Clothing habits are a matter of personalpreference in the United States. Most people are free to wear whatever they feel comfortable. Business people in large urban areas are likely to wear suits or dresses, while clothing in rural areas is less (7)_________ .Most Americans tend to dress casually when they are not in formal or business situations.
When eating, most Americans holda fork in the hand (8)_________ they write with. Americans eat away from home often, and usually they pay their own meals when dining with friends. When Americans greet one another they often exchange a firm handshake. They may greet strangers on the street by (9)_________ “Hello” or “Good morning”. Friends often greet each other with “How are you?” and (10) _________ “Fine, thanks.” Americans do not really give any other answer to the question “How are you?” (11)_________ it is a way of greeting. Except in formal situations, people address each other by their given names once they are acquainted.
Question 7: A. formal B. formality C. formalist D. formally
Question 8: A. whom B. which C. whose D. who
Question 9: A. saying B. speaking C. telling D. talking
Question 10: A. express B. show C. report D. respond
Question 11: A. although B. because C. hen D. if