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Critical Reading Sentence Completions
Remember that the answer choices on most SAT questions are there to confuse you. Out of the five listed, four of them are wrong! Use the Knowsys Method: look at the sentence, make a prediction without reading the answer choices, and then compare the answer choices to your prediction to find the one that matches most closely.
A group of Black American fighter pilots known as the Red Tail Angels has the of never having lost any of the bombers it escorted on missions over Europe in the Second World War.
We can immediately eliminate Assignment and Imperative because they are not positively charged words. In this case Potential is also not a positive word. Even if you are not sure what Onus means, if you know that Distinction means honor or prestige and, therefore, fits our prediction, you can still get to the correct answer, which is (B).
Words Tested in this SC
Onus: A legal obligation
Distinction: A distinguishing factor, attribute, or characteristic
Potential: Existing in possibility, not in actuality
Assignment: A position or task to which someone is assigned
On sat.collegeboard.com 74% of the responses were correct.
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