Sat Reading: Sentence Completion II

18 Questions
sat reading: sentence completion II

This is a brief 25-question quiz based on the kinds of questions typically asked in the SAT Critical Reading: Sentence Completion section. Most of these questions involve testing on your vocabulary.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Pieta is a beautiful example of the _______________ sculptures created by the prolific Michelangelo.
    • A. 

      Steadfast

    • B. 

      Deceitful

    • C. 

      Periodic

    • D. 

      Sinful

    • E. 

      Numerous

  • 2. 
    Because of the pastor's _____________ ethical precepts, some considered him a ________________.
    • A. 

      Daunting ... parasite

    • B. 

      Evil ... pariah

    • C. 

      Doubtful ... hypocrite

    • D. 

      Considerable ... liar

    • E. 

      Destructive ... bridge-builder

  • 3. 
    My family has watched the big game on TV every year and so it would be a ________________ if I were to skip watching it.
    • A. 

      Sacrilege

    • B. 

      Precipitate

    • C. 

      Construct

    • D. 

      Adoration

    • E. 

      Peril

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Tyrannical

    • B. 

      Cunning

    • C. 

      Amorous

    • D. 

      Qualified

    • E. 

      Cannonical

  • 5. 
    The skeptical observer ____________ the fortuneteller's ability to _____________ between fact and fiction.
    • A. 

      Scorned ... choose

    • B. 

      Assisted ... dismantle

    • C. 

      Distrusted ... discern

    • D. 

      Questioned ... profligate

    • E. 

      Arraigned ... decide

  • 6. 
    I cannot _____________ the number of hairs on my head.
    • A. 

      Procreate

    • B. 

      Parade

    • C. 

      Fathom

    • D. 

      Pinnacle

    • E. 

      Preempt

  • 7. 
    Many were _____________ by the warm actor's wit and charm.
    • A. 

      Innundated

    • B. 

      Capitulated

    • C. 

      Berated

    • D. 

      Captivated

    • E. 

      Irritated

  • 8. 
    His ___________________ included a constant twitching of his eyes and a seemingly unstoppable tremoring.
    • A. 

      Affections

    • B. 

      Concoctions

    • C. 

      Merits

    • D. 

      Idiosyncracies

    • E. 

      Corrections

  • 9. 
    She grossly _______________ the operation and as a result we will need to re-complete those tasks.
    • A. 

      Awarded

    • B. 

      Completed

    • C. 

      Mismanaged

    • D. 

      Enamored

    • E. 

      Conducted

  • 10. 
    His policy of _____________ his political opponents to assemble made some consider him a benevolent leader.
    • A. 

      Supressing

    • B. 

      Repressing

    • C. 

      Collaborating

    • D. 

      Piecing

    • E. 

      Permitting

  • 11. 
    They didn't care for the home's ______________ style; they prefered a sleeker and more modern look.
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Ecclesiastic

    • C. 

      Archaic

    • D. 

      Mundane

    • E. 

      Pointed

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Trough

    • B. 

      Pinnacle

    • C. 

      Vestibule

    • D. 

      Dormitory

    • E. 

      Foyer

  • 13. 
    The man _____________ at his wife's disobedience and sternly rebuked her.
    • A. 

      Picked

    • B. 

      Balked

    • C. 

      Cried

    • D. 

      Poured

    • E. 

      Tryst

  • 14. 
    Her actions became so _______________ that some considered her to be outright mad.
    • A. 

      Ambivalent

    • B. 

      Consoling

    • C. 

      Irrational

    • D. 

      Penalizing

    • E. 

      Transparent

  • 15. 
    We did not _______________ her resolve and consequently underestimated her abilities.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Pinpoint

    • C. 

      Update

    • D. 

      Anticipate

    • E. 

      Motivate

  • 16. 
    We found the young college student's presentation to be disingenuous and utterly _______________.
    • A. 

      Pretentious

    • B. 

      Conducive

    • C. 

      Respective

    • D. 

      Surreptitious

    • E. 

      Demonic

  • 17. 
    He failed to ______________ the program and it continued to run all night.
    • A. 

      Orate

    • B. 

      Terminate

    • C. 

      Divulge

    • D. 

      Coopt

    • E. 

      Rinse

  • 18. 
    The ____________ endorsed the Democratic candidate for governor.
    • A. 

      Editorial

    • B. 

      Diversion

    • C. 

      Despot

    • D. 

      Iconoclast

    • E. 

      Hussar