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SAT Questions: Sentence Completions

Sentence Completion: If the quadrennial inauguration…

Let’s try a sentence completion question today. Your job is simply to choose the words that best complete the intended meaning of the sentence. Tip: Be sure to read the sentence carefully, and plug all the answer choices into the blanks before you make your final choice.

If the quadrennial inauguration of the president of the United States is seen as ——-, then the nation becomes more ——- than a democracy.

(A) a renaissance . . a plutocracy
(B) an initiation . . a maverick
(C) an apprenticeship . . an epitome
(D) a ritual . . a republic
(E) a coronation . . a monarchy

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SAT Questions: Sentence Completions

Sentence Completion: Agricultural labor is performed

Let’s try a sentence completion question today. Your job is simply to choose the words that best complete the intended meaning of the sentence. Tip: Be sure to read the sentence carefully, and plug all the answer choices into the blanks before you make your final choice.

In many parts of the United States, agricultural labor is performed outside of a formal wage or Social Security system and is therefore —— national labor statistics.

(A) undercounted in
(B) sanctioned by
(C) exempt from
(D) authenticated by
(E) impeded by

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SAT Questions: Sentence Completions

A practice Sentence Completion question: Despite her outward ——- demeanor…

Let’s try a sentence completion question today. Your job is simply to choose the words that best complete the intended meaning of the sentence. Tip: Be sure to read the sentence carefully, and plug all the answer choices into the blanks before you make your final choice.

Despite her outward ——- demeanor, Taylor was actually quite able to mediate effectively, and even settled a particularly ——- dispute.

(A) cordial . . amiable
(B) antagonistic . . discordant
(C) impetuous . . recalcitrant
(D) tactful . . civil
(E) irascible . . acrimonious

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SAT Questions: Identifying Sentence Errors

Identifying Sentence Errors: We’re inured to poverty

Hi, everybody! I like writing practice SAT questions, so I’ve been working on getting TestMagic set up to publish some practice SAT questions for people to solve. For now, you should simply read the question and choose your answer (in your head). In the future, we may set things up with some quiz functions.

So first, let’s try a challenge practice SAT writing question. Your job is to choose the underlined portion that is incorrect. If you think nothing is incorrect, choose No error

Some sociologists claim that in modern society, people often become indifferent to the suffering of others both because their lives are complex or fulfilling or because an excess of media images and news reports has inured them to misfortune and violence. No error

By the way, I like to use challenge SAT vocabulary in SAT questions. In this question, I put inured (accustomed to or habituated) and indifferent (having no significant feelings about (something)) in the question in case you weren’t already familiar with the words.

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SAT Questions: Sentence Completions

A Sentence Completion question: Professor Meursault is our star

Let’s try a sentence completion question today. Your job is simply to choose the words that best complete the intended meaning of the sentence. Tip: Be sure to read the sentence carefully, and plug all the answer choices into the blanks before you make your final choice.

Undoubtedly highly educated and widely revered as ——- in his field, Professor Meursault was never ——- in his teaching; in fact, he showed great humility in dealing with his students and did not make a show of his erudition.

(A) an authority . . pedantic
(B) a boor . . haughty
(C) a satirist . . unassuming
(D) an iconoclast . . comprehensive
(E) an anachronism . . avant-garde

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SAT Questions: Identifying Sentence Errors

Identifying Sentence Errors: Some trickiness inside

Hi, everybody! I like writing practice SAT questions, so I’ve been working on getting testmagic.com set up to publish some practice SAT questions for people to solve. For now, you should simply read the question and choose your answer (in your head). In the future, we may set things up with some quiz functions.

So first, let’s try a challenge practice SAT writing question. Your job is to choose the underlined portion that is incorrect. If you think nothing is incorrect, choose No error


Riddled with implausibilities, the applicant’s personal statements are as extreme a collection of falsehoods that I have ever evaluated. No error
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