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Lie detector tests attempt to discern _________ by measuring

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Lie detector tests attempt to discern _________ by measuring [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2017, 06:41
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Lie detector tests attempt to discern _________ by measuring physiological responses, including heart rate, blood pressure, and respiratory rate.
A. tenacity
B. perspicacity
C. precocity
D. improbity
E. mendacity
F. urbanity

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Improbity, mendacity

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Re: Lie detector tests attempt to discern _________ by measuring [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2017, 09:11
A lie detector is used to understand when a person lies, thus to discern "improbity" or "mendacity".

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Re: Lie detector tests attempt to discern _________ by measuring [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2017, 16:05
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Fortunately, this sentence is pretty straightforward — you need two words that mean “lying.” Only mendacity and improbity work.

Improbity and mendacity are best fit!
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