SAT Reading 6.5 Sentence Completion
SAT Reading: Sentence Completion Drill 6, Problem 5
|Foreign Language||Arabic Subtitled|
|Product Type||SAT Reading|
|Reading closely||Determining explicit meanings|
|SAT Reading||Sentence Completion|
The word "born" tells us that we're looking
for a word that helps get across the theory that humans come into the world with certain
It would be very unfortunate if (B) and (C) were the right answer, because "flawed"
and "questionable" imply that we're all born with serious moral issues.
In some cases this might be true, but we're going to cross out this one as we look for
a word that jibes with born. Sure, a lot of people have "inconsistent"
But again, we're looking for a word that zeroes in on the "nature" side of the
debate. "Acquired" is kind of the opposite of
what we're looking for, because it implies that we learn our moral codes rather than
being born with them.
"Innate" means natural or inborn, so (A) is the correct answer.
Here's hoping that for every baby who's innately born a super villain, there's also
one who's a super hero. Ah the balance.