GRE Sentence Equivalence online test

GRE SENTENCE EQUIVALENCE ONLINE TEST

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Test 1

Based on words covered in Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3.

Number of questions: 16

Time limit: 30 min

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Test 2

Based on words covered in Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6.

Number of questions: 8

Time limit: 15 min.

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Test 3

Based on words covered in Chapter 7, Chapter 8.

Number of questions: 13

Time limit: 20 min.

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Test 4

Based on words covered in Chapter 9, Chapter 10.

Number of questions: 6

Time limit: 10 min.

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Test 5

Based on words covered in Chapter 11, Chapter 12, Chapter 13.

Number of questions: 9

Time limit: 15 min.

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Test 6

Based on words covered in Chapter 14, Chapter 15, Chapter 16.

Number of questions: 15

Time limit: 20 min.

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Test 7

Based on words covered in Chapter 17, Chapter 18, Chapter 19.

Number of questions: 10

Time limit: 15 min.

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Test 8

Based on words covered in Chapter 20, Chapter 21, Chapter 22, Chapter 23.

Number of questions: 5

Time limit: 8 min.

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Test 9

Based on words covered in Chapter 24, Chapter 25.

Number of questions: 10

Time limit: 15 min.

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Test 10

Based on words covered in Chapter 26, Chapter 27, Chapter 28.

Number of questions: 11

Time limit: 15 min.

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Test 11

Based on words covered in Chapter 29, Chapter 30, Chapter 31.

Number of questions: 13

Time limit: 20 min.

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Test 12

Based on words covered in Chapter 32, Chapter 33, Chapter 34.

Number of questions: 4

Time limit: 8 min.

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Test 13

Based on words covered in Chapter 35, Chapter 36, Chapter 37, Chapter 38.

Number of questions: 9

Time limit: 15 min.

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Test 14

Based on words covered in Chapter 39, Chapter 40, Chapter 41.

Number of questions: 6

Time limit: 10 min.

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Test 15

Based on words covered in Chapter 42, Chapter 43, Chapter 44.

Number of questions: 6

Time limit: 10 min.

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Test 3

Section 1

1. The newest romantic comedy was not exactly bad., but simply ________ ; it had laughs, but they were all jokes most audience members had heard before.
2. Torpey’ s study has turned a seemingly _______ topic, the passport, into a fascinating one by making an original contribution to the sociology of the state.
3. The commentator’ s analysis of the recent conflict was anything but _______; he parroted his ideological compatriots, adding nothing new or insightful to the discussion.
4. Britain is attractive to worldwide advertisers because it is ________ market, so there is no need to tailor advertisements for different parts of the country.
5. Because the United States has become a mature, established nation, the _______ nature of Thomas Paine’ s political diatribe is now downplayed by government officials, who would vociferously denounce a contemporary version as seditious.
6. In a strong indication of the way the entire party is ______ the candidate with moderate credentials, the outspokenly conservative former mayor of a major city has promised to raise a substantial amount of money for the candidate’ s campaign.
7. Given her sheltered upbringing and the limited breadth of experience imposed on her by economic circumstance, her work reflected a surprisingly _______ sensibility.
8. The _______ that marks the composer’ s more recent work represents a major departure from the experiments in dissonance represented by her early compositions.
9. Proust proved that the ________ can be the domain of the novel every bit as much as the fantastical can be.
10. The music of the late ‘70s is often described as ________, despite the notable exception of a few innovators in the budding punk and hip-hop scenes.
11. Although it does contain some pioneering ideas, one would hardly characterize the work as __________.
12. At first glance Watkins Park, with its meandering stream and its thicket of greenery, seems _______; however, upon closer inspection one is quickly reminded that the park is in the middle of a major city.
13. The rich and, to some people, strident sound of bagpipes is far cry from the more________ tones of so many other instruments.

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Test 2

Section 1

1. The world’ s oceans are home to many bizarre and fascinating creatures, but few are more _____ than the octopus, which has three hearts, no bones, and an intelligence level that far exceeds that of other invertebrates.
2. Even though Mariposa loved taking on roles that involved a lot of lines, she was excited to be playing a more ________ character, requiring her to focus more on gesture and expression.
3. Through ________ antics that flouted the conventions of the establishment, the Yippies of the late 1960s impressed themselves into the public consciousness; their behavior culminated in the instigation of riots in Chicago during the Democratic convention in 1968.
4. Technological advances in communication-such as computers and texting- have caused the teaching of cursive writing in school to become so exceptional that, minutes from historic meetings, diaries, and even letters from ancestors will become ___________ to future generations.
5. For scientists concerned about climate change, the recent prevalence of “extreme weather” -hurricanes, droughts, and the like- is an alarming _________ of things to come.
* 6. James Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake, written in a stream of consciousness style full of convoluted puns and obscure allusions, has a deserved reputation for linguistic _______.
7. Many major websites today have _______ privacy policy: written by lawyers to protect the website that hired them, the language in the document is so abstruse that most consumers could not read it even if they tried to.
8. The music of the ballet and its composer were ________ in the government-run media and the composer was forced to repudiate his work or risk losing his livelihood.

