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Sentence Completions

Here are some general hints for answering Sentence Completion questions.

  1. Read the entire sentence to yourself.
  2. Watch for introductory or connecting words and phrases like "but," "not," "because," etc.
  3. In sentences with two blanks, make sure the words for both blanks make sense in the sentence.
  4. Start by working with one blank at a time.
  5. Stay within the meaning of the sentence.
  6. Before you mark your answer, read the complete sentence with your choice filled in.