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Critical Reading > Sentence Completions

Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

Designed to resist storms by virtue of their ------- weight, the oil platforms towed into the North Sea were the heaviest objects ever moved by human technology.

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Explanation

The sentence focuses on one aspect of the platforms—extreme heaviness. Therefore, “immense” makes a logically consistent sentence.

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