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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


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1.

Nitric acid is a colorless _______ liquid with a sharp choking odor, and therefore requires to be _______ stored in tightly-stoppered glass bottles to prevent the fumes from escaping.

  viscid..unwittingly

  viscous..occasionally

  homogeneous..particularly

  acerbic..instantly

  volatile..prudently

 
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2.

If we wish to guard the reputation of our club, we must admit only persons with culture and sophistication rather than _______.

  pediatricians

  philanthropists

  pedants

  philistines

  podiatrists

 
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3.

If your _______ sense is very acute, you may be blindfolded and still be able to recognize materials merely by sniffing.

  olfactory

  clairvoyant

  evanescent

  ophthalmic

  iridescent

 
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4.

Being an _______, she enjoyed studying philosophy all by herself rather than going for a party with her friends.

  altruist

  optimist

  anarchist

  introvert

  opportunist

 
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5.

If you _______ from the main theme, you may be in danger of not completing your lecture in time.

  subside

  preclude

  linger

  disperse

  digress

 
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6.

Although he was very strict with the students in the classroom, his envious colleagues were under the impression that the students _______ him because of his _______.

  extolled..insolence

  adored..ingenuousness

  deplored..ingenuity

  derided..indolence

  revered..leniency

 
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7.

The spider having eight legs is an _______ because nearly all adult insects have six legs.

  anticlimax

  ambiguity

  ambivalence

  anomaly

  amphibian

 
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