Competitive Exams: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice-Test 6 of 31)

  1. Though A is presented to us by the author as ____ fiction, there are none of life-like meanderings of story of B.

    1. realistic

    2. romantic

    3. imaginative

    4. educational

    5. entertaining

  2. There is a general ____ in the USA that our ethics are declining and that our moral standards are ____.

    1. feeling-normalizing

    2. idea-futile

    3. optimism-improving

    4. complaint-deteriorating

    5. outlook-escalating

  3. Homo sapiens, the proud splitter of atom, inventor of electronic computer, ____ of genetic code may be humbled by a lowly ____ of sewers and soils-the microbe.

    1. designer-inhabitant

    2. discoverer-rodent

    3. writer-organism

    4. decipherer-denizen

    5. author-purifier

  4. After centuries of obscurity, this philosopher's thesis is enjoying a surprising ____.

    1. dismissal

    2. remission

    3. decimation

    4. longevity

    5. renaissance

  5. The threat of war, far from ____, lay heavily in the air, and the villagers, while ____ going about their normal activities, were unable to shake off the feeling of impending catastrophe.

    1. receding-ostensibly

    2. diminishing-contentedly

    3. increasing-apparently

    4. escalating-joyfully

    5. subsiding-felicitously

  6. Although alarmed by the ____, Professor Symes had no reason to doubt the ____ of his student's results, for this student was nothing if not reliable.

    1. conclusions-folly

    2. deductions-impudence

    3. implications-veracity

    4. errors-truth

    5. inferences-invalidity