Notes

Methods and general information are on a separate page.

# Prior to the sentence indicates Mann-Whitney p < .05. P values immediatly follow the sentence.

* p < .01, ** p < .00004


Mean (SD) ratings (1 = a least expected word, 9 = a most expected word) with the target words for each sentence frame listed in decreasing order of goodness of fit.
Sentences and Exemplars Overall Young Older
1. After the battle, doctors removed the _____ in his leg.
shrapnel 7.59 (2.15) 6.30 (2.95) 8.35 (1.00)
bullet 7.33 (1.93) 8.00 (1.31) 7.00 (2.13)
pellet 5.63 (2.34) 5.10 (1.73) 6.22 (2.86)
slug 5.59 (3.04) 2.82 (1.54) 7.28 (2.42) **
shell 5.20 (2.61) 5.55 (2.02) 4.93 (3.05)
arrow 4.91 (2.41) 5.73 (2.20) 4.09 (2.43)
buckshot 3.92 (2.26) 2.90 (1.45) 2.64 (2.50)
mortar 3.39 (2.74) 3.67 (2.81) 3.19 (2.76)
grenade 3.38 (2.48) 3.30 (2.45) 3.45 (2.62)
dart 2.57 (1.63) 2.00 (1.12) 3.00 (1.86)
stone 2.04 (1.14) 2.75 (1.14) 1.38 (0.65) *
bomb 1.29 (0.55) 1.46 (0.66) 1.09 (0.30)
2. They always put on their _____ before leaving the house.
jackets 7.79 (1.29) 7.62 (1.27) 8.00 (1.34)
sweaters 6.85 (1.81) 6.60 (1.77) 7.10 (1.91)
blazers 5.68 (2.10) 5.30 (2.00) 6.00 (2.22)
pants 5.59 (2.48) 4.36 (1.69) 6.44 (2.63)
socks 4.30 (2.32) 4.50 (2.22) 4.10 (2.51)
ties 4.17 (2.14) 3.92 (1.31) 4.35 (2.59)
shirts 4.16 (2.06) 3.66 (2.00) 4.44 (2.09)
belts 3.63 (1.98) 3.90 (1.73) 3.48 (2.15)
vests 3.13 (1.80) 3.50 (1.57) 2.75 (2.00)
costumes 2.84 (1.85) 1.70 (0.82) 3.56 (1.97) *
collars 2.70 (1.96) 2.36 (1.29) 2.94 (2.32)
girdles 2.45 (1.84) 2.72 (2.28) 2.18 (1.32)
3. She was proud to receive the _____ for her performance.
prize 8.62 (0.57) 8.70 (0.48) 8.56 (0.63)
medal 7.80 (0.89) 7.78 (0.97) 7.82 (0.87)
trophy 7.52 (2.18) 7.64 (2.34) 7.40 (2.12)
ribbon 7.48 (1.12) 7.50 (0.85) 7.46 (1.33)
honor 6.72 (2.28) 5.90 (2.13) 7.27 (2.28)
certificate 6.42 (1.87) 5.90 (1.20) 7.00 (2.35)
plaque 6.30 (2.05) 6.00 (1.86) 6.53 (2.23)
scholarship 6.05 (2.30) 5.23 (2.42) 7.22 (1.56)
badge 6.00 (1.93) 5.27 (1.62) 6.67 (2.02)
grant 4.68 (2.66) 4.70 (3.34) 4.67 (2.10)
title 4.41 (2.46) 4.00 (1.61) 4.67 (2.87)
Overall Young Adults Older Adults
Sentences and Exemplars Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
merit 3.92 (2.34) 4.78 (1.79) 3.44 (2.53)
4. The mother always protected her _____ from harm.
baby 8.55 (0.76) 8.40 (0.84) 8.70 (0.67)
infant 7.86 (1.55) 7.20 (1.75) 8.42 (1.16)
cub 7.56 (1.66) 6.92 (1.73) 8.15 (1.41)
kid 6.50 (2.27) 7.30 (2.36) 6.06 (2.15)
foal 5.71 (2.97) 3.91 (2.21) 6.88 (2.85) *
kitten 5.65 (3.02) 3.80 (2.25) 6.81 (2.90) *
chick 5.19 (2.86) 4.27 (2.20) 5.82 (3.15)
pup 4.77 (2.45) 4.56 (2.24) 4.88 (2.62)
puppy 4.41 (2.97) 4.36 (3.11) 6.45 (2.54)
colt 3.96 (2.62) 3.23 (2.13) 4.75 (2.96)
bunny 3.31 (2.54) 2.17 (1.19) 4.12 (2.93)
lamb 3.31 (2.12) 3.10 (1.37) 3.50 (2.65)
5. She poured her drink into the _____ on the table.
glass 8.25 (0.99) 8.38 (0.77) 8.09 (1.22)
cup 7.77 (1.63) 8.50 (0.71) 7.31 (1.89)
mug 6.28 (2.21) 6.33 (2.06) 6.23 (2.42)
goblet 6.00 (2.37) 4.80 (1.87) 7.71 (1.98) *
tumbler 5.78 (2.69) 3.90 (2.73) 6.88 (2.03) *
flask 4.32 (2.70) 4.10 (2.47) 4.50 (2.97)
bottle 4.14 (2.66) 4.40 (2.99) 3.92 (2.47)
pitcher 3.95 (3.20) 5.55 (3.27) 2.20 (2.10)
stein 3.81 (2.79) 2.00 (1.33) 4.94 (2.89) *
snifter 3.08 (1.93) 2.89 (2.09) 3.19 (1.91)
can 2.25 (1.80) 2.73 (1.49) 1.94 (1.95)
flute 1.78 (1.22) 1.83 (1.03) 1.73 (1.39)
6. When the toy broke, he used _____ to fix it.
glue 7.86 (1.58) 8.09 (1.04) 7.64 (2.01)
tape 6.81 (1.84) 7.00 (1.18) 6.69 (2.21)
screws 4.88 (2.40) 4.80 (2.04) 4.93 (2.70)
clips 4.80 (2.44) 4.50 (2.42) 5.10 (2.56)
nails 4.46 (2.24) 3.42 (2.23) 5.25 (1.95)
wires 4.29 (2.42) 3.54 (1.66) 5.18 (2.93)
paste 4.27 (2.21) 4.30 (2.31) 4.25 (2.22)
pins 3.16 (1.55) 2.89 (1.69) 3.31 (1.49)
staples 3.00 (1.80) 3.75 (2.22) 2.31 (0.95)
gum 2.74 (2.07) 3.09 (1.76) 2.50 (2.28)
tacks 2.21 (1.52) 1.70 (0.82) 2.50 (1.76)
wax 1.86 (1.04) 1.80 (0.63) 1.92 (1.31)
7. The egg was laid by the _____ in the nest.
robin 7.61 (1.66) 7.09 (1.87) 7.94 (1.48)
bluebird 7.28 (1.46) 6.92 (1.44) 7.62 (1.45)
hawk 5.95 (2.15) 5.50 (1.78) 6.50 (2.51)
hummingbird 5.95 (2.82) 5.40 (2.72) 6.56 (2.96)
sparrow 5.95 (2.17) 6.20 (2.04) 5.75 (2.34)
eagle 5.90 (2.59) 4.40 (2.46) 7.27 (1.90) *
cardinal 5.84 (2.82) 4.90 (2.23) 6.47 (3.07)
pigeon 5.07 (2.48) 5.25 (1.82) 4.94 (2.93)
dodo 4.15 (2.54) 4.73 (1.95) 3.73 (2.89)
albatross 4.09 (2.77) 3.40 (2.27) 4.73 (3.13)
ostrich 3.96 (2.47) 3.50 (1.77) 4.18 (2.77)
magpie 3.81 (2.34) 3.33 (2.12) 4.06 (2.46)
8. She got wet in the _____ near her house.
pond 7.48 (1.69) 7.00 (1.48) 7.92 (1.80)
creek 7.25 (1.71) 6.50 (1.96) 7.67 (1.46)
puddle 6.76 (2.09) 5.90 (1.97) 7.33 (2.02)
lake 6.48 (2.49) 7.45 (1.29) 5.81 (2.90)
ocean 6.38 (2.08) 5.64 (1.75) 6.83 (2.18)
brook 6.32 (2.17) 5.20 (2.25) 7.25 (1.66)
stream 6.32 (2.25) 6.00 (2.71) 6.58 (1.88)
fountain 5.95 (2.70) 5.60 (2.63) 6.33 (2.87)
river 5.46 (2.00) 6.00 (2.06) 5.18 (1.98)
canal 4.86 (2.53) 3.58 (1.98) 5.81 (2.54)
falls 4.55 (2.13) 4.55 (1.44) 4.55 (2.73)
harbor 4.25 (1.96) 3.75 (1.82) 4.75 (2.05)
9. The baker was pleased with the _____ he had made.
croissant 7.52 (1.42) 6.92 (1.44) 8.08 (1.19)
muffin 7.33 (1.75) 7.27 (1.68) 7.38 (1.86)
roll 7.10 (1.97) 6.64 (1.75) 7.39 (2.09)
popover 6.21 (2.87) 5.70 (2.63) 6.50 (3.03)
biscuit 6.07 (2.51) 5.50 (1.83) 6.47 (2.87)
sourdough 6.05 (2.65) 5.36 (2.66) 6.73 (2.57)
biscotti 5.73 (3.01) 5.20 (3.16) 6.17 (2.95)
scone 5.56 (2.63) 4.69 (2.39) 6.50 (2.65)
baguette 5.15 (3.08) 4.00 (3.09) 5.88 (2.94)
pumpernickel 4.69 (2.41) 3.56 (1.42) 5.29 (2.64)
rye 4.07 (2.80) 4.50 (2.80) 3.64 (2.87)
wheat 2.83 (2.15) 3.33 (2.24) 2.33 (2.06)
10. His habit for breakfast was to eat _____ every day.
cereal 8.22 (1.42) 8.40 (0.70) 8.12 (1.73)
toast 7.86 (1.06) 7.70 (1.34) 8.00 (0.77)
bagels 7.56 (1.69) 8.00 (0.63) 7.25 (2.11)
waffles 7.38 (2.08) 8.09 (1.14) 6.94 (2.41)
eggs 7.05 (2.30) 7.20 (2.15) 6.92 (2.50)
omelets 7.00 (1.96) 7.54 (1.20) 6.36 (2.50)
bacon 6.96 (1.57) 7.00 (1.54) 6.92 (1.66)
pancakes 6.50 (1.95) 7.00 (1.76) 6.13 (2.06)
grits 6.00 (2.20) 5.50 (2.46) 6.50 (1.90)
granola 5.38 (2.16) 5.11 (1.97) 5.53 (2.29)
sausage 5.36 (2.19) 5.64 (1.80) 5.09 (2.59)
hash 4.23 (2.66) 3.60 (2.37) 4.63 (2.83)
11. She had received excellent care at the _____ in town.
hospital 8.24 (1.64) 7.83 (2.25) 8.62 (0.65)
clinic 8.12 (1.17) 7.62 (1.33) 8.67 (0.65)
shelter 6.16 (2.57) 5.30 (2.67) 7.11 (2.20)
hospice 6.00 (2.69) 5.27 (2.72) 6.50 (2.63)
spa 5.78 (2.61) 6.90 (2.08) 5.12 (2.71)
infirmary 5.48 (2.06) 5.00 (2.18) 5.75 (2.02)
sanitarium 5.09 (2.43) 3.70 (2.26) 6.25 (1.96) *
orphanage 4.59 (2.14) 3.83 (1.53) 5.20 (2.40)
refuge 4.55 (2.32) 4.27 (1.79) 4.82 (2.82)
asylum 4.38 (2.37) 4.44 (1.51) 4.33 (2.82)
sanctuary 2.95 (1.99) 2.40 (1.08) 3.42 (2.47)
incubator 1.59 (1.65) 1.40 (0.70) 1.71 (2.02)
12. The carpenter was upset when his favorite _____ was broken.
hammer 8.29 (1.24) 8.40 (0.70) 8.22 (1.48)
saw 7.33 (1.31) 7.15 (1.07) 7.55 (1.57)
drill 7.14 (2.25) 6.27 (2.28) 7.67 (2.11)
screwdriver 6.91 (2.02) 6.20 (2.30) 7.50 (1.62)
vise 5.92 (2.86) 4.40 (2.88) 6.88 (2.47)
chisel 5.67 (2.42) 5.82 (1.66) 5.56 (2.87)
sander 5.66 (2.44) 4.67 (2.35) 6.35 (2.32)
level 5.55 (2.84) 3.64 (2.16) 7.45 (2.07) *
lathe 5.36 (2.87) 4.50 (2.81) 6.15 (2.79)
router 5.30 (2.60) 4.50 (2.07) 6.10 (2.92)
pliers 4.73 (2.64) 4.90 (2.18) 4.58 (3.06)
wrench 4.46 (2.72) 6.11 (1.76) 3.59 (2.76)
13. She planned a gathering to honor the _____ of Sam.
homecoming 7.88 (1.55) 7.80 (1.03) 7.94 (1.82)
birthday 7.57 (1.95) 6.36 (2.34) 8.35 (1.17) *
graduation 7.15 (1.77) 6.27 (2.15) 7.75 (1.18)
promotion 6.59 (2.28) 5.80 (3.01) 7.25 (1.22)
wedding 6.20 (2.24) 6.20 (1.93) 6.20 (2.62)
commencement 6.00 (2.86) 4.90 (2.92) 6.69 (2.68)
retirement 5.96 (2.05) 5.00 (2.35) 6.47 (1.74)
victory 4.63 (2.32) 4.67 (1.78) 4.60 (2.75)
death 4.20 (2.36) 4.00 (1.95) 4.38 (2.75)
championship 4.00 (2.52) 3.38 (2.10) 4.73 (2.87)
anniversary 3.59 (2.20) 3.60 (1.78) 3.58 (2.57)
independence 2.36 (1.89) 1.91 (1.04) 2.82 (2.44)
14. To win, you must target the _____ of your opponent.
heart 4.04 (2.3) 3.60 (2.17) 4.33 (2.41)
headquarters 3.83 (2.35) 4.00 (2.59) 3.71 (2.23)
eye 3.64 (2.41) 3.73 (1.35) 3.59 (2.94)
middle 3.48 (1.85) 3.38 (1.89) 3.58 (1.88)
pith 3.11 (2.32) 3.60 (2.55) 2.50 (2.00)
core 2.48 (1.81) 2.40 (0.97) 2.55 (2.38)
essence 2.45 (1.63) 2.80 (1.55) 2.17 (1.70)
axis 2.44 (1.64) 3.33 (1.87) 1.62 (0.77) *
capitol 2.33 (1.83) 3.20 (2.15) 1.55 (1.04)
nucleus 2.00 (1.39) 2.00 (0.82) 2.00 (1.66)
marrow 2.00 (1.87) 2.50 (2.93) 1.76 (1.60)
hub 1.81 (1.60) 1.70 (0.67) 1.88 (2.00)
15. The cheese shop had a special on _____ all week.
mozzarella 8.31 (1.09) 8.30 (0.67) 8.31 (1.30)
muenster 7.84 (1.28) 7.33 (1.50) 8.31 (0.85)
cheddar 7.71 (1.58) 7.50 (1.68) 7.88 (1.54)
swiss 7.58 (1.38) 7.50 (1.38) 7.67 (1.44)
brie 7.38 (2.02) 6.60 (2.32) 7.93 (1.64)
provolone 7.38 (2.13) 7.00 (2.31) 7.73 (2.00)
gorgonzola 6.26 (2.66) 5.20 (2.53) 7.44 (2.40)
romano 6.15 (2.07) 5.82 (2.18) 6.38 (2.03)
camembert 5.64 (3.09) 2.36 (1.69) 7.76 (1.48) **
american 5.55 (1.73) 5.50 (1.51) 5.60 (2.01)
gouda 5.54 (2.41) 5.13 (2.59) 5.75 (2.38)
sharp 4.38 (2.77) 4.90 (2.81) 3.91 (2.77)
