1. Salazar’s presence in the group was so _____ the others that they lost most of their earlier ______; failure, for them, became all but unthinkable.
A. reassuring to … trepidation
B. unnoticed by … curiosity
C. unusual to … harmony
D. endearing to ... confidence
E. unexpected by ... exhilaration
2. The idealized paintings of nature produced in the eighteenth century are evidence that the medieval ____ natural settings had been ______ and that the outdoors now could be enjoyed without trepidation.
A. fear of ... exorcised
B. concerns about…..regained
C. affection for ... surmounted
D. disinterest in ... alleviated
E. enthusiasm for ... confronted
3. Often the difficulties of growing up in the public eye cause child prodigies to _____ the world of achievement before reaching adulthood: happily, they sometimes later return to competition and succeed brilliantly.
C. retire from
4. Although Johnson&aposs and Smith&aposs initial fascination with the fortunes of those jockeying for power in the law firm ________ after a few months, the two paid sufficient attention to determine who their lunch partners should be.
5. Scientists&apos pristine reputation as devotees of the disinterested pursuit of truth has been ____ by recent evidence that some scientists have deliberately ____ experimental results to further their own careers.
A. reinforced ... published
B. validated ... suppressed
C. exterminated ... replicated
D. compromised ... fabricated
E. resuscitated ... challenged
6. Before about 1960, virtually all accounts of evolution assumed most adaptation to be a product of selection at the level of populations; recent studies of evolution, however, have found no ___ this ____ view of selection.
A. departures from ... controversial
B. basis for ... pervasive
C. bias toward ... unchallenged
D. precursors of ... innovative
E. criticisms of ... renowned
7. Future generations will probable consider current speculations about humanity’s place in the universe to be ____ omissions and errors: even rigorous scientific views change, sometimes overnight.
A. immune from
B. marred by
C. uncorrupted by
D. correct despite
E. abridge by
8. Without seeming unworldly, William James appeared wholly removed from the _____ of society, the conventionality of academe.
9.Kagan maintains that an infant’s reactions to its first stressful experiences are part of a natural process of development, not harbingers of childhood unhappiness or ____ signs of adolescent anxiety.
答案：1-5 AACDD 6-9 BBEA