SAT Reading and Writing Sample Questions

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Question 1

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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) …
Answer
  • unjustifiable … travesty
  • legitimate … aberration
  • unwarranted … anomaly
  • sensible … farce
  • inconsolable … fluke

Question 2

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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.
Answer
  • hinder … incentive
  • thwart … refuge
  • impede … deterrent
  • permit … provocation
  • prevent … enticement

Question 3

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Jane is a(n) … student. She reads every page of her textbooks and studies for hours before every test.
Answer
  • meticulous
  • lackadaisical
  • apathetic
  • relaxed
  • lethargic

Question 4

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Although he was a(n) … and new at the game, Adam knew the others were playing incorrectly.
Answer
  • Expert
  • Enthusiast
  • Novice
  • Specialist
  • Authority

Question 5

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The … party was boring, but impulsive Ann did her best to liven it up with her trademark … .
Answer
  • mundane … spontaneity
  • fascinating … recklessness
  • tedious … subtlety
  • intriguing … tact
  • monotonous … solitude

Question 6

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

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He is the author that at the bookstore spoke.
Answer
  • 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

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