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PRACTICE TEST 3
Section V: Verbal Section
Not to feel resentment and grief at national tragedy means that, one has lost or thrown away one’s moral responsibility.
Abdication thrown away – giving up renouncing.
For the first blank the other possible choices would be C, D, and E. But none of their second words would fit in the second blank except choice A.
Samuel Clemens assumed the fictitious name of Mark Twain to write novels and essays.
pseudonym assumed name or fictitious name
Choice ‘B’ would also make sense in the sentence, but neither of it words is as specific or accurate to the context as those of choice D.
Since the vapors proved to be highly harmful or hazardous, measures were taken for the ending (cessation) of the experiments.
first set of words in E and C can be fitting. But the second half of the pair of E and C do not fit in. A and D can’t fit too.
‘Quality’ of life was under threat and so was the ‘survival’ so, the remaining sets of words do not makes sense with the clue word ‘even’ And hence the answer is A.
VINDICATE means clear of blame - free from being blamed. Reprehensible means free from being blamed – exculpated. This is an antonymous relationship. Hence in C, A and B are antonymous in relationship. So ‘mild’ and serious are the only matching analogical pair.
Test 3 Answer Explanation To Test 3
Answer Explanation To Test 3