16. After cleaning, she put the _____ in her closet.
vacuum 7.68 (1.89) 8.00 (1.26) 7.36 (2.38)
broom 7.18 (1.97) 7.70 (1.49) 6.75 (2.26)
mop 7.16 (2.03) 7.40 (2.17) 6.89 (1.97)
dustpan 6.80 (2.38) 6.64 (2.66) 6.93 (2.23)
bucket 6.24 (2.31) 6.15 (1.99) 6.33 (2.71)
duster 5.69 (2.57) 6.11 (2.47) 5.47 (2.67)
squeegee 5.68 (2.69) 5.20 (2.70) 6.00 (2.73)
brush 5.30 (2.77) 4.00 (2.59) 6.73 (2.28)
cloth 4.64 (2.42) 4.36 (1.43) 4.82 (2.92)
sponge 4.57 (2.20) 4.40 (2.01) 4.73 (2.45)
towel 4.15 (2.67) 6.33 (1.66) 3.06 (2.41) *
scraper 3.34 (2.11) 3.08 (1.73) 3.53 (2.37)
# 17. As it grew colder, she wore a _____ for warmth. (p=.045)
shawl 7.60 (1.53) 6.80 (1.48) 8.13 (1.36)
cloak 6.00 (2.37) 5.20 (2.20) 6.44 (2.41)
wrap 6.00 (2.54) 4.60 (2.46) 7.17 (2.04)
cape 5.92 (2.56) 4.31 (2.36) 7.67 (1.37) **
poncho 5.10 (2.91) 3.64 (2.11) 6.00 (3.01)
kimono 4.84 (2.75) 3.56 (1.81) 6.00 (3.02)
stole 4.27 (2.83) 3.18 (2.36) 5.36 (2.94)
tunic 4.23 (2.66) 3.55 (1.51) 4.73 (3.22)
smock 3.41 (2.04) 3.10 (2.02) 3.67 (2.10)
gown 2.92 (1.76) 2.11 (1.05) 3.35 (1.93)
frock 2.63 (1.97) 3.50 (2.11) 1.75 (1.42)
toga 2.43 (1.93) 1.42 (0.67) 3.19 (2.23)
18. The seamstress bought a yard of _____ on sale.
cotton 7.79 (1.28) 7.62 (1.26) 8.00 (1.34)
polyester 6.85 (1.81) 6.60 (1.78) 7.10 (1.91)
suede 5.68 (2.10) 5.30 (2.00) 6.00 (2.22)
canvas 5.59 (2.48) 4.36 (1.69) 6.44 (2.63)
lycra 4.30 (2.32) 4.50 (2.22) 4.10 (2.51)
linen 4.17 (2.14) 3.92 (1.31) 4.35 (2.60)
satin 4.16 (2.06) 3.67 (2.00) 4.44 (2.10)
flannel 3.63 (1.98) 3.90 (1.73) 3.47 (2.15)
wool 3.12 (1.80) 3.50 (1.57) 2.75 (2.01)
tweed 2.85 (1.85) 1.70 (0.82) 3.56 (1.97) *
silk 2.70 (1.96) 2.36 (1.29) 2.94 (2.32)
rayon 2.45 (1.84) 2.73 (2.28) 2.18 (1.33)
19. Her favorite painting had many shades of _____ in it.
red 7.86 (1.36) 7.91 (1.51) 7.82 (1.25)
blue 7.41 (1.84) 6.83 (2.25) 4.82 (1.42)
yellow 7.15 (1.68) 7.55 (1.37) 6.88 (1.86)
pink 7.04 (2.33) 7.70 (1.16) 6.67 (2.74)
green 6.84 (2.12) 6.80 (2.15) 6.87 (2.17)
indigo 6.12 (2.15) 5.92 (1.89) 6.33 (2.46)
brown 5.69 (2.51) 4.64 (1.91) 6.33 (2.66)
beige 5.65 (2.43) 5.60 (2.27) 5.70 (2.71)
mauve 5.23 (2.86) 4.20 (3.08) 6.08 (2.47)
teal 4.59 (2.75) 5.30 (2.50) 4.00 (2.92)
navy 4.20 (2.10) 5.00 (2.00) 3.46 (1.98)
azure 3.73 (2.27) 3.78 (2.54) 3.71 (2.20)
20. He had a difficult time comprehending the _____ he received.
letter 7.80 (1.00) 7.46 (0.97) 8.17 (0.94)
message 7.36 (2.15) 7.73 (2.10) 7.00 (2.24)
signals 7.32 (1.94) 7.60 (0.84) 7.17 (2.36)
fax 6.85 (2.06) 6.80 (1.69) 6.90 (2.47)
telegram 6.59 (2.04) 6.40 (2.01) 6.75 (2.14)
code 6.34 (2.57) 6.45 (1.75) 6.28 (3.01)
video 6.08 (2.67) 6.45 (1.81) 5.80 (3.19)
mail 5.68 (2.36) 4.70 (2.67) 6.33 (1.95)
cassette 5.48 (2.35) 5.00 (2.22) 5.92 (2.47)
picture 5.24 (2.21) 4.42 (2.02) 5.82 (2.21)
signs 5.19 (2.04) 5.22 (1.48) 5.18 (2.32)
cable 4.45 (2.32) 3.40 (2.12) 5.33 (2.19)
21. The criminal was put in a _____ for life.
prison 8.76 (0.7) 9.00 (0.00) 8.55 (0.93)
jail 8.35 (1.19) 8.70 (0.67) 8.17 (1.38)
penitentiary 8.15 (1.18) 7.70 (1.42) 8.60 (0.70)
cell 6.73 (2.14) 7.64 (1.36) 5.82 (2.44)
lockup 5.08 (2.84) 5.17 (2.29) 5.00 (3.37)
dungeon 4.58 (2.32) 4.44 (2.56) 4.65 (2.26)
restraint 4.13 (2.35) 5.15 (1.91) 2.91 (2.30)
detention 4.03 (2.87) 4.09 (2.59) 4.00 (3.11)
brig 3.67 (2.55) 2.60 (1.71) 4.43 (2.82)
stockade 3.64 (2.36) 3.60 (2.5) 3.67 (2.35)
cage 2.71 (1.96) 2.42 (1.78) 2.94 (2.11)
cordon 1.84 (1.35) 1.91 (1.22) 1.80 (1.47)
22. She kept her belongings in a _____ under her bed.
box 7.04 (1.77) 7.90 (0.88) 6.47 (2.00)
basket 6.16 (1.80) 5.90 (1.73) 8.44 (1.94)
crate 6.08 (2.31) 6.54 (1.51) 5.58 (2.94)
bag 5.38 (2.27) 5.33 (2.39) 5.41 (2.27)
bin 5.00 (2.39) 6.30 (1.77) 3.92 (2.35)
drawer 4.89 (2.88) 6.09 (2.43) 4.12 (2.96)
sack 4.50 (2.32) 5.70 (1.70) 3.83 (2.38)
jar 3.36 (2.46) 4.80 (2.82) 2.17 (1.27) *
jug 2.92 (2.33) 3.36 (2.29) 2.57 (2.38)
pot 2.28 (1.59) 3.08 (1.62) 1.54 (1.20)
pan 2.14 (1.49) 2.18 (1.33) 2.09 (1.70)
barrel 1.81 (1.47) 1.89 (0.78) 1.76 (1.75)
23. When the music played, she remembered her first _____ lesson.
ballet 7.13 (1.74) 6.55 (1.97) 7.67 (1.37)
waltz 6.48 (2.53) 6.09 (2.51) 6.72 (2.59)
polka 6.11 (2.00) 5.00 (1.70) 7.50 (1.41) *
tango 5.86 (2.89) 4.92 (2.71) 6.56 (2.90)
lambada 5.28 (2.78) 5.54 (2.07) 5.00 (3.46)
ballroom 5.14 (2.41) 5.73 (2.57) 4.50 (2.17)
tap 5.04 (1.81) 5.25 (1.67) 4.94 (1.91)
foxtrot 4.86 (2.95) 4.20 (3.16) 5.45 (2.77)
flamenco 4.82 (2.37) 4.50 (2.46) 5.00 (2.38)
merengue 4.40 (2.86) 3.90 (2.92) 4.73 (2.87)
hustle 3.55 (2.56) 3.30 (2.28) 3.80 (2.66)
salsa 2.88 (2.54) 4.91 (2.59) 1.40 (1.06) **
24. At the light she knew to go _____ two miles.
left 7.24 (1.86) 6.80 (2.04) 7.86 (1.46)
right 6.97 (2.31) 6.25 (2.38) 7.47 (2.18)
west 6.64 (1.82) 6.23 (1.24) 7.08 (2.27)
south 6.55 (2.11) 6.64 (1.75) 6.45 (2.50)
ahead 6.15 (2.17) 5.80 (2.39) 6.38 (2.06)
forward 5.82 (2.89) 6.60 (2.32) 5.39 (3.15)
east 5.50 (2.77) 6.30 (2.67) 4.83 (2.79)
north 5.38 (2.28) 4.78 (2.22) 5.71 (2.31)
out 3.29 (2.00) 3.30 (2.00) 3.27 (2.10)
in 2.80 (2.57) 3.27 (2.53) 2.43 (2.62)
upstream 2.52 (2.23) 2.10 (1.45) 2.76 (2.59)
backward 2.42 (1.67) 3.17 (2.04) 1.67 (0.65)
# 25. The doctor treated her _____ with medication. (p=.045)
fever 7.52 (2.06) 7.08 (2.19) 7.92 (1.93)
hepatitis 6.96 (2.23) 6.30 (2.06) 7.35 (2.29)
meningitis 6.48 (2.32) 5.80 (2.49) 7.09 (2.07)
cancer 6.43 (2.52) 6.18 (2.27) 6.59 (2.72)
lupus 6.21 (2.70) 5.00 (2.05) 6.94 (2.84)
diabetes 5.80 (2.10) 5.44 (1.94) 6.00 (2.22)
malaria 5.79 (2.81) 4.50 (2.55) 6.71 (2.70)
mumps 5.77 (2.67) 5.73 (1.74) 5.82 (3.46)
scurvy 5.75 (2.53) 4.50 (2.17) 7.00 (2.31)
rubella 5.48 (2.66) 4.85 (1.99) 6.17 (3.19)
cholera 4.72 (2.82) 5.09 (2.17) 4.43 (3.30)
polio 4.41 (2.77) 5.40 (2.99) 3.58 (2.39)
26. It was expensive to furnish the _____ where she lived.
house 8.28 (1.19) 8.09 (1.14) 8.39 (1.24)
apartment 8.26 (1.10) 8.36 (0.67) 8.19 (1.33)
estate 6.68 (1.91) 6.45 (1.97) 6.91 (1.92)
duplex 6.32 (1.89) 5.50 (2.17) 7.00 (1.35)
cottage 5.83 (2.52) 4.92 (2.61) 6.47 (2.32)
lodge 5.54 (2.28) 6.40 (1.58) 5.06 (2.51)
chateau 5.00 (2.93) 4.40 (2.63) 5.50 (3.18)
trailer 4.56 (2.27) 3.58 (1.44) 5.46 (2.57)
palace 4.40 (2.27) 4.00 (1.25) 4.67 (2.77)
hotel 3.40 (2.44) 3.20 (2.35) 3.60 (2.63)
castle 3.08 (2.26) 2.33 (1.50) 3.47 (2.53)
igloo 1.84 (1.25) 1.92 (1.19) 1.75 (1.36)
27. For fun they went to the _____ that weekend.
game 7.78 (1.09) 7.60 (0.70) 7.88 (1.27)
movie 7.67 (1.75) 7.91 (1.45) 7.50 (1.97)
carnival 7.48 (1.54) 7.30 (1.77) 7.64 (1.36)
circus 7.36 (1.75) 7.20 (1.81) 7.47 (1.77)
nightclub 7.28 (1.88) 7.85 (0.69) 6.67 (2.53)
concert 7.26 (2.16) 7.70 (1.57) 7.00 (2.45)
theater 7.00 (1.60) 6.60 (1.71) 7.44 (1.42)
race 6.18 (2.06) 5.27 (1.62) 7.09 (2.12)
symphony 5.90 (2.72) 5.70 (2.79) 6.09 (2.77)
play 5.85 (1.85) 6.11 (2.09) 5.71 (1.76)
restaurant 5.41 (2.66) 5.33 (2.46) 5.47 (2.90)
opera 4.71 (2.63) 4.08 (1.88) 5.33 (3.17)
28. With his hook baited, he knew the _____ would bite.
trout 7.53 (1.47) 7.30 (1.34) 7.78 (1.64)
catfish 6.96 (1.70) 6.27 (1.68) 7.44 (1.59)
snapper 6.40 (1.63) 6.23 (1.24) 6.58 (2.02)
salmon 6.04 (2.41) 5.92 (2.31) 6.13 (2.56)
cod 5.00 (2.55) 4.73 (2.24) 5.30 (2.95)
tuna 4.85 (2.18) 4.90 (2.18) 4.82 (2.24)
barracuda 4.63 (2.24) 5.00 (2.58) 4.22 (1.86)
halibut 4.47 (2.52) 4.78 (2.11) 4.20 (2.94)
puffer 3.74 (2.40) 3.00 (1.65) 4.55 (2.88)
scrod 3.48 (1.81) 4.11 (1.54) 3.13 (1.89)
sardine 2.81 (2.20) 3.20 (1.93) 2.59 (2.37)
goldfish 2.19 (1.72) 2.00 (1.00) 2.33 (2.13)
29. She asked for two scoops of _____ on a cone.
vanilla 7.68 (1.61) 8.10 (0.74) 7.44 (1.92)
chocolate 7.37 (2.27) 6.58 (2.78) 8.00 (1.60)
strawberry 6.19 (2.14) 5.50 (2.42) 6.82 (1.72)
mocha 5.92 (2.23) 5.69 (1.80) 6.17 (2.69)
sherbet 5.79 (1.90) 5.20 (1.93) 6.44 (1.74)
sorbet 5.76 (2.39) 6.20 (2.35) 5.36 (2.46)
mint 3.89 (2.41) 4.10 (2.47) 3.76 (2.44)
praline 3.22 (1.95) 4.27 (2.10) 2.50 (1.51)
fudge 2.46 (2.12) 3.44 (2.24) 1.94 (1.92)
coconut 2.17 (1.31) 2.42 (1.08) 1.92 (1.51)
lemon 2.14 (1.91) 2.09 (1.64) 2.18 (2.23)
pineapple 1.71 (1.18) 1.45 (0.69) 1.88 (1.41)
30. While pacing, she wore through the _____ on the floor.
carpet 6.48 (2.47) 6.08 (2.40) 6.92 (2.57)
rug 5.46 (3.02) 7.10 (2.73) 4.56 (2.85)
vinyl 4.81 (2.65) 4.50 (2.65) 5.07 (2.71)
linoleum 4.15 (2.80) 5.45 (2.81) 3.20 (2.46)
wood 4.00 (2.49) 5.30 (2.54) 2.70 (1.70)
tile 3.58 (2.30) 5.00 (2.60) 2.82 (1.78)
straw 3.00 (2.36) 2.80 (1.69) 3.20 (2.97)
dirt 2.43 (1.57) 2.90 (1.85) 2.00 (1.18)
concrete 2.22 (1.55) 2.60 (1.35) 2.00 (1.66)
slate 2.17 (1.24) 2.50 (1.24) 1.83 (1.19)
brick 1.68 (1.42) 1.82 (0.87) 1.59 (1.70)
cement 1.45 (0.86) 1.73 (1.01) 1.18 (0.60)
