April 9, 2014

Sentence Completion Sample Questions

1. Choose the words that best complete the following sentence:

The peasants refused to __ to the king’s forces as they prepared to __ themselves on the surrounding hillside for the long battle ahead.

(A) frolic…shade
(B) capitulate…entrench
(C) cant…castigate
(D) surrender…censor
(E) defray…divulge

2. Choose the word that best completes the following sentence:

The king was forced to __ his throne in order to prevent a bloody civil war.

(A) pilfer
(B) rend
(C) abrade
(D) abdicate
(E) defenestrate

3. Choose the words that best complete the following sentence:

The king __ from the kingdom aboard a __.

(A) absconded..privateer
(B) propelled..cur
(C) scampered..conscript
(D) converged..ship
(E) maneuvered..mongrel

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