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  1. The US president will not be able to pass any of the_____________growth policies he has _____________; and any policy changes that he does make will have a limited impact.
    1) freedom, coincidental
    2) unbound, inadvertent
    3) nonessential, fortuitous
    4) extrinsic, intrinsic
    5) radical, proposed
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: radical, proposed
    radical – (especially of change or action) relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something; far-reaching or thorough.
    proposed – put forward (a plan or suggestion) for consideration by others.

  2. The administration could still pursue protectionist measures that would precipitate a trade war, and it has already imposed migration_____________that will likely reduce growth, by_____________the labor supply.
    1) superficial, fluky
    2) sloppy, adventitious
    3) restrictions, eroding
    4) enlargement, conceiving

    5)  expansion,  causation

    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: restrictions, eroding
    restrictions – a limiting condition or measure, especially a legal one.
    eroding – (of wind, water, or other natural agents) gradually wear away (soil, rock, or land).

  3. A related risk is that increasing rates too slowly could lead to an asset price_____________and all the dangers – frozen credit markets, soaring unemployment, plummeting consumption, and more – implied by its_____________deflation.
    1) bubble, inevitable
    2) release, contingent

    3) bonded, incidental

    4) slack, avoidable
    5) compelled, inducement

    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: bubble, inevitable
    bubble – a thin sphere of liquid enclosing air or another gas.
    inevitable – certain to happen; unavoidable.

  4. Indeed, the global economy could be_____________by any number of scenarios involving the US. A military confrontation between the US and North Korea now seems_____________.
    1) incumbent, random
    2) hampered, random
    3) fettered, fortuitous
    4) floating, preventable
    5) destabilized, plausible
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: destabilized, plausible
    destabilized – upset the stability of (a region or system); cause unrest or instability in.
    plausible – (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.

  5. And because growth and economic stability will top the agenda at the Chinese Communist Party’s National Congress later this year, discussions about how to_____________growth and_____________structural reforms will take a back seat.
    1) liable, unforeseen
    2) bound, escapable
    3) rebalance, implement
    4) censurable, object
    5) detached, restraint
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: rebalance, implement
    rebalance – restore the correct balance to; balance again or differently.
    implement – a tool, utensil, or other piece of equipment that is used for a particular purpose.

  6. In the next year, a more_____________and persistent global recovery will depend largely on whether policymakers avoid mistakes that could_____________it.
    1) pledged, antecedent
    2) robust, derail
    3) susceptive, incitement
    4) asunder, mainspring
    5) hanging, necessity

    Answer – 2)

    Explanation: robust, derail
    robust – strong and healthy; vigorous.
    derail – cause (a train or tram) to leave its tracks accidentally.

  7. Britons will have to hope that EU leaders are willing to show some_____________: after all, the one clear message from voters was their lack of confidence in the_____________on offer.
    1) in authority, obligation
    2) flaccid, constraint
    3) harshness, compulsion
    4) compassion, alternatives
    5) obligated, discover
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: compassion, alternatives
    compassion – sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
    alternatives – one of two or more available possibilities.

  8. In principle, declining labor-force_____________should be a problem in the eurozone, too, given the _____________period of very high unemployment that many European workers have faced.
    1) tyranny, concluded
    2) participation, prolonged
    3) antagonism, observe
    4) disunion, labelled
    5) slackened, regained
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: participation, prolonged

  9. The heated discussions about_____________of recent years have been_____________, with both critics and official cheerleaders overestimating the amount of austerity applied.
    1) mercilessness, gestated
    2) meanness, ascertain
    3) indifference, acquired
    4) flabby, regained

    5) austerity, misplaced

    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: austerity, misplaced
    austerity – sternness or severity of manner or attitude.

  10. With austerity – that is, reducing the deficit, once the recession has ended recovery might take longer to become_____________; but once it is, economic performance is even more stable, because the government’s accounts are in a_____________position.
    1) rebellion, witness
    2) separation, conceptualise
    3) estrangement, determine
    4) discord, detect
    5) consolidated, sustainable
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: consolidated, sustainable
    consolidated – make (something) physically stronger or more solid.