It is useful to be able to predict the extent （ ）which a price change will affect supply and demand.
A.from B.with C.to D.for
In addition, government has acted as the provider of pump （ ）funds for new applications, but this role is increasingly being called into question.
A.priming B.breaking C.emerging D.omitting
We work to make money, but it's a （ ）that people who work hard and long often do not make the most money.
A.paradox B.prejudice C.dilemma D.conflict
Stressful environment leads to unhealthy behaviors such as poor eating habits, which （ ）increase the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease.
A.in turn B.by chance C.by fortune D.in case
I suggest we put the scheme into effect, for it is quite （ ）.
A.eligible B.sustainable C.probable D.feasible
The most thoroughly studied intellectuals in the history of the New World are the ministers and political leaders of seventeenth-century New England. According to the standard history of American philosophy, nowhere else in colonial America was “so much important attached to intellectual pursuits”. According to many books and articles, New England's leaders established the basic themes and preoccupations of an unfolding, dominant Puritan tradition in American intellectual life.To take this approach to the New Englanders normally means to start with the Puritans' theological innovations and their distinctive ideas about the church-important subjects that we may not neglect. But in keeping with our examinations of southern intellectual life, we many consider the original Puritans as carriers of European culture, adjusting to New World circumstances. The New England colonies were the scenes of important episodes in the pursuit of widely understood ideals of Civility and virtuosity.The early settlers of Massachusetts Bay included men of impressive education and influence in England. Besides the ninety or so learned ministers who came to Massachusetts churches in the decade after 1629, there were political leaders like John Winthrop, an educated gentleman, lawyer, and official of the Crown before he journeyed to Boston. These men wrote and published extensively, reaching both New World and Old World audiences, and giving New E