多选题 The ______ of sediment in the river caused concern among environmentalists and industrialists alike; the water levels in the river were being reduced almost daily.
多选题 Despite an affected (i) ______ that convinced casual observers that he was(ii) ______ about his painting and cared only for frivolity, Warhol cared deeply about his art and labored at it (iii) ______.
多选题 Given her usual need for attention, we were ______ when Carole celebrated her birthday quietly and alone.
多选题 The fear inspired by the media’s coverage of unprovoked shark attacks is ______: there are actually more fatalities each year from lightning strikes than from shark attacks.
单选题 Select one answer choice. Based on information from the passage, which of these people would be MOST likely to develop Huntington’s disease?
Someone who carries the huntingtin gene
Someone whose parents come from Portugal
Someone with 25 CAG repetitions in the huntingtin gene
Someone of Romanian ancestry
Someone whose grandfather died of Huntington’s disease
多选题 In a classic example of scholarly (i) ______, the poet and scholar A. E. Housman once assailed a German rival for relying on manuscripts “as a drunkard relies on lampposts, for support rather than (ii) ______”
单选题 For Question 1, select one answer choice. The author of the passage is primarily concerned with ______.
defining the technical methods Rembrandt used in painting his various works
providing a brief memoir of Rembrandt’s motivations as a painter
explaining how Rembrandt differentiated himself from other painters of his time
cataloging the individuals Rembrandt used as models in his works
contrasting the works of contemporary painters to the works of Rembrandt
多选题 Consider each of the choices separately and select all that apply. Which of these can be inferred from the fact that the French built orangeries for certain tropical plants?
Greenhouses may be used to keep plants at a moderate temperature
The climate of France is unsuited to growing tropical plants outdoors.
Louis ⅩⅣ was a frequent and enthusiastic traveler to Africa and Asia
多选题 Because Inspector Morse could not contain his scorn for the police commissioner, he was imprudent enough to make ______ remarks about his superior officer.