GRE Text Completion Practice 6


Complete the following texts with the most appropriate choices.

Miguel de Cervantes was a Spanish novelist and playwright. He wrote pastoral and adventure novels. His(1) ----, Don Quixote, is considered a founding classic of Western literature. The novel also works as a(n) (2) ---- of the romances of Spanish(3) ----.

1.
A) genre
B) edifice
C) masterpiece

2.
A) satire
B) recant
C) itinerant

3.
A) consensus
B) negligence
C) royalty


Text 2

The Gobi is the largest desert region in Asia. It covers an area in China and southern Mongolia. It is famous for its (1) ---- weather conditions. The desert (2) ---- of Gobi are bounded by the Altai Mountains on the north and by the Tibetan Plateau to the southwest.

4.
A) subtle
B) irrevocable
C) inhospitable

5.
A) blazes
B) basins
C) ponds

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