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  1. Even after a century of ____ investigation, the relation of solar cycle to terrestrial weather remains ____.

    1. meticulous-apparent

    2. cursory-clear

    3. sedulous-pertinent

    4. extensive-enigmatic

    5. scientific-unobscured

  2. There is great unevenness in his later plays; there are moments of greatest ____ in the midst of great ____.

    1. lucidity-enlightenment

    2. frivolity-triteness

    3. insight-banality

    4. obscurity-ambivalence

    5. profundity-wisdom

  3. According to Hume, it is not logic that determines what we say and do; if we decide to help a person in need, we do so because of our ____ not our ____

    1. consciousness-emotions

    2. duty-rights

    3. feelings-reason

    4. beliefs-convictions

    5. concern-kindness

  4. In the earliest moments of Universe conditions of almost inconceivable ____ raged through the swelling cosmos; yet this great ____ managed to produce only the simplest of atoms.

    1. tumult-cataclysm

    2. tranquillity-upheaval

    3. violence-complexity

    4. turbulence-conglomeration

    5. chaos-inertia

  5. The assumption that chlorofluorocarbons would be ____ in the environment because they were chemically inert, was challenged by the demonstration of a potential threat to the ozone layer.

    1. deleterious

    2. innocuous

    3. persistent

    4. noxious

    5. durable

  6. The alpha is part of a ____ of rivers and cultures as significant as the ____ of Tigris and the Euphrates.

    1. disparity-conjunction

    2. intermingling-dichotomy

    3. juxtaposition-divergence

    4. conglomeration-diaspora

    5. convergence-confluence

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