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Sentence Equivalence: Practice Question of the Week #7

Sentence Equivalence is one of the new question types on the revised exam: remember, you must select BOTH correct answers to get full credit– pick two (no more, no less) words that can both fit the blank.

Through ___________ of style, tone, and diction, a great writer can, in a single work of fiction, take readers in and out of the vernacular of characters as different as an Appalachian college freshman, a visiting professor from Cambridge, and an Italian-American Brooklyn police officer.

  1. instances
  2. modulation
  3. steadiness
  4. use
  5. meditation
  6. nuances

Good luck, we’ll have the answers and the explanation up tomorrow!


Update: Here’s the answer/explanation post!

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10 Responses to Sentence Equivalence: Practice Question of the Week #7

  1. shahjalal April 4, 2012 at 11:45 am #

    I’m almost sure that the answer will be B and D

  2. shara August 25, 2011 at 11:47 am #

    How come I can’t find the answer to this question on the blog?

  3. Chris Lele
    Chris Lele July 13, 2011 at 11:36 am #

    Remember, it’s a Sentence Equivalence question so there are always two answers. But good job so far! Nuances is one of the two answers.

  4. Labham July 13, 2011 at 7:15 am #

    ANSWER IS : c. Steadiness

  5. sachin July 13, 2011 at 4:06 am #



  6. ashik July 12, 2011 at 5:34 pm #

    modulation and nuances

  7. Gonzalo July 12, 2011 at 1:29 pm #

    B and D

  8. Reddy July 12, 2011 at 11:15 am #

    Answer: nuances

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