Many parents greet their children’s teenage years with needless dread. While teens …..(1)….. assault us with heavy-metal music, …..(2)….. outlandish clothes and spend all …..(3)….. time with friends, such behavior ….(4)….. up to full scale revolt. Teenage …..(5)….., according to psychological Laurence Steinberg, has been …..(6)….. exaggerated. Sociologist Sanford Dornbusch agrees. The …..(7)….. that teenagers inevitably rebel is a …..(8)….. that has the potential for great family …..(9)…..,” says Dornbusch. He believes the notion can …..(10…..communication during this critical time for parents to influence youngsters.

1. (a) can
(b) must
(c) may
(d) should

2. (a) show
(b) dress
(c) put
(d) flaunt

3. (a) her
(b) his
(c) their
(d) our

4. (a) sporadically
(b) always
(c) Infrequently
(d) scarcely

5. (a) rebellion
(b) subversion
(c) Mania
(d) revolution

6. (a) always
(b) never
(c) Greatly
(d) hardly

7. (a) complaint
(b) surmise
(c) Accusation
(d) idea

8. (a) myth
(b) story
(c) Fact
(d) reality

9. (a) ruin
(b) downfall
(c) Harm
(d) defeat

10. (a) destroy
(b) suffocate
(c) Damage
(d) injure

Answer Keys

1) C 2) D 3) C 4) B 5) A 6) C 7) D 8) D 9) A 10) B