One or two of the 19 questions on the Sentence Completion section are going to be very difficult. I often tell students who are scoring below 650 on Critical Reading to skip the last question at the end of each SC section (though it doesn’t hurt to scan the answer choices to see if you recognize any vocab).
But let’s say you are gunning for a top score, and you want some practice with the hardest kind of Sentence Completion questions. Well, here is a monster for you. If you think you know the answer, take a stab.
Far from eschewing a(n) —- lifestyle and adopting one commensurate with that found in developing nations, the international humanitarian outreach has accorded its members —- befitting a decadent monarchy.
(A) nomadic . . tribulations
(B) spartan . . splendor
(C) opulent . . perquisites
(D) austere . . reliquaries
(E) conventional . . privileges
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SAT Question of the Day
Isosceles triangle ABC, in which each side equals an integer, has sides of length of five and six. What is the area of triangle ABC, if the altitude from the base of ABC is also an integer?