Question 9 - Next Generation Reading Practice Test for the ACCUPLACER Test

Read the passage and answer this question based on what is stated or implied in the passage.

When Kennedy repeats the phrase “let both sides,” it creates ____.

From John F. Kennedy’s 1961 Inaugural Speech:

(1) Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.

(2) Let both sides, for the first time, formulate serious and precise proposals for the inspection and control of arms, and bring the absolute power to destroy other nations under the absolute control of all nations.

(3) Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. (4) Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths and encourage the arts and commerce.

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