GRE Sentence Equivalence SAMPLE QUESTIONS-6

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1. Amidst the strong criticisms, there were two distinct arguments that could easily be ________.

  • A. Annulled
  • B. Cultivated
  • C. Discerned
  • D. Neglected
  • E. Ascertained
Answer

C and E

The words, 'discerned' and 'ascertained' will mean the same when used in the context of the two arguments being discussed. There are no other synonyms in the given list of answer options. This implies that C and E are the correct answers.

2. The training is highly specific and those who receive it have neither the capacity nor the ________ to quit.

  • A. Inducement
  • B. Impiety
  • C. Incapability
  • D. Incentive
  • E. Incertitude
Answer

A and D

Out of all the given answer options, the only words that carry the same meaning are 'inducement' and 'incentive'. No other two words in the list share the same meaning. Therefore, it is evident that A and D are the correct answers.

3. This is a ritual which is ________ from the very dawn of human culture and which has been practiced in most parts of the world.

  • A. Detested
  • B. Followed
  • C. Attested
  • D. Resisted
  • E. Affirmed
Answer

C and E

The words, 'detested', 'followed' and 'resisted' do not have any synonyms in the given list of answer options; whereas the words 'attested' and 'affirmed' imply the same meaning. Therefore, C and E are the correct answers.

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