31. She received a bouquet of _____ on Mother's Day.
roses 8.39 (0.94) 7.83 (1.03) 9.00 (0.00) *
carnations 7.32 (2.11) 7.27 (0.79) 7.35 (2.67)
daisies 6.60 (2.10) 6.31 (1.84) 6.92 (2.39)
tulips 6.57 (2.42) 6.20 (2.66) 6.91 (2.26)
lilies 5.95 (2.38) 6.18 (2.04) 5.73 (2.76)
lilacs 5.65 (2.56) 5.60 (2.22) 5.70 (2.98)
violets 5.38 (2.40) 5.09 (2.81) 5.60 (2.13)
irises 5.30 (2.43) 4.90 (1.97) 5.53 (2.70)
pansies 4.79 (2.51) 5.90 (2.28) 4.17 (2.48)
buttercups 4.15 (2.15) 3.67 (1.61) 4.57 (2.50)
dandelions 3.40 (2.16) 3.30 (1.95) 3.50 (2.46)
crocuses 2.77 (1.77) 2.67 (1.87) 2.82 (1.78)
32. He got blisters from wearing his _____ all day.
boots 7.68 (1.11) 7.50 (1.27) 7.89 (0.93)
shoes 7.57 (1.33) 8.20 (1.03) 7.00 (1.34)
sneakers 6.96 (2.26) 6.15 (2.54) 7.83 (1.59)
sandals 6.87 (2.36) 6.67 (1.92) 7.09 (2.84)
loafers 6.04 (2.18) 5.58 (2.35) 6.50 (1.98)
thongs 5.85 (2.65) 4.60 (2.37) 6.63 (2.58)
clogs 5.21 (2.47) 4.20 (2.53) 2.78 (2.32)
moccasins 4.93 (2.54) 4.00 (1.79) 5.56 (2.83)
galoshes 4.18 (2.50) 4.45 (2.81) 3.91 (2.26)
wingtips 3.90 (2.61) 3.70 (2.87) 4.10 (2.47)
slippers 3.43 (2.60) 2.36 (1.36) 4.12 (3.00)
cleats 3.23 (2.10) 4.11 (2.09) 2.76 (2.02)
33. The boy got a pet _____ for his birthday.
dog 7.74 (1.53) 8.19 (0.75) 7.44 (1.86)
horse 5.00 (2.39) 4.30 (2.45) 5.64 (2.25)
cat 4.92 (2.31) 5.11 (1.97) 4.81 (2.54)
pig 4.55 (2.04) 4.20 (1.55) 4.90 (2.47)
monkey 4.29 (2.03) 3.58 (1.51) 5.00 (2.30)
sheep 3.11 (1.85) 2.40 (1.43) 3.50 (1.98)
possum 3.07 (2.37) 2.50 (1.51) 3.41 (2.74)
cow 1.95 (1.32) 1.40 (0.70) 2.45 (1.57)
lion 1.93 (1.54) 2.00 (1.76) 1.87 (1.41)
antelope 1.89 (1.80) 1.36 (0.67) 2.25 (2.24)
wildebeest 1.56 (1.08) 1.85 (1.41) 1.25 (0.45)
platypus 1.52 (1.03) 1.45 (0.69) 1.60 (1.35)
34. For his family he baked _____ pie on Thanksgiving.
apple 6.33 (2.38) 6.00 (2.62) 6.64 (2.20)
blueberry 4.59 (2.69) 5.09 (2.43) 4.25 (2.89)
plum 4.30 (2.46) 3.75 (2.05) 4.73 (2.74)
lime 4.05 (2.66) 3.55 (1.75) 4.55 (3.36)
banana 3.20 (2.33) 2.50 (2.01) 3.90 (2.51)
raisin 2.92 (2.45) 1.78 (0.97) 3.53 (2.79)
pear 2.70 (2.03) 2.18 (1.33) 3.06 (2.38)
guava 2.56 (2.18) 2.38 (2.14) 2.75 (2.30)
orange 2.52 (2.06) 3.40 (2.59) 1.73 (1.01)
mango 2.11 (1.81) 1.70 (0.82) 2.33 (2.17)
fig 2.08 (1.14) 2.67 (1.23) 1.50 (0.67) *
tangerine 2.04 (1.64) 2.00 (1.12) 2.06 (1.89)
35. For energy they relied on ____ year-round.
oil 6.29 (2.59) 6.00 (2.11) 6.44 (2.87)
coal 5.33 (2.65) 5.70 (2.11) 5.00 (3.13)
kerosene 5.16 (2.41) 4.31 (1.89) 6.08 (2.64)
sunlight 5.10 (2.47) 5.10 (2.56) 5.09 (2.51)
propane 5.04 (2.63) 4.08 (2.11) 6.00 (2.83)
gasoline 4.89 (2.49) 5.83 (1.53) 4.13 (2.88)
diesel 4.50 (2.30) 4.18 (1.54) 4.82 (2.93)
batteries 3.85 (2.51) 3.64 (2.25) 4.00 (2.73)
butane 3.80 (2.09) 3.60 (1.78) 4.00 (2.45)
steam 3.65 (1.96) 4.22 (1.48) 3.35 (2.15)
peat 3.18 (2.80) 2.18 (1.33) 3.82 (3.32)
methane 3.08 (2.33) 2.10 (1.37) 3.69 (2.63)
36. He sat in the park and watched people _____ by.
walk 7.63 (1.86) 8.38 (0.74) 7.25 (2.14)
jog 7.62 (1.53) 8.30 (0.82) 7.00 (1.79)
run 6.95 (2.25) 7.40 (2.07) 6.55 (2.42)
meander 5.73 (2.66) 4.27 (1.95) 7.18 (2.52)
saunter 5.04 (2.47) 3.50 (1.78) 5.94 (2.41) *
sprint 4.89 (2.66) 4.55 (1.86) 5.12 (3.10)
swagger 3.70 (2.23) 2.89 (1.76) 4.36 (2.42)
skip 3.42 (2.10) 4.00 (1.78) 2.73 (2.33)
lumber 2.25 (1.87) 2.25 (1.42) 2.25 (2.30)
limp 2.22 (1.93) 2.33 (1.87) 2.13 (2.03)
crawl 1.67 (1.27) 2.09 (1.51) 1.38 (1.02)
jump 1.46 (0.58) 1.90 (0.57) 1.22 (0.43) *
37. To reach the top, he used the _____ for help.
ladder 7.79 (1.44) 7.92 (1.16) 7.67 (1.72)
railing 7.38 (1.96) 6.60 (2.32) 7.88 (1.59)
rope 7.19 (2.25) 7.73 (1.19) 6.81 (2.74)
stool 6.70 (2.48) 8.00 (0.77) 5.81 (2.86)
escalator 5.95 (2.36) 5.90 (2.51) 6.00 (2.32)
steps 5.77 (2.60) 6.00 (1.67) 5.55 (3.36)
elevator 5.75 (2.88) 6.20 (2.70) 5.50 (3.01)
cane 5.60 (2.08) 5.62 (1.98) 5.58 (2.27)
ramp 5.04 (2.24) 5.11 (1.90) 5.00 (2.45)
stairway 4.81 (2.84) 5.90 (2.64) 3.82 (2.75)
incline 4.25 (1.97) 4.10 (1.91) 4.40 (2.12)
vault 3.44 (2.33) 4.08 (2.19) 2.93 (2.37)
38. She gave her presentation to the _____ at work.
group 7.92 (1.16) 7.70 (0.82) 8.06 (1.34)
committee 7.46 (1.64) 7.60 (1.08) 7.39 (1.91)
panel 7.26 (1.41) 7.70 (1.06) 6.78 (1.64)
firm 6.67 (2.35) 6.75 (1.66) 6.58 (2.97)
council 6.31 (2.20) 6.90 (1.45) 5.94 (2.54)
team 5.56 (2.00) 5.31 (1.75) 5.83 (2.29)
union 4.81 (2.26) 5.11 (2.03) 4.65 (2.42)
gang 4.42 (2.08) 4.18 (2.14) 4.62 (2.10)
unit 4.14 (1.93) 3.90 (1.52) 4.36 (2.29)
community 3.64 (2.59) 4.27 (2.53) 3.00 (2.61)
party 2.88 (1.45) 3.17 (1.40) 2.64 (1.50)
class 2.65 (1.35) 2.70 (1.16) 2.60 (1.58)
39. Her head got cold when her _____ blew off.
hood 6.62 (2.42) 7.30 (1.42) 6.00 (3.00)
beret 6.12 (2.01) 5.15 (1.52) 7.17 (1.99) *
bonnet 5.74 (2.36) 5.50 (1.27) 5.88 (2.85)
turban 4.93 (2.73) 3.00 (1.84) 6.25 (2.46) *
sombrero 3.46 (2.04) 3.00 (1.50) 3.71 (2.28)
Stetson 3.10 (2.34) 2.40 (1.71) 3.73 (2.72)
bowler 3.00 (2.23) 2.58 (1.78) 3.42 (2.61)
fez 2.88 (2.18) 2.36 (1.91) 3.27 (2.34)
visor 2.35 (1.69) 2.50 (1.78) 2.20 (1.69)
tiara 1.73 (1.24) 2.27 (1.56) 1.18 (0.40)
crown 1.68 (1.09) 1.90 (0.99) 1.56 (1.15)
stovepipe 1.37 (0.69) 1.42 (0.79) 1.33 (0.62)
40. The physician used _____ to treat the injury.
antiseptic 7.04 (1.95) 7.60 (1.51) 6.72 (2.14)
bandages 6.24 (2.55) 6.92 (1.62) 5.62 (3.12)
antibiotics 6.21 (2.50) 6.17 (2.48) 6.25 (2.63)
medicine 5.95 (2.25) 6.70 (1.70) 5.27 (2.53)
iodine 5.70 (2.13) 6.20 (1.48) 5.20 (2.62)
stitches 5.58 (2.32) 6.00 (1.87) 5.09 (2.77)
ointment 5.37 (2.24) 5.36 (1.96) 5.38 (2.47)
surgery 5.15 (2.64) 4.50 (2.51) 5.80 (2.74)
salve 4.54 (2.08) 4.44 (2.19) 4.59 (2.09)
acupuncture 4.41 (2.70) 4.73 (1.85) 4.09 (3.42)
massage 4.00 (2.56) 3.70 (1.89) 4.18 (2.92)
herbs 3.69 (2.26) 3.70 (1.57) 3.69 (2.65)
41. She called a repairman to fix the _____ at home.
stove 8.00 (1.04) 7.85 (1.21) 8.17 (0.83)
refrigerator 7.86 (1.81) 7.45 (2.11) 8.27 (1.42)
washer 7.67 (1.57) 7.82 (0.98) 7.56 (1.90)
dishwasher 7.65 (1.41) 7.50 (1.17) 7.79 (1.63)
freezer 7.32 (1.93) 6.82 (1.72) 7.65 (2.03)
furnace 7.08 (2.33) 6.50 (2.37) 7.47 (2.29)
microwave 6.89 (2.02) 7.10 (1.10) 6.78 (2.41)
compactor 6.29 (1.90) 5.10 (1.73) 7.36 (1.36) *
disposal 6.13 (2.17) 5.00 (1.86) 7.25 (1.91) *
dryer 6.12 (2.11) 5.25 (1.67) 6.53 (2.21)
blender 4.11 (2.26) 4.00 (2.31) 4.22 (2.33)
percolator 2.67 (1.83) 2.40 (1.84) 2.91 (1.87)
42. He used poison to kill the _____ in his kitchen.
cockroach 6.48 (2.56) 6.30 (2.36) 6.59 (2.74)
yellow jacket 5.20 (2.50) 6.08 (2.02) 4.25 (2.70)
ant 4.83 (1.99) 5.33 (1.92) 4.27 (2.00)
beetle 4.52 (2.41) 4.91 (1.97) 4.25 (2.70)
bee 4.10 (2.59) 3.80 (2.90) 4.36 (2.38)
hornet 3.89 (2.12) 4.33 (2.06) 3.53 (2.17)
gnat 3.57 (2.06) 4.00 (2.21) 3.18 (1.94)
earwig 2.81 (2.21) 2.30 (1.21) 3.27 (2.80)
locust 2.79 (2.41) 2.55 (1.21) 2.94 (2.97)
fly 2.64 (1.87) 3.00 (1.56) 2.44 (2.04)
dragonfly 2.50 (1.88) 2.50 (1.65) 2.50 (2.17)
firefly 1.62 (0.98) 1.89 (0.93) 1.47 (1.01)
43. She knew her students responded best to _____ in class.
lectures 7.37 (1.64) 7.70 (1.16) 7.00 (2.06)
slides 6.96 (1.87) 6.50 (2.20) 7.33 (1.54)
examples 6.76 (1.79) 6.89 (1.54) 6.69 (1.96)
illustrations 6.67 (1.74) 6.20 (2.04) 7.09 (1.38)
films 6.61 (1.77) 6.50 (1.90) 6.67 (1.75)
questions 6.50 (2.44) 7.18 (1.89) 5.82 (2.82)
instructions 6.46 (2.72) 5.55 (2.81) 7.13 (2.53)
experiments 6.42 (2.18) 5.10 (2.38) 7.25 (1.61)
charts 5.65 (2.76) 5.90 (2.60) 5.40 (3.03)
computers 5.40 (2.20) 5.00 (1.78) 5.83 (2.59)
professors 4.57 (2.21) 4.83 (1.99) 4.27 (2.49)
notes 4.14 (2.56) 4.27 (1.95) 4.06 (2.95)
44. Opening the black velvet box, she found a _____ inside.
necklace 8.04 (1.69) 8.00 (1.18) 8.06 (1.98)
bracelet 7.63 (1.42) 7.18 (1.66) 7.94 (1.18)
ring 7.61 (2.15) 7.33 (1.97) 7.91 (2.39)
charm 6.68 (2.34) 7.00 (1.56) 6.50 (2.71)
pendant 6.68 (2.50) 6.00 (2.41) 7.36 (2.50)
locket 6.63 (2.56) 5.90 (3.04) 7.06 (2.22)
watch 6.48 (2.55) 5.92 (2.91) 6.93 (2.22)
chain 5.76 (2.36) 5.20 (2.53) 6.27 (2.20)
pin 5.72 (2.84) 4.38 (2.57) 7.17 (2.44) *
broach 5.58 (2.60) 5.56 (2.35) 5.59 (2.79)
barrette 5.29 (1.82) 5.30 (1.89) 5.27 (1.85)
cufflink 5.15 (2.25) 5.30 (2.26) 5.00 (2.36)
45. While cooking she dropped the _____ on the floor.
spoon 8.25 (1.11) 7.91 (1.38) 8.54 (0.78)
fork 6.75 (1.87) 6.08 (1.93) 7.42 (1.62)
spatula 6.75 (2.22) 6.30 (2.50) 7.20 (1.93)
ladle 6.29 (1.59) 5.70 (1.70) 6.82 (1.33)
tongs 4.85 (2.56) 5.30 (2.83) 4.56 (2.42)
sifter 4.85 (2.74) 5.30 (2.63) 4.40 (2.91)
skewer 4.82 (2.54) 5.18 (1.54) 4.58 (3.04)
grater 4.81 (2.21) 4.55 (1.13) 5.10 (3.04)
peeler 4.70 (2.40) 4.83 (2.37) 4.60 (2.50)
whisk 4.54 (2.40) 4.22 (2.05) 4.73 (2.63)
cleaver 3.96 (2.41) 4.80 (2.35) 3.50 (2.38)
scissors 2.08 (1.85) 2.31 (1.38) 1.83 (2.29)
46. After sundown she used the _____ to light her way.
flashlight 8.22 (1.55) 8.27 (0.65) 8.19 (1.97)
lantern 6.56 (2.03) 5.75 (2.14) 7.20 (1.74)
moon 6.33 (2.18) 6.64 (2.01) 6.13 (2.33)
lamp 6.00 (2.43) 5.60 (2.37) 6.22 (2.51)
candle 5.48 (2.67) 5.80 (2.44) 5.29 (2.85)
torch 5.26 (2.56) 4.33 (2.02) 6.27 (2.80)
flame 3.73 (2.43) 4.36 (1.96) 3.09 (2.77)
flare 3.70 (2.27) 3.70 (2.50) 3.70 (2.16)
bulb 3.48 (2.18) 3.30 (1.70) 3.64 (2.62)
beam 3.40 (2.00) 2.11 (1.05) 4.13 (2.06)
lighter 3.24 (1.51) 3.30 (1.70) 3.18 (1.40)
match 2.96 (1.71) 3.33 (1.92) 2.58 (1.44)
