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May
29
2015
31,802 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
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Incorrect 9,263
70% 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. 

The world, accustomed to ------- whenever governments change hands, expected rioting and bloodshed; but the transition of power was remarkably ------- .

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Hint

The structure of the sentence suggests that the first blank will be a synonym of “rioting and bloodshed” as well as a contrast to the second blank.

Question of the Day

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6/6

May
29
2015
31,802 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 22,539
Incorrect 9,263
70% 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. 

The world, accustomed to ------- whenever governments change hands, expected rioting and bloodshed; but the transition of power was remarkably ------- .

Answer Choices

Answer

The world was accustomed to “violence” and expected rioting and bloodshed, but this time the change of government was, on the contrary, “uneventful.”