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SAT Test Prep : Verbal Sentence Completion II


What words or sets of words fill the blanks and best fit the meanings of the sentence(s) below?

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1.

My belief that she is a talented researcher has been _______ by the numerous awards she has won over the last year.

  truncated

  scrutinized

  impeded

  vindicated

  usurped

 
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2.

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.

  homogeneous..particularly

  viscid..unwittingly

  volatile..prudently

  acerbic..instantly

  viscous..occasionally

 
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3.

She was _______ success having worked for the sheer joy of the upliftment of the downtrodden rather than any recognition or profit.

  indifferent to

  destined for

  obsessed by

  dominated by

  accused of

 
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4.

The _______ of this prestigious examination has remained intact over the years because a system of checks and balances has been _______ that ensures no one person knows all that appears in the final paper.

  innovation..deposed

  integrity..devised

  incongruity..diffused

  ingenuity..inferred

  insularity..inured

 
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5.

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

  opportunist

  introvert

  anarchist

  altruist

  optimist

 
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6.

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

  philanthropists

  pedants

  pediatricians

  philistines

  podiatrists

 
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7.

It is a Herculean task to nab the criminals when they are in _______ with politicians.

  coercion

  collusion

  circumlocution

  profusion

  affirmation

 
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