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1.Everyone's most intimate sphere of influence is his or her family.
Abstract mathematical tools are used in applied mathematics to solve concrete problems in all practical areas


(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “intimate” and “sphere”?
“Close”? “Area”, “field” or “realm”?
(2.)    In the second, what is a substitute for “areas”? “Spheres”, “fields”, “divisions”, “aspects” or  “realms” “?

2. His expertise in many fields made him an excellent candidate for the job.
Some scientists surmised the settlements were built on cliffs for protection.

(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “fields”? “Spheres”, “areas”, “divisions”, “aspects” or  “realms”
(2.)    In the second, what is a substitute for “surmised”? Conjectured”,”hopothesized”, “speculated”, “suspected”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”?

3.Beekeepers had suspected for a long time that bees were able to communicate with each other.
The doctor supposed his patient had a common cold from the symptoms she described.

(1.)    What is a substitute for “suspected”? “Conjectured”,”hopothesized”, “speculated”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”
(2.)    What is a substitute for “supposed” in the second? “Conjectured”,”hopothesized”, “speculated”, “surmised”, “suspected”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”?

4.Darwin conjectured the finches were slightly different because they did not live in the same area.
The scientists hypothesized the levels of serotonin would be lowered
(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “conjectured”? “Suspected”,”hopothesized”, “speculated”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”?
(2.)    In the second, what is a substitute for “hypothesized”?
“ Suspected”,”speculated”, “speculated”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”?

5.It is speculated that microorganisms once existed on Mercury.
Most assume that coastlines are the stable boundary between land and sea.
(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “speculated”?
“Suspected”,”hopothesized”, “conjectured”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”?
(2.) In the second, what is a substitute for “assume”? “Suspect”,”hopothesize”, “conjecture”, “surmise”, “suppose”, “speculate”, “presume” or “guess”?

6.Police presumed the teenager drowned after finding his snowmobile in the lake.
Benjamin Franklin had guessed that electricity flowed from the negative to the positive before conducting proper experiments.

(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “presumed”? “Suspected”,”hopothesized”, “conjectured”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “speculated” or “guessed”?
(2.)    In the second sentence, what is a substitute for “guessed”? “Suspected”,”hopothesized”, “conjectured”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “speculated” or “presumed”?

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1.Everyone's most intimate sphere of influence is his or her family.
Abstract mathematical tools are used in applied mathematics to solve concrete problems in all practical areas

(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “intimate” and “sphere”?
“Close” and “Area”
(2.)    In the second, what is a substitute for “areas”? “Spheres”, “fields”, “aspects” “realms”

2. His expertise in many fields made him an excellent candidate for the job.
Some scientists surmised the settlements were built on cliffs for protection.

(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “fields”? “Spheres”, “areas”
(2.)    In the second, what is a substitute for “surmised”? Conjectured”,”hypothesized”, “speculated”, “suspected”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”

3.Beekeepers had suspected for a long time that bees were able to communicate with each other.
The doctor supposed his patient had a common cold from the symptoms she described.

(1.)    What is a substitute for “suspected”? “Conjectured”,”hypothesized”, “speculated”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”
(2.)    What is a substitute for “supposed” in the second? “Conjectured”,”hypothesized”, “speculated”, “surmised”, “suspected”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”

4.Darwin conjectured the finches were slightly different because they did not live in the same area.
The scientists hypothesized the levels of serotonin would be lowered
(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “conjectured”? “Suspected”,”hypothesized”, “speculated”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”
(2.)    In the second, what is a substitute for “hypothesized”?
“ Suspected”,”speculated”, "surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed” or “guessed”

5.It is speculated that microorganisms once existed on Mercury.
Most assume that coastlines are the stable boundary between land and sea.
(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “speculated”?
“Suspected”,”hypothesized”, “conjectured”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “presumed”
(2.) In the second, what is a substitute for “assume”? “Suspect”,”hypothesize”, “surmise”, “suppose”, “speculate”, “presume” or “guess”

6.Police presumed the teenager drowned after finding his snowmobile in the lake.
Benjamin Franklin had guessed that electricity flowed from the negative to the positive before conducting proper experiments.

(1.)    In the first sentence, what is a substitute for “presumed”? “Suspected”,”hypothesized”, “conjectured”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “speculated” or “guessed”
(2.)    In the second sentence, what is a substitute for “guessed”? “Suspected”,”hypothesized”, “conjectured”, “surmised”, “supposed”, “assumed”, “speculated” or “presumed”  

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