47. She packed her _____ for her trip.
suitcase 8.82 (0.39) 8.82 (0.40) 8.82 (0.40)
backpack 7.25 (1.45) 7.42 (1.24) 7.08 (1.68)
totebag 6.79 (2.57) 7.18 (1.72) 6.53 (1.02)
trunk 6.63 (1.94) 6.42 (1.93) 6.80 (2.01)
duffel 6.38 (2.56) 6.20 (2.97) 6.50 (2.37)
briefcase 5.54 (2.44) 5.80 (2.10) 5.39 (2.66)
satchel 5.38 (2.50) 3.60 (1.58) 7.00 (2.05) *
case 5.00 (2.62) 3.67 (2.19) 6.33 (2.39) *
handbag 4.80 (2.29) 4.90 (2.47) 4.70 (2.21)
wallet 4.17 (2.72) 4.00 (2.76) 4.33 (2.81)
purse 3.73 (2.31) 4.67 (2.74) 3.24 (1.95)
attach? 3.61 (2.13) 4.10 (2.33) 3.18 (1.94)
48. While cooking, she measured every _____ carefully.
ounce 7.04 (1.91) 7.00 (1.91) 7.07 (1.98)
teaspoon 6.57 (2.44) 7.60 (1.78) 5.64 (2.66)
quart 5.40 (2.39) 5.70 (2.21) 5.10 (2.64)
liter 4.93 (2.60) 4.70 (2.36) 5.06 (2.79)
pint 4.54 (2.60) 5.00 (2.76) 4.08 (2.47)
batch 4.12 (2.44) 3.00 (1.00) 5.33 (2.96)
handful 3.38 (2.31) 3.20 (1.55) 3.55 (2.91)
pinch 3.26 (2.35) 4.10 (1.91) 2.46 (2.49)
bunch 2.77 (2.10) 3.09 (1.30) 2.53 (2.56)
dash 2.48 (2.03) 2.73 (2.00) 2.31 (2.09)
bushel 2.23 (1.80) 3.36 (1.96) 1.09 (0.30) *
gallon 2.12 (1.96) 2.63 (2.39) 1.88 (1.76)
49. The artist made a sculpture out of _____ to sell.
bronze 5.89 (2.23) 6.40 (2.27) 5.33 (2.18)
copper 5.38 (2.50) 5.40 (2.46) 5.36 (2.66)
iron 5.14 (2.62) 5.60 (2.27) 4.89 (2.83)
steel 5.08 (2.65) 4.20 (2.30) 5.63 (2.78)
aluminum 5.05 (2.33) 5.10 (1.85) 5.00 (2.79)
tin 4.59 (2.45) 4.67 (1.97) 4.53 (2.85)
silver 3.96 (2.17) 4.45 (1.81) 3.63 (2.39)
brass 3.42 (1.72) 2.67 (1.22) 3.82 (1.85)
gold 3.08 (2.26) 3.23 (1.74) 2.91 (2.84)
nickel 2.96 (2.31) 2.92 (2.23) 3.00 (2.49)
chrome 2.77 (1.66) 3.00 (1.61) 2.55 (1.75)
platinum 2.62 (1.92) 3.18 (2.04) 2.20 (1.78)
50. To prepare dinner, she had to _____ it before serving.
grill 6.36 (2.32) 6.27 (2.15) 6.45 (2.58)
roast 6.30 (2.11) 6.70 (1.89) 5.90 (2.33)
broil 6.00 (2.42) 6.40 (2.37) 5.78 (2.49)
bake 5.71 (2.05) 5.60 (2.12) 5.82 (2.09)
simmer 5.67 (2.66) 6.55 (1.69) 5.06 (3.07)
fry 5.23 (2.12) 5.20 (1.87) 5.25 (2.32)
boil 4.90 (2.02) 5.00 (2.26) 4.82 (1.89)
saut? 4.56 (2.45) 4.91 (2.51) 4.31 (2.47)
sear 3.15 (2.01) 2.56 (1.88) 3.47 (2.07)
toast 2.63 (2.06) 3.17 (1.95) 2.08 (2.11)
fondue 2.12 (1.56) 2.33 (1.50) 1.93 (1.64)
burn 1.20 (0.41) 1.23 (0.44) 1.17 (0.39)
51. When the bill came she offered her _____ as payment.
money 6.96 (2.20) 6.91 (1.64) 7.00 (2.59)
check 6.55 (2.22) 6.18 (2.04) 6.91 (2.43)
charge 5.80 (2.73) 5.90 (2.08) 5.70 (3.37)
cash 5.27 (2.72) 5.10 (2.51) 5.38 (2.92)
change 3.95 (2.33) 3.90 (2.18) 4.00 (2.57)
trade 2.67 (1.79) 3.00 (1.60) 2.33 (1.97)
token 2.62 (1.96) 2.70 (2.54) 2.55 (1.37)
deposit 2.56 (1.76) 3.00 (1.95) 2.15 (1.52)
loan 2.36 (1.80) 3.27 (1.95) 1.64 (1.34)
inheritance 2.04 (1.54) 2.15 (1.57) 1.92 (1.56)
barter 1.89 (1.50) 1.80 (1.23) 1.94 (1.68)
dowry 1.77 (1.14) 2.22 (1.39) 1.53 (0.94)
52. He proudly attained the rank of _____ in the military.
General 7.64 (1.59) 7.42 (1.68) 7.81 (1.52)
Colonel 7.64 (2.09) 7.30 (1.77) 7.83 (2.28)
Sergeant 7.54 (1.79) 7.92 (0.79) 7.17 (2.41)
Major 7.45 (1.87) 7.45 (1.57) 7.45 (2.21)
Lieutenant 7.40 (1.82) 8.10 (0.88) 6.70 (2.26)
Captain 7.28 (2.13) 6.69 (2.25) 7.92 (1.88)
Corporal 6.37 (2.17) 6.10 (2.13) 6.53 (2.24)
Admiral 6.05 (3.06) 6.50 (2.76) 5.64 (3.38)
Commander 5.89 (3.07) 6.73 (2.57) 5.31 (3.32)
Private 3.86 (3.03) 5.73 (2.83) 2.65 (2.55) *
Ensign 3.83 (2.48) 3.00 (2.00) 4.25 (2.65)
Airman 3.57 (2.09) 2.60 (1.35) 4.45 (2.30)
53. He always wanted to act in _____ films.
action 7.61 (1.45) 7.60 (1.51) 7.61 (1.46)
drama 6.77 (2.43) 6.64 (2.16) 6.91 (2.77)
suspense 6.54 (2.08) 6.08 (1.62) 6.88 (2.36)
mystery 6.15 (2.01) 5.00 (1.56) 6.82 (1.98)
western 5.96 (1.79) 5.22 (1.72) 6.38 (1.75)
horror 5.90 (2.32) 6.50 (1.72) 5.36 (2.73)
thriller 5.80 (2.15) 4.42 (1.78) 7.08 (1.61) *
comedic 5.75 (3.04) 6.38 (2.36) 5.00 (3.66)
monster 5.61 (2.42) 5.27 (1.90) 5.82 (2.74)
silent 5.05 (2.46) 4.30 (2.11) 5.67 (2.64)
classic 4.74 (2.14) 3.27 (1.68) 5.75 (1.84) *
documentary 4.29 (2.45) 4.00 (2.11) 4.65 (2.81)
54. Her favorite radio station played _____ music.
rock 8.23 (1.23) 8.18 (1.25) 8.27 (1.27)
jazz 7.81 (1.21) 7.20 (1.23) 8.18 (1.07)
country 7.71 (1.54) 7.45 (1.37) 7.88 (1.65)
blues 7.64 (1.52) 7.00 (1.83) 8.00 (1.24)
rap 7.17 (2.24) 7.77 (1.01) 6.45 (3.05)
classical 7.12 (2.17) 6.42 (2.11) 7.77 (2.09)
gospel 5.91 (2.33) 5.10 (2.51) 6.58 (2.02)
disco 5.64 (2.12) 5.00 (1.22) 6.00 (2.45)
bluegrass 5.06 (2.53) 4.90 (1.91) 5.25 (3.28)
baroque 4.48 (2.27) 4.50 (2.27) 4.45 (2.38)
dixie 4.30 (2.61) 2.83 (1.80) 5.47 (2.62) *
celtic 3.52 (2.39) 3.82 (2.40) 3.31 (2.44)
55. She first learned to play the _____ as a child.
drums 7.87 (0.92) 7.50 (0.90) 8.27 (0.79)
piano 7.76 (1.61) 8.20 (1.14) 7.36 (1.91)
violin 7.32 (2.14) 7.64 (1.80) 7.07 (2.40)
guitar 7.25 (1.69) 7.20 (1.69) 7.28 (1.74)
kazoo 5.93 (2.73) 3.45 (1.75) 7.53 (1.94) **
organ 5.52 (2.36) 5.00 (0.67) 5.82 (2.92)
oboe 5.40 (2.18) 5.75 (1.36) 5.08 (2.75)
cello 5.24 (2.39) 5.67 (1.80) 5.00 (2.68)
piccolo 4.95 (2.55) 3.73 (1.19) 6.18 (2.99)
harp 4.77 (2.54) 3.80 (1.75) 5.58 (2.87)
bagpipes 4.50 (2.66) 2.67 (1.30) 5.88 (2.60) *
banjo 4.14 (2.26) 4.70 (2.50) 3.64 (2.01)
56. In mythology class, she wrote about _____ on her exam.
Zeus 7.43 (2.01) 8.30 (0.82) 6.64 (2.46)
Aphrodite 7.17 (1.97) 8.00 (1.00) 6.46 (2.33)
Hera 7.11 (2.17) 6.64 (2.2) 7.41 (2.15)
Achilles 6.75 (2.47) 7.00 (1.91) 6.45 (3.08)
Apollo 6.54 (2.80) 7.10 (2.18) 6.22 (3.10)
Venus 6.41 (2.52) 6.82 (1.33) 6.00 (3.35)
Eros 6.33 (2.22) 6.00 (2.22) 6.60 (2.26)
Hercules 6.12 (2.51) 6.89 (1.76) 5.69 (2.80)
Jupiter 6.04 (2.85) 5.30 (2.83) 6.47 (2.85)
Hades 5.72 (2.54) 6.00 (1.81) 5.46 (3.13)
Neptune 5.67 (2.67) 4.80 (2.74) 6.45 (2.46)
Cupid 5.55 (2.86) 5.70 (2.71) 5.40 (3.13)
57. The town was destroyed by the _____ last summer.
tornado 7.73 (1.20) 7.55 (1.04) 7.91 (1.38)
flood 7.39 (1.83) 7.25 (1.42) 7.50 (2.13)
fire 7.33 (1.74) 6.92 (1.85) 7.82 (1.54)
earthquake 7.15 (2.25) 6.80 (2.04) 7.35 (2.40)
twister 7.14 (2.22) 6.80 (2.10) 7.45 (2.38)
hurricane 7.04 (1.95) 7.08 (1.38) 7.00 (2.42)
explosion 7.00 (2.14) 6.20 (2.44) 7.44 (1.89)
landslide 5.68 (2.48) 4.80 (2.90) 6.42 (1.88)
epidemic 5.04 (2.81) 5.36 (2.25) 4.83 (3.17)
drought 4.85 (2.78) 6.90 (2.13) 2.80 (1.55) *
tsunami 4.58 (2.91) 4.91 (2.39) 4.33 (3.31)
eruption 4.36 (2.36) 3.00 (1.22) 5.13 (2.53)
58. The geologist took pictures of the _____ for his book.
volcano 7.37 (1.52) 7.20 (1.69) 7.47 (1.46)
cave 7.21 (1.78) 7.40 (1.65) 7.00 (2.00)
crater 6.85 (2.61) 7.18 (1.94) 6.63 (3.03)
canyon 6.85 (2.44) 6.67 (2.15) 7.00 (2.73)
valley 6.21 (2.36) 6.23 (1.64) 6.18 (3.09)
mountain 6.20 (2.75) 7.08 (1.56) 5.38 (3.38)
plateau 6.12 (2.26) 5.91 (1.76) 6.29 (2.64)
fault 5.92 (2.68) 4.56 (2.3) 6.65 (2.64)
island 5.48 (2.54) 7.00 (1.76) 4.09 (2.39) **
reef 5.28 (2.42) 5.67 (1.66) 5.06 (2.79)
fjord 4.95 (2.71) 3.56 (2.92) 6.00 (2.09)
beach 3.82 (2.81) 4.27 (2.80) 3.36 (2.87)
59. The captain relied on the _____ to reach port.
lighthouse 7.67 (1.24) 8.10 (0.88) 7.27 (1.42)
compass 7.19 (2.48) 7.55 (1.63) 6.94 (2.95)
stars 7.04 (2.15) 7.55 (1.29) 6.71 (2.54)
radar 6.92 (2.30) 6.15 (2.19) 7.82 (2.18)
beacon 5.96 (2.93) 4.10 (2.92) 7.06 (2.38) *
map 5.70 (2.78) 6.75 (2.49) 4.87 (2.80)
buoy 5.70 (2.64) 5.00 (2.45) 6.12 (2.74)
sonar 4.92 (2.31) 5.56 (2.24) 4.56 (2.34)
satellite 4.55 (2.50) 3.90 (2.64) 5.08 (2.35)
loran 4.39 (3.07) 2.20 (1.69) 7.13 (1.96) **
gyroscope 3.88 (2.49) 3.83 (1.90) 3.92 (3.01)
chronometer 2.45 (1.92) 2.82 (1.33) 2.09 (2.39)
60. Sally was pleased to find some _____ in the driveway.
pebbles 4.22 (2.45) 4.54 (1.90) 3.80 (3.08)
mica 3.81 (2.36) 4.10 (2.23) 3.55 (2.54)
obsidian 3.31 (2.78) 3.50 (2.64) 3.19 (2.95)
shale 3.16 (2.14) 2.20 (0.79) 4.22 (2.68)
limestone 3.07 (2.00) 2.50 (2.02) 3.50 (1.93)
flint 2.84 (2.34) 2.60 (1.78) 3.00 (2.70)
quartz 2.68 (1.39) 2.10 (1.20) 3.17 (1.40)
granite 2.55 (2.06) 2.27 (1.35) 2.82 (2.64)
marble 2.44 (1.85) 3.60 (2.22) 1.76 (1.20) *
dolomite 2.19 (1.88) 2.27 (2.20) 2.13 (1.68)
basalt 2.00 (1.22) 2.25 (1.58) 1.88 (1.02)
boulders 1.56 (0.82) 2.00 (0.95) 1.15 (0.38) *
61. After the game, the athlete drank _____ for refreshment.
soda 7.39 (1.85) 7.18 (1.60) 7.53 (2.03)
water 7.32 (2.26) 8.58 (0.90) 6.38 (2.53) *
juice 6.68 (1.68) 6.67 (0.87) 6.69 (2.02)
coke 6.44 (2.47) 5.80 (2.53) 6.82 (2.43)
punch 4.64 (2.53) 4.00 (2.04) 5.23 (2.86)
milkshakes 4.35 (2.08) 3.20 (0.79) 5.50 (2.37) *
seltzer 4.27 (2.71) 2.00 (1.05) 6.17 (2.12) **
milk 4.23 (2.09) 3.18 (2.04) 5.27 (1.62)
cider 3.29 (2.08) 3.00 (1.63) 3.55 (2.46)
tea 3.26 (2.74) 2.27 (1.27) 3.94 (3.28)
coffee 3.22 (2.39) 1.80 (0.79) 4.06 (2.63)
nectar 2.75 (2.40) 1.85 (1.07) 3.82 (3.09)
