1. Generally ______, that city is less crowded than the others in the same area.
A. talking B. speaking C. telling D. saying
2. I am very ______ to you for your assistance.
A. helpful B. hopeful C. grateful D. pitiful
3. She was ______ a prize for the film.
A. awarded B. rewarded C. reminded D. sent
4. I have been trying to ______ smoking.
A. quit B. pick up C. take up D. build up
5. I wasn't able to _______ the meeting because I was too busy.
A. assist B. attend C. intend D. attempt