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) ----.

A) genre
B) edifice
C) masterpiece

A) satire
B) recant
C) itinerant

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.

A) subtle
B) irrevocable
C) inhospitable

A) blazes
B) basins
C) ponds

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