 

Test 14

Section 1

1. Though it seems implausible that one could be a great writer without some experience of life, many famous authors have led a _____ and solitary existence.
2. The villager’ s water supply had been ________ by toxic industrial by-products that had seeped into groundwater.
3. The teacher was of a ________ disposition, and frequently lashed out at her students over perceived results.
4. Family photos of the author suggest that she was ______ child: she seemed to wear a permanent frown.
5. The phrase “gilding the lily” is a late 19th century expression that was first coined to describe the ostentatious gestures of some of the newly rich, such as applying gold gilt to the carved lilies on the entrances of their Beaux Arts homes; it still serves as a shorthand for any __________ and showy behavior.
6. The many chapters of the organization decided that a mandatory national ______ would be necessary to reconcile what had become a haphazard and often chaotic set of bylaws and regulations.

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Test 12

Section 1

1. Some religious adherents follow the letter of their particular tradition while simultaneously _______ its most basic ethical tenets, a fact that may explain why so much violence is perpetrated in the name of love of and obedience of a faith.
2. Given the breadth and speed of social media, the only way celebrities can hope to conceal their foibles is by employing practices as _________as those of a spy ring.
3. It is clear that Mozart, who wrote his first opera at the age of eleven, displayed __________ musical abilities from his earliest years.
4. The defendant impressed the jurors as ________; they did not believe that a woman of her education and experience could possibly be naïve as she acted.

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Test 11

Section 1

1. Deacon attempts what seems impossible: a book rich in scientific insights, in a demanding discipline, that nevertheless is accessible to ________.
2. Robert Gottlieb, who otherwise found much to admire in John Steinbeck, argued that Steinbeck was politically _________, offering an adolescent disaffection in place of settled judgement.
3. A field trip was arranged so that this troupe of ________ dancers could observe the real masters of their art.
4. It may be true that everyone likes flattery, but a good manager is not unduly persuaded by it, and thus not taken in by __________, who use wheedling and fawning to get ahead.
5. There is no fundamental difference between a person who quietly _______ a bigoted viewpoint to a friend and one who spews chauvinist vitriol on television.
6. Belief in evolution is based on evidence, otherwise it would be _________.
7. Many Enlightenment philosophers viewed Machiavelli’ s book as a satire meant to expose and caricature the _________ claims to power of the very figures Machiavelli pretended to endorse.
8. In the week that followed the climber’ s disappearance, Internet rumor mongers blogged a myriad of ________ reports of her demise, only to be embarrassed by the release of a dramatic video that showed her celebrating on the summit.
9. The audience was unimpressed with the lecture; despite the speaker’ s dazzling rhetoric and considerable charisma, it was clear that his claims were _____.
10. It is _________ reasoning to characterize Keynesian economics as recommending that the limit on how much debt the government can incur should be perpetually raised, when Keynes states clearly that deficit spending must be done responsibly.
11. By framing the new law as a question of urgent safety rather than of privacy, the government obviated the need to pass through the standard channels of legislation, effectively _______ all formal dissent and relegating any would-be naysayer from a position of engaged activist to that of powerless bystander.
12. Biologists agree that snakes descended from lizards, but exactly where this first happened has been a matter of debate since the 1800s, when two ________ theories emerged.
13. While kidney stones are known to produce a truly _________ sensation, often compared to the agony of childbirth, they are almost never fatal.

