Chose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
The director's __________ anything outside the cocooned world of her film's protagonist is evident in the __________ of the few stilted scenes depicting unrelated events in the lives of other characters.
a) apathy toward ... raptness
b) infatuation with ... timorousness
c) veneration of ... adroitness
d) impatience with ... desultoriness
e) honesty about ... disingenuousness
Solve the problem and choose the correct answer.
If j is a positive integer and the remainder when j is divided by 11 is 5, what is the remainder when 3j+2 is divided by 11?
So I have some questions about these two examples, both rated "hard" by the SAT folks.
- Which question was harder for you?
- What is the purpose of each question in the context of English or math?
- What does the ability to answer either of these questions tell you about a person?
- Would the ability to answer these questions help you be more successful in college? If so, how?
Genuine discussion requested here...
(I know many of you are wont to wander back over to my Facebook page to discuss, but I am hoping you'll do it here. I've made commenting easier at this site, and you can even be anonymous if you like.)
P.S. The answers to the above questions are d and c.