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# Text Completion #Q16-Because his presidential term

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Text Completion #Q16-Because his presidential term [#permalink]  30 Aug 2014, 06:50
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Because his presidential term was marked by crisis and conflict, many historians consider the presidency of John Adams ________________.
o an expediency.
o an indulgence
o a calamity
o a regency
o a sovereignty

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Explanation: By elimination we look for meaning closest to problematic. The answer is calamity.
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: Text Completion #Q16-Because his presidential term [#permalink]  21 Nov 2020, 03:09
sandy wrote:
Because his presidential term was marked by crisis and conflict, many historians consider the presidency of John Adams ________________.
o an expediency.
o an indulgence
o a calamity
o a regency
o a sovereignty

[Reveal] Spoiler:
Explanation: By elimination we look for meaning closest to problematic. The answer is calamity.

Because his presidential term was marked by crisis and conflict, the missing word should be closely related to crisis and conflict.

A calamity is a good fit, hence option C is the right answer.
Re: Text Completion #Q16-Because his presidential term   [#permalink] 21 Nov 2020, 03:09
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