GRE Verbal Reasoning Sample Questions Set E
Categories: GRE (The Graduate Records Examination)
Directions for questions 1 through 5:
Each of the following questions includes a sentence with a blank indicating that something has been omitted. Following the sentence will be a list of six words or phrases, each of which could be used to complete the sentence. Select the two answer choices that, when substituted for the blank, fit the context and produce the two sentences most nearly alike in meaning.
Question.1. In the long run, high-technology communications cannot _____ more traditional face-to-face family togetherness, in Ms. Aspinall’s view.
Answer: (c & f )
Question.2. Even in this business, where _____ is part of everyday life, a talent for lying is not something usually found on one’s resume.
Answer: (b & c )
Question.3. A restaurant’s menu is generally reflected in its decor; however, despite this restaurant’s _____ appearance it is pedestrian in the menu it offers.
Answer: (a & f )
Question.4. International financial issues are typically ______ by the United States media because they are too technical to make snappy headlines and too inaccessible to people who lack a background in economics.
Answer: (a & b )
Question.5. While in many ways their personalities could not have been more different—she was ebullient where he was glum, relaxed where he was awkward, garrulous where he was _____ they were surprisingly well suited.
Answer: (d & f )