GRE Practice Question 1 – Sentence Equivalence
Solve this GRE sentence equivalence question [Difficulty level – Medium]
Instructions: Select the two answer choices that, when used to complete the sentence
During the world war, the inhumane actions of the Germans faced intense armed resistance from civilian _________, driven by dolorous conditions to fight in their own homeland.
Here is the solution:
The correct answers are: Fighters, partisans.
The clue in the sentence is the armed resistance from civilians. Mercenary is a trap answer since it is someone who fights for money, not someone who is driven by frustrating conditions to fight against someone.