YDS – YÖKDİL – Vocabulary – Quiz 1
#1 After the match, players from the opposing teams shook hands and exchanged shirts in a display of ………. .
#2 After working all his life at the bank, he was looking forward to spending his ……. travelling around the world and relaxing.
#3 Heavy drinking of alcohol has a damaging effect on the body, while red wine drunk in ………. is believed by some to be beneficial to health.
#4 Most of the inhabitants are pleased that the government is building a new road around their village, but a few environmentalists are complaining that the …….. will destroy a wildflower meadow.
#5 If there is a/an ………. for a person to suffer depression only during the winter months every year, it is likely that the individual has seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, which is caused by a lack of sunlight.
#6 The travel agent thinks we will be able to stay at the Sheraton Hotel in Houston, but I am waiting for ………. from them. They promised to let me know this afternoon.
#7 In Britain, where there are now ten nuclear power stations, the government has announced plans for further stations, but there is considerable public ………. for environmental concerns.
#8 There followed a period of relative ……… after a childhood spent in poverty, but unwise business decisions and ill-advised choices of business partners led to his bankruptcy.
#9 The former US President Richard Nixon gained ………. around the world during the watergate scandal, in which it was proved that he was involved in a break-in at his opponent’s offices.
#10 After many years of ………. helping with the demanding work on a remote mountain farm in Wales, Mary served as a driver in World War llI and married a soldier.