GRE Verbal Reasoning Text Completion Example

Question 1 of 5

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Early______ of hearing loss is ______ by the fact that the other senses are able to compensate for moderate amounts of loss, so that people frequently do not know that their hearing is imperfect.

Select one of the following:

  • discovery . . indicated

  • development . . prevented

  • detection . . complicated

  • treatment . . facilitated

  • incidence . . corrected

Question 2 of 5

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The ______ science of seismology has grown just enough so that the first overly bold theories have been ______ .

Select one of the following:

  • magnetic . . accepted

  • exploratory . . recalled

  • predictive . . protected

  • fledgling . . refuted

  • tentative . . analyzed

Question 3 of 5

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Nonviolent demonstrations often create such tensions that a community that has constantly refused to ______ its injustices is forced to correct them: the injustices can no longer be ______.

Select one of the following:

  • acknowledge..ignored

  • explain..discussed

  • address..eliminated

  • decrease..verified

  • tolerate..accepted

Question 4 of 5

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Since 1813 reaction to Jane Austen's novels has oscillated between ______ and condescension; but in general later writers have esteemed her works more highly than did most of her literary ______.

Select one of the following:

  • dismissal..admirers

  • approbation..precursors

  • indifference..followers

  • disapproval..readers

  • adoration..contemporaries

Question 5 of 5

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There are, as yet, no vegetation types or ecosystems whose study has been ______ to the extent that they no longer ______ ecologists.

Select one of the following:

  • perfected..hinder

  • delayed..benefit

  • prevented..challenge

  • exhausted..interest

  • prolonged..require

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GRE Verbal Reasoning Text Completion Example

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In this section we cover some typical questions that can appear on the GRE test in the verbal reasoning section.

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