Sentence Completions -- Weeks 1-4

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 92

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Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

These questions test how well you can apply vocabulary words. For each question in this section, select the best answer from among the choices given.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    She was exhausted and gave ________, almost rude, responses to any questions asked of her.
    • A. 

      Terse

    • B. 

      Incoherent

    • C. 

      Sundry

    • D. 

      Meticulous

    • E. 

      Spurious

  • 2. 
    The ______ horse and buggy is an _________ in twenty-first century society.
    • A. 

      Antiquated...archipelago

    • B. 

      Liberal...acme

    • C. 

      Archaic...anachronism

    • D. 

      Ethereal...attribute

    • E. 

      Equitable...opiate

  • 3. 
    Her orthodox response to the question was fairly _______ of such a crazy, ________ actress.
    • A. 

      Atypical...eccentric

    • B. 

      Venerable...doughty

    • C. 

      Glum...misanthropic

    • D. 

      Extemporaneous...grisly

    • E. 

      Rhetorical...gregarious

  • 4. 
    Watching her child struggle caused her great _____.
    • A. 

      Anguish

    • B. 

      Joy

    • C. 

      Jubilation

    • D. 

      Egress

    • E. 

      Buttress

  • 5. 
    A large media controversy sprung up within the past year over some schools' proposal to ________ some works that have offensive terms in them.
    • A. 

      Hoot

    • B. 

      Jinx

    • C. 

      Entice

    • D. 

      Cue

    • E. 

      Bowdlerize

  • 6. 
    Because you have such a _________ job, it might be ______ for you to get up and take a walk.
    • A. 

      Viscous…nubile

    • B. 

      Crucial…dialectic

    • C. 

      Sedentary…salubrious

    • D. 

      Nautical...audible

    • E. 

      Communal...winsome

  • 7. 
    Don't tell him that -- it will only _________ his grief!
    • A. 

      Supersede

    • B. 

      Filch

    • C. 

      Exacerbate

    • D. 

      Meander

    • E. 

      Acquit

  • 8. 
    Your plan sounds _______ but it also seems like it will create an _______ task for us to complete.
    • A. 

      Viable...arduous

    • B. 

      Feisty...asinine

    • C. 

      Feasible...insipid

    • D. 

      Prim...arable

    • E. 

      Rambunctious...oblivious

  • 9. 
    She was very _______ but proved to be completely ________ at handling business matters.
    • A. 

      Contemporary...invincible

    • B. 

      Amiable...scathing

    • C. 

      Devious...sagacious

    • D. 

      Affable...inept

    • E. 

      Dogmatic...risible

  • 10. 
    He was a major ________ of the cause, and made multiple donations to organizations that worked to further the cause's research.
    • A. 

      Mentor

    • B. 

      Quotidian

    • C. 

      Libertine

    • D. 

      Amazon

    • E. 

      Proponent

  • 11. 
    The politician called his young opponent an "inexperienced __________."
    • A. 

      Fiasco

    • B. 

      Nub

    • C. 

      Neophyte

    • D. 

      Missive

    • E. 

      Felon

  • 12. 
    It was already a foregone conclusion that the ________, who just had to be different, would find a way to _________ the point (deemed reasonable by most observers) made by his colleague.
    • A. 

      Demagogue...amalgamate

    • B. 

      Maverick...disparage

    • C. 

      Harlequin...reek

    • D. 

      Novice...alter

    • E. 

      Protagonist...wend

  • 13. 
    She was very _______ in checking her credit card statements so that she could make sure that no one used her cards without authorization.
    • A. 

      Itinerant

    • B. 

      Vigilant

    • C. 

      Flexible

    • D. 

      Verbose

    • E. 

      Sibilant

  • 14. 
    In the _________ author's 35-year career, she wrote 130 short stories and 27 novels.
    • A. 

      Acrid

    • B. 

      Prolific

    • C. 

      Indelible

    • D. 

      Inflated

    • E. 

      Kinetic

  • 15. 
    The ________ teenager believed her friend when he claimed that he was __________: he said he had the ability to perceive all things.
    • A. 

      Voracious...recluse

    • B. 

      Morose...arcane

    • C. 

      Circumspect...ignominious

    • D. 

      Gullible...omniscient

    • E. 

      Stoic...pugnacious

  • 16. 
    There was a giant ________ between the amount of money he claimed to have and the amount of money actually in his bank account.
    • A. 

      Scion

    • B. 

      Quietus

    • C. 

      Denouement

    • D. 

      Disparity

    • E. 

      Incursion

  • 17. 
    He gave a speech full of _______ sayings and ________.
    • A. 

      Trite...aphorisms

    • B. 

      Banal...iconoclasts

    • C. 

      Consonant...maladies

    • D. 

      Facetious...anterooms

    • E. 

      Effervescent...ruptures

  • 18. 
    The politician called his ascendance to the Supreme Court a "_________ occasion" for his race and for the country.
    • A. 

      Profane

    • B. 

      Bristling

    • C. 

      Circuitous

    • D. 

      Diminutive

    • E. 

      Momentous

  • 19. 
    Girl, you are so __________ !
    • A. 

      Ostensible

    • B. 

      Loquacious

    • C. 

      Insidious

    • D. 

      Innate

    • E. 

      Diaphanous

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