Choose the correct answer:
A survey was ______ to study the effects of smoking on young adults.
The ______ of the Internet has played an important part in the development of communication.
When the manager of our company retires, the deputy manager will ______ that position.
A university degree is considered to be a ______ for entry into most professions.
Thanks to her father's encouragement, she has made great ______ in her study.
Jim didn't break the vase on ______, but he was still punished for his carelessness.
Peter is disappointed at not getting the job, but he will ______ it soon.
I am not used to the cold weather here, so I need to have a heating system ______.
The place has rapidly _______ from a small fishing community into a thriving tourist resort.
Many people left early because the film was _________.