1. The ______ of finding gold in California attracted a lot of people to settle down there.
A. prospects B. speculations C. stakes D. provisions
2. He was given major responsibility for operating the remote manipulator to ______ the newly launched satellite.
A. retreat B. retrieve C. embody D. embrace
3. Being a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer carries with ______ a lot of responsibility.
A. it B. those C. him D. them
4. It appears likely that scientists, of course, can be expected to be ______, disinterested and not biased.
A. merciful B. impartial C. deliberate D. conspicuous
5. As your parents see the matter in a different angle, they probably will not _______ the plan.
A. adhere to B. conform to C. comply with D. consent to