It is currently 18 Nov 2018, 14:25
My Tests

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _____

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
1 KUDOS received
Intern
Intern
Joined: 16 Aug 2018
Posts: 9
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 6 [1] , given: 1

In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _____ [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2018, 02:16
1
This post received
KUDOS
00:00

Question Stats:

26% (00:43) correct 73% (00:54) wrong based on 46 sessions
In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _______ distinction between Latin and texts in vernacular by assigning the former an Anglo-Caroline script and reserving the pointed insular script for texts in Old English.







Blank (i)
A) nice
B) subtle
C) pointless
D) obvious
E) unconventional
F) judgemental
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
1 KUDOS received
Intern
Intern
Joined: 29 Jun 2018
Posts: 21
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 13 [1] , given: 0

Re: In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _____ [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2018, 06:29
1
This post received
KUDOS
the tribes made ..... distinction between L and text in V by assigning former an AC script and reserving the pointer script for T2.

Basically, I understood they made distinction, and by looking at pointer insular I was initially thinking a visual difference must have been made. However, coming to the answer choice nice (minute) and subtle both make for good synonyms. All other words don't fit in the contetx and neither have synonyms.
Intern
Intern
Joined: 16 Aug 2018
Posts: 9
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 1

Re: In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _____ [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2018, 06:49
@Carcass

Please help me see how is the distinction 'subtle' and what does pointed mean in this context.
Moderator
Moderator
User avatar
Joined: 18 Apr 2015
Posts: 4914
Followers: 74

Kudos [?]: 977 [0], given: 4499

CAT Tests
Re: In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _____ [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2018, 10:28
Expert's post
This is a short yet tricky question. It is good as one.

There are not so many clues about. As such

+-è'i mà01/8pà0oòl
è'pgbfv@p89o
_________________

Get the 2 FREE GREPrepclub Tests

Moderator
Moderator
User avatar
Joined: 18 Apr 2015
Posts: 4914
Followers: 74

Kudos [?]: 977 [0], given: 4499

CAT Tests
Re: In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _____ [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2018, 10:40
Expert's post
This is a short yet tricky question. It is good as one.

There are not so many clues about. As such, when a strategy top down does not work, go for a bottom-up one or the other way around. I.E. process of elimination.

In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _______ distinction between Latin and texts in vernacular by assigning the former an Anglo-Caroline script and reserving the pointed insular script for texts in Old English.

During a certain period of time, someone made a distinction between X and reserving the residual way to describe the entire phenomenon to another type of script.

From this, you infer that the distinction between the first category or group (much larger and important) and the residual or other group (it is not important which is which; what is the composition of the first thing - larger - and the second thing - smaller; try to conceptualize the whole meaning. A sort of visualization of the whole scenario) is a bit blurry or not so clear.

After all , we reserved the first script to label the first and the second script to label the second BUT the latter is old but still in use.

Therefore, the difference is not so much casted or relevant.

C) pointless - here we do not have anything pointless. On the contrary, the distinction is relevant for the two groups
D) obvious - not so obvious because the monastic is clear they made something almost cunning
E) unconventional - out of scope this word
F) judgemental - out of scope.

A and B are the answer.

Always when you are pretty sure to click the right answer/s to put into the sentence and see if they have a sense in the sentence itself. reading aloud.

hope this helps.

Regards
_________________

Get the 2 FREE GREPrepclub Tests

Re: In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _____   [#permalink] 29 Aug 2018, 10:40
Display posts from previous: Sort by

In Anglo-Saxon times, the monastic tribes made _____

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


cron

GRE Prep Club Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy| GRE Prep Club Rules| Contact

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group

Kindly note that the GRE® test is a registered trademark of the Educational Testing Service®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by ETS®.