Question of the Day

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31
2014
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56% correct

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. 

There was no denying the lecturer’s ------- , but her arguments were unsophisticated and ------- .

Answer Choices

Hint

The word “but” suggests that the sentence will contrast one of the speaker’s positive traits with a negative quality.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
10/11 , 11/8

Jul
31
2014
15,919 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 8,965
Incorrect 6,954
56% correct

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. 

There was no denying the lecturer’s ------- , but her arguments were unsophisticated and ------- .

Answer Choices

Answer

The structure of the sentence sets up a contrast between two ways of describing the lecturer. The fact that she had a charismatic, or magnetic, presence, does indeed contrast with the notion that the content of the lecture was unsophisticated and “vapid” or uninteresting.