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27
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. 

Demographers and anthropologists have corrected the notion that European explorers in North America entered a ------- territory by showing that the land in some areas was already as densely ------- as parts of Europe.

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Hint

The word “corrected” suggests that the word in the first blank contrasts the word in the second blank.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
10/11 , 11/8

Aug
27
2014
33,256 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 20,606
Incorrect 12,650
61% 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. 

Demographers and anthropologists have corrected the notion that European explorers in North America entered a ------- territory by showing that the land in some areas was already as densely ------- as parts of Europe.

Answer Choices

Answer

Only “desolate...populated” presents the contrast required by the sentence. The words “corrected the notion” signal that the first word in the correct answer must contrast with the second word because that second word corrects the mistaken notion.