1.The designer has applied for a ____ for his new invention.
2.The toy maker produces a ____ copy of the space station, exact in every detail.
3.An energy tax would curb ordinary air pollution, limit oil imports and cut the budget ____.
4.They have decided to ____ physical punishment in all local schools.
A) put away
B) break away from
C) do away with
D) pass away
5.Astronauts are ____ all kinds of tests before they are actually sent up in a spacecraft.
A) inclined to
B) subjected to
C) prone to
D) bound to
6.Individual sports are run by over 370 independent governing bodies whose functions usually include ____ rules, holding events, selecting national teams and promoting international links.
A) drawing on
B) drawing in
C) drawing up
D) drawing down
7.Up until that time, his interest had focused almost ____ on fully mastering the skills and techniques of his craft.
8.All the ceremonies at the 2000 Olympic Games had a unique Australian flavor, ____ of their multicultural communities.
9.I have had my eyes tested and the report says that my ____ is perfect.
10.He was looking admiringly at the photograph published by Collins in ____ with the Imerial Museum.
11.In those days,executives expected to spend most of their lives in the same firm and,unless they were dismissed for ____, to retire at the age of 65.
12.Others viewed the findings with ____, noting that a cause-and-effect relationship between passive smoking and cancer remains to be shown.
13.The 1986 Challenger space-shuttle ____ was caused by unusually low temperatures immediately before the launch.
14.When supply exceeds demand for any product,prices are ____ to fall.
15.The music aroused an ____ feeling of homesickness in him.
16.I bought an alarm clock with a(n) ____ dial,which can be seen clearly in the dark.
17.The results are hardly ____;he cannot believe they are accurate.
18.This new laser printer is ____ with all leading software.
19.The ball ____ two or three times before rolling down the slope.
20.He raised his eyebrows and stuck his head forward and ____ it in a single nod,a gesture boys used then for O.K. when they were pleased.