SAT Critical Reading – Sentence Completion

The Sentence Completion questions are one of the two question types of the SAT Critical Reading section. Out of the 67 questions that include two different question types, 19 are Sentence Completion questions, the other question type being Passage Based Reading.

Question Modeling

As the name suggests, in this part of Critical Reading, you will have to fill-in-the- blanks, with the appropriate answers. Each provided answer should be such that it completes the meaning of the statement. Some features of the Sentence Completion questions are as follows:

  • All the questions are followed by 5 possible answer options. In other words, these are multiple choice questions and all that you have to do is select the correct answer.
  • In the entire ritical Reading section, you will have to solve a total of 19 such text completion questions.
  • The statements are designed in such a manner that the hint to the correct answer is given in the statements themselves. Hence, all you need to do is read the question thoroughly, look for the pointers that indicate the answer and select the correct answer option.

How to Improve Your Skills

Do not be under the notion that the Sentence Completion questions are simple! Other than practice, a key element required to fare well in this part of the SAT, is vocabulary. You must develop a strong vocabulary, so that you know the meaning of the words given in the options. Practice and vocabulary alone will ensure that your examination scores are worthwhile.ExamFocus brings to you hundreds of Sentence Completion practice questions that are designed to cover all the topics concerning SAT to help you increase your skills. On clicking the following five links, you shall go to the page that offers hundreds of sample questions for your practice.