Competitive Exams: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice-Test 25 of 31)

  1. In 1980 Shooter took the ____ decision to challenge the Dean, whose ____ opinions Shooter believed were hampering educational progress.

    1. impetuous-forthright

    2. callous-avant-garde

    3. momentous-hidebound

    4. difficult-innocuous

    5. controversial-sagacious

  2. A two-year old child is without ____ or ____; she reacts simply and instinctively to the people around her.

    1. guile-artifice

    2. insight-intuition

    3. caprice-illusion

    4. candor-learning

    5. fear-tremulousness

  3. In Hard Times Dickens ____ utilitarian philosophy, and with his marvelous caricatures ____ those who espouse such thinking.

    1. depicts-eulogizes

    2. extols-lauds

    3. explicates-explains

    4. ridicules-ennobles

    5. satirizes-derides

  4. Alpha was sufficiently ____ to be able to recognize that her husband's ____ behavior masked an underlying insecurity.

    1. disingenuous-forthright

    2. perspicacious-puerile

    3. abstruse-inscrutable

    4. talented-sophomoric

    5. alert-docile

  5. Too many candid revelations can, ____, make the listener feel that something is amiss, and may lead to accusations of ____.

    1. paradoxically-duplicity

    2. seemingly-whimsy

    3. unsurprisingly-irrelevance

    4. occasionally-fidelity

    5. frequently-carelessness