Read the following text. Choose the best word(s) for each numbered blank and mark A,B,C or D on the ANSWER SHEET.(10 points)
In Cambodia, the choice of a souse is a complex one for the young male. It may involve not only his parents and his friends, 1 those of the young woman, but also a matchmaker.A young man 2 a likely spouse on his own and then ask his parents to 3 the marriage negotiations, or the young man’s parents may make the choice of a spouse, giving the child little to say in the selection. 4 , a girl may veto the spouse her parents have chosen. 5 a spouse has been selected, each family investigates the other to make sure its child is marrying 6 a good family.
The traditional wedding is a long and colorful affair. Formerly it lasted three days, 7 by the 1980s it more commonly lasted a day and a half. Buddhist priests offer a short sermon and 8 prayers of blessing. Parts of the ceremony involve ritual hair cutting, 9 cotton threads soaked in holy water around the bride’s and groom’s wrists, and 10 a candle around a circle of happily married and respected couples to bless the 11 . Newlyweds traditionally move in with the wife’s parents and may 12 with them up to a year, 13 they can bulid a new house nearby.
Divorce is legal and easy to 14 , but not common. Divorces persons are 15 with some disapproval. Easch spouse retains 16 property he or she 17 into the marriage, and jointly -acquired property is 18 equally. Divorced persons may remarry, but a gender prejudice 19 up .The divorced male doesn't have a waiting period before he can remarry 20 the woman must wait the months.
1.[A]by way of [B]with regard to [C]on behalf of [D]as well as
2.[A]decide on [B]provide for [C]compete with [D]adapt to
3.[A]close [B] arrange [C]renew [D]postpone
4.[A]In theory [B] Above all [C]In time [D]For example
5.[A]Unless [B] Lest [C]After [D]Although
6.[A]into [B] within [C]from [D]through
7.[A]or [B]since [C]but [D]so
8.[A] test [B]copy [C]recite [D]create
9.[A]folding [B]piling [C]wrapping [D]tying
10.[A]passing [B]lighting [C]hiding [D]serving
11.[A]association [B]meeting [C]collection [D]union
12.[A]deal [B]part [C]grow [D]live
13.[A]whereas [B]until [C]for [D]if
14.[A]avoid [B]follow [C]challenge [D]obtain
15.[A]isolated [B]persuaded [C]viewed [D]exposed
16.[A]wherever [B]whatever [C]whenever [D]however
17.[A]changed [B]brought [C]shaped [D]pushed
18.[A]invested [B]divided [C]donated [D]withdrawn
19.[A]warms [B]clears [C]shows [D]breaks
20.[A]while [B]so that [C]once [D]in that