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GRE Practice Test Verbal Reasoning Section 4 Part 1




 
Questions and Solutions for GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 4 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 4).
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 4 solution for question 1)

1. This filmmaker is not outspoken on political matters: her films are known for their aesthetic qualities rather than for their ___ ones.
A. polemical
B. cinematic
C. narrative
D. commercial
E. dramatic
GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 4 solution for question 2)

2. James Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson is generally thought to have established Boswell as the first great modern biographer; yet the claim of ___ could be made for Johnson himself as author of a life of Richard Savage.
A. partisanship
B. omniscience
C. precedence
D. opportunism
E. perseverance



GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 4 solution for question 3)

3. Critics charge that the regulatory agency, having never defined what constitutes an untenable risk, has grown (i)___ outside influences on that issue: several experts have (ii)___ it recently for allowing one power plant to delay an inspection for more than six weeks despite compelling safety concerns.
Blank (i)
A. susceptible to
B. unaware of
C. irritated at
Blank (ii)
D. complimented
E. panned
F. overlooked
GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 4 solution for question 4)

4. Television promotes (i)___ of emotion in viewers through an unnatural evocation, every five minutes, of different and (ii)___ feelings.
Blank (i)
A. a withdrawal
B. an obscuring
C. a discontinuity
Blank (ii)
D. incompatible
E. sympathetic
F. interminable


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