Question 27: Solve the question and then select your answer below.
Here is how we solved Question 27:
The answer seems to form around the use of best, well, and better. Underline these terms in the answers.
Answer A – No change. ELIMINATE A because with a grand voyage is awkward.
Answer B ELIMINATE B because using most well and to makes this sound very awkward, almost redundant.
Answer C KEEP C because better suited for sounds good and is more accurate. The term better compares two situations: the neighbor’s swimming pool and a grand voyage, and the preposition for (for a grand voyage) better fits the sentence.
Answer D ELIMINATE D because the term as makes this sound awkward.
The Correct Answer is
##NOTE: An extra OBSERVERVATION. The terms better and best indicate a comparison of numbers — the better of two, the best of three or more.
If we expand our scope and read a few lines above, we find that Pollack saw himself floating in his neighbor’s swimming pool (from Question 25).
With a length of twenty-two feet (Question 26), they would need something larger than his neighbor’s swimming pool. It would be better — a comparison of two things — suited with a grand voyage.
This perspective could have been used, but would have been more complicated and required more reading in the text.
The technique presented is the fastest method. However, it is always a good idea to keep the story line in mind as you Answer Questions. Don’t Answer them in isolation.