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2
2014
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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. 

It was difficult to believe that the sophisticated piece of technology had ------- through the centuries from such ------- and rudimentary apparatus.

Answer Choices

Hint

“Difficult to believe” and “such” together suggest that the second missing term will mean the opposite of “sophisticated.”

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
10/11 , 11/8

Sep
2
2014
30,065 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 19,554
Incorrect 10,511
65% 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. 

It was difficult to believe that the sophisticated piece of technology had ------- through the centuries from such ------- and rudimentary apparatus.

Answer Choices

Answer

The phrase “through the centuries” suggests that the first missing term will describe how the “sophisticated piece of technology” developed over a period of time. The word “such” indicates that the second missing term will contrast with “sophisticated.” Only “evolved . . a quaint” satisfies both requirements.