As usual, the SAT Question of the Day below seems to be programming our youth. :-)
Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
The world, accustomed to ------- whenever governments change hands, expected rioting and bloodshed; but the transition of power was remarkably ------- .
A. turmoil . . chaotic
B. harmony . . orderly
C. ceremony . . solemn
D. violence . . uneventful
E. splendor . . unpopular