Competitive Exams: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice-Test 14 of 31)

  1. Since ancient times sculpture has been considered the ____ of men; women sculptors have, until recently, consistently met with ____.

    1. right-acceptance

    2. domain-approbation

    3. domicile-ridicule

    4. realm-condolence

    5. prerogative-opposition

  2. ____ action at this time would be inadvisable; we have not yet accumulated sufficient expertise to warrant anything other than a ____ approach.

    1. precipitate-cautious

    2. hesitant-wary

    3. vacillating-circuitous

    4. decisive-firm

    5. ponderous-direct

  3. Many biologists have attempted to ____ the conditions on earth before life evolved in order to answer questions about the ____ of biological molecules.

    1. mimic-fitness

    2. standardize-shapes

    3. replicate-reactions

    4. simulate-origin

    5. ameliorate-evolution

  4. Harding was unable to ____ the results of survey; although entirely unexpected, the figures were obtained by a market research firm with an ____ reputation.

    1. accept-peerless

    2. discount-impeccable

    3. fault-mediocre

    4. counter-unenviable

    5. believe-fine

  5. The quantum theory was initially regarded as absurd, unnatural and ____ with common sense.

    1. consanguineous

    2. discernible

    3. incompatible

    4. decipherable

    5. consistent

  6. Do not be fooled by her ____ manner; her superficial ____ belies her worldliness.

    1. ingenuous-proficiency

    2. worldly-simplicity

    3. unsophisticated-naivete

    4. gregarious-isolation

    5. off-hand-serious