Question of the Day

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Feb
1
2015
9,019 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
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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. 

Refuting the claim that the surest way to reduce anger is to express it, the author asserts that ------- anger can actually increase its ------- .

Answer Choices

Hint

The author disagrees with the claim in the first part of the sentence. The second part of the sentence should therefore express the opposite of this claim.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
3/14 , 5/2

Feb
1
2015
9,019 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 4,503
Incorrect 4,516
49% 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. 

Refuting the claim that the surest way to reduce anger is to express it, the author asserts that ------- anger can actually increase its ------- .

Answer Choices

Answer

Since the author denies that expressing anger is a way to lessen it, the author probably believes that expressing anger increases it. The only choice that fits is “venting . . intensity.”