SAT Reading 4.8 Sentence Completion
SAT Reading Sentence Completion Drill 4, Problem 8
|Analyzing text structure||Analyzing part-whole relationships|
|Foreign Language||Arabic Subtitled|
|Product Type||SAT Reading|
|SAT Reading||Sentence Completion|
So for the first blank we're looking for a word that describes something we lose when
we really blow our top.
Yeah, we're looking for something... a little less literal.
"Antiquity" refers to things that happened in ancient times, so it doesn't fit at all.
"Patriotism" means love of country, so it doesn't really work in this context either.
If the senator got mad at his country instead of his opponent, then he'd really be trouble.
All the other first blank options don't totally stink, so we'll move on to blank
number two. (C) is out of the running because "imploration"
involves pleading or even begging...
Which would just be embarrassing for everybody. "Diatribe" and "rant" both refer to verbal
attacks, but the politician is more likely to have lost his good manners than his mind...
Well, okay... depends on who you ask. Anyway, looks like A wins this election...
Although, we might be headed for a recount...