62. The antique dealer noticed the _____ on the old table.
scratch 8.14 (1.20) 8.00 (1.56) 8.27 (0.79)
nick 7.81 (1.11) 7.64 (1.12) 7.94 (1.12)
gash 6.04 (2.05) 4.83 (1.99) 6.94 (1.61) *
notch 6.00 (2.23) 2.73 (1.62) 7.27 (2.05) **
groove 5.79 (2.73) 4.69 (2.69) 7.09 (2.26)
cut 5.50 (2.69) 3.20 (2.44) 6.94 (1.65) *
cleft 4.54 (2.82) 4.64 (2.62) 4.47 (3.02)
rut 4.16 (2.54) 3.40 (0.97) 5.00 (3.46)
depression 3.86 (2.34) 3.40 (2.27) 4.25 (2.42)
score 3.68 (2.38) 2.67 (1.37) 4.62 (2.75)
cranny 3.52 (2.59) 4.60 (2.46) 2.88 (2.52)
furrow 3.16 (2.34) 3.11 (2.15) 3.19 (2.51)
63. She had always dreamed of becoming a _____ after graduating.
teacher 8.17 (0.94) 7.58 (0.79) 8.82 (0.60) *
doctor 7.28 (1.79) 6.80 (2.35) 7.60 (1.30)
lawyer 6.50 (2.76) 7.27 (1.19) 5.73 (3.64)
nurse 6.19 (2.72) 4.27 (2.24) 7.50 (2.22) *
chef 5.96 (2.44) 5.00 (2.87) 6.53 (2.03)
model 5.91 (2.29) 5.00 (2.31) 6.67 (2.06)
pilot 5.16 (1.91) 4.42 (1.73) 5.85 (1.86)
farmer 3.71 (2.08) 2.60 (0.84) 4.73 (2.37)
curator 3.71 (2.00) 3.50 (1.78) 3.91 (2.26)
plumber 3.22 (2.31) 2.64 (1.29) 3.63 (2.78)
merchant 2.78 (1.69) 2.27 (1.42) 3.13 (1.82)
butcher 2.00 (1.61) 1.56 (1.13) 2.25 (1.81)
64. After the building burned, only the _____ remained.
foundation 8.00 (1.76) 8.33 (1.12) 7.81 (2.04)
chimney 7.00 (2.39) 6.00 (2.94) 7.91 (1.30)
frame 6.44 (2.24) 6.45 (2.42) 6.44 (2.19)
wall 6.43 (2.62) 6.00 (2.65) 6.90 (2.64)
pipes 5.93 (2.34) 5.50 (2.99) 6.18 (1.91)
beams 4.68 (2.34) 5.25 (1.91) 4.15 (2.64)
door 4.13 (2.72) 4.15 (2.23) 4.10 (3.38)
circuit 3.14 (2.52) 1.90 (0.74) 4.27 (3.04)
balcony 3.07 (2.34) 3.25 (2.67) 2.94 (2.14)
vent 2.61 (1.66) 3.27 (1.01) 2.82 (1.98)
roof 2.59 (2.22) 2.30 (2.26) 2.83 (2.25)
ceiling 2.46 (1.90) 2.89 (2.26) 2.24 (1.72)
65. The actor looked forward to his ____ during the performance.
soliloquy 7.30 (2.18) 8.09 (0.70) 6.75 (2.67)
scene 6.67 (2.13) 7.30 (2.21) 6.09 (1.97)
entrance 6.67 (2.35) 6.50 (1.96) 6.82 (2.75)
monologue 6.39 (2.17) 6.75 (1.60) 6.13 (2.53)
encore 6.24 (2.30) 7.00 (1.41) 5.81 (2.61)
finale 6.04 (3.01) 7.45 (1.81) 5.06 (3.32)
act 5.52 (2.85) 6.80 (2.44) 4.76 (2.86)
aside 4.05 (2.24) 4.82 (2.23) 3.27 (2.05)
intermission 4.00 (2.53) 3.78 (2.49) 4.17 (2.66)
recital 3.33 (2.55) 3.15 (2.19) 3.55 (3.01)
prologue 3.04 (2.70) 3.30 (2.50) 2.88 (2.87)
preamble 2.76 (1.51) 3.25 (1.60) 2.31 (1.32)
66. The plastic surgeon fixed her _____ after the accident.
nose 7.93 (1.49) 8.08 (0.90) 7.81 (1.83)
chin 5.88 (2.33) 5.33 (1.72) 6.38 (2.75)
hand 5.23 (2.37) 4.00 (2.21) 6.25 (2.05)
leg 5.15 (2.78) 5.00 (2.26) 5.25 (3.13)
arm 4.57 (2.64) 4.50 (2.51) 4.64 (2.87)
scalp 4.29 (2.47) 4.40 (2.37) 4.18 (2.68)
toe 3.79 (2.48) 3.54 (2.26) 4.09 (2.81)
heel 3.74 (2.67) 3.55 (1.75) 3.88 (3.20)
calf 3.36 (2.06) 3.33 (1.50) 3.38 (2.36)
muscle 3.07 (2.18) 3.20 (2.30) 3.00 (2.18)
head 2.77 (1.88) 3.00 (1.61) 2.55 (2.16)
teeth 2.63 (2.65) 2.55 (2.11) 2.69 (3.03)
67. Carrying only a backpack, the _____ went on his way.
pilgrim 3.52 (2.26) 3.91 (1.97) 3.25 (2.46)
salesman 3.70 (2.33) 3.18 (1.17) 4.06 (2.86)
voyager 3.75 (2.20) 4.40 (2.07) 3.10 (2.23)
excursionist 4.69 (2.51) 4.70 (2.45) 4.69 (2.63)
rover 4.74 (2.58) 3.29 (2.14) 5.38 (2.55)
sightseer 5.09 (2.41) 4.50 (2.76) 5.58 (2.07)
journeyer 5.57 (2.56) 5.17 (2.12) 5.88 (2.87)
drifter 5.84 (2.79) 4.50 (2.43) 7.08 (2.60)
visitor 5.95 (2.52) 5.00 (2.45) 6.91 (2.30)
wayfarer 6.21 (2.60) 4.85 (2.73) 7.82 (1.17) *
tourist 6.57 (2.09) 6.60 (2.01) 6.55 (2.25)
wanderer 6.67 (2.70) 6.40 (2.46) 6.82 (2.90)
68. Suffering from horrible stage fright, the _____ faced his audience.
actor 6.82 (2.36) 6.64 (2.62) 6.94 (2.25)
singer 6.71 (2.17) 7.30 (1.83) 6.18 (2.40)
comedian 5.68 (2.02) 5.17 (2.08) 6.06 (1.95)
dancer 5.64 (2.33) 5.83 (1.90) 5.46 (2.73)
musician 5.41 (2.52) 5.40 (2.46) 5.41 (2.62)
magician 5.04 (2.26) 4.31 (1.55) 5.91 (2.70)
mime 4.81 (2.43) 5.60 (1.96) 4.35 (2.62)
artist 4.81 (2.02) 4.10 (1.45) 5.45 (2.30)
clown 3.64 (1.79) 3.40 (1.43) 3.83 (2.08)
jester 3.50 (1.82) 3.50 (1.41) 3.50 (2.03)
ringmaster 2.89 (2.04) 3.36 (2.58) 2.56 (1.59)
athlete 2.77 (1.95) 1.91 (0.83) 3.64 (2.38)
69. For exercise, he went to the _____ every day.
gym 8.15 (1.41) 8.80 (0.63) 7.76 (1.60)
pool 7.52 (1.33) 7.70 (0.95) 7.36 (1.63)
track 6.85 (1.98) 7.00 (1.63) 6.70 (2.36)
field 5.41 (2.24) 4.60 (1.90) 5.88 (2.34)
rink 5.17 (2.12) 4.38 (1.98) 6.09 (1.97)
stadium 4.61 (2.64) 4.36 (1.29) 4.76 (3.27)
course 3.88 (2.20) 3.00 (1.94) 4.38 (2.25)
stairs 3.56 (2.55) 3.00 (2.32) 3.94 (2.69)
court 3.40 (2.08) 3.08 (1.62) 3.69 (2.46)
arena 3.27 (2.33) 3.36 (2.01) 3.18 (2.71)
studio 2.61 (1.34) 2.33 (0.89) 2.81 (1.60)
dojo 2.24 (1.61) 2.30 (1.64) 2.18 (1.66)
70. To worship, he visited the _____ every week.
church 8.17 (1.46) 7.69 (1.84) 8.73 (0.47)
temple 8.00 (1.23) 8.09 (1.22) 7.91 (1.30)
chapel 7.48 (1.76) 7.25 (1.42) 7.69 (2.06)
synagogue 7.37 (2.27) 7.70 (2.06) 7.18 (2.43)
mosque 6.86 (2.59) 6.27 (2.20) 7.24 (2.82)
cathedral 6.55 (2.09) 5.22 (1.99) 7.64 (1.50) *
shrine 6.11 (2.67) 5.73 (2.97) 6.38 (2.50)
altar 5.31 (2.43) 5.40 (1.65) 5.25 (2.86)
mission 4.00 (2.52) 2.67 (1.56) 5.00 (2.68)
confessional 4.00 (2.02) 5.22 (1.48) 3.31 (1.99)
convent 3.14 (2.24) 3.50 (2.27) 2.82 (2.27)
pew 2.46 (1.57) 2.40 (1.58) 2.50 (1.62)
71. He stumbled home from the _____ every night.
bar 8.42 (0.88) 8.38 (0.77) 8.45 (1.04)
tavern 7.29 (2.03) 7.00 (2.04) 7.58 (2.07)
pub 6.88 (1.97) 7.30 (1.89) 6.63 (2.03)
saloon 6.10 (2.43) 4.00 (1.87) 7.67 (1.37) **
lounge 5.81 (2.50) 4.40 (2.01) 7.09 (2.26) *
speakeasy 5.70 (3.02) 3.20 (2.25) 7.18 (2.40) **
winery 4.82 (2.34) 4.82 (1.99) 4.82 (2.75)
cafe 4.74 (2.75) 2.91 (1.76) 6.00 (2.63) *
brewery 4.10 (2.34) 4.40 (2.41) 3.82 (2.36)
distillery 3.40 (2.38) 2.89 (2.15) 3.69 (2.52)
vineyard 3.15 (2.35) 4.00 (2.49) 2.65 (2.18)
still 2.79 (2.13) 1.58 (0.67) 3.69 (2.41) *
72. He protected the environment of the _____ where he lived.
town 6.91 (2.22) 6.55 (1.86) 7.27 (2.57)
state 6.42 (1.72) 6.08 (1.61) 6.82 (1.83)
village 6.08 (1.87) 5.83 (1.64) 6.31 (2.10)
region 5.95 (2.36) 5.00 (2.45) 6.82 (1.99)
city 5.57 (2.04) 5.60 (2.37) 5.55 (1.81)
planet 5.19 (2.48) 4.50 (2.80) 5.63 (2.25)
county 4.77 (2.12) 3.83 (1.80) 5.57 (2.10)
province 4.31 (2.04) 4.64 (2.06) 4.07 (2.05)
nation 3.62 (1.56) 3.80 (1.48) 3.45 (1.69)
domain 3.61 (2.85) 2.18 (1.17) 4.53 (3.24)
kingdom 3.11 (2.10) 2.80 (1.99) 3.29 (2.20)
continent 2.96 (1.86) 3.22 (1.72) 2.81 (1.97)
73. She bought holiday gifts from the _____ early this year.
mall 7.54 (2.25) 7.55 (2.58) 7.53 (2.10)
store 7.32 (2.19) 7.83 (1.40) 6.85 (2.70)
catalog 7.05 (1.96) 7.60 (1.71) 6.55 (2.11)
outlet 6.44 (1.99) 5.60 (2.22) 6.94 (1.71)
shop 6.38 (2.31) 5.60 (2.01) 7.09 (2.43)
bazaar 6.13 (2.51) 4.62 (2.26) 7.91 (1.38) **
sale 5.88 (2.55) 5.00 (2.89) 6.64 (2.02)
fair 5.63 (1.94) 4.45 (1.69) 6.44 (1.71) *
market 5.27 (2.99) 5.00 (2.65) 5.55 (3.42)
dealer 4.26 (2.54) 3.30 (1.89) 4.82 (2.74)
farm 3.96 (1.96) 3.50 (1.96) 4.33 (1.97)
stand 2.92 (1.80) 2.78 (0.97) 3.00 (2.16)
74. Exhausted, he collapsed onto the _____ before undressing.
bed 8.48 (1.17) 8.60 (0.70) 8.36 (1.50)
couch 7.78 (1.34) 7.27 (1.68) 8.13 (0.96)
floor 6.86 (2.39) 7.20 (2.35) 6.55 (2.50)
mattress 6.77 (2.14) 7.10 (1.79) 6.56 (2.37)
bunk 6.00 (2.45) 5.31 (2.21) 6.82 (2.56)
sofa 5.96 (2.05) 5.78 (1.56) 6.06 (2.32)
cot 5.73 (1.95) 4.70 (2.00) 6.38 (1.67)
futon 5.52 (2.46) 4.90 (1.60) 6.09 (3.02)
bench 4.40 (2.38) 4.08 (2.07) 4.69 (2.69)
mat 4.00 (2.33) 2.70 (1.25) 5.08 (2.50)
stretcher 2.36 (1.25) 2.33 (1.15) 2.38 (1.36)
gurney 2.33 (1.54) 2.91 (1.58) 1.94 (1.44)
75. The employee hated the _____ where she worked.
office 7.67 (1.47) 8.45 (0.93) 7.13 (1.54)
company 7.63 (1.58) 7.77 (1.69) 7.45 (1.51)
cubicle 7.19 (2.20) 7.50 (2.17) 7.00 (2.26)
department 7.12 (1.83) 6.83 (1.85) 7.38 (1.85)
factory 6.90 (1.89) 6.50 (2.12) 7.27 (1.68)
plant 6.81 (1.89) 6.90 (2.33) 6.73 (1.49)
laboratory 5.95 (1.81) 5.50 (1.58) 6.33 (1.97)
division 5.86 (2.07) 4.90 (1.10) 6.41 (2.32)
mill 5.71 (2.45) 4.18 (0.87) 6.71 (2.64) *
station 5.27 (2.62) 4.27 (1.90) 6.27 (2.94)
school 4.56 (2.29) 4.56 (1.24) 4.56 (2.76)
site 4.32 (2.26) 3.42 (1.73) 5.00 (2.42)
76. The thief stole the _____ from the crown
ruby 7.50 (1.50) 7.00 (1.41) 7.82 (1.51)
diamond 7.36 (1.91) 7.83 (1.11) 6.92 (2.40)
sapphire 7.14 (2.03) 6.55 (2.11) 7.73 (1.85)
emerald 6.28 (2.03) 6.00 (1.94) 6.47 (2.13)
amethyst 6.21 (2.72) 5.00 (2.45) 7.64 (2.38)
jade 5.50 (2.56) 4.70 (2.54) 6.17 (2.48)
topaz 5.24 (2.41) 4.50 (2.27) 5.91 (2.43)
garnet 4.71 (2.22) 5.00 (1.49) 4.45 (2.77)
opal 4.40 (2.22) 3.00 (1.00) 5.19 (2.34)
turquoise 3.85 (2.27) 3.45 (2.38) 4.13 (2.22)
onyx 3.78 (2.31) 4.00 (2.71) 3.65 (2.12)
amber 3.21 (2.39) 2.25 (1.36) 3.94 (2.77)
77. She was reassured when the _____ was finally official.
settlement 7.00 (1.80) 6.45 (1.92) 7.55 (1.57)
engagement 6.89 (2.41) 6.27 (2.53) 7.31 (2.30)
pact 6.08 (2.08) 5.67 (1.97) 6.46 (3.18)
treaty 5.71 (2.40) 5.17 (2.29) 6.13 (2.47)
commitment 5.46 (2.44) 5.40 (2.01) 5.50 (2.73)
warranty 5.22 (2.44) 4.80 (1.81) 5.47 (2.76)
voucher 5.17 (2.52) 4.38 (1.89) 6.20 (2.94)
promise 5.11 (2.58) 4.45 (2.11) 5.56 (2.83)
pledge 4.77 (2.22) 4.60 (2.46) 4.92 (2.11)
oath 4.33 (2.18) 3.70 (1.49) 4.91 (2.59)
guarantee 4.19 (2.91) 4.40 (2.55) 4.00 (3.32)
vow 3.68 (2.14) 3.56 (1.94) 3.75 (2.29)
