Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
Numerous illnesses that were once difficult to ------- may now be diagnosed through ------- blood tests.
- detect . . perfunctory
- facilitate . . tedious
- administer . . pre-emptive
- treat . . grueling
- observe . . inconvenient
Correct Answer: A
It makes sense to say that certain diseases are no longer difficult to “detect” now that doctors can diagnose them through routine, or “perfunctory,” tests.
Question Type: Sentence Completions