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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. 

Until Florence Nightingale made nursing ------- , it was considered a ------- profession.

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Hint

The word “Until” suggests that a change occurred in the way nursing was viewed—it was considered in one way, and then in another, contrasting way.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
11/8 , 12/6

Nov
1
2014
3,446 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
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Correct 2,085
Incorrect 1,361
60% 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. 

Until Florence Nightingale made nursing ------- , it was considered a ------- profession.

Answer Choices

Answer

“Respectable” and “degrading” most clearly convey a distinct change in the image of nursing: though nursing was first considered degrading, Florence Nightingale's accomplishments made it respectable.