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GRE Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


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1.

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

  pragmatic

  explicable

  substantiated

  true

 
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2.

People have limited patience when browsing the internet; as a result, the individual's interest _______ if the web page does not appear on the screen within a few seconds.

  infiltrates

  incubates

  entails

  flags

  flays

 
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3.

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

  mendacity

  sarcasm

  insularity

  contempt

  superciliousness

 
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4.

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

  devour..scavengers

  seize..predators

  gobble..xenophobes

  depend on..parasites

  hunt..carnivores

 
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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.

  effrontery

  conservatism

  anachronism

  magnanimity

  propriety

 
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6.

The probability that an equipment will _______ flawlessly is decreased if a critical function is performed by a single component; therefore, engineers build a certain amount of _______ in their designs to guarantee against failures.

  operate..redundancy

  synthesize..optimality

  saturate..abnormality

  deteriorate..viability

  integrate..feasibility

 
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7.

The religious head had no option but to ostracize the _______ immediately after he married a woman of another sect and decided to embrace her faith.

  proselyte

  paragon

  recluse

  malingerer

  pedant

 
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