78. Fulfilling a dream he wrote a _____ during his retirement.
novel 7.64 (1.58) 7.58 (1.44) 7.69 (1.75)
story 6.46 (2.28) 6.09 (1.64) 6.71 (2.64)
biography 6.35 (2.83) 7.00 (2.05) 5.87 (3.27)
script 5.75 (1.86) 5.20 (1.23) 6.30 (2.26)
column 5.50 (2.11) 4.30 (1.70) 6.50 (1.93) *
poem 5.44 (2.45) 4.80 (2.44) 5.82 (2.46)
journal 5.42 (2.72) 4.00 (2.00) 7.09 (2.55) *
cookbook 5.00 (2.97) 4.60 (3.03) 5.36 (3.01)
stanza 4.19 (2.48) 3.50 (2.12) 4.63 (2.66)
chapter 3.20 (1.85) 2.67 (1.32) 3.50 (2.07)
magazine 2.74 (2.10) 2.58 (1.68) 2.87 (2.45)
tabloid 2.32 (1.70) 2.18 (0.87) 2.45 (2.30)
79. On the map, he found the _____ to his destination.
route 7.81 (1.60) 7.80 (1.40) 7.82 (1.83)
highway 6.48 (1.90) 5.89 (2.32) 6.81 (1.60)
road 6.39 (2.81) 7.25 (2.22) 5.75 (3.09)
interstate 6.17 (2.68) 5.46 (2.44) 7.00 (2.83)
trail 6.00 (2.21) 5.90 (2.18) 6.06 (2.29)
freeway 5.96 (2.59) 5.18 (2.23) 6.47 (2.74)
street 5.91 (2.29) 5.73 (2.20) 6.09 (2.47)
path 5.70 (2.58) 5.70 (2.06) 5.70 (3.13)
overpass 4.19 (2.20) 4.60 (2.22) 3.94 (2.22)
bridge 3.95 (2.42) 4.10 (1.85) 3.82 (2.93)
lane 3.23 (2.08) 3.27 (1.85) 3.20 (2.31)
alley 3.04 (1.76) 3.58 (1.44) 2.50 (1.93)
80. He set the trap for the _____ in his yard.
squirrel 6.13 (2.31) 4.50 (2.07) 7.75 (1.06) **
ferret 5.16 (2.24) 3.80 (1.69) 6.67 (1.80) *
mole 5.11 (3.07) 4.18 (2.36) 5.75 (3.40)
rat 5.08 (2.22) 5.33 (2.24) 4.94 (2.26)
beaver 4.75 (2.67) 4.15 (2.19) 5.45 (3.11)
chipmunk 4.33 (2.25) 3.58 (1.78) 4.93 (2.46)
vole 4.24 (2.73) 2.90 (1.85) 5.13 (2.90)
mouse 3.76 (2.26) 3.90 (2.64) 3.64 (1.96)
marmot 3.24 (2.17) 2.82 (2.36) 3.57 (2.03)
shrew 3.22 (2.26) 3.40 (1.90) 3.12 (2.50)
gerbil 2.24 (1.73) 2.50 (1.51) 2.00 (1.95)
hamster 1.90 (1.18) 2.18 (1.08) 1.60 (1.26)
81. School children sometimes tire of seeing the _____ every day.
classroom 7.22 (1.72) 7.70 (1.49) 6.94 (1.82)
textbooks 6.41 (2.36) 7.45 (1.81) 5.69 (2.47)
uniform 5.64 (2.6) 5.60 (2.27) 5.67 (2.83)
bully 5.10 (2.26) 5.50 (2.01) 4.73 (2.49)
chalkboard 5.08 (2.06) 6.11 (1.36) 4.50 (2.19)
papers 3.88 (1.48) 4.17 (1.40) 3.62 (1.56)
principal 3.43 (3.05) 5.82 (2.79) 1.88 (2.09) **
kids 2.91 (2.00) 2.82 (1.60) 3.00 (2.41)
erasers 2.68 (1.61) 2.33 (1.67) 2.94 (1.57)
pennant 2.57 (1.50) 2.70 (1.16) 2.45 (1.81)
research 2.18 (1.30) 1.50 (0.71) 2.75 (1.42)
scholar 2.04 (1.23) 2.08 (1.04) 2.00 (1.48)
82. Disliking science he was unhappy taking _____ as a requirement.
chemistry 8.11 (1.37) 8.08 (1.56) 8.13 (1.25)
physics 7.90 (1.89) 7.60 (2.46) 8.18 (1.25)
biology 7.57 (2.01) 8.40 (0.84) 7.11 (2.32)
geology 5.84 (2.51) 5.00 (1.94) 6.40 (2.75)
engineering 5.50 (2.64) 6.45 (2.21) 4.80 (2.78)
mathematics 5.20 (2.14) 5.56 (1.74) 5.00 (2.37)
astrology 4.71 (3.04) 4.36 (2.29) 5.10 (3.78)
endocrinology 4.64 (2.74) 3.82 (2.04) 5.18 (3.05)
archeology 4.08 (2.55) 3.15 (1.77) 5.18 (2.96)
psychology 3.71 (2.16) 4.17 (1.80) 3.25 (2.45)
nephrology 3.57 (2.54) 3.30 (2.67) 3.82 (2.52)
sociology 3.14 (2.06) 3.00 (1.49) 3.27 (2.53)
# 83. Afraid to fly, he rode a _____ across the ocean. (p=.006)
steamboat 3.63 (2.40) 5.10 (1.79) 2.76 (2.33)
ferry 3.59 (3.08) 6.33 (2.55) 2.22 (2.34) **
clipper 3.09 (2.49) 3.09 (2.12) 3.09 (2.91)
sailboat 2.86 (2.01) 3.90 (2.47) 1.91 (0.70)
carrier 2.68 (1.70) 3.60 (1.78) 1.67 (0.87) *
houseboat 2.21 (1.93) 2.18 (0.98) 2.22 (2.37)
tugboat 2.08 (1.62) 3.09 (2.02) 1.33 (0.62) *
kayak 2.04 (1.72) 2.33 (1.92) 1.80 (1.57)
destroyer 2.00 (1.32) 1.89 (0.78) 2.06 (1.57)
canoe 1.79 (1.28) 2.33 (1.56) 1.25 (0.62)
battleship 1.75 (1.33) 2.00 (1.83) 1.50 (0.53)
rowboat 1.52 (0.85) 2.00 (0.95) 1.00 (0.00) *
# 84. During snack-time she shared _____ with her friends. (p=.014)
popcorn 7.86 (1.66) 7.27 (1.42) 8.22 (1.73)
cookies 7.79 (1.10) 7.42 (1.00) 8.17 (1.11)
brownies 7.44 (1.83) 6.83 (2.12) 7.93 (1.44)
grapes 7.31 (2.02) 7.22 (1.56) 7.35 (2.26)
cupcakes 7.29 (1.49) 6.92 (1.12) 7.73 (1.79)
crackers 7.10 (1.81) 6.80 (1.55) 7.36 (2.06)
chips 6.96 (1.49) 6.78 (1.09) 7.06 (1.69)
pretzels 6.89 (1.86) 6.60 (1.78) 7.06 (1.95)
doughnuts 6.73 (2.29) 6.00 (1.67) 7.45 (2.66)
wafers 5.95 (2.29) 4.50 (1.78) 7.27 (1.90) *
licorice 5.54 (2.27) 6.55 (2.50) 4.80 (1.82)
popsicles 4.90 (2.59) 4.40 (2.41) 5.36 (2.77)
85. Loving snakes, she had a pet _____ in her room.
python 6.28 (2.05) 6.82 (1.78) 5.86 (2.21)
anaconda 5.55 (2.77) 5.00 (2.72) 5.89 (2.83)
constrictor 5.48 (2.69) 6.30 (2.16) 5.00 (2.92)
rattler 5.32 (2.83) 5.45 (2.70) 5.18 (3.09)
cobra 5.04 (2.37) 5.45 (2.54) 4.73 (2.28)
kingsnake 4.62 (2.06) 4.80 (2.62) 4.45 (1.51)
viper 4.38 (2.48) 4.92 (1.89) 3.73 (3.00)
copperhead 4.09 (2.83) 4.36 (2.46) 3.83 (3.21)
cottonmouth 4.05 (2.80) 4.00 (2.31) 4.09 (3.30)
asp 4.00 (3.05) 2.80 (2.57) 4.71 (2.16)
sidewinder 3.96 (2.42) 2.89 (2.57) 4.00 (2.42)
ringneck 3.81 (2.38) 4.30 (2.26) 3.36 (2.50)
86. The soup of the day was _____ at the diner.
vegetable 7.45 (2.05) 7.45 (1.51) 7.44 (2.36)
chowder 7.29 (1.94) 7.50 (1.78) 7.17 (2.07)
minestrone 7.14 (1.91) 6.36 (2.11) 7.91 (1.38)
bean 5.92 (2.10) 5.91 (2.30) 5.93 (2.02)
bouillon 5.22 (2.75) 4.00 (2.40) 5.94 (2.75)
borscht 5.08 (2.69) 4.54 (2.30) 5.73 (3.07)
bisque 5.04 (2.20) 4.89 (2.42) 5.13 (2.13)
gazpacho 5.00 (2.63) 5.10 (2.33) 4.91 (2.98)
chili 4.40 (2.91) 5.10 (2.42) 3.70 (3.30)
stew 3.80 (2.26) 4.50 (2.12) 3.10 (2.28)
goulash 3.26 (2.78) 2.67 (1.83) 3.73 (3.35)
broth 3.25 (2.01) 3.25 (1.76) 3.25 (2.30)
87. The team asked the coach for new _____ this season.
uniforms 8.14 (1.15) 8.60 (0.70) 7.89 (1.28)
bats 7.57 (1.57) 7.50 (1.96) 7.64 (1.21)
helmets 7.11 (1.74) 6.75 (2.09) 7.40 (1.40)
jerseys 6.76 (1.64) 6.89 (1.27) 6.69 (1.85)
mouthguards 6.10 (2.69) 4.82 (1.89) 6.89 (2.85)
sticks 6.08 (2.04) 6.38 (1.50) 5.73 (2.57)
nets 5.75 (2.58) 6.00 (2.26) 5.50 (2.94)
goggles 5.71 (2.28) 5.30 (2.36) 6.09 (2.26)
shinguards 5.52 (2.32) 5.90 (1.97) 5.18 (2.64)
mitts 5.50 (2.48) 5.36 (2.50) 5.64 (2.58)
pucks 5.38 (2.82) 5.55 (2.38) 5.27 (3.17)
cues 2.76 (2.31) 2.00 (1.33) 3.27 (2.71) *
# 88. Seeing that the street sign said ____ , he was careful. (p=.028)
Caution 7.64 (1.87) 7.09 (2.26) 8.18 (1.25)
Danger 7.48 (1.56) 7.15 (1.63) 7.90 (1.45)
Yield 7.29 (2.05) 7.30 (2.11) 7.27 (2.10)
Children 7.05 (2.31) 6.00 (2.45) 8.10 (1.66)
Bump 6.38 (2.57) 4.27 (1.85) 7.67 (2.06) **
Merge 6.23 (1.97) 4.92 (1.62) 7.36 (1.50) *
Stop 5.88 (2.42) 5.75 (2.49) 6.00 (2.45)
Hill 4.68 (2.68) 4.20 (2.49) 4.94 (2.82)
Crossing 4.32 (2.75) 3.73 (2.10) 4.79 (3.17)
Shoulder 3.95 (2.78) 2.30 (1.42) 5.45 (2.91) *
End 3.68 (2.15) 3.22 (1.64) 3.94 (2.41)
Exit 3.58 (2.35) 2.20 (1.62) 4.44 (2.37)
89. She felt the soup needed more _____ to be done.
pepper 5.19 (2.66) 5.90 (2.42) 4.55 (2.81)
salt 5.00 (3.24) 7.09 (2.21) 2.91 (2.74) *
basil 4.81 (3.15) 6.45 (2.34) 3.60 (3.18)
curry 4.71 (2.39) 5.30 (2.54) 4.18 (2.23)
oregano 4.57 (2.42) 5.30 (2.16) 3.91 (2.55)
garlic 4.33 (2.30) 4.17 (2.08) 4.50 (2.58)
rosemary 4.19 (2.45) 3.83 (1.80) 4.47 (2.90)
saffron 4.07 (2.55) 4.40 (2.55) 3.89 (2.61)
fennel 3.25 (2.59) 4.00 (2.52) 2.36 (2.50)
ginger 2.96 (1.93) 3.22 (2.17) 2.81 (1.83)
butter 2.67 (1.80) 2.10 (1.29) 3.00 (2.00)
sugar 2.59 (2.18) 2.45 (1.29) 2.67 (2.61)
90. From the shore she saw _____ float by.
driftwood 7.15 (1.93) 6.82 (2.09) 7.40 (1.84)
seaweed 6.66 (1.76) 5.64 (1.12) 7.28 (1.81)
boats 6.63 (2.53) 7.00 (1.81) 6.25 (3.14)
logs 6.15 (2.28) 5.70 (2.54) 6.60 (2.01)
ducks 6.00 (2.18) 6.67 (2.24) 5.63 (2.13)
ice 4.74 (2.28) 3.90 (2.42) 5.24 (2.11)
twigs 4.52 (2.36) 4.75 (2.18) 4.33 (2.55)
rafts 4.42 (2.34) 3.70 (1.89) 4.88 (2.53)
people 4.40 (2.64) 3.60 (2.32) 5.20 (2.82)
leaves 4.33 (2.22) 4.90 (2.23) 3.82 (2.18)
bubbles 3.57 (2.25) 3.73 (2.37) 3.40 (2.22)
bugs 1.79 (1.06) 2.31 (1.18) 1.18 (0.40) *
91. She could barely see with her _____ covered.
windshield 6.70 (2.25) 6.70 (2.36) 6.70 (2.26)
window 5.96 (2.76) 5.75 (2.56) 6.17 (3.04)
glasses 5.33 (2.48) 5.00 (2.30) 5.60 (2.67)
binoculars 4.23 (2.98) 4.55 (2.77) 4.00 (3.21)
spectacles 4.21 (2.55) 4.23 (2.01) 4.18 (3.19)
telescope 3.83 (2.83) 3.09 (2.26) 4.28 (3.10)
contacts 3.71 (2.26) 3.40 (1.58) 4.00 (2.79)
porthole 3.36 (2.23) 2.44 (1.74) 3.88 (2.36)
kaleidoscope 3.33 (2.51) 2.70 (2.06) 3.71 (2.73)
screen 2.86 (2.08) 2.73 (1.01) 3.00 (2.83)
microscope 2.76 (2.12) 3.20 (2.30) 2.36 (1.96)
camera 2.30 (1.92) 2.70 (1.77) 2.06 (2.01)
92. Every year during the _____ she took a trip.
fall 7.67 (1.27) 7.00 (1.29) 8.45 (0.69) *
summer 7.56 (1.95) 7.67 (1.78) 7.47 (2.13)
spring 7.50 (1.73) 7.40 (1.96) 7.60 (1.58)
autumn 7.44 (1.73) 6.82 (1.94) 7.93 (1.44)
holiday 7.40 (1.57) 7.80 (1.03) 7.00 (1.94)
winter 6.95 (2.36) 6.27 (2.80) 7.64 (1.69)
equinox 4.36 (3.09) 2.40 (1.71) 5.44 (3.18) *
solstice 3.74 (2.40) 3.90 (2.02) 3.65 (2.64)
term 3.63 (2.14) 3.83 (1.99) 3.42 (2.35)
harvest 3.60 (2.46) 2.90 (0.88) 4.30 (3.30)
monsoon 3.04 (2.70) 2.60 (2.27) 3.29 (2.95)
semester 3.00 (2.31) 4.11 (2.42) 2.38 (2.06)
