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GRE Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


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1.

The biologist described how vultures _______ portions of carcasses and play a crucial role in maintaining the ecological balance as _______.

  seize..predators

  depend on..parasites

  hunt..carnivores

  devour..scavengers

  gobble..xenophobes

 
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2.

She is certain to alienate her colleagues in a short period of time because of her overall _______ attitude.

  amicable

  truculent

  amiable

  gregarious

  munificent

 
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3.

Although David was severely critical of his wife, he did not dare treat her with _______.

  contempt

  sarcasm

  superciliousness

  insularity

  mendacity

 
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4.

Many business schools are avoiding an _______ narrow management curriculum because a good manager in today's competitive economic conditions must be well-versed in diverse aspects such as finance, marketing, operations and technology.

  endemic

  overly

  ambiguous

  inadvertently

  unwittingly

 
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5.

It was _______ on the part of the senate that obstructed the adoption of a revolutionary teaching methodology in the executive MBA program.

  conservatism

  magnanimity

  propriety

  anachronism

  effrontery

 
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6.

At the farewell function, the dignitary's address to the young graduates was _______, offering no new words of wisdom but common knowledge.

  opprobrious

  pragmatic

  ambivalent

  platitudinous

  labyrinthine

 
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7.

Although she did not take any formal biology classes in school, her discovery _______ the notion that she was unfamiliar with the way living organisms behaved.

  undermined

  underscored

  disseminated

  documented

  substantiated

 
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