1. With his sub-four minute mile Bannister broke a psychological barrier, and inspired thousands of others to attempt to overcome seemingly ____ hurdles.
A. insurmountable B. inane C. trivial D. traumatic E. ineffable
2. Ricks has written extensively not only on the poetry of such (i)____ figures in English poetry as Milton and Housman, but also on the less obviously (ii)____ lyrics of Bob Dylan.
Blank (i) A. obscurantist B. arcane C. established
Blank (ii) D. canonical E. popular F. judicious
3. People who seek advice from (i)____ often find that what they are told can seem true, because these seekers of information attribute significance to some predictions and ignore others. The mind seeks to make sense of predictions that, in themselves, have no (ii)____ value, and thus it becomes difficult to prove that the forecasts are (iii)____ .
Blank (i) A. experts B. philosophers C. clairvoyants
i) All it has to do is to drive up the inflation rage- examples are damage Lyndon Johnsonâ€™s inflationary policies did to the US economy and the damage which consistently pro-inflationary policies have done to the economy of Italy. ii) It is easy, the record shows, for a government to do harm to its domestic economy. iii) Contrary to what economists confidently promised forty years ago, business cycles have not been abolished. iv) They still operate pretty much the way they have been operating for the past 150 years. v) But there is not the slightest evidence that any government policy to stimulate the economy has impact, whether that policy be Keynesian, monetarist, supply â€“side or neoclassical.
A. (iii)-(iv)-(ii)-(i)-(v) B. (iii)-(v)-(ii)-(i)-(iv) C. (ii)-(iv)-(i)-(v)-(iii) D. (ii)-(i)-(iii)-(iv)-(v) E. (ii)-(i)-(v)-(iii)-(iv)