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GRE Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


What words or sets of words fill the blanks and best fit the meanings of the sentences?

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1.

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.

  substantiated

  underscored

  disseminated

  documented

  undermined

 
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2.

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

  contempt

  insularity

  superciliousness

  sarcasm

  mendacity

 
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3.

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

  effrontery

  magnanimity

  anachronism

  conservatism

  propriety

 
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4.

It is not mere fiction that a dolphin can carry on two conversations simultaneously, one by whistling and the other by making clicking sounds; in fact, the phenomenon is not even _______.

  uncommon

  true

  substantiated

  pragmatic

  explicable

 
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5.

Wisdom is the mark of the sage; similarly, _______ is the mark of the _______.

  disloyalty..renegade

  torpor..zealot

  temerity..coward

  credulity..skeptic

  munificence..curmudgeon

 
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6.

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

  unwittingly

  ambiguous

  overly

  inadvertently

 
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7.

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

  gregarious

  amiable

  munificent

  truculent

  amicable

 
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