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Text Completion Practice Questions

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Directions: For each blank select one entry from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.
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The Director is normally lauded for his excting science-fiction films, but his latest effort is marred by its _______ special effects.

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Despite her long battle with illness, the dancer displayed astonishing _______ of motion on stage.

Question 3Show Details

Given the (i)________ nature of the evidence, the authorities are unlikely to present a (ii)______ case aganist the accused.

Choice (i)
Choice (ii)
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Every effort by the bank to determine the origin of the funds met with (i)________ resulting from the web of (ii)_____ created by the account holder.

Choice (i)
Choice (ii)
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Ancient Greek Philosophers tried to (i) ________ contemporary notions of change and stability in the physical composition of the world around them. They did so by (ii) _____ the existence of the atom. For them, the atom was (iii) _________ particle from which all varieties of matter are formed.

Choice (i)
Choice (ii)
Choice (iii)
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As a general rule, feuds between individuals or groups tend to arise in societies that (i)_____ centralized government, because public justice such as the kind meted out by a strong, centralized authority or sophisticated judicial system, is difficult to (ii) ________. In such societies, it is therefore not surprising that private recourse is more (iii)_______.

Choice (i)
Choice (ii)
Choice (iii)