Competitive Exams: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice_Test 19 of 31)

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  1. The explorer was unable to ________ his thirst at the stream since an enraged Grizzly bear barred the way.
    1. assuage
    2. parch
    3. savor
    4. describe
    5. attenuate
  2. Iodine deficiency is ________ in these remote mountain regions; however, it is no longer ________ in the lowlands where iodized salt is available.
    1. recorded-unusual
    2. rare-sporadic
    3. eradicated-common
    4. endemic-prevalent
    5. diagnosed-controlled
  3. Unlike the ancient Greeks, we are interested in a person՚s ________, the things that make each person different from the general.
    1. qualities
    2. idiosyncracies
    3. failures
    4. stereotypes
    5. humanity
  4. Alpha was such an outstanding orator, that his contempories were too dazzled by his ________ to question his fundamental philosophy.
    1. persona
    2. guile
    3. enthusiasm
    4. thinking
    5. rhetoric
  5. Moths are nocturnal pollinators, visiting scented flower during the hours of darkness, whereas the butterflies are ________, attracted to bright flowers in the daytime.
    1. diurnal
    2. quotidian
    3. colorful
    4. ephemeral
    5. brilliant
  6. The Victorian middle class woman was ________ by restraints, obligations and ________ that prevented her from achieving economic independence.
    1. hampered-aspirations
    2. emancipated-strictures
    3. fettered-responsibilities
    4. ensnared-possibilities
    5. surrounded-freedoms