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Test 10

Section 1

1. Even the most far-reaching campaign finance reform proposal will fail to _________the influence of money, which does not just buy speedboats and golf weekends in the Bahamas, But directly relates to a politician’ s capacity to run for office.
2. When asked where he had been, the suspect _______ spinning an elaborate story but failing to provide any evidence of his whereabouts.
3. At nearly 450 pages, the novel is _______: the author does not often resist the temptation to finish off a chapter, section, or even paragraph with some unnecessary flourish.
4. Exactly which bird species fell victim first to the deadly virus is the subject of ongoing controversy; what is known, however, is that it took but a slight mutation in the pathogen’ s genetic constitution to render it lethal to ________ of related species.
5. Some historians argue that at least in so far as the broad strokes are concerned, cataclysmic events such as the Great Depression are _______, due to what some have termed “the inertia of history.”
6. When workers are invited to use their own individual ingenuity and imagination to solve problems confronting the company, they get a chance to believe that they are ________ to the company and the company is frequently able to become stronger.
7. Though he wasn’t particularly well-known as a humanitarian, his deep sense of responsibility for those who were suffering was real, and was belied by an outward appearance of _____.
8. Unlike the more genial researchers, who often went out together after work, the ________ Dr. Spicer believed that socializing was nothing was nothing more than a distraction, and thus made few friends at the lab.
9. After 25 years as an emergency room surgeon, his reaction during nearly any emergency could only be described as _________: he would evenly address the paramedics, evaluate the situation, and methodically work through his normal routine.
10. While she still advocated for the wholesale restructuring of society based on principles of equity and sustainability, the radical blogger-turned-essayist had to ___________ the expression of her views in order to appeal to the more middle-of-the-road sensibilities of the publishing market.
11. A professional spy, he always affected a ______ demeanor, but those who disliked him often characterized it as taciturn or brusque.

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Test 9

Section 1

1. Despite relying on the well-to-do for commissions, the portrait painter was no ________: he depicted the character of those he painted as he perceived it.
2. The children’ s attempt at a Mother’ s Day brunch was __________; soggy French toast, lukewarm coffee, and a syrup fight in the kitchen that would inevitably end up being cleaned up by the very recipient of the brunch.
3. In The Simple Soybean, the author is much less restrained in his enthusiasm for the bean’ s medical efficacy than he is in his technical writings, but he still cautions against treating soy as a ______.
4. Floodwater had already breached the library’ s walls, but hopeful volunteers in hip boots worked tirelessly to _______ the damage.
5. The federal government knows that a certain level of financial stability can be attained by lowering interest rates, yet if it overuses this power, it risks losing its most reliable means of _________ a crisis.
6. At nearly 450 pages, the novel is _______: the author does not often resist the temptation to finish off a chapter, section, or even paragraph with some unnecessary flourish.
7. When Sven got angry, whether it was during an argument with his family or with just a co-worker, it proved almost impossible to ______ him and thereby return him to his normal demeanor.
8. Though chronicling the heroism and sacrifice of the common soldier, Erich Remarque’ s classic novel, All Quiet on the western Front, is profoundly _________ and thus was banned by the Nazis since it implicitly opposed their vision of armed conquest.
9. While traveling to the spa’ s remote location could be hectic, visitors more than made up for the stress by unwinding in a supremely ________ environment.
10. It was her view that the country’ s problems had been ______ by foreign technocrats, so that to ask for such assistance again would be counterproductive.

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Test 8

Section 1

1. His ________ disposition was infectious; it was impossible to talk to him and remain unmoved by his enthusiasm.
2. while the muted colors do suggest a certain sobriety, the overall effect is undeniably _________.
3. The band’ s long-standing strategy of laying leisurely explorations atop a steady funk beat has proven to be surprisingly __________: a concert in Cologne from 1972 sounds as if it could have taken place today.
4. Some analysts worry about consumers perception that the electronics industry is always on the verge of major breakthroughs; that perception could hurt the industry by making consumers reluctant to buy products they believe will soon be _______.
5. That investments abated so dramatically in the final quarter of last year is surprising given the many clear indications that the company would soon be ________.

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Test 7

Section 1

1. It is in the best interest of criminal defendants to appear _______ in front of the judge, showing that not all moral sympathy is lost on them.
2. With almost 40 titles to her name, the popular novelist has _______ imagination and is never at a loss for new ideas, though the quality of her works is far from consistent.
3. Mr. Hirsch says he will aim to preserve the foundation’ s support of ______ thinkers, individuals who are going against the trends in a field or an acknowledged set of opinions.
4. It’ s worth wondering whether the increase in diagnosis of psychological disorders has caused us to see certain behaviors that were once considered normal as ________.
5. Writers, particularly those of the contemplative persuasion, have always found the _________ nature of the mind- with its passing thoughts and inconstant moods-difficult to convey in language.
6. If big sums are to be spent on cleaning up environmental disasters, it is better to spend them on unglamorous but ______ problems such as unsanitary water in Third World Countries.
7. The etymologies of the words alpha and omega could n’ t be more different; the former is obscure- the original symbol for alpha was an ox’ s head, and an ox is ‘alp in Phoenician- while the latter is ________, as omega simply means “big O.”
8. Unlike the politician’ s earlier evasions and equivocations, this latest statement is ________ lie.
9. Despite her relaxed and flexible style, Ms. Dela Fressange is ________ businesswoman who knows how to market her brand herself.
10. Although accommodating in person, George Orwell _____ defended his political positions in print.

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