93. Of all her toys, she liked her _____ the best.
doll 8.35 (0.94) 8.09 (1.22) 8.53 (0.64)
puppets 7.04 (1.93) 6.17 (1.80) 7.73 (1.79)
slinky 6.95 (2.36) 6.70 (2.75) 7.18 (2.04)
legos 6.81 (2.19) 6.80 (1.75) 6.81 (2.48)
blocks 6.60 (2.08) 6.33 (2.45) 6.75 (1.91)
jacks 6.21 (2.24) 5.00 (2.00) 6.94 (2.10)
kite 5.78 (2.26) 6.20 (2.10) 5.53 (2.37)
checkers 5.71 (2.22) 4.40 (1.90) 6.91 (1.81) *
puzzle 5.50 (2.40) 5.17 (1.99) 5.83 (2.79)
robot 4.67 (2.46) 5.50 (2.37) 3.91 (2.39)
dice 2.71 (2.07) 2.85 (1.68) 2.55 (2.54)
cards 2.50 (1.30) 1.91 (0.83) 3.09 (1.45)
94. A branch fell from the _____ in her yard.
maple 6.96 (2.16) 6.33 (1.78) 7.58 (2.39)
elm 6.92 (2.10) 6.64 (2.77) 7.13 (1.51)
oak 6.74 (2.13) 5.40 (1.78) 8.22 (1.39) *
sycamore 6.67 (2.16) 5.92 (1.75) 7.55 (2.34)
dogwood 6.52 (2.32) 5.00 (2.19) 7.44 (1.92) *
willow 5.77 (2.49) 5.00 (2.49) 6.25 (2.44)
pine 5.56 (2.52) 5.44 (2.60) 5.63 (2.55)
magnolia 5.04 (2.36) 4.25 (2.18) 5.67 (2.38)
linden 4.38 (2.92) 2.10 (1.45) 6.45 (2.30) **
beech 4.05 (2.13) 4.50 (2.17) 3.64 (2.11)
palm 3.41 (2.36) 2.55 (1.51) 4.27 (2.80)
bonsai 2.18 (1.44) 2.90 (1.29) 1.78 (1.40)
95. Rebels fought to overthrow the ruling _____ during the war.
regime 7.89 (1.42) 7.45 (1.92) 8.18 (0.95)
body 6.19 (2.02) 5.27 (1.74) 7.20 (1.87)
establishment 5.96 (2.29) 5.60 (2.01) 6.19 (2.48)
empire 5.85 (2.38) 7.00 (1.35) 4.93 (2.66)
tyranny 5.48 (2.43) 7.00 (1.66) 4.63 (2.42)
republic 5.38 (2.89) 6.60 (2.41) 4.27 (2.94)
commonwealth 5.14 (2.78) 5.10 (2.33) 5.18 (3.25)
regency 4.96 (2.56) 4.08 (1.73) 5.83 (3.01)
politic 4.00 (2.34) 4.77 (1.92) 3.09 (2.55)
domain 3.96 (2.52) 4.10 (1.73) 3.87 (3.00)
colony 3.67 (2.67) 3.40 (2.59) 3.91 (2.84)
territory 2.75 (1.97) 3.70 (1.57) 2.22 (2.02)
96. After measuring carefully he knew it was one _____ long.
foot 7.23 (1.55) 6.50 (1.65) 7.91 (1.14)
yard 7.00 (1.97) 6.80 (2.39) 7.18 (1.60)
meter 6.13 (2.51) 6.50 (1.51) 5.73 (3.32)
inch 5.65 (2.96) 6.70 (2.63) 4.60 (3.03)
mile 5.63 (2.24) 5.17 (1.95) 6.00 (2.45)
furlong 4.24 (2.67) 2.78 (1.92) 5.06 (2.72)
league 3.62 (2.37) 4.09 (2.21) 3.27 (2.49)
pace 3.25 (2.36) 2.85 (1.82) 3.73 (2.90)
cubit 3.20 (2.48) 3.27 (2.10) 3.11 (3.02)
bandwidth 2.89 (2.34) 2.40 (1.78) 3.18 (2.63)
pixel 2.89 (2.21) 3.36 (1.57) 2.56 (2.56)
fathom 2.68 (2.06) 3.00 (2.45) 2.50 (1.86)
97. Since she last saw her father, one _____ had passed
year 6.93 (1.92) 7.60 (0.97) 6.53 (2.24)
week 6.38 (2.10) 5.83 (1.99) 6.92 (2.15)
month 6.07 (2.37) 6.00 (2.09) 6.13 (2.64)
decade 5.62 (2.29) 5.60 (2.17) 5.64 (2.50)
fortnight 5.52 (3.12) 3.20 (1.99) 7.64 (2.38) **
hour 5.36 (3.02) 4.55 (2.88) 6.18 (3.06)
day 3.68 (1.86) 4.11 (2.09) 3.44 (1.75)
minute 2.63 (2.04) 2.62 (1.61) 2.64 (2.54)
second 2.28 (1.98) 1.82 (0.98) 2.56 (2.38)
eon 2.15 (2.03) 2.64 (1.96) 1.80 (2.08)
moment 1.81 (0.98) 2.00 (1.05) 1.64 (0.92)
era 1.68 (1.72) 2.10 (2.13) 1.44 (1.46)
98. The child refused to eat the _____ his mother prepared.
broccoli 8.14 (1.15) 8.30 (0.82) 8.00 (1.41)
spinach 8.00 (1.26) 8.20 (1.14) 7.82 (1.40)
carrot 6.17 (2.61) 4.73 (2.69) 7.06 (2.18)
eggplant 5.85 (2.44) 5.70 (2.16) 6.94 (2.66)
corn 5.45 (2.26) 5.18 (1.78) 5.73 (2.72)
celery 5.15 (2.57) 5.25 (2.73) 5.07 (2.52)
parsnip 4.71 (2.95) 3.20 (2.66) 5.56 (2.83)
leeks 4.46 (2.83) 3.77 (2.52) 5.27 (3.07)
radish 4.10 (3.02) 6.30 (2.75) 2.09 (1.45) **
lettuce 4.08 (2.48) 5.00 (2.83) 3.40 (2.03)
endive 3.63 (2.79) 1.89 (1.45) 4.85 (2.88) *
olive 2.89 (1.80) 3.50 (1.93) 2.25 (1.48)
99. Parked in the driveway, the _____ caught his attention.
motorcycle 7.21 (1.84) 7.31 (1.11) 7.09 (2.51)
car 7.19 (2.24) 7.83 (1.75) 6.67 (2.50)
truck 6.45 (1.82) 6.18 (1.54) 6.73 (2.10)
taxi 5.95 (2.01) 5.90 (2.23) 6.00 (1.90)
wagon 5.78 (2.50) 4.20 (1.81) 6.71 (2.42) *
ambulance 5.44 (2.86) 4.78 (2.82) 5.81 (2.90)
moped 5.36 (2.68) 4.45 (2.16) 5.94 (2.88)
carriage 4.39 (2.50) 4.10 (1.85) 4.56 (2.83)
bus 4.15 (2.24) 4.09 (2.26) 4.20 (2.31)
helicopter 3.90 (2.17) 3.90 (1.85) 3.91 (2.51)
shuttle 3.21 (2.50) 3.17 (1.75) 3.25 (3.17)
trolley 2.57 (1.96) 3.60 (2.37) 1.64 (0.81)
100. The pool looked inviting with his _____ in hand.
kickboard 4.11 (2.95) 5.50 (2.12) 3.33 (3.11)
flippers 3.96 (2.26) 4.38 (1.61) 3.45 (2.84)
snorkel 3.85 (2.46) 3.55 (2.11) 4.07 (2.74)
fins 3.35 (2.19) 2.40 (1.84) 3.94 (2.24)
raft 3.04 (1.93) 3.50 (2.39) 2.67 (1.45)
wetsuit 3.00 (2.24) 3.90 (2.64) 2.18 (1.47)
surfboard 2.48 (1.33) 2.30 (1.25) 2.64 (1.43)
mask 2.19 (1.67) 1.64 (0.92) 2.56 (1.97)
cap 1.82 (1.56) 1.55 (0.93) 2.09 (2.02)
paddle 1.75 (0.91) 1.40 (0.52) 2.10 (1.10)
tank 1.63 (0.88) 1.56 (1.13) 1.67 (0.72)
skis 1.46 (0.83) 1.58 (1.00) 1.33 (0.65)
101. The soldier picked up the _____ before fighting.
rifle 6.58 (1.95) 6.67 (1.61) 6.50 (2.32)
sword 5.82 (2.67) 5.64 (1.91) 5.94 (3.11)
pistol 5.11 (2.53) 5.70 (2.58) 4.78 (2.51)
machete 4.45 (2.67) 4.73 (2.20) 4.18 (3.16)
spear 4.17 (2.08) 4.85 (1.82) 3.30 (2.16)
dagger 4.04 (2.71) 5.91 (2.21) 2.67 (2.19) *
club 3.93 (2.84) 2.10 (1.29) 5.00 (2.98) *
mace 3.86 (2.24) 3.10 (1.91) 4.55 (2.38)
knife 3.58 (2.15) 3.78 (2.11) 3.47 (2.23)
foil 2.57 (1.91) 2.30 (1.95) 2.82 (1.94)
cannon 2.52 (2.29) 3.00 (2.16) 2.09 (2.43)
missile 2.44 (1.83) 2.75 (1.48) 2.20 (2.08)
102. The meteorologist always looked forward to _____ for excitement.
lightning 5.70 (2.05) 5.20 (1.93) 6.20 (2.15)
snow 5.32 (2.30) 5.00 (1.87) 5.50 (2.56)
thunder 5.19 (2.50) 5.08 (2.07) 5.27 (2.87)
rain 4.92 (2.55) 4.92 (1.88) 4.92 (3.18)
flurries 4.46 (2.73) 5.90 (2.51) 3.67 (2.57)
hail 4.43 (2.11) 4.20 (2.35) 4.64 (1.96)
sleet 4.11 (2.55) 2.90 (2.18) 4.82 (2.53)
rainbows 4.09 (2.65) 4.09 (2.17) 4.09 (3.18)
fog 3.58 (2.32) 3.55 (2.11) 3.60 (2.53)
drizzle 2.83 (1.95) 3.36 (1.50) 2.50 (2.15)
wind 2.62 (1.77) 2.40 (0.97) 2.82 (2.32)
humidity 2.57 (1.83) 3.33 (1.87) 1.73 (1.42)
103. The employee received benefits because of her _____ last year.
illness 7.07 (2.29) 7.73 (1.49) 6.65 (2.64)
disability 6.81 (1.91) 6.90 (1.37) 6.73 (2.37)
ailment 5.83 (2.26) 5.46 (1.61) 6.27 (2.87)
handicap 5.67 (2.63) 6.92 (1.62) 4.67 (2.90)
sickness 5.48 (2.62) 4.91 (2.17) 6.10 (3.04)
infirmity 4.60 (2.50) 3.89 (2.62) 5.00 (2.42)
affliction 4.58 (2.35) 4.30 (2.00) 4.75 (2.59)
malady 4.43 (2.42) 4.00 (2.54) 4.82 (2.36)
disease 4.33 (2.51) 3.75 (1.76) 4.92 (3.06)
spasm 3.90 (2.32) 3.10 (1.73) 4.64 (2.62)
disorder 3.86 (2.70) 4.60 (2.37) 3.44 (2.85)
vertigo 2.73 (2.13) 2.27 (1.42) 3.07 (2.52)
104. The meeting was held in the _____ this afternoon.
library 7.19 (2.16) 6.40 (2.55) 7.91 (1.51)
study 6.25 (2.31) 5.67 (2.31) 6.83 (2.25)
hall 6.08 (2.24) 5.31 (1.38) 7.00 (2.76)
cafeteria 5.81 (2.04) 5.00 (1.78) 6.55 (2.07)
lobby 5.41 (2.67) 5.00 (2.24) 5.67 (2.93)
parlor 5.15 (1.99) 4.25 (1.66) 5.87 (2.00)
den 4.82 (2.04) 4.60 (2.07) 4.94 (2.07)
chamber 4.80 (2.52) 4.22 (2.59) 5.13 (2.50)
foyer 4.59 (2.61) 4.30 (2.31) 4.76 (2.82)
loft 3.73 (2.47) 3.18 (1.99) 4.27 (2.87)
booth 2.42 (2.12) 3.45 (2.62) 1.67 (1.29)
closet 1.62 (1.16) 1.30 (0.48) 1.91 (1.51)
# 105. His first experience drinking _____ left him with a hangover. (p=.006)
beer 7.88 (1.51) 8.15 (0.80) 7.58 (2.02)
wine 7.48 (2.13) 7.00 (2.14) 7.78 (2.13)
tequila 7.05 (1.99) 6.20 (2.04) 7.75 (1.71)
bourbon 6.91 (2.41) 6.17 (2.21) 7.73 (2.45)
cognac 6.85 (2.20) 6.09 (2.47) 7.38 (1.89)
champagne 6.68 (2.23) 5.60 (2.63) 7.58 (1.38)
vodka 6.65 (2.28) 6.44 (2.19) 6.76 (2.39)
moonshine? 6.04 (3.07) 3.70 (2.67) 7.50 (2.34) *
port 5.96 (2.94) 3.80 (2.62) 7.17 (2.41) *
ale 5.72 (2.52) 5.33 (1.92) 6.00 (2.89)
sherry 5.36 (2.59) 4.82 (2.40) 5.91 (2.77)
vermouth 4.95 (3.07) 3.60 (2.22) 6.30 (2.67)
106. The scientist added the _____ into the mixture.
manganese 9.04 (2.36) 5.42 (1.73) 6.08 (2.91)
nitrogen 6.69 (1.98) 6.82 (1.66) 6.60 (2.23)
zinc 6.33 (2.40) 7.40 (1.17) 5.71 (2.73)
potassium 6.09 (2.43) 5.60 (2.55) 6.50 (2.35)
sodium 6.00 (2.39) 6.09 (1.87) 5.94 (2.71)
strontium 5.84 (2.85) 5.90 (2.60) 5.78 (3.27)
oxygen 5.56 (5.56) 5.30 (2.67) 5.73 (2.31)
hydrogen 5.50 (2.76) 6.36 (2.46) 4.64 (2.87)
lead 5.00 (3.15) 6.20 (3.08) 4.00 (2.95)
selenium 5.00 (2.58) 5.42 (1.62) 4.71 (3.10)
tungsten 4.58 (2.70) 5.58 (2.43) 3.58 (2.68)
carbon 4.12 (2.10) 5.00 (1.94) 3.65 (2.09)
