earthquake.
A shaken B damaged
C fallen D jumped
3 These paintings are considered by many to be authentic.
A faithful B royal
C genuine D sincere
4 Many economists have given in to the fatal lure of mathematics.
A attraction B simplicity
C power D rigor
5 Ten years after the event, her death still remains a puzzle.
A mist B fog
C mystery D secret
6 John was irritated by the necessity for polite conversation.
A annoyed B troubled
C threatened D aroused
7 Academic records cannot be duplicated.
A borrowed B purchased
C rewritten D copied
8 The emphasis on the importance of education has spurred scientific research.
A fastened B encouraged
C raised D initiated
9 We have ample money for the journey.
A some B little
C extra D enough
10 The doctor's pills worked marvels for me.
A patients B miracles
C illness D recovery