Question of the Day

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Oct
26
2014
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Question of the Day Statistics
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54% 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. 

Enrique did not take Marisol seriously when she told him she was going to bed to sleep for a week:  he knew she was prone to -------.

Answer Choices

Hint

The part of the sentence after the colon elaborates on the first part.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
11/8 , 12/6

Oct
26
2014
5,477 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 2,965
Incorrect 2,512
54% 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. 

Enrique did not take Marisol seriously when she told him she was going to bed to sleep for a week:  he knew she was prone to -------.

Answer Choices

Answer

“Hyperbole” is extravagant exaggeration, often not intended to be taken literally. If Marisol is prone, or has a tendency or inclination, to greatly exaggerate things or make extravagantly exaggerated statements, Enrique would know not to take seriously her statement that she was going to sleep for a week.