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GRE Practice Test Verbal Reasoning Part 1




 

Questions and Solutions for GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 Part 1)

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These are explanations and step by step solutions for the second edition of the ETS Practice Book for the Paper-Based GRE Revised General Test (Verbal Reasoning Section 3).
GRE Practice Test Second Edition - Complete Paper (pdf)

For each question, indicate the best answer, using the directions given.
For each of Questions 1 to 8, select one entry for each blank from the corresponding column of choices. Fill all blanks in the way that best completes the text.

GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 solution for question 1)
1. Many find it strange that her writing is thought to be tortuous; her recent essays, although longer than most of her earlier essays, are extremely ____ .
A. painstaking
B. tedious
C. insightful
D. sophisticated
E. clear
GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 solution for question 2)
2. Most spacecraft are still at little risk of collision with space debris during their operational lifetimes, but given the numbers of new satellites launched each year, the orbital environment in the future is likely to be less _____.
A. crowded
B. invulnerable
C. protected
D. polluted
E. benign



GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 solution for question 3)
3. The author presents the life of Zane Grey with ____ unusual in a biographer: he is not even convinced that Grey was a good writer.
A. a zeal
B. a deftness
C. a detachment
D. an eloquence
E. an imaginativeness
GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 solution for question 4) 4. The unironic representation of objects from everyday life is (i) ____ serious American art of the twentieth century: “high” artists ceded the straightforward depiction of the (ii) ____ to illustrators, advertisers, and packaging designers.
Blank (i)
A. missing from
B. valued in
C. crucial to
Blank (ii)
D. beautiful
E. commonplace
F. complex


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