SAT Reading and Writing Sample Questions

Question 1 of 8

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The students who had the flu had a(n) … reason for missing school. They normally have perfect attendance, and their absence that day was a(n) …

Select one of the following:

  • unjustifiable … travesty

  • legitimate … aberration

  • unwarranted … anomaly

  • sensible … farce

  • inconsolable … fluke

Question 2 of 8

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The threat of rain didn’t … her stroll through the grounds. Even the first drops were no …, and she continued her walk.

Select one of the following:

  • hinder … incentive

  • thwart … refuge

  • impede … deterrent

  • permit … provocation

  • prevent … enticement

Question 3 of 8

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Jane is a(n) … student. She reads every page of her textbooks and studies for hours before every test.

Select one of the following:

  • meticulous

  • lackadaisical

  • apathetic

  • relaxed

  • lethargic

Question 4 of 8

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Although he was a(n) … and new at the game, Adam knew the others were playing incorrectly.

Select one of the following:

  • Expert

  • Enthusiast

  • Novice

  • Specialist

  • Authority

Question 5 of 8

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The … party was boring, but impulsive Ann did her best to liven it up with her trademark … .

Select one of the following:

  • mundane … spontaneity

  • fascinating … recklessness

  • tedious … subtlety

  • intriguing … tact

  • monotonous … solitude

Question 6 of 8

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She was at the top of the rollercoaster looking down and she was made to feel sick.

Select one of the following:

  • Looking down from the top of the rollercoaster made her feel sick.

  • She was at the top of the rollercoaster looking down and she was made to feel sick.

  • The rollercoaster, looking down from the top, made her feel sick.

  • The top of the rollercoaster, looking down, made her feel sick.

  • Watching down made her feel sick at the top of the rollercoaster.

Question 7 of 8

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He is the author that at the bookstore spoke.

Select one of the following:

  • that at the bookstore spoke.

  • who at the bookstore spoke.

  • which spoke at the bookstore.

  • that spoke at the bookstore.

  • who spoke at the bookstore.

Question 8 of 8

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Chocolate, which is devoured by some people with a sweet tooth.

Select one of the following:

  • Chocolate, which is devoured by some people with a sweet tooth.

  • With a sweet tooth, chocolate some people devour.

  • Some people devour, with a sweet tooth, chocolate.

  • Chocolate that is devoured by some people with a sweet tooth.

  • Some people with a sweet tooth devour chocolate.

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