107. An order handed down from the _____ was rarely ignored.
King 7.69 (1.59) 7.82 (1.08) 7.60 (1.92)
Chief 7.54 (2.13) 7.50 (1.78) 7.56 (2.36)
Queen 7.52 (1.89) 7.00 (2.40) 8.00 (1.18)
Czar 7.40 (1.96) 7.38 (1.19) 7.42 (2.61)
Pope 7.32 (2.41) 6.20 (2.74) 8.07 (1.91)
Headmaster 7.09 (1.97) 7.00 (2.00) 7.18 (2.04)
Dictator 6.90 (2.17) 6.60 (2.27) 7.18 (2.14)
Emperor 6.79 (2.54) 5.67 (2.67) 7.59 (2.18)
Dean 6.75 (1.59) 6.50 (1.62) 7.00 (1.60)
Monarch 6.33 (2.22) 5.73 (1.62) 6.75 (2.52)
Premier 6.30 (2.58) 5.00 (2.45) 7.60 (2.07)
Chancellor 5.27 (2.39) 4.44 (2.60) 5.71 (2.23)
108. Once in the courtroom she noticed the _____ right away.
judge 8.00 (1.68) 8.36 (0.81) 7.71 (2.13)
prosecutor 7.31 (1.51) 7.09 (1.30) 7.44 (1.65)
witness 6.96 (2.05) 7.40 (1.78) 6.71 (2.20)
juror 6.62 (2.33) 6.90 (2.47) 6.36 (2.29)
gavel 6.56 (1.42) 6.50 (1.51) 6.63 (1.41)
bailiff 6.48 (2.65) 6.50 (2.28) 6.46 (3.04)
suspect 6.46 (1.86) 6.89 (1.27) 6.24 (2.11)
victim 6.04 (2.46) 6.23 (2.17) 5.82 (2.86)
reporter 6.00 (2.58) 6.50 (1.96) 5.67 (2.94)
bench 5.90 (2.21) 5.25 (1.82) 6.35 (2.40)
counsel 5.14 (2.70) 5.36 (2.20) 4.91 (3.21)
robe 4.09 (2.33) 5.30 (2.36) 3.08 (1.83)
109. When accused of committing _____, Sam pleaded guilty.
arson 7.63 (2.28) 7.20 (1.32) 7.88 (1.22)
robbery 7.32 (2.01) 7.90 (1.10) 6.83 (2.48)
forgery 7.04 (1.79) 6.54 (1.61) 7.58 (1.88)
plagiarism 6.89 (2.11) 7.10 (2.13) 6.78 (2.16)
treason 6.89 (2.02) 7.00 (1.58) 6.80 (2.44)
perjury 6.86 (2.05) 6.64 (2.20) 7.09 (1.97)
assault 6.68 (2.54) 7.08 (1.93) 6.31 (3.04)
embezzlement 6.54 (2.55) 5.83 (2.48) 7.06 (2.54)
murder 6.52 (2.86) 8.40 (1.08) 5.27 (3.01) *
rape 6.52 (2.10) 6.45 (2.07) 6.56 (2.19)
adultery 6.50 (2.99) 7.80 (2.15) 5.42 (3.23)
fraud 6.42 (1.90) 6.44 (1.88) 6.41 (1.97)
110. Making it official, she signed the _____ on her desk.
contract 7.08 (1.61) 7.25 (1.83) 7.00 (1.55)
statement 6.79 (2.48) 7.17 (1.85) 6.53 (2.87)
deed 6.73 (1.72) 5.90 (1.91) 7.42 (1.24)
will 6.25 (2.38) 5.30 (2.50) 7.20 (1.93)
bill 6.23 (2.58) 6.18 (2.32) 6.27 (2.94)
receipt 6.20 (2.06) 5.42 (1.51) 6.92 (2.29)
permit 6.19 (2.26) 4.90 (2.18) 7.00 (1.97)
lease 6.00 (2.60) 6.09 (1.87) 5.93 (3.12)
license 5.79 (2.23) 6.90 (0.88) 5.17 (2.53)
registration 5.59 (2.65) 4.27 (1.85) 6.39 (2.79)
truce 3.55 (2.40) 4.30 (2.26) 2.92 (2.43)
patent 3.24 (2.37) 3.31 (1.97) 3.17 (2.82)
111. When the votes were counted, the new _____ was proud.
president 7.85 (1.56) 8.09 (1.22) 7.69 (1.78)
governor 7.50 (1.67) 7.30 (1.06) 7.61 (1.94)
congressman 7.33 (2.01) 7.60 (1.26) 7.09 (2.55)
mayor 7.30 (1.71) 6.90 (1.45) 7.53 (1.84)
senator 7.04 (1.59) 6.77 (1.17) 7.33 (1.97)
councilman 6.63 (2.14) 5.50 (2.39) 7.75 (1.06) *
chairman 6.38 (1.56) 6.10 (1.85) 6.64 (1.29)
delegate 6.37 (2.40) 6.08 (1.88) 6.60 (2.80)
representative 6.08 (1.49) 5.44 (1.59) 6.41 (1.37)
sheriff 5.86 (2.61) 4.50 (2.64) 7.09 (1.97)
treasurer 4.64 (2.54) 4.00 (1.79) 5.27 (3.07)
secretary 4.63 (2.42) 4.27 (2.24) 4.88 (2.58)
112. The bride was happy to see her _____ had arrived.
sister 6.95 (1.99) 7.10 (1.91) 6.80 (2.15)
grandfather 6.84 (1.95) 6.08 (1.93) 7.67 (1.67)
mother 6.81 (2.48) 7.20 (2.04) 6.45 (2.88)
aunt 6.76 (2.02) 6.10 (2.33) 7.36 (1.57)
grandmother 6.59 (2.41) 6.36 (1.50) 6.75 (2.91)
niece 6.07 (2.31) 4.36 (1.91) 7.18 (1.85) *
brother 6.04 (1.94) 5.08 (1.73) 7.00 (1.71)
father 5.96 (2.11) 6.11 (1.62) 5.88 (2.37)
parent 5.89 (2.49) 5.40 (2.01) 6.18 (2.74)
uncle 5.78 (2.03) 5.42 (2.19) 6.07 (1.91)
nephew 4.64 (2.38) 3.18 (1.17) 6.09 (2.43) *
son 3.04 (2.12) 3.20 (2.49) 2.94 (1.95)
113. Using redwood, he built a nice _____ for the bedroom.
bookshelf 6.08 (2.04) 6.50 (1.93) 5.67 (2.15)
nightstand 5.71 (2.70) 6.70 (2.45) 4.82 (2.71)
desk 5.38 (2.26) 6.10 (2.28) 4.94 (2.21)
headboard 5.29 (2.39) 5.09 (1.76) 5.41 (2.76)
dresser 5.04 (1.91) 7.30 (1.42) 3.78 (2.78) *
stool 4.83 (2.16) 4.92 (1.66) 4.73 (2.72)
chair 4.81 (2.50) 5.92 (1.88) 3.93 (2.63)
cabinet 4.64 (2.08) 6.00 (1.69) 4.00 (1.97)
table 4.26 (2.67) 4.82 (2.48) 3.88 (2.80)
ottoman 4.16 (1.92) 3.90 (1.29) 4.44 (2.51)
credenza 3.27 (2.98) 2.18 (1.89) 4.36 (3.53)
mirror 2.45 (1.67) 1.80 (0.79) 3.10 (2.08)
114. Learning shapes, the child found the _____ to be hardest.
hexagon 6.39 (2.39) 5.55 (1.92) 6.94 (2.56)
oval 6.14 (2.46) 6.70 (2.06) 5.64 (2.77)
octagon 5.95 (2.28) 5.30 (2.54) 6.60 (1.90)
parallelogram 5.95 (1.99) 6.00 (2.00) 5.90 (2.08)
triangle 5.85 (2.24) 6.00 (2.17) 5.71 (2.37)
rectangle 5.77 (2.39) 6.36 (2.38) 5.18 (2.36)
circle 5.76 (2.33) 6.88 (1.13) 5.24 (2.59)
square 4.95 (2.70) 5.33 (2.71) 4.50 (2.76)
rhombus 4.88 (2.82) 5.30 (2.45) 4.63 (3.07)
prism 4.61 (2.87) 5.30 (2.63) 4.22 (3.00)
pyramid 4.22 (2.30) 4.33 (2.23) 4.09 (2.47)
line 2.04 (1.22) 2.09 (1.38) 2.00 (1.15)
115. After retirement, she took up _____ for fun.
gardening 8.08 (1.00) 7.92 (0.86) 8.25 (1.14)
painting 7.70 (1.63) 7.30 (1.83) 8.10 (1.37)
reading 7.04 (2.24) 5.70 (2.54) 7.82 (1.67)
drawing 7.04 (2.17) 7.20 (2.10) 6.94 (2.26)
needlepoint 6.82 (2.09) 6.09 (2.21) 7.29 (1.93)
cooking 6.71 (2.03) 6.50 (1.65) 6.91 (2.39)
crocheting 6.50 (2.20) 6.09 (1.87) 6.91 (2.51)
quilting 6.48 (2.34) 6.09 (2.70) 6.75 (2.11)
collecting 6.15 (2.37) 6.10 (1.73) 6.20 (2.97)
knitting 6.00 (2.28) 6.33 (1.23) 5.67 (3.03)
whittling 4.78 (2.61) 4.08 (2.57) 5.33 (2.58)
carving 3.85 (2.46) 3.11 (2.03) 4.24 (2.63)
116. When paying, she handed a _____ to the waiter.
dollar 4.71 (2.55) 4.90 (2.51) 4.55 (2.70)
franc 4.30 (2.52) 5.00 (2.67) 3.60 (2.27)
coin 4.17 (2.39) 4.33 (2.19) 4.00 (2.66)
dime 3.79 (2.39) 3.80 (2.35) 3.78 (2.59)
pound 3.68 (2.61) 2.91 (1.81) 4.45 (3.11)
lira 3.68 (2.25) 2.83 (1.03) 4.31 (2.70)
peso 3.29 (2.17) 3.27 (1.74) 3.29 (2.47)
shilling 3.12 (2.59) 2.46 (1.39) 3.83 (3.38)
ruble 2.96 (2.57) 2.60 (2.41) 3.17 (2.71)
penny 2.93 (2.42) 3.50 (1.96) 2.59 (2.65)
quarter 2.77 (1.95) 2.78 (2.17) 2.76 (1.89)
yen 2.76 (1.94) 3.09 (2.30) 2.50 (1.65)
117. The cement filled the _____ when it dried.
gap 6.95 (1.76) 7.00 (1.70) 6.92 (1.88)
cavity 5.52 (2.21) 4.31 (1.97) 7.10 (1.37) *
split 4.52 (2.52) 4.80 (2.70) 4.27 (2.45)
leak 4.24 (2.67) 4.42 (2.07) 4.08 (3.20)
void 4.14 (2.43) 3.00 (1.65) 5.00 (2.61)
slot 4.14 (2.35) 4.20 (2.25) 4.09 (2.55)
aperture 4.00 (2.69) 3.20 (1.75) 4.47 (3.06)
inlet 3.96 (2.73) 4.20 (2.10) 3.81 (3.12)
orifice 3.85 (2.58) 2.91 (1.58) 4.50 (2.97)
perforation 3.50 (2.54) 3.36 (1.75) 3.64 (3.23)
outlet 2.60 (2.10) 2.67 (1.66) 2.56 (2.37)
doorway 2.43 (2.13) 3.18 (2.44) 1.94 (1.82)
118. He had a great fear of _____ as a child.
heights 8.14 (1.67) 8.55 (0.69) 7.88 (2.06)
dogs 7.82 (1.14) 7.27 (1.01) 8.36 (1.03)
reptiles 7.19 (2.30) 7.00 (1.94) 7.29 (2.54)
needles 7.11 (1.89) 7.33 (1.67) 6.94 (2.08)
failure 7.10 (1.83) 7.30 (1.57) 6.90 (2.13)
bees 6.92 (1.55) 6.58 (1.44) 7.23 (1.64)
animals 6.85 (2.52) 7.00 (2.00) 6.75 (2.89)
ghosts 6.85 (2.03) 7.10 (1.45) 6.69 (2.36)
night 6.77 (2.25) 6.08 (2.06) 7.78 (2.22)
blood 6.57 (2.29) 7.90 (1.37) 5.36 (2.34) *
touch 3.86 (2.44) 3.10 (2.47) 4.50 (2.32)
light 2.33 (1.83) 2.00 (1.58) 2.53 (2.00)
119. Royal birth right entitled the _____ to a fortune.
princess 7.95 (1.33) 8.09 (1.14) 7.82 (1.54)
prince 7.93 (1.63) 8.25 (1.22) 7.69 (1.89)
duke 6.58 (1.77) 5.85 (1.63) 7.45 (1.57)
duchess 6.52 (2.21) 6.55 (1.29) 6.50 (2.71)
lord 6.32 (1.97) 6.83 (1.34) 5.85 (2.38)
earl 6.26 (1.85) 6.10 (1.85) 6.35 (1.90)
countess 6.15 (2.40) 5.55 (3.01) 6.56 (1.86)
lady 5.95 (2.29) 6.50 (1.90) 5.45 (2.58)
count 5.76 (2.61) 4.80 (2.25) 6.64 (2.69)
baron 5.55 (2.24) 4.90 (2.23) 6.08 (2.19)
marquis 4.89 (2.50) 5.00 (2.16) 4.82 (2.74)
knight 4.52 (2.20) 5.11 (2.15) 4.19 (2.23)
120. The bird was disappointed to find the _____ seed.
sesame 4.08 (2.32) 4.46 (2.03) 3.64 (2.66)
watermelon 3.67 (2.22) 2.80 (1.62) 4.18 (2.40)
caraway 3.59 (2.61) 3.70 (2.26) 3.53 (2.85)
pumpkin 3.54 (2.27) 3.73 (1.85) 3.40 (2.59)
raspberry 3.24 (2.18) 3.64 (2.06) 3.00 (2.28)
flax 3.24 (1.95) 3.00 (1.70) 3.45 (2.21)
dill 3.11 (2.31) 2.58 (1.88) 3.53 (2.59)
pomegranate 2.96 (1.73) 2.56 (1.59) 3.20 (1.82)
flower 2.91 (2.09) 3.82 (1.72) 2.00 (2.10)
sunflower 2.81 (2.06) 2.70 (1.70) 2.91 (2.43)
cardamom 2.78 (2.13) 2.58 (1.83) 3.00 (2.49)
poppy 2.57 (1.63) 3.30 (1.77) 1.91 (1.22)
121. After training all year they made the _____ semi-finals.
soccer 7.50 (1.82) 7.46 (1.39) 7.55 (2.30)
swimming 7.13 (1.42) 6.42 (1.31) 7.83 (1.19)
lacrosse 6.62 (2.33) 6.00 (2.79) 7.18 (1.78)
wrestling 6.57 (2.44) 6.80 (1.93) 6.36 (2.91)
hockey 6.52 (2.67) 7.36 (1.03) 6.00 (3.22)
basketball 6.24 (1.36) 6.67 (1.22) 6.00 (1.41)
rugby 6.23 (2.33) 5.45 (1.92) 7.00 (2.53)
boxing 6.19 (2.17) 5.82 (2.27) 6.47 (2.13)
football 6.11 (2.39) 6.67 (2.23) 5.67 (2.50)
baseball 6.04 (2.50) 7.50 (1.27) 5.22 (2.67)
fencing 5.38 (2.78) 6.50 (1.84) 4.36 (3.17)
curling 4.74 (2.90) 2.60 (1.78) 6.00 (2.72)
122. As a bench-warmer, he yearned to play ____ this year.
center 6.63 (2.16) 7.00 (1.83) 6.18 (2.52)
guard 6.61 (2.33) 6.70 (2.11) 6.56 (2.50)
lineman 6.14 (2.14) 5.27 (1.79) 7.00 (2.19)
halfback 6.00 (2.04) 5.56 (1.81) 6.25 (2.18)
defenseman 6.00 (1.97) 6.80 (1.99) 5.27 (1.74)
quarterback 5.81 (2.56) 6.10 (2.38) 5.55 (2.81)
receiver 5.73 (2.29) 5.20 (2.04) 6.06 (2.44)
kicker 5.55 (2.11) 5.70 (1.57) 5.40 (2.63)
fullback 5.48 (2.98) 4.45 (2.81) 6.11 (2.99)
goalie 5.38 (2.57) 5.25 (2.26) 5.50 (2.94)
wing 4.48 (2.26) 4.25 (2.05) 4.67 (2.47)
keeper 4.42 (2.93) 6.09 (2.59) 3.20 (2.60) *
123. She signed her name with the _____ on her desk.
pen 8.64 (0.83) 8.70 (0.48) 8.60 (0.98)
ballpoint 6.81 (2.21) 5.30 (1.83) 8.18 (1.54) *
pencil 5.81 (2.53) 5.10 (2.51) 6.25 (2.52)
marker 3.76 (2.05) 4.56 (2.07) 3.31 (1.96)
crayon 3.46 (2.36) 3.46 (1.90) 3.45 (2.91)
ink 3.42 (2.47) 4.08 (2.07) 2.75 (2.73)
quill 3.35 (2.40) 3.45 (1.86) 3.27 (2.79)
plume 2.86 (2.37) 2.64 (1.43) 3.00 (2.85)
chalk 2.86 (2.20) 3.20 (2.53) 2.55 (1.92)
paint 2.86 (2.03) 2.55 (1.37) 3.18 (2.56)
charcoal 2.59 (2.26) 2.25 (1.42) 2.87 (2.77)
highlighter 2.48 (1.91) 3.00 (1.83) 